Alphington Community Centre

Alphington Show

Alphington Show


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!

Saturday 30 March

Saturday 30 March

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

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).

You can download the category list here. And print the entry form here.

Floral Categories

a single bloom, arrangement of natives, arrangement in a teacup*, collection of roadside flora*, mixed flower arrangement

Art/Design Categories

photograph from the ‘hood*, painting from the ‘hood*, drawing from the ‘hood*, something new from something old, article of woodwork

Craft Categories

knitted or crocheted beanie, knitted or crocheted scarf*, tea cosy, patchwork quilt, item of cross stitch, doll, soft toy

Produce Categories

1 basket of homegrown produce, 6 eggs, 1 bunch of herbs, freakiest vegetable*

Cookery Categories

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

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

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!