Emley Show Blog

A turn up for the books!

During lockdown I decided to follow up a new craft, the art of wood turning, using a lathe. I managed to acquire a second hand lathe, that came with some chisels and along with a lot of YouTube videos I decided to have a go. I decided to try turning something small and ended up making a snowman. I posted a picture on my Facebook page and suddenly everyone wanted...

What has been keeping you busy during the last 10 months?

I am sure everyone has had some time over the last 10 months to cook, do crafting, do art work and capture some wonderful photographs.  We all turn to what we like doing when time allows, so how have you been filling your spare time, as we have had a lot of time to fill?  Which have you been doing – baking, crafting, painting or taking photographs. My name is...

Cookery, Craft, Art & Photography Planning for the 2021 Show

As you are all now aware, the 2020 Emley Show had to be cancelled, due to the current situation (Covid 19 Coronavirus), which was extremely disappointing for Section Secretaries, but necessary. However, there is a silver lining we have now moved the 2020 Schedule of Section categories to the 2021 show.  As the Cookery, Craft, Art and Photography 2020 Schedule of Section Categories had already been published in February of...

Update: Emley Show 2020 cancelled

It is with a heavy heart, sadness and regret that the Directors and Trustees of Emley Show Society, have taken the difficult decision to cancel Emley Show 2020 which was due to be held on Saturday 1st August. This situation is entirely due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and the consequences which may follow. With the current government advice and uncertainty over what the next few months have in store...

Opportunity for sponsorship of the Emley Show

Sponsorship at Emley Show. Emley Show Society is a registered charity and couldn’t manage without sponsorship from very kind benefactors. We only have one day, Emley Agricultural Show Day, to raise funds for our charity which supports and promotes agriculture in the community, mainly by sponsorship of students. This year the show is on Saturday 1st August 2020 – Yorkshire Day!! The Show regularly attracts around 12000 visitor each year,...

The Sylvia Edmondson Trophy – Cookery Section Emley Show

The Sylvia Edmondson Trophy – Cookery Section Emley Show

At Emley Show last year, I was incredibly surprised to jointly win the Sylvia Edmondson Trophy with Paul Thewlis. This was partly because I didn’t know such an award existed but mainly because I wouldn’t categorise myself in any way as an award winning cook. Whilst I had grown up seeing my female relatives baking and making preserves, I had never bothered making anything, as they had always supplied me...