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FLORAL ART SHOW BENCH DETAILS & NEWS FOR 2017


Unless stated otherwise, 2017 and 2018 meetings will be held of the 4th Wednesday of the month at Beecroft Bowling Club, 128 Copeland Road, Beecroft, commencing at 9.45 am (please arrive by 9.30 am) on the following dates:
                                          

Please note that there is some off-street parking available at Beecroft Bowling Club. The Bowling Club is a short 600 metre walk from Beecroft Station. Why not come along and enjoy a few happy hours enjoying floral art - and great company!

For the horticultural specimen schedule for this meeting, please see 'Specimen news' page.



All exhibitors please note:  That horticultural material to predominate unless otherwise stated in all classes. Any embellishments can be used throughout. No artificial flowers allowed unless stated otherwise. An exhibit is made of plant material, with or without accessories, WITHIN a space specified in this Schedule.  Painted and/or artifically coloured plant material may be used unless otherwise stated in the Schedule.  In wiring classes please leave design detached for Judges to be able to handle the exhibits. Judging will be in accordance with the Floral Art Show Guide, 2010 (Parts 1 & 2), The Royal Horticultural Society of NSW Inc. Bench space approx. 60 cm unless otherwise stated. The Judge’s decision is final.  Any exhibit placed on the show bench after 9.30am may not be judged. Official judging will commence 9.45am at every meeting. This applies for all meetings in 2017, with the exception of the November, 2017 meeting.  Please see notes relating to that meeting below.



THURSDAY 23 NOVEMBER, 2017 (Yes, it’s a THURSDAY!)

Class 1      Judges                 Xmas Abstract Design        

Class 2      Judges                 Bells and Bows

Class 3      Advanced             Xmas BBQ Design

Class 4      Advanced             Conifer, cones and candles

Class 5      A Grade                Horizontal Design for an Xmas table

Class 6      A Grade                Jingle Bells

Class 7      B Grade                Round table design

Class 8      B Grade                Interpreting an Xmas card (to be displayed)

Class 9      Creative - Open     Creative Xmas Tree

Class 10    Wiring                   Floral Necklace - minimum gluing allowed



All exhibitors please note that for the November meeting only the following rules apply:

Artificial flowers and foliage are allowed for all classes.  Any embellishments can be used throughout.  In wiring class please leave design detached so that Judges can handle the exhibits.  Judging will be in accordance with the Floral Art Show Guide, 2010 (Parts 1 & 2), The Royal Horticultural Society of NSW Inc.  Bench space approx. 60 cm unless stated otherwise. The judges’decision is final.


For the horticultural specimen schedule for each meeting, please see 'Specimen news' page.



FLORAL ART WORKSHOPS DETAILS FOR 2018


Unless stated otherwise, all floral art workshop will be held at Beecroft Bowling Club, 128 Copeland Road, Beecroft. Workshops will commence with registrations from 9.30am.  Please BYO Lunch on all occasions. $20 cost for the day.


WEDNESDAY 14 FEBRUARY, 2018

Today will be the first Floral Art Workshop day for the year.  Subject to be “Learning the Basics - Part 1”.  More details to follow.


WEDNESDAY 14 MARCH, 2018

Today will be the second Floral Art Workshop day for the year.  Subject to be “Learning the Basics - Part 2”. More details to follow.



Page updated on 22 November, 2017

Photo above showcases the excellent display prepared by members of The RHS of NSW Inc at the 2017 Royal Easter Show in Sydney.