Summer Show

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Show Classes

74 classes in 12 sections

A rose



Pot Plants

A cauliflower


A dish of cherries


A chocolate cake


A stone painted yellow with parsley written on it


Veg display


Wine & Beer

Wine & Beer

A flower arrangement in a tea cup and saucer

Floral Art

An oldcamera


A painting of apples


A mounted cross stitch picture


= includes new/changed since 2019

Special Classes

‘Fuchsia Challenge’

A young fuchsia
Once again, for members only, we have the ‘Fuchsia Challenge’. Hardy fuchsia plants will be available from LDGA in the spring. We would like you to grow them on and show them in class 29. A £1.00 contribution is required for the plant but entry to the class is free.

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56th Summer Show

Saturday 10th July 2021

Free Church Hall, Norton Way South SG6 1NX map

Opens at 2:00pm. Admission is free

We are pleased to be able to award the Banksian Medal for a second year. This will be presented to the exhibitor who scores most aggregate points in all classes at summer and autumn shows. The usual members only ‘Fuchsia Challenge’ will not take place this year. Running throughout the afternoon there will be a plant sale, refreshments and raffle. We are also hoping to welcome Clive from Days Bakery to give us a couple of bread making demonstrations.

It’s a great afternoon out for everyone

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- take a look at some pictures from previous years’ shows.


Staging 8:30am – 11:30am
Judging 12 noon onwards
Show opens 2:00pm
Bread making demos 2:30 and 3:30pm
Awards & Raffle 4:15pm – 4:30pm
Removal of exhibits 4:30pm – 4:45pm

How to enter – non-members welcome

First read the show rules and the showing instructions. Fill out the entry form, listing all the classes that you wish to enter and return it along with your entry fees to Paul Heydon, LDGA Show Secretary.
2021 Show ScheduleWays to submit your entry:

  • at the monthly evening meetings (3rd Thursday)
  • at the monthly coffee mornings (1st Wednesday)
  • at the Trading Store during normal opening times
  • at 129 Lonsdale Road, Stevenage, Herts. SG1 5DF
  • by emailing
  • by calling 01438 727422 to speak to Paul

Entries must arrive by 8:00pm on Thursday 8th July

Show Rules & Instructions Entry Form Show Schedule

Never shown before?

Fancy a go but not sure?

Friendly advice is always available. Why not contact Paul Heydon, LDGA Show Secretary by sending an email to
You never know you could be going home with the Newcomers Shield

Do you have children or grandchildren?

If they are of primary school age why not encourage them to enter our children’s classes for A decorated stone or an item made from popsicle sticks. The Merit Shield is awarded to the youngster with the most points in the children’s classes. Entry is free.

Bread Making Demos

Various loaves of breadWe hope to welcome Clive from Days Bakery who will give us two bread making demonstrations.


Raffle ticketsRaffle tickets will be on sale all afternoon with some great prizes up for grabs, only £1 a strip. Draw takes place at around 4.30pm


refreshmentsTea, coffee and homemade cake will be available all afternoon

Garden Advice

Question markLDGA members and committee will be on hand to take your garden related questions. If we don’t know the answer we will find it out.

Plant Sale

plant salePlants of all kinds will be on sale throughout afternoon under the LDGA gazebo outside the church hall

If you have any spare plants that we could sell please call Jo Schurch on 01462 674195 or just bring them along on the day.

Your feedback welcomed

Let us know what you thought of the show. Tell us which of the classes you enjoyed most and what you would like to see next year.
Please send all your comments to

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