Home & Handicraft

Home & Handicraft Secretary

Home & Handicraft Section

Section Secretary: Mrs Susan Curry
6 Beveridge Close, Manor Park, Fishburn, Stockton TS21 4HA
Tel: 01740 623250. Mob: 07762101886. Email: [email protected]

Entry Fee: 50p per entry
Prize Money:

1st £4.00
2nd £3.00
3rd £2.00 unless otherwise stated

Entries close on Friday 29th July 2022

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Class Information

HOME BAKING – OPEN

Judges: Mrs Janet Bell & Mrs Dorothy Proud
Maximum of 2 entries per person per class
Please collect these items by 4.30pm on Show Day or, for hygiene reasons these will be disposed of.

The Molly Bainbridge Perpetual Memorial Cup
Will be awarded to the winner of Class 1 for the best Rich Fruit Cake
The Tom Hopper Perpetual Challenge Trophy
Will be awarded to the exhibitor gaining the most points in the Home Baking and Preserve Sections, excluding Baking Disasters
The Maxine Robinson Memorial Trophy
Will be awarded to the winner of class 5 for the best Victoria Sandwich cake

Class 1 Rich Fruit Cake – 8ins (20cms) square cake, no decoration
Class 2 Four Cheese Scones
Class 3 Four Fruit Scones
Class 4 Four Butterfly Cakes – butter icing filling, in paper cases
Class 5 Victoria Sandwich Cake – 7” cake tin, one cake, split and sandwichedtogether with jam, not  dusted
Class 6 Coffee & Walnut Cake – 7” cake tin, one cake, split and filled with butter, iced and decorated
Class 7 Plate Corned Beef Pie (New 2022)
Class 8 Carrot Cake –in 450g loaf tin – iced
Class 9 Ginger Loaf – in 450g loaf tin
Class 10 Tea Loaf – in 450g loaf tin
Class 11 For members of both WIs – Recipe to be confirmed
Class 12 2lb Homemade Loaf of Bread, using a packet mix – packet to be displayed.
Class 13 Six Ginger Nuts
Class 14 Four Meringues with cream filling – 1 not filled
Class 15 Battenburg Cake
Class 16 Six Shortbread Fingers
Class 17 Savoury Flan
Class 18 Plate Apple Pie – short pastry – undecorated
Class 19 Four Pieces Plain Flapjack
Class 20 Four Pieces Millionaires Shortbread
Class 21 Cherry & Almond Loaf – Set Recipe
Ingredients – 112g butter, 112g caster sugar, 112g plain flour, 56g ground almonds, 56g cherries (halved), 2 large eggs, 1 tsp baking powder, pinch salt
Method – Cream butter and sugar, add eggs, stir in flour, baking powder, salt and
ground almonds, Stir in cherries. Bake in 450g (1lb) loaf tin in oven Gas Mark 2/300F/150C
Class 22 Fatless sponge – 7” cake tin
Class 23 Lemon Drizzle cake – in 450g loaf tin
Class 24 Gluten Free cake-any flavour. Recipe to be attached (New 2022)
Class 25 Baking Disasters – Entries accepted on show day

Judge: Mrs Vera Wade

Jams in 45g(1lb) jar with wax disc & cellophane Chutneys/Honey in a screw top jar

Class 26 Jar of Marmalade – not Jelly
Class 27 Jar of Raspberry Jam
Class 28 Jar of Strawberry Jam
Class 29 Jar of Any Other Jam
Class 30 Jar of Lemon Curd
Class 31 Jar of Chutney – any variety
Class 32 Jar of local honey
Class 33 Small bottle of homemade liqueur (New 2022

Judges: Miss Kim Campbell Paintings Judge: Mr Kev Stevens

Exhibitors to provide display stands Max of 2 entries per person per class
No exhibit is to be shown in this section which has previously won a prize at
Sedgefield Show

The Sheila Garnet Prize Will be awarded to the best Handmade Greeting Card
The Paton and Baldwins Shield Will be awarded to the exhibitor gaining the most points in the Handicraft Section
The Doris Allgood Memorial Cup Will be awarded to the winner of the best Knitted Item

Class 34 Handmade Greeting Card
Class 35 Quilted cushion cover
Class 36 Decorative Wrapped Present
Class 37 Christmas tree decoration
Class 38 Framed Embroidery (Silk or Cotton)
Class 39 Article made from Double Knitting Wool
Class 40 Hand knitted Garment for a child
Class 41 Household article made from fabric (New 2022)
Class 42 Any Article Made from Wood
Class 43 Any Other Article – max 2 entries
Class 44 One metre of bunting (New 2022)
Class 45 Garment made by machine (knitted or sewing machine)
Class 46 Glazed decoupage
Class 47 Dyed Egg
Class 48 Painting in Water Colours
Class 49 Painting in Acrylics
Class 50 Painting in oils
Class 51 Picture in mixed medium (New 2022)
Class 52Picture in Pastels
Class 53 Calligraphy – A4 size

Judge: Mr John Finlayson

Maximum size 7ins x 5ins (18cms x 13cms)
Maximum of 2 entries per person per class
Nothing to be written on the back of the photograph
Photograph to have been taken within the last 2 years
Photograph to be un-mounted, no borders and must not have been digitally enhanced
No exhibit is to be shown in this Section which has previously won a prize at Sedgefield Show
No entrant should have won any award in any competition designated as “amateur” or professional” – any infringements will result in disqualification

The C B Hunter Perpetual Trophy Will be awarded to the Best Exhibit in the Photography Section
The Ian Spring Award will be awarded to the best landscape photograph
The Leo Gormley Award Will be awarded to the exhibitor gaining the most points in the photography classes

Class 54 Landscapes
Class 55 Seascapes
Class 56 Memories from the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations (New 2022)
Class 57 Wildlife
Class 58 Best of County Durham
Class 59 Buildings and Streetscapes
Class 60 Photo from a mobile device
Class 61 Portrait (New 2022)

Judge: Mr J Ford

Max of 2 entries per person per class
No exhibit is to be shown in this Section which has previously won a prize at Sedgefield Show – such infringement will result in disqualification

The Rowland Swinbank Memorial Cup Will be awarded to the best Exhibit in the Shepherd’s

Class 62 Shepherd’s Crook
Class 63 Fancy Crook
Class 64 Decorated Stick wood or horn
Class 65 Market Stick
Class 66 Walking Stick hip length

Judge: The Mayor of Sedgefield

Prize Money: 1st £15.00 2nd £10.00 3rd £5.00

This Competition is open to ALL ages
Scarecrows will be displayed outside the Home & Handicraft Tent
The Oliver Perpetual Trophy Will be awarded to the winner

Class 67 Dress your Scarecrow as a CHARACTER OF YOUR CHOICE

Sponsored by Mr John Robinson
Judge: Miss Kim Campbell
Children’s Art: Mr Kev Stevens

Entry Fee: Free
Prize Money: 1st £1.20 2nd £1 3rd 80p 4th 70p 5th 60p

Max of 2 entries per person per class

Please clearly state age and child’s name on BACK of pictures and Handwriting
No exhibit is to be shown in this Section which has previously won a prize at
Sedgefield Show – such infringement will result in disqualification

The Rosie Dove Trophy Will be awarded to the exhibitor gaining the most points in the Children’s
Photography Section
The Margaret Waller Cup Will be awarded to the exhibitor gaining the most points in the Children’s Section (excluding photography)

CHILDREN’S PHOTOGRAPHY (up to 15 years of age)
Judge: Mr John Finlayson

Class 68 Pets & Animals
Class 69 Selfie from a mobile device
Class 70 People

7 YEARS AND UNDER
Class 71 Painted stone (New 2022)
Class 72 Picture of a Peppa Pig or Paw Patrol character (New 2022)
Class 73 Decorated Gingerbread person
Class 75 Edible Necklace

8-11 Years
Class 76 Animal made from vegetables
Class 77 Farm Scene made in a shoe box
Class 78 Dream Catcher (New 2022)
Class 79 Lego Model – original design – not to exceed 30cm x 30cm x 40cm
Class 80 Painting of Platinum Jubilee celebrations – not to exceed 30cm x 26cm
Class 81 Four decorated biscuits
Class 82 Decorated egg

11 – 16 YEARS
Class 83 Multi-coloured jelly – presented in a pint glass
Class 84 Four Chocolate Chip Cookies
Class 85 Masquerade Mask
Class 86 Computer made Party Invitation

HANDWRITING
Judge: Mrs Sharon Brown

Class 87 Handwriting – Year 2 & under
Surprise everybody! The garden was now a place where the animals could live happily together. Mr Oostergooster and the rubbish dump – Anthony Morgan (Local Author)
Class 88 Handwriting – Year 3
What to do? What to do? DON’T PANIC thought Horrid Henry. He took a deep breath. Don’t panic. Horrid Henry’s Underpants – Francesca Simon
Class 89 Handwriting – Year 4
“You can’t have a worm for a pet. Worms are dirty.” Mum said “Worms are brilliant!” Yuck told her. He tucked Fang behind his ear, giggled, and ran out of the room. Yuck’s Pet Worm – Matt & Dave
Class 90 Handwriting – Year 5
Michael steps into the crumbling garage. What is this thing beneath the spider’s webs and dead flies. A human being or a strange kind of beast never seen before? The only person Michael can confide in is Mina. Together they carry the creature into the light, and Michael’s world changes for ever. Skellig – David Almond
Class 91 Handwriting – Year 6
Three passengers – including Passepartout – had disappeared. Had they been killed in the struggle? Were they taken prisoners by the Sioux? It was impossible to tell. Around the world in Eighty Days – Jules Verne

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