HARBOTTLE SHOW: Results, report and pictures

Sam Wood just couldn't stop winning in the industrial section, picking up nine firsts, four seconds and three thirds. Picture by Mary Scott
Sam Wood just couldn't stop winning in the industrial section, picking up nine firsts, four seconds and three thirds. Picture by Mary Scott

Cumberland wrestling, welly hoying and terrier racing were among the attractions at the 144th Harbottle Show.

As well as the usual horticultural, industrial, children’s and sheep classes, showgoers were treated to a host of family fun.

Welly hoying. Picture by Mary Scott

Welly hoying. Picture by Mary Scott

The day was a little damp, but everything went ahead as planned.

RESULTS

CUPS

Fenwick-Clennell Rose Bowl: C Plater. Mrs Reeny Littleby Salver: P Burke. EA Robinson Memorial Annual Award: J Fenwick-Clennell. Warner Cup: C Plater. Chairman’s Special Prize: C Plater. Janett Robinson Cup: M Snaith. Mrs Ann Hennessy Special Prize: M Soldy. Best entry prose/dialect prose: A Bickmon. Best entry poem/dialect poem: S Kerry. John Hennessy Memorial Trophy: A Plater. Cuthbert Edmondson Memorial Cup: A Plater. Holly Atkiss Memorial Trophy: G Henry. Doctor Bernard and Mrs Helen Richardson Memorial Trophy: G Henry. G Swan/T McKay Shield: S Hogg. Robert Dunn Cup: D Baxter. WAS Blakey Cup: P Teasedale. FT Walton Cup: J Rogerson. J Metcalf Cup: N Hindmarsh. Hall Family Challenge Cup: M Walton, RN Young & Sons Trophy: R O’Kane. David Cairns Memorial Trophy: G Young. JM Coatsworth Cup: P Teasedale. Tom Mackay Memorial Cup: J Rogerson. David Ogilvie Memorial Trophy: M Walton & D Baxter.

The boys sack race. Picture by Mary Scott

The boys sack race. Picture by Mary Scott

INDUSTRIAL

NEEDLEWORK

Patchwork quilt: 1 C Plater; 2 A Aynsley; 3 M Clark. Patchwork article: 1 C Plater; 2 M Clark; 3 A Aynsley. Quilted article: 1 A Aynsley; 2 J Edmondson; 3 C Plater. Appliqué work: 1 M Clark. Canvas work: 1 A Shelley; 2 A Aynsley. Cross stitch article: 1 I Littleby; 2&3 L Jardine. Crocheted article: 1 K Nichols. Article made by WI members: 1 L Renwick. Made-up article <£1: 1 M Davy; 2 L Renwick. Hand knitted article: 1 P Burke; 2 I Whittaker; 3 M Little.

FLEECE & SPINNING

Carol Rothwell, from Rothbury Quilters, with some of her work. Picture by Mary Scott

Carol Rothwell, from Rothbury Quilters, with some of her work. Picture by Mary Scott

Whole fleeces, in-bye bred: 1 C Ormston; 2&3 R Henry. Hand-spun woollen yarn: 1 A Cummins; 2 R Taylor; 3 J Bourne. Hand-spun fancy yarn: 1 A Cummins; 2 M Murray; 3 A Turnbull, Hand-spun knitted or crocheted article: 1 J Eissenhour; 2 A Turnbull; 3 J Shotton.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Portrait: 1 M Little; 2 G Wallace; 3 Mr Davidson. Animals: 1,2&3 G Wallace. Industrial or agricultural scene: 1 S Wood; 2 Mr Davidson; 3 G Wallace. Land/sea scape: 1 N Edmondson; 2 S Wood; 3 L Edmondson. Children at play: 1 Mr Davidson; 2&3 S Wood. Digitally manipulated photgraph, any of above: 1 M Little; 2 Mr Davidson; 3 G Wallace.

ADULT ART & CRAFT

Mary Learmouth, of Alnwick, demonstrates proggy and clippy mat making. Picture by Mary Scott

Mary Learmouth, of Alnwick, demonstrates proggy and clippy mat making. Picture by Mary Scott

Wood: 1 A Bowyer. Fabric: 1 A Roberts. Greetings card: 1&2 I Haliday; 3 S Robson. Woven willow basket: 1&3 P Burke; 2 G Philipson. Christmas tree decoration: 1 J Edmondson; 2 I Whitaker. Miscellaneous craft: 1 M Davey; 2 M Roberts; 3 J Ormston. Art, any medium: 1 S Wood, S Whittaker; 2 S Whittaker. Landscape: 1 S Whittaker. Portrait: 1 J Edmondson.

ADULT CREATIVE WRITING

Prose: 1 A Bickmon. Dialect prose: 1 S Whittaker. Poem: 1 S Kerry; 2 H Shepherd; 3 A Shelley. Dialect poem: 1 S Kerry.

JAMS & CHUTNEYS

Marmalade: 1 L Kerry; 2 L Renwick. Gooseberry jam: 1 I Haliday; 2 J Wheeler; 3 L Renwick. Fruit jelly, home-made: 1 A Aynsley; 2 L Edmondson; 3 L Kerry. Raspberry jam: 1 I Haliday; 2 L Renwick; 3 P Burke. Blackcurant jam: 1 L Riddell. Rhubarb jam: S Wood. Strawberry jam: 1 S Wood; 2 L Kerry; 3 I Haliday. Chutney, mild: 1&3 P Burke; 2 L Renwick. Chutney, spicy: 1 N Edmondson; 2 L Kerry; 3 P Burke. Alternative or mixed jam: 1 L Kerry; 2 S Wood; 3 L Edmondson.

BAKING

Liz Kerry, of West Hepple, whose preserves picked up a host of awards. Picture by Mary Scott

Liz Kerry, of West Hepple, whose preserves picked up a host of awards. Picture by Mary Scott

Dropped scones: 1 J Fielding; 2 S Robson; 3 I Haliday. Oven scones: 1&2 J Foreman; 3 R Ramshow. Plain girdle scones: 1&2 N Edmondson. Cheese scones: 1 P O’Kane; 2 I Haliday. Singing hinny: 1 J Fenwick-Clennell; 2 K Nicholls; 3 N Edmondson. Brown bread loaf: 1 C Wheeler. White bread loaf: 1&2 J Foreman; 3 A Jones. Speciality bread: 1 A Bickmon; 2 M Tolmay; 3 M Ranken. Teacake: 1 A Bickmon; C Wheeler. Fruit Pie: 1 P Burke. Savoury flan/quiche: 1 S Wood; 2 L Edmondson; 3 L Johnson. Rock buns: 1 I Haliday; 2 G Wallace. Shortbread: 1 I Haliday; 2 J Masen. Tray Bake: 1,2&3 S Wood. Orange Cake: 1 J Fields; 2 J Foreman. Sandwich cake: 1 J Snaith; 2 A Aynsley; 3 R Edmondson. Fruit cake: 1 C Plater; 2 J Fields; 3 M Snaith. Gingerbread: 1 G Wallace; 2 R Edmondson; 3 J Fields. Queen cakes: 1&2 G Wallace. Cup cakes: C Plater; 2 A Wilthew; 3 P O’Kane. Carrot cake: 1 M Ranken; 2 A Jones. Cheesecake: 1 S Wood. Lemon meringue pie: 1 L Edmondson. Chocolate cake, plain: 1 M Snaith; 2 J Snaith; 3 J Masen. Chocolate cake, decorated: 1 R Edmondson; 2 I Haliday; 3 C Plater. Lemon drizzle cake: 1 S Wood; 2 L Edmondson. Showstopper decorated cake, theme tug-of-war: 1 C Plater; 2 S Wood; 3 I Halliday. Baking gone wrong: S Wood. Men’s baking, loaf of bread: 1 M Soldy; 2 M Swinhoe.

CHILDREN’S CLASSES

Handwriting. Reception: 1 A Middleton; 2 X Mawer; 3 M Stevens. Year 1: 1 E Graham; 2 S Marczak; 3 B Morns. Year 2: 1 E Riddell; 2 K Singer; 3 S Boyden. Year 3: 1 E Macdonald; 2 M James; 3 L Charlton. Year 4: 1 E Marczak; 2 A O’Hara; 3 O Smith.

Picture. Reception: 1 M Stevens; 2 X Mawer; 3 T Anderson. Year 1: E Graham; 2 D Macdonald; 3 S Marczak. Year 2: 1 E Riddell; 2 R Robson; 3 S Boyden. Year 3: 1 M James; 2 L Charlton; 3 F Renwick; highly commended E Macdonald. Year 4: 1 O Smith; 2 E Marczak; 3 N Sharman.

Creative writing. Year 2: 1 E Riddell; 2 R Robson; 3 H Bickmore; highly commended E Riddell. Year 3: 1 F Renwick; 2 G Newcombe; 3 L Charlton. Year 4: 1 O Smith; 2 E Marczak; 3 M Henry; highly commended N Sharman.

Marjorie Carr shield for most points in classes 1-13: E Marczak.

Picture. 4-6 years: 1 D Wilthew; 2 A Wilthew; 3 E Riddle. 7-9: 1 S Edmondson; 2 F Renwick; 3 R Robson. 10-13: 1 J Gardiner; 2 E Gardiner; 3 E Hodgson. Lego model 7-9: 1 F Renwick; 2 J Renwick; 3 W Wood. 10-13: 1 E Gardiner; 2 G Henry; 3 D Wadding.

Decorated egg. 4-6: 1 E Riddle. 7-9: 1 I Riddle; 2 M Henry; 3 S Edmondson. 10-13: 1 J Edmondson; 2 G Henry. Photo. 7-9: 1 F Renwick; 2 J Renwick; 3 W Wood. Homemade biscuits. 4-6: 1 D Wilthew. 7-9: 1 S Edmondson. 10-13: 1&2 J Edmondson; 3 D Riddle. Sandwich cake. 7-9: 1 W Wood. 10-13: 1 M Catcham; 2 J Edmondson. Decorated cup cakes. 7-9: 1 W Wood; 2 S Boyden; 3 F Renwick. 10-13: 1 M Jones.

Craftwork. 7-9: 1 M Henry; 2 W Wood; 3 S Edmondson. 10-13: 1 P Henry; 2 G Henry; 3 J Gardiner. Art created on computer. 7-9: 1 W Wood.

SHEEP

Northumbrian Blackface. Gimmer: 1&2 S Hogg; 3 S Young. Ewe Lamb: 1 S Young; 2&3 S Hogg. Ram Lamb: 1&2 S Hogg. Scottish Blackface. Ewe: 1,2&3 D Baxter. Gimmer: 1,2&3 D Baxter. Ewe lamb: 1,2&3 D Baxter. Mule. Ewe: 1,2&3 M Walton. Ewe lamb: 1,2&3 P Teasdale. North Country Cheviot. Ewe: 1&2 J Rogerson; 3 S Young. Gimmer: 1 J Rogerson. Ewe lamb: 1&3 J Rogerson; 2 J Blakey. South Country Cheviot. Ewe: 1 N Hindmarsh. Ewe lamb: 1 N Hindmarsh; 2 W Hindmarsh; 3 A Hindmarsh. Ram lamb: 1 N Hindmarsh. Texel. Ewe: 1,2&3 M Walton. Ewe Lamb: 1,2&3 M Walton. In-bye crossbred. Ewe Lamb: 1&2 R O’Kane; 3 J Blakey.

Butchers classes. Fat lamb in-bye 1 G Young; 2 R O’Kane. Children’s class. Any type of sheep: 1 C Young

HORTICULTURAL

FLOWERS

Dahlias, decorative: 1 J Common. Gladioli: 1&2 A Plater. Roses: 1 L Renwick. Sweet peas, spike: 1 J Eisenhour. Phlox: 1 J Bickmore. Pansies: 1 J Shotton; 2 J Bourne. Calendulas: 1&2 T Boldy. Pot plant: 1&2 A Aynsley; 3 S Braine.

VEGETABLES

Tomatoes: 1 2 & 3 A Plater. Peas: 1 J Short; 2 S Kerry; 3 G Graham. Broad beans: 1 J Bickmore; 2 A Hennessy; 3 L Renwick. Runner beans: 1 A Plater; 2 J Bickmore; 3 A Foreman. Carrots: 1&2 A Plater; 3 L Renwick. Onion sets: 1, 2 & 3 A Foreman. Blanch leeks: 1 L Renwick. Cucumber: 1 F Gibson. Beetroot, round: 1 J Short; 2&3 A Plater. Parsnips: 1&2 A Plater. Lettuce: 1, 2 & 3 A Foreman. Turnips: 1 J Short; 2 G Graham. Round potatoes, white: 1, 2 & 3 J Short. Round potatoes, coloured: 1 L Renwick. Kidney potatoes, white: 1 G Graham. Kidney potatoes, coloured: 1 A Plater. Cauliflower: 1 A Foreman. Cabbage: 1 D Baxter; 2 P Bickle; 3 A Foreman. Vegetable marrow: 1 A Plater; 2 & 3 L Renwick. Other vegetable: 1, 2 & 3 A Foreman. Collection of vegetables: 1 L Renwick. Vegetable gone wrong: 1 A Plater; 2 & 3 A Foreman.

QUOITS

1 D Whitfield; 2 R Mason; 3 J Davidson.

Enjoying the display of flowers. Picture by Mary Scott

Enjoying the display of flowers. Picture by Mary Scott

Iona Riddell, nine, with her prize-winning decorated egg. Picture by Mary Scott

Iona Riddell, nine, with her prize-winning decorated egg. Picture by Mary Scott

Michael and Jill Snaith, of Harbottle, who notched up two firsts and a third for their cakes. Picture by Mary Scott

Michael and Jill Snaith, of Harbottle, who notched up two firsts and a third for their cakes. Picture by Mary Scott

The 10 to 14 age group boys' race. Picture by Mary Scott

The 10 to 14 age group boys' race. Picture by Mary Scott

Young wrestlers Max Cummings and Louis Unthank. Picture by Mary Scott

Young wrestlers Max Cummings and Louis Unthank. Picture by Mary Scott