The Produce Show

Take a look at the categories and find out how to enter

Show Theme 2018
Your show theme this year is   
“Wildlife in our Park & Gardens”

However you want to support our theme and inspire others please share your ideas and efforts with us on the day.

Show Categories


  • Largest pumpkin
  • Largest marrow
  • Longest runner bean
  • 3 Onions
  • 3 Potatoes
  • 3 Courgettes
  • 3 Pods of peas or beans
  • 3 Root vegetables - carrots, parsnips, swede etc
  • 3 Peppers including chillies
  • Salads - 4 tomatoes with stalks, cucumbers, etc
  • Other veg’ e.g. squash, leek, cabbage with 2” stem
  • Wonky vegetable 

  • Rhubarb – 3 straight sticks
  • 3 Apples
  • 3 Plums
  • 3 Pears
  • 5+ Soft fruit
  • Other fruit


  • 3 Dahlias
  • 3 Roses
  • 3 Chrysanthemums stems   of sprays
  • Flower arrangement
  • Potted plant
  • Vase of mixed flowers
  • Cactus/succulent  
Home Produce  (All categories include a junior section)

  • Jam
  • Chutney/pickles
  • Scones
  • Biscuits
  • Cake
  • Decorated cake
Arts & Crafts  (All categories include a junior section)
  • Art - pencil, pastel, paint (max 2 entries)
  • Photography themed, “Wildlife in our park & gardens”   (max 2 entries)
  • Art or photography series themed, “Wildlife in our park & gardens”   (max 5 pieces)​
  • Textiles
  • Vegetable creature
  • Bird feeder
  • ​Animal/bird house
  • Other crafts

​Junior Creative Writing        (NEW CATEGORY)

KS1  (Aged 5-7, Years 1 and 2)
             'A Letter to the hedgehog in my garden'

KS2 (Aged 7-11, years 3, 4, 5 and 6)
             'We need to be kind to wildlife because...’

KS3  (Ages 11-14, years 7, 8 and 9)
             'If animals ruled the world...'

Entries to be on a single side of A4 and may include illustrations.
*Closing date Friday 20 July.
Please bring or post entries to: Tenants Hall, Acre Close, Middleton  LS10 4HX.

Enter the show
Fruit & Veg’ Categories - Display only
Fruit & Veg’ Categories - Judged entries (max 6)
All other Categories
Is this a junior entry (under 16)
Who can enter?
We welcome entries from anybody that chooses to visit the show

Whether you're an individual, a school, an allotment group, or any other local organisation, you're free to enter the show or display your talent

NB. junior sections of applicable categories are only open to entrants aged 16 and under
How to enter
It's easy to enter your homegrown and homemade produce in our show

You can display in as many or as few categories as you like and there is no fee to enter. Fruit and vegetable categories are limited to a maximum of 6 judged entries

All entries must be brought to the show marque on the day of the event between 8:30am and 11am

You can register your entries:

On the day

By post using the form on our show leaflet*

By completing the form here*

*online and postal registration must be complete by 31st August 2018.
If you miss this date, you can still register on the day when you bring your entry.
Any other questions
If you have any other questions about entering the show, please contact us here:​​
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Other ways to get involved

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