Flower & Produce Show


Date: Saturday 10th August 2019 @ 1.30pm


SPECIAL RAFFLE! – In addition to the prizes that are on offer this year there will be a special raffle of a voucher for a pair of Dubarry boots kindly donated by Charles Ludlow. 

The voucher entitles the winner to choose a pair of boots or shoes from their current collection.  It can be redeemed at any of the Company’s outlets or indeed from their offices/warehouse which is situated between Enstone and Chipping Norton. 

The cost of entering is £10 per ticket.  If you can’t be at the Show but would like to have a chance of winning, please contact Sue Thomas at Wingate Cottage, The Town.



Date: Saturday 10th August 2019 @ 1.30pm

The Flower Show Committee are pleased to publish the 2019 schedule which you should have received through your doors.

Firstly, we would like to congratulate Dorcas Cassimjee (Julian Barbour’s daughter), who won the competition to design the front cover which gives everyone an idea of what is on offer at the Show. So, let’s keep our fingers crossed for some good weather and hope to see you there.

Why not start planning your entries and we look forward to seeing you at Entries’ Evening on Wednesday 7th August. Click on link below to see Flower Show Brochure and Schedule of Classes:

Flower & Produce Show – Colouring & Handwriting Competitions – click on Links below to download the Competitions:

Adult Colouring Competition


Teenage Colouring Competition


Under 5 years and 5-8 Years Colouring Competition


Childrens Handwriting Competition – 5-8 years

Below is the text for the Childrens Handwriting competition

When a kind of animal or plant disappears forever, it becomes extinct. Since life began on Earth, scientists believe that 99 per cent of creatures have become extinct.
If this sounds incredible, remember that the earth has been around for about four billion years. In that time, many different kinds of animals have lived and died.

What happened to the dinosaurs?
By Jon Hughes





The Plant a Potato class and the Grow a Sunflower classes must use seed/seed potato provided by the South Newington Flower show.

Both the sunflower seeds and seed potatoes can be collected from the Church porch.  Instructions for the Plant a Potato class can be found with the seed potatoes.

Note: The sunflowers will be measured in situ – i.e. where they are grown.

If you have any questions about this please contact Sue Thomas on 01295 722969 or by email suethomas0948@gmail.com


The Flower Show

The South Newington Flower and Produce Show is a long-established event in our village calendar.   As well as the Show (which is open to all), we have a traditional village fete, with a band, dray from the local Hook Norton brewery, stalls, fun dog show, afternoon tea tent, along with the centre piece of the show, our magnificent marquee.  Each year we introduce some new attractions so it is well worth coming along each year. We also put on a varying themed exhibition event in the historic village church.  All this and there is plenty of free parking too!

In the show marquee, some 500+ entries are judged each year.  The judging is a rigorous process carried out by experts in their fields.  A wide variety of categories are available for entry from poultry to photography and baked goods to vegetables, as well as the delightful floral art.  We even have categories aimed at the younger age groups, with child entries being categorised by age.

Around Easter time we publish a full Schedule for the show which is supported by a number of local businesses’ advertisements. The Schedule booklet is available outside our village church and is also published on the website. Submitting entries couldn’t be easier.  Simply bring a completed entry form (from the Schedule) along to the entries evening, or alternatively you can submit entries by email.  

The Marquee is all set to receive your entries on the morning of the show itself. Enjoy the Show while you wait to see whether you have one a silver cup which we will engrave for you and you get to keep until next year.