Classes and Prizes 2022

Fruit and Vegetables

Class No. Class Name
1 One Cabbage
2 Three Onions
3 Six Shallots
4 Five Salad Potatoes
5 Five Potatoes other than Salad Potatoes
6 Six Runner Beans
7 Six Pods of beans other than runners
8 Three Courgettes
9 Three Carrots
10 Three Beetroot
11 Three leaves of Chard / Beet
12 Five tomatoes of the same variety
13 Five Small fruited tomatoes of the same variety
14 One Squash or marrow
15 One Heaviest Squash
16 One Cucumber
17 One Longest Runner
18 One Funniest shaped vegetable
19 Vegetable not already mentioned in classes 1 – 16
20 A small decorative basket of mixed vegetables and fruit. Max basket size 30cm
21 Dish of hard fruit *
22 Dish of soft fruit *
23 Dish of stone fruit *
* See bottom of the Showing Tips page for the quantity of specimens to be shown in ‘Vegetable not already mentioned’ class & the number of specimens that constitute a ‘dish’ classes 21,22,23
24 Collection of herbs in a vase

Flowers, Foliage and Ornamental

Class No. Class Name
25 Dahlia – three stems of one variety
26 Dahlia – one specimen bloom
27 Three Ornamental Gourds
28 Roses three stems any variety
29 Roses one Specimen Bloom
30 Fuchsias five stems of one or more variety
31 A cactus or succulent
32 One stem of each of three foliage plants
33 Three cut stems of berries / fruit / flowers mixed or one kind
34 A collection of garden flowers (minimum of five varieties)
35 Annuals – three Stems one Variety
36 A display of garden flowers in an unusual container
37 A house plant
38 An Orchid


Class No. Class Name
39 A Tea Loaf
40 Five Cup Cakes fit for a Queen
41 A Savoury Flan
42 Five Healthy Muffins
43 Six Cocktail Sausage Rolls with an interesting addition
44 Five Ginger Biscuits
45 Jar Fruit Jam or Jelly
46 Jar of Marmalade
47 A Jar of Chutney
48 A Jar of Pickled Fruit or Veg


Maximum Size A4

Class No.Class Name
49The wonder of Nature
50Rye Skies
51A Memorable Holiday
52A Song Title (Winner to be decided by public vote)


Class No.Class Name
53An up-cycled item (maximum 60cm x 60cm x 60cm)
54A Painting (any medium max A4 excluding mount)
55A card for the Queen celebrating her Platinum Jubilee

Prizes and Awards

The Festival Challenge Bowl – highest overall score in the show

The Tate Trophy – best entry in the Fruit and Vegetable classes

The Turk Trophy – allotment holder with highest number of place points in the horticultural classes of the show

The RHS Banksian Medal – highest number of place points in the horticultural classes of the show (In accordance with RHS rules, any competitor who has won the Banksian medal in the last two years is not eligible to win this medal).

Prizes will also be awarded to category winners