ADULTS, children and their canine companions headed out for some friendly competition in Heddon-on-the-Wall.

The Knott Memorial Hall was filled with exhibits of flowers cookery and handicrafts.

Meanwhile locals competed for trophies in several categories including vegetables, garlic and sweet peas.

Young visitors got involved in the children’s classes which were split up by age range, and their creative entries provided an attractive display.

Outside, the event’s ever-popular dog show was a massive success, with pooches competing for prizes in various categories including most handsome dog, waggiest tail and fancy dress.



Prettiest Bitch: Bramble with owner Helen Crowe. Most Handsome: Bandit with owner Sue Barras. Waggiest Tail: Matty with owner Maureen Lister. Fancy Dress: Macala Rose with owner Jennifer Johnson. Golden Oldie: Spats with owner June Smith. New Kid on the Block Dog: Juno with owner Daniel Middlemas Judges Favourite: Dylan with owner Brenda Banks. Fun dog show winner: Dylan with owner Brenda Banks


Vegetables: Beryl Amos. Garlic: Alisoun Gardner-Medwin. Dahlias: John Jobling. Sweet Peas: Ann Hotchkiss. Flowers: Brenda Holmes. Floral art: Geraldine Bates. Floral art novice: Louise Pringle. Cookery: Jonathan Sweasey. Men’s cookery: Andy Curtis. Preserves: Barbara Coulson. Handicrafts: Barbara Coulson. Wine and beer: Tim Parcell. Photography: Linda Brazewell. Brian Selman Memorial trophy: Lorraine Twizell


Pre-school and early years: Evelyn Parcell. 5-7 years: Logan. 7-11 years: Abigail Parcell. 11-14 years: Emily Taylor.

General classes: Emily Taylor. Overall cup winner: Emily Taylor