Pocklington Chrysanthemum Society hoping entries grow for annual show

David Allison at last year's show.
David Allison at last year's show.

Green-fingered residents are being encouraged to take part in the 66th annual Pocklington Chrysanthemum Show next month,

Schedules are now available for the event, on Saturday 2 November, which will feature an exhibition of chrysanthemums, house plants, fruit and vegetables, cookery, wines, handicrafts, floral art, photography and childrens exhibits.

Organised by Pocklington Chrysanthemum Society, the show will be held at Pocklington’s Burnby Hall.

Sheila Smith, a member of the society, said: “We are always hopeful of a good turnout. It has been a pretty good year for gardeners, so we’re hoping for more entries in the gardening classes.”

Schedules are available from The Pocklington Cobbler, on George Street, Pocklington Arts Centre and the Post Office. You can also obtain a schedule and more information from Sheila on 01759 304036.

Exhibits need to be entered by 10.30am and staged by 10.45am on the day. Judging will start at 11am. The show will open to the public at 1.30pm. The society cups will be presented at 5pm.