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BGA shows are held at Buckden Village Hall

The BGA Summer Show will be held on Saturday 20 August in Buckden Village Hall

Schedules and Entry Forms are now available to download HERE
and paper copies will be available to pick up from village shops very soon

BGA runs two shows per year, the Spring Show in late March or early April, and, usually, the Autumn Show in late August or early September, in Buckden Village Hall. However, in 2022, the club will run a Summer Show on 20th August. These are excellent opportunities to show off produce from your veg beds or allotment and maybe some favourite flowers from your garden. Don’t worry though if you are not a gardener – there are classes designed to appeal to a wide range of interests, and no experience is necessary! Whether you enter or not this time, do come to the Hall at 2pm on Show Day to have a look at the exhibits - you are bound to spot something that makes you think 'I could do that....'.

New exhibitors are made very welcome. If you have never visited a show, come and have a look at what goes on. You will be amazed at how many classes you could enter. We have a number of classes specifically for Novice vegetable growers if you prefer to start small. It’s great fun! If you would like to try your hand at showing your flowers, veg or handicrafts but you have no idea where to start, speak to a committee member, or look at our Hints & Tips for Showing page or contact us with your questions.

Anyone can enter – you do not need to be a Buckden resident, you do not even need to be a gardener. Anyone can win a class – on the day someone with a small back yard and a few bulbs growing in pots can win first prize with a perfect specimen daffodil that outshines exhibits from the most experienced gardeners in the village.

Show entry forms are available to collect in the few weeks before the show from the library, local shops, Salon on the Green, etc. Copies are also available here, and a link will be included in the Newsletters before the show.

Horticultural classes are judged under RHS show rules, but we also have our own condensed General Show Rules



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