Drumbeg and District Residents' Association
Annual Show



Saturday 1st September 2018
Drumbeg Residents Association
35th Village Show
Classes in Cooking, Photography, Crafts

Show open to the public at 2.30 pm

Please bring your entries to the hall between 10am and 12pm on the Saturday morning.
The show will open for viewing etc 2.30pm

Eligibility to exhibit is restricted to Residents and Members of Local Clubs and Societies

Class No.
10. One vase containing three stems of flowers of one kind.
11. One vase containing three flower heads of hydrangeas
12. One vase containing three blooms of dahlias of any one
variety, one colour or mixed
13. One vase containing three stems of flowering or ornamental shrubs, trees or bushes of one kind or mixed

Pot Plants - 20s
A pot may be a bowl or a vessel of any material

Class No.
20. One pot of flowering begonias
21. One pot of flowering pelargonium or geranium
22. One pot of cactus or succulent
23. One pot plant other than varieties shown above

Roses - 30s
Class No.

30. One vase containing three blooms of any variety of rose
31. The Rose of Drumbeg – One specimen bloom

Fruit and Vegetables etc - 40 & 50s

Class No.
40. Five potatoes of one variety
41. Three onions grown from sets
42. Five pods of runner or French beans
43. Three globe beetroot.
44. Parsley grown in the pot
45. One cucumber
46. Five tomatoes of one kind
47. Three apples (cooking or eating)
48. Any other vegetable
49. Any other fruit
50. Any fruit or vegetable of unusual size or shape
51. Pot with a herb or herbs
52. 4-6 Eggs any breed


Floral Art - 60s
Class No.

60. Say it with roses – Roses in a formal container. Rose foliage only to be used. Not to exceed 18 x 18 x 18 inches 45 x 45 x 45 cms in any direction
61. Arrangement not to exceed 9 x 9 x 9 ins 22.5 x 22.5 x 22.5 cms in any direction
62. Country garden – Any arrangement
not to exceed 60 x 60 x 60 cms or 24 x 24 x 24 inches in any direction
63. Any theme of own choice
not to exceed 60 x 60 x 60 cms or 24 x 24 x 24 inches in any direction

Young People 12 years and under. - 70s
Must be their own work. Please put age of child on both sides of card. Each child who enters the show will get a certificate.

Class No.
70. 3-6 cupcakes
71. Decorated cake
72. Pot of jam or jelly - any variety
73. A photograph. No larger than A5. No frames, please put your name, age and address on the back
74. Lego model
75. Art work - painting, drawing, coloured in picture etc


Home Baking and Preserves - 80s & 90s
Class No.

80. 6 scones, any variety
81. 1 loaf of wheaten bread
82. Open class, you bake it , we judge it
83. Victoria Sandwich Cake
84. 6 muffins any variety
85. 6 tray bakes - any variety
86. 6 pieces shortbread
87. Decorated cake - cake and decorations will be judged
88. Boiled Cake - recipe below
89. 1 pot raspberry jam
90. Pot of jam - any other variety
91. Pot of jelly - any variety
92. Pot of marmalade
93. Pot of chutney

Photography - 100s
Class No.

100. Photograph of wildlife in the garden. No larger than A5. No frames, please put your name and address on the back.

Craft - 110s
Class No. All items to have been completed in last 2 years.

110. Home-made card, - Christmas, celebration, birthday etc
111. Embroidery, traditional, modern, cross stitch tapestry etc.
112. Any knitted item
113. Body warmer for donation to the neonatal unit. Pattern below
114. Item of craftwork
115. Large patchwork -1 metre or over
116. Small patchwork item
117. Crochet item


Boiled Cake...Class 88
1 cup currants
1 cup raisins
1 cup sultanas
1 cup water
1 cup granulated sugar
6 oz/150 gms margarine

Boil the above ingredients in saucepan for 10 minutes
Place the following ingredients in a mixing bowl

2 cups plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp mixed spice
1/2 tsp nutmeg
2 oz /50 gms cherries
1 oz/25 gms mixed peel

When the fruit has boiled for 10 minutes remove from heat and add to dry ingredients

Add 2 eggs (lightly beaten) and mix thoroughly.
Place in 8 inch/20cm round or 7 inch/18cm square cake tin
Bake at 325 degrees F,or 150 degrees C for 2 hours




Special Body Warmer (Flat All In One) ….Class113

For donation to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Judge Barbara Farris will pass them on to the Neonatal unit. You can make them and show them and not be judged or just give them to Barbara.

This little body warmer was designed by special request from the staff of the neo natal units. It has buttons on the shoulders and opens flat so that the
nurses can dress the baby with the minimum disturbance. The original was knit in 4 ply and measures approx 13" round the chest. It can be made larger or smaller by using larger needles and DK wool or smaller needles and 3 ply wool.
Using 4 ply wool and No 10 needles [ ours weighed 15 grm (1/2oz)]
Cast on 89 stitches and knit 4 rows in garter stitch [Every row knit]
Row 5 :- Knit 2 yarn over needle, knit 2 together, knit to end
Row 6 :- Knit.
Keeping 3 stitches at each end in garter stitch. Work 24 rows in either stocking stitch or small pattern, making 2 further buttonholes on rows 9 and 19.
Divide for Armholes
Next row:- Knit 24 stitches, turn, cast on 3 stitches. Knit 3 , purl to the last 3 stitches, Knit 3. [27 stitches, work on these stitches for the 1st front]
Next row:- Knit 3 , Knit 2 together, Knit to the last 5 stitches Knit 2 together Knit 3.
Stocking stitch 3 rows keeping to garter stitch borders.
Repeat last 4 rows, 4 times more, then 1st and second rows once [15 stitches]
Next row:- Garter stitch 4 rows
Next row:- Buttonhole row. Knit 7, yarn over needle Knit 2 together Knit to end
Next row:- Garter stitch 2 rows
Cast off
Rejoin Yarn, cast on 3 stitches. Knit 44 stitches, including 3 cast on, Turn, leaving 24 stitches for 2nd front, cast on 3 sts, 47 Sts for back.
Next row:- Knit 3, Purl to the last 3 stitches knit 3
Next row:- Knit 3, Knit 2 together, knit to the last 5 stitches knit 2 together knit 3.
Keeping the garter stitch border.
Work 3 rows stocking stitch
Repeat the last 4 rows, 4 times more,
then 1st and 2nd rows once (35 stitches)
Garter stitch 6 more rows.
Cast off
Rejoin yarn.
Cast on 3 stitches knit to end
Work to match first front
Sew cast on stitches at arm holes
Sew on Buttons