The show goes on – three times

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FANS of traditional village shows are in for a treat this weekend, with three to choose from locally.

The annual Longhirst Flower and Vegetable Show will be held in the Village Hall on Saturday, offering all the usual exhibits, refreshments, a tombola and raffle.

There will also be a recipe book on sale that has been compiled by the parish council.

The show opens at 2.30pm and an auction of produce will take place at 5pm. Admission costs £1 for adults and is free for children.

Ellington Social Welfare Centre’s Horticultural Society will hold its annual show throughout the weekend, with numerous trophies waiting to be dished out.

The show is open to the public from 6pm to 11pm on Saturday, and from 10am to 3pm on Sunday.

The presentation of cups will begin at 7pm on Sunday, followed by an auction of produce and a raffle.

Visitors to Heighley Gate Nursery and Garden Centre will be able to see entries to its Grow Your Own Vegetable Show throughout the weekend, with prizes awarded from 2pm on Sunday.