Warkworth showpiece a popular event once more

Presentation of the men's fun run prizes. First Andy Flanighan; second Steve Carragher and third Mike Telfer.
Presentation of the men's fun run prizes. First Andy Flanighan; second Steve Carragher and third Mike Telfer.
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It may not have been bathed in glorious sunshine, but the rain held off for the 143rd Warkworth Show on Saturday.

The event at Warkworth Castle saw the usual array of entries for the horticultural, industrial and children’s classes in the show marquee.

Some of the floral displays in the show tent.

Some of the floral displays in the show tent.

Highlights elsewhere the dog show and the children’s fancy-dress parade, while there was further entertainment provided by the Alnwick Playhouse Concert Band, dancers and a magician for the younger ones.

The judge explained that all of the children in the fancy-dress parade were winners, but awarded the top prizes to miner Jack Mole, dragon Beren Jones and a cheeky monkey. The fun run over 2.5km had a full complement of 70 entrants was won by Andy Flanighan in 8:08 followed by Steve Carragher in 8:12 and Mike Telfer in 8:55. Sarah Gray took the women’s title in 9:49 with Bridget Williams in second and Lorna Swarbrigg in third.

In the boys’ race, Tom Craig was first, followed by Joseph Flanighan and James Taylor. Lauren Brown was the girls’ winner followed by Charlotte Stott and Hannah Taylor.

results

Alnwick Playhouse Concert Band performed in the castle.

Alnwick Playhouse Concert Band performed in the castle.

Cups – WK Curry Challenge Cup: E Moffat. TG Curry Challenge Cup: J Givens. Aln Challenge Cup: T Carr. WK Curry Challenge Cup: J Givens. G Young Memorial Challenge Trophy: T Carr. Dryden Dodds Special Award: G Lonsdale. J L Ford Rose Bowl: H Dinsdale. Coronation Challenge Cup: J Ewart. Miniature Trophy: R Dodds. Daphne Herdman Memorial Trophy: R Thompson. Jack Brown Memorial Challenge Cup: C Griffths. Alan Davies Wine Trophy: D Gardiner. Whittingham Cup: W Carruthers. Children’s Miniature Trophy: O Douglas. First School Trophy: O Douglas. Middle School Trophy: F Stanislawski. High School Trophy: W Hibbert-Johnson. Brian Wood Challenge Cup: M&N Gray. John Drummond Challenge Cup: J Vickers. W Brown Challenge Cup: M&N Gray.

horticultural

Single rose: 1 & 3 G Grey; 2 G Coatsworth. Roses: 1 G Grey; 2 P Beaumont; 3 T Carr. Pot plant: 1, 2 & 3 T Carr. Flowering pot plant: 1 G Coatsworth; 2 T Carr. Orchid: 1 B Cooper. Fuchsia: 1 H Dinsdale; 2 E Moffat. Pompom dahlias: 1 D Neve; 2 E Moffat; 3 G Coatsworth.

Small decorative dahlias: 1 T Carr; 2 G Coatsworth; 3 D Neve. Medium decorative dahlias: 1 & 3 T Carr; 2 G Coatsworth. Small cactus dahlia: 1 & 3 E Moffat; 2 G Coatsworth. Medium cactus dahlia: 1 T Carr; 2 & 3 G Coatsworth. Dahlias: 3 D Neve. Mixed sweet peas: 1 G Lonsdale; 2 D Neve; 3 G Coatsworth. Sweet peas: 1, 2 & 3 G Lonsdale. Pansies: 1 & 3 E Moffat; 2 D Neve. Gladioli: 1 E Moffat; 2 G Lonsdale. Single gladioli: 1 & 2 E Moffat. Feathered asters: 1 G Coatsworth; 2 D Neve; 3 G Lonsdale. Single Asters: 1 G Coatsworth; 2 D Neve; 3 G Lonsdale. French marigolds: 1 J Givens; 2 E Moffat; 3 G Lonsdale. Afro-French marigolds: 1 E Moffat; 2 L Murray. Calendulas: 1 D Neve; 2 G Lonsdale; 3 G Coatsworth. Mixed annuals: 1 L Murray; 2 G Coatsworth; 3 D Neve. Perennials: 1 G Coatsworth; 2 B Parr. Phloz: 1 G Lonsdale; 2 J Givens; 3 G Grey. Herbs: 1 H Dinsdale; 2 M Blakey; 3 D Neve. Flower and vegetable: 1 A Hazelhurst; 2 G Coatsworth; 3 T Carr. White round potatoes: 1 J Givens; 2 D Neve. Coloured round potatoes: 1 D Neve. White kidney potatoes: 1 J Givens; 2 D Neve; 3 B Parr. Coloured kidney potatoes: 1 J Givens; 2 D Neve; 3 T Carr. Turnip: 1 D Neve. Peas: 1 L Murray. Broad beans: 1 J Givens; 2 G Grey; 3 E Gardiner. French beans: 1 G Lonsdale; 2 T Carr. Runner beans: 1 D Neve; 2 S Mitchell; 3 L Murray. Beetroot: 1 J Givens; 2 L Murray; 3 T Carr. Stump carrots: 1 T Carr; 2 D Neve. Long carrots: 1 & 2 J Givens; 3 T Carr. Cauliflower: 1 J Givens. Parnsips: 1 J Givens. Marrow: 1 J Givens; 2 G Lonsdale; 3 L Murray. White shallots: 1 J Givens; 2 T Carr. Pear-shaped shallots: 1 T Carr. Tomatoes: 1 J Givens; 2 B Parr; 3 S Abercrombie. Truss of tomatoes: 1 B Parr; 2 J Givens; 3 S Mitchell. Cucumber: 1 J Givens; 2 D Neve; 3 G Lonsdale. Courgettes: 1 E Gardiner; 2 T Carr. Flat-bottom onion sets: 1 J Givens; 2 D Neve; 3 T Carr. Round onion sets: 1 J Givens; 2 D Neve; 3 T Carr. Onions: 1 D Neve; 2 J Givens. Summer cabbage: 1 L Murray; 2 T Carr. Lettuce: 1 & 2 T Carr. Garden produce: 1 J Beaumont; 2 D Neve; 3 T Carr. Vegetable collection: 1 J Givens; 2 D Neve.

Beginners - Beetroot: 1 J Robson. Cucumber: 1 S Abercrombie. Potatoes: 1 G Lonsdale. Runner beans: 1 J Robson. Tomatoes: 1 & 2 S Mitchell; 3 G Lonsdale. Open border flowers: 1 R Dodds. Misshapen vegetable: 1 A Hibbert-Johnson; 2 W Hibbert; 3 W Hibbert-Johnson.

Miniature arrangement: 1 H Dinsdale; 2 R Dodds. Flower arrangement: 1 R Dodds; 2 H Dinsdale; 3 J Clark. Foliage arrangement: 1 H Dinsdale; 2 J Beaumont. Unusual container arrangement: 1 B Parr; 2 M Blakey; 3 H Dinsdale. Kitchen arrangement: 1 H Dinsdale.

Hand-knitted garment: 1 R Dodds; 2 M Nelson; 3 F Hall. Arran wool garment: 1 R Dodds; 2 A Robinson; 3 A Hazlehurst. Four-ply garment: 1 R Dodds; 2 P Bayley. Baby item: 1 P Bayley; 2 R Dodds; 3 M Nelson. Hat: 1 R Dodds; 2 N Stanislawski; 3 L Stephenson. Soft toy: 1 R Dodds; 2 & 3 M Nelson. Handicraft: 1 J Beaumont; 2 J Clark; 3 S Weatherill. Greetings card: 1 L Stephenson; 2 J Moorhouse; 3 R Dodds. Embroidery: 1 J Ewart; 2 A Robinson.

Cross stitch: 1 & 2 J Ewart; 3 A Stevens. Crochet: 1 M Nelson; 2 A Robinson. Silk painting: 1 T Jones. Recycled material article: 1 & 2 L Stephenson; 3 M Nelson. Decorated welly: 1 N Moreton. Hand-spun yarn: 1 A Cummins; 2 & 3 B Lambie. Fancy hand-spun yarn: 1 & 3 M Sparkle; 2 L Herbert. Hand-spun/knitted/crochet article: 1 S Shaw; 2 A Cummins; 3 J Shotton.

Landscape picture: 1 R Thompson; 2 E Gardiner. Floral picture: 1 E Gardiner; 2 & 3 A Robinson. Other art: 1 T Jones; 2 P McHattie; 3 E Gardiner.

White bread: 2 J Ewart. Brown bread: 1 J Ewart; 2 J Lillie. Bread-maker loaf: 1 & 2 J Beaumont. Flan: 1 J Ewart; 2 A Gray; 3 S Gayle. Lemon meringue pie: 1 J Ewart; 2 S Gayle; 3 A Grahamslaw. Apple pie: 1 J Ewart; 2 K Renner. Sausage rolls: 1 & 3 A Renner; 2 J Ewart. Girdle scones: 1 & 2 M Nelson; 3 A Grahamslaw. Oven scones: 1 A Renner; 2 B Cooper; 3 R Young. Cheese scones: 1 A Renner; 2 S Abercrombie; 3 A Hazelhurst. Sandwich cake: 1 A Grahamslaw; 2 R Nelson; 3 A Hazelhurst. Chocolate cake: 1 A Grahamslaw; 2 J Ewart; 3 R Young. Carrot cake: 1 J Beaumont; 2 B Cooper; 3 W Hindhaugh. Gingerbread: 1 C Griffiths; 2 A Renner; 3 G Gray. Cherry cake: 1 J Ewart; 2 J Beaumont. Men’s sandwich cake: 1 A Dawson; 2 M Gray; 3 J Robson. Whittingham buttons: 1 R Blakey; 2 J Ewart; 3 B Cooper. Dessert: 1 M Nelson; 2 J Ewart; 3 G Gray. Shortbread: 1, 2 & 3 J Ewart. Traybake: 1 A Grahamslaw; 2 R Blakey; 3 L Curry.

Strawberry jam: 1 S Abercrombie; 2 A Hazelhurst; 3 J Carr. Raspberry jam: 1 A Hazelhurst; 2 M Nelson; 3 A Renner. Marmalade: 1 A Renner; 2 P Beaumont; 3 A Hazelhurst. Lemon curd: 1 A Renner; 2 M Nelson; 3 D Moreton. Blackcurrant jam: 1 M Wilson; 2 R Dodds; 3 E Gardiner. Fruit Jelly: 1 S Abercrombie; 2 J Matterson; 3 M Sircus. Fruit chutney: 1 R Dodds; 2 J Carr; 3 J Matterson. Vegetable chutney: 1 J Matterson; 2 S Mitchell; 3 E Gardiner. Fudge: 1 A Renner; 2 R Nelson. Chocolate truffles: 1 G Hibbert-Johnson; 2 & 3 A Steven. White wine: 1 D Gardiner. Eggs: 1 S Wetherall; 2 H Cowens; 3 R Cowans. Baking disaster: 1 J Lillie; 2 & 3 L Curry.

photography

Flowers: 1 & 2 I Blakey; 3 E Gardiner. Three photos: 1 D Gardiner; 2 J Clark; 3 J Beaumont. Animals: 1 K Robinson; 2 J Beaumont; 3 C Wheatman. Children: 1 J Gale; 2 & 3 G Hibbert-Johnson. Whittingham: 1 R McHattie; 2 R Moorhouse; 3 E Gardiner. Holiday: 1 J Gale; 2 I Blakey; 3 C Griffiths. Landscape: 1 W Carruthers; 2 C Wheatman; 3 J Ewart. Skyscape: 1 I Blakey; 2 R McHattie; 3 E Gardiner. Seascape: 1 I Blakey; 2 & 3 J Ewart. People at work: 1 I Blakey; 2 J Beaumont; 3 E Gardiner. Any subject: 1 W Carruthers; 2 I Blakey; 3 D Gardiner. Black and white: 1 & 2 J Beaumont.

Children’s

Picture: Pre-school: 1 H Gray; 2 Katie; 3 A Bird. Age 4-5: 1 H Oldfield; 2 E Saulaitis; 3 L Dods. Age 6-7: 1 S Clark; 2 H Lewis; 2 H Stanislawski. Age 8-9: 1 C Wilson; R Smails; 3 F Stanislawski. Middle school: 1 & 3 R Lyst; 2 K Renner. Recycled materials model: 1 A Gray; 2 W Hibbert-Johnson; 3 A Hibbert-Johnson. Birthday card - first school: 1 A Hibbert-Johnson; 2 A Weatherall; 3 W Hibbert-Johnson. Middle school: 1 O Douglas; 2 K Renner. Handwriting: Age 4-5: 1 E Hedley; 2 L Bainbridge; 3 H Oldfield. Age 6-7: 1 C Gray; 2 M Page; 3 A Saulaitis. Age 8-9: 1 M Armstrong; 2 L Cockerton; 3 G Nelson. Poster: 1 A Hibbert-Johnson. Handicraft: First school: 1 H Stanislawski; 2 A Saulaitis; 3 E Saulaitis. Middle school: 1 K Renner; 2 R Lyst; 3 J Douglas. Middle school computer-designed poster: 1 J Douglas; 2 K Renner. Photo - middle school: 1 & 2 O Douglas; 3 K Renner. Practical item: 1 & 2 W Hibbert-Johnson. Scones: 1 E Smailes; 2 A Gray; 3 E Gray. Cupcakes: 1 W Hibbert-Johnson; 2 N Shiels; 3 J Stanislawski. Sandwich cake: 1 O Douglas. Pineapple upside-down cake: 1 M Hughes; 2 W Hibbert-Johnson; 3 H Hughes. Liquorice allsorts model: 1 & 3 W Hibbert-Johnson; 2 R Smailes. Miniature garden: 1 O Douglas; 2 J Douglas; 3 E Gray. Flower: 1 J Stanislawski. Vegetable: 1 F Stanislawski; 2 A Hibbert-Johnson; 3 W Hibbert-Johnson. Bird’s nest: 1 M Hughes; 2 H Hughes; 3 A Hibbert-Johnson. Flower arrangement: 1 M Hughes; 2 O Douglas; 3 W Hibbert-Johnson. Decorated jam jar: 1 O Douglas; 2 E Gray; 3 K Renner. Whittingham buttons: 1 H Hughes; 2 A Gray; 3 E Gray. Decorated welly: 1 O Douglas; 2 K Renner; 3 A Robertson.

Sheep show

Bluefaced Leicester ewe: 1 & 2 J Elliot; 3 M Gray. Bluefaced Leicester gimmer: 1 & 3 J Sowerby; 2 A Gray. Bluefaced Leicester ewe lamb: 1 M Gray; 2 N Wood; 3 J Sowerby. Bluefaced Leicester ram lamb: 1 A Gray; 2 J Elliot; 3 M Gray. Mule ewe: 1 & 2 J Elliot; 3 K Young. Mule gimmer: 1 & 3 J Vickers; 2 J Elliot. Mule ewe lamb: 1 & 2 J Vickers; 3 J Elliot. Mule lambs pair: 1 N Wood; 2 C Lillie; 3 J Elliot. Texel ewe: 1 K Young; 2 J Nelson; 3 G Oliver. Texel gimmer: 1 G Oliver; 2 & 3 K Young. Texel ewe lamb: 1 & 3 G Oliver 2 K Young. Texel ram lamb: 1 K Young; 2 G Oliver; 3 A Gray. Any ewe: 1 M&N Gray; 2 G Oliver; 3 K Young. Any ewe lamb: 1 J Elliot; 2 B Lillie; 3 K Young. Any gimmer: 1 K Young; 2 & 3 M&N Gray. Under-16 ewe lamb: 1 I Forsyth; 2 & 3 K Renner. Ewe with twin lambs: 1 A Gray; 2 K Young; 3 B Lillie. Heavy lamb: 1 M&N Gray; 2 G Oliver; 3 G Burrell. Light lamb: 1 & 2 M&N Gray; 3 G Oliver.