From ugly veg to fab flowers

HUNDREDS of prizes will be up for grabs at the annual Ponteland Parish Flower Show.

From chrysanthemums to carrots and ugliest vegetable to oil painting, the event on Saturday will have plenty of items to view as there classes for flowers, vegetables, cookery, handicrafts, wines, photography and fruit.

Classes for children include photography.

Competitors can bring their entries to the show venue, Ponteland Memorial Hall, between 7pm and 9pm on Friday or from 8am to 11am on Saturday.

Judging is from 11am until 1pm, when the doors open to the public. The trophy presentation ceremony is at 4pm, followed by the auction of produce and flowers and the drawing of the raffle.

The floral art exhibition, which this year is called My Favourite Film or Play, has been arranged by Ponteland Floral Art Club and Callerton Garden & Flower Club.

For more information telephone Secretary Les Dinning on 01661 821941 or Syd Cowan on 01661 824459.