This show is a good opportunity to promote the WI, show the public what it does and recruit new members because of the large number of visitors it attracts.
Edenbridge and Oxted show has its own committee of WI members and because shows must pay for themselves, a fund raising event may be held prior to the show. The committee decides on the competition classes, activities, displays and demonstrations which will take place in the marquee. You may find a WI member demonstrating lace-making, for example; special activities for children and you may be able to buy home-made cakes and preserves.
WI members support shows by entering the competition classes (some of which the public can enter), and visit, along with the public, to see how their entries fared and admire the quality of craft and other skills on display. WI Advisers are on hand to answer questions about the WI and recruit new members. So if you plan to visit, make sure you head for the WI marquee.
On With The Show
The NFWI has published a very useful booklet for show organisers, judges and exhibitors, On With the Show, which tells you all you need to know about shows and entering competitions.
Edenbridge and Oxted Show
The 2023 Edenbridge and Oxted Show is going ahead on 27 and 28 August. This years theme is Beautiful Britain. We need your craft, culinary and floral entries!
Volunteers are always welcome to help us organise the WI area.
For more details you can download the show schedule document and entry form here.
For any further enquiries, please contact:
Ann Thomas – firstname.lastname@example.org or 07554 023786
or Jan Ward – email@example.com