Explanatory Notes

Class 4: any other vegetable, not in schedule, of one variety: you should provide roughly ‘a plateful’ of the vegetable, such as: 6 pods of beans; 6 shallots; 4 small or 3 large onions; 2 peppers; 3 small or 2 large courgettes; one cabbage…

Class 6: any other fruit, not in schedule, of one variety: you should provide roughly ‘a plateful’ of the fruit, such as: 3 stalks of rhubarb; 125gm of soft fruit; 6 damsons; 4 small or 3 large plums…

Class 7: 3 blooms of one variety: three blooms from the same plant, or from another plant of the same variety & colour

Class 18: an item of hand-worked embroidery: includes any form of embroidery –i.e. wool or embroidery threads are applied with a needle to a fabric to create design and ornamentation; includes cross-stitch, counted-thread work, tapestry, crewel work, gold work, drawn-thread work…

Class 19: a hand-made item using any other craft: this class excludes knitting and embroidery but can include patchwork/quilting/applique and all other hand-made crafts – e.g. lace, crochet, beadwork, jewellery, leatherwork, wood carving, pyrography, feltwork, decoupage, collage, barge-painting, marquetry …

Class 21: art: ‘The Derbyshire Countryside’: this could be the landscape but can include buildings, people, the natural world …

Classes 23-24: Parental guidance is accepted, but should be as little as possible, and the child’s own work will be marked.

Class 25: as stated, this can be any handmade or hand crafted item not already entered in classes 17-19. There will only be one winner of this category who will receive a commemorative rosette rather than a monetary prize.