Cookery, Craft, Art & Photography Section

Section Secretaries: Mrs Alicia Wydell & Ms Corol O’Toole Tel: 01484 863093 (Alicia)


All entries must be entirely the work of the exhibitor. All exhibits must have been completed in the previous 12 months. The Society can not be responsible for loss or damage to exhibits during or after the show. Any exhibitor with entry fees valued at £7.00 or over will qualify for an Exhibitor’s pass, if entries received by POST BEFORE Show Day and accompanied by SAE. Entries accepted in advance by post and SAE, or on the day of the show from 8:30am up to 09:50am. Judging to commence at 10am prompt. All cars to be removed from the showground by 8:45am prompt. NO exhibits to be removed before 5pm. Any items not collected by 5pm will be left in the tent at owner’s risk.

Entry fee: 75 pence per item Cheques made payable to Emley Show Society

Download the entry form here.


1st – £5
2nd – £3
3rd – £2

Special prize awarded to exhibitor with most points in classes 901-908

£10 – kindly donated by Clayton West W.I Last Year’s winner was: Claire Armitage

Classes 901,902,903,904,905 Sponsored by: Anne Starkey

Judge: Anne Starkey

901 A piece of hand embroidery in Cross Stitch and Counted Thread
902 Any handmade article made from recycled material with photo of previous use (including rag rugging)
903 Hand knitted or crochet tea cosy to be displayed on a tea pot
904 Patchwork or Appliqué Cushion
905 Stitched Child’s Garment (material)
906 Any Other Handicraft (hard materials) e.g. including: Stained Glass–Wood-Clay
907 Hand-Made Greeting Card – Birthday
908 Christmas Tree Decoration e.g. including: Beading–Fabric–Felted-Knitted–Paper


We prefer no glass otherwise it is not our responsibility for breakages and for health and safety reasons it will not be hung.

No names on exhibits please.

1st – £5
2nd – £3
3rd – £2
Rosettes: Each first, second and third awarded entry in each class will receive a rosette.
Judge: David Whitney

909 Wildlife in Motion
910 Landscape
911 Seaside Scene

All to be done in any of the following mediums: – watercolour, acrylic, oils, inks,
charcoal or pencils.

New for 2018

911A Paint a Post Card – any medium, any subject

Three prizes will be awarded, kindly provided by sponsorship by Lorraine Lane
Award on – Most colourful, Most quirky, Most fun


No more than 10 entries per class

1st – £5
2nd – £3
3rd – £2
Rosettes: Each first, second and third awarded entry in each class will receive a rosette.
Judge: Ian Townend

912 Farm Machinery
913 Tranquillity
914 Close-up Objects of Nature


All jars to be simply labelled, with wax disc & cellophane top.
No metal tops and all jars to be 1lb size

1st – £5
2nd – £3
3rd – £2

The Sylvia Edmondson Trophy awarded to exhibitor with most points in classes 915-929
Last Year’s winner was: Mrs J Woodhouse

Special prize kindly donated by ORIGIN (of Fenay Bridge) to be awarded by judges to “best in show” in cookery section.
Judges: Damian Hunsley and Heather Richardson

915 Victoria Sponge 8–10 inches
916 Tea Bread Loaf
917 5 Decorated Cupcakes (judged on taste and decoration)
918 Lemon Drizzle Cake
919 Danish – any flavour
920 Chocolate Cake 8–10 inches
921 BakeWell Tart
922 Fruit Crumble – any fruit
923 Plate of 6 Cherry Scones
924 1lb Loaf of Bread can be made in a machine / bread maker
925 6 Ganache Based Truffles – labelled and any flavour
926 1lb Jar of Pickles
927 1lb Jar of Curd – any flavour
928 1lb Jar of Jam – any flavour
929 Home Made Gin – any flavour

Please note: We would like to thank our entries and supporters of Emley Show for kindly taking the time to put forward suggestions for the Cookery, Craft, Art and Photography Sections on our Suggestion Board (within the Marquee), which were gratefully received and will be included in the 2018 or 2019 schedule.