More fun for all at village show day

Show chairman John Sanderson presents Eve Cookson with her certificate for the Swarland fun run.
Show chairman John Sanderson presents Eve Cookson with her certificate for the Swarland fun run.

There was something for everyone at Swarland and Newton on the Moor Show on Saturday.

Horticultural and industrial competitions drew some impressive entries while visitors also enjoyed a host of attractions, including music from Alnwick Playhouse Concert Band, a fun run, dog show, vehicle rally, bungee and a bouncy castle.

Show chairman John Sanderson, right, presents the Barnes Trophy to the car show winner.

Show chairman John Sanderson, right, presents the Barnes Trophy to the car show winner.

Cup winners

Richardson Cup for vegetables: JG Elliott. A & D Scott Salver for most points in show: Joy Lee. Bill Riddell Cup for flower section: JG Elliott. Ridley Salver Cup for cookery section: Joy Lee. Lightbown Cup for handicrafts: Patricia Lightbown. Toby Gow Cup for floral arts: Claire Preston. George Neighbour Bell for photography: Robert Cowen.

Children 11 years and over Cup: Rachel Stephenson. Children 7-10 years Cup: 1 Charlie Cookson; 2 Robert Cowen. Children Under-7s Cup: 1 Eve Cookson, 2 Mia Howarth.

Jeff Elliott receives the Bill Ridley Cup from show chairman John Sanderson.

Jeff Elliott receives the Bill Ridley Cup from show chairman John Sanderson.

Joy Lee with the A&D Scott Salver for most points in the show, with show chairman John Sanderson.

Joy Lee with the A&D Scott Salver for most points in the show, with show chairman John Sanderson.

Alnwick Playhouse Band plays on the show field.

Alnwick Playhouse Band plays on the show field.