Explanatory Notes

Class 4: any other vegetable, not in schedule, of one variety: you should provide roughly ‘a plateful’ of the vegetable, such as: 6 pods of beans; 6 shallots; 4 small or 3 large onions; 2 peppers; 3 small or 2 large courgettes; one cabbage…

Class 6: any other fruit, not in schedule, of one variety: you should provide roughly ‘a plateful’ of the fruit, such as: 3 stalks of rhubarb; 125gm of soft fruit; 6 damsons; 4 small or 3 large plums…

Class 7: 3 cultivars of a flower: three blooms from the same plant, or from another plant of the same variety & colour

Class 8: floral art: a ‘design’ should incorporate live flowers plus appropriate additions such as foraged material and/or accessories

Class 17: an item of hand-worked embroidery: includes any form of embroidery –ie wool or embroidery threads are applied with a needle to a fabric to create design and ornamentation; includes cross-stitch, counted-thread work, tapestry, crewel work, gold work, drawn-thread work…

Class 19: a hand-made item using any other craft: this class excludes knitting, embroidery, patchwork/quilting/applique (which are covered by classes 16 – 18) but includes all other hand-made crafts – eg lace, crochet, beadwork, jewellery, leatherwork, wood carving, pyrography, feltwork, decoupage, collage, barge-painting, marquetry …

Class 22: art: ‘In and About West Hallam’: this could be the landscape, a building, people, the natural world …

Classes 24-25: you can design your own butterfly or create your own mask, or you can use one of the templates included in the website. Parental guidance is accepted, but should be as little as possible, and the child’s own work will be marked.

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