The 2015 Show was a big success as the result of the combination of good weather, good planning and hard work by a lot of people. Entries were up on last year with the young and young at heart seeing significant growth. Total entries were up 21% at 832; however children´s were up 62% and young at heart 191%.
Photographs, Results and Press Coverage
Photographs of the 2015 Show can be viewed from the Show Pictures link above. There are so many that they are split into six categories.
News Alerts for the 2016 Show
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive news about our main show and other Society events.
Sunshine Helps Make Show Success
Picture by Jonathan Sant
Howard Dearman pleased to win the coveted Tarte aux Pommes des Hommes class - picture Jonathan Sant
Ryan Sollitt proud winner of the Richmond Young Achiever Cup - picture Jonathan Sant
Picture Jonathan Sant
Picture by Keith Attfield
Future Show Date
In 2016 the Show will be on Saturday 20 August.
Guidelines for Exhibitors
Guidelines have been written to help and encourage exhibitors. The two are available:
The first Show was in 1902 and if you would like to read a little history click here.
Come Along and Join Us
The Hurst Horticultural and Cottage Garden Society is an informal group of people who meet about 4 times a year with the objective of promoting horticulture in the local community. The focal point is the staging of an annual show in August with a supplementary "mini-show" earlier in the year.
How to Join
There is no membership fee or formal joining process as we like to keep our Society informal and open to all. If you would like to join us please send an email expressing your wish to the Secretary at email@example.com who will be pleased to answer any questions and ensure you are invited and welcomed at our next meeting.
The Society is one of many local organisations that serve the local community. A list of others can be seen here.