No grumblers at Grindleton!

Never too young: Robert and Elsie Sutcliffe with their prizewinning exhibits for the children's section.
Never too young: Robert and Elsie Sutcliffe with their prizewinning exhibits for the children's section.

A WET summer failed to dampen enthusiasm for Grindleton Village Show, with a bumper crop of entries.

A vast array of flowers, vegetables, breads, cakes, preserves and crafts, all grown or made by villagers, was displayed in the school hall and made a wonderful sight. The honour of top exhibitor went to Basil Dearing, with Dr Anne Huson runner-up and Helen Dewhurst a close third.

top trio: the leading three exhibitors, from the left, Helen Dewhurst, Basil Dearing and Dr Anne Huson.

top trio: the leading three exhibitors, from the left, Helen Dewhurst, Basil Dearing and Dr Anne Huson.

Organiser Mandy Brennan said: “We had 299 entries, one short of our 300 record of last year, which was a wonderful effort by everyone given this year’s atrocious weather. It was fabulous to see so much skill on show from villagers of all ages.

“I would like to thank everyone for their support, not just those who made the effort to exhibit but others who came along on the day and enjoyed a lovely afternoon tea.”

Next year’s show will be held in the brand new Grindleton Pavilion, due to be completed and open by mid-November. For more pictures of the show and information about the Pavilion go to the village website (www.grindleton.org) or find Grindleton Pavilion Project on Facebook.