The Alphington Show combines our ever popular Alphington Dog Show with all the best parts of the Alphington Autumn Fete (BBQ, CWA Devonshire tea, petting zoo and face painting) with a fun opportunity to show off your gardening, cooking, crafting and arty prowess! Ta Da! The Alphington Show!
This year we are holding our inaugural Alphington Show on Saturday 30 March from 11am-2pm. Everyone from the neighbourhood (and near neighbourhood) can join in.
Do you make gorgeous quilts? Knit beanies? Love your veggie patch? Paint scenery from the neighbourhood? Grab your entry form and be part of this light hearted, community building event.
Nominal prizes on offer (but LOTS of KUDOS).
The Official List of Categories
Our inaugural Alphington Show is being held on 30 March 2019 from 11am-2pm. Asterisked categories are for all ages (adults, 10+, under 10 years).
a single bloom, arrangement of natives, arrangement in a teacup*, collection of roadside flora*, mixed flower arrangement
photograph from the ‘hood*, painting from the ‘hood*, drawing from the ‘hood*, something new from something old, article of woodwork
knitted or crocheted beanie, knitted or crocheted scarf*, tea cosy, patchwork quilt, item of cross stitch, doll, soft toy
1 basket of homegrown produce, 6 eggs, 1 bunch of herbs, freakiest vegetable*
1 sponge cake, 4 plain scones, 4 pieces of slice*, 1 decorated cake*, 1 bottle of tomato sauce, 1 jar of preserves, 1 jar of pickles/relish, 1 loaf of bread, 1 jar of olives
Alphington Dog Show
Is your fur baby the most obedient dog in town? Does s/he have a GREAT trick? Is s/he just super cute?
Bring your doggy along and join in the very low key and family friendly Alphington Dog Show on Saturday 30 March - part of the inaugural Alphington Show! Register on the day.
The Alphington Show starts at 11am, the Alphington Dog Show starts at 1pm!
Prizes are kindly donated by E&A Salce on High Street in Thornbury. Judges include the Alphington and Fairfield Vet.
The categories are:
Best Trick, Best Dressed, Barkiest, Waggiest Tail, Cutest, Dog That Looks Most Like Its Owner, Most Obedient, Hairiest, Most Original Name, Biggest. And there is Best In Show.
Alphington Show 2019
Many thanks to Nola McLeod from the CWA for judging the craft and cooking section of the Alphington Show. We had a wonderful array of amazing entries so it was a pretty tough job!