Carnival 2013, Country Craft

2013 Country Crafts categories announced

The categories for this year’s ‘Country Crafts’ competition have been announced.

Many categories follow this year’s ‘Beside The Seaside‘ theme.

A: Cookery

  1. Six bread rolls (any shape)
  2. One fishcake
  3. Chutney / Pickles / Sauce
  4. Jam / Marmalade / Curds
  5. Victoria Sandwich (3 eggs, 7″ tin, jam only)
  6. Five seaside decorated cup cakes
  7. Five Macaroons (any colour)
  8. Homebrew (open class – may be divided if sufficient entries)
  9. Beach Picnic Box (five items)
  10. Five Decorated Cup Cakes (under 16s only)

B: Floral

  1. An Arrangement of Grasses
  2. Beach Wedding Posy
  3. Grow Your Own Cress in a Seaside Themed Container (under 16s only)

C: Handicraft

  1. A Seaside Painting
  2. A Summer Poem
  3. Decorated Jam Jar Tealight Holder
  4. Handmade Piece of Jewellery
  5. Photograph – Seaside Theme
  6. Open Class

D: Children (under 16s)

  1. Colouring 3-6 years (picture in programme)
  2. Colouring 7-11 years (picture in programme)
  3. Miniature Beach
  4. Tin Foil Boat (that floats!)
  5. Customised Flip Flops
  6. Handmade Piece of Jewellery
  7. Your Dream Ice Cream Cone (non-edible, any media)
  8. Photograph – Seaside Theme
  9. Open Class

Viewing of exhibits from 2pm. Presentation of prizes at 3:30pm. Door fee – Adults 50p, Children 25p, under 3’s free. Refreshments 2-4pm kindly provided by Parkhall Playgroup.

Feel free to enter more than one item per category.

Entries to all categories should be recently made items at home or at school/clubs and not have been previously exhibited at the Carnival.

Entry forms can be obtained from the Library, please pre-complete to ease submission of entries on the day.

There will be photos of the winners at the end of the presentation (which we hope to add to this website). Please collect your exhibits after the presentation.

Judges are independent of the Carnival Committee.


About Somersham Carnival

Somersham Carnival is a week long festival of community events, culminating with a grand procession through our lovely village on Carnival Day (usually the 3rd Saturday in June). People of all ages enjoy dressing up, running stalls, live music and entertainments and simply coming together. Join us!


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