GALLERY: Craft and produce event showcases talent from across Cambridgeshire

Isle of Ely WI held its biennial produce show at March Community Centre. Tea ladies Left:Shirley Mas

Isle of Ely WI held its biennial produce show at March Community Centre. Tea ladies Left:Shirley Massey and Jackie Parkinson. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

A host of talents were on display for a specialist craft and produce show that saw people taking part from across Cambridgeshire.

Isle of Ely WI held its biennial produce show at March Community Centre. Val Ware 1st in Flower arra

Isle of Ely WI held its biennial produce show at March Community Centre. Val Ware 1st in Flower arranging Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

The Isle of Ely Federation Womens Institutes groups produce and craft show was hailed a roaring success with many impressive entries according to judges.

A total of 20 members took part resulting in 137 entries spread between craft, baking and flower arranging.

A Co-operative class themed a musical encouraged 13 members to enter.

The winners were Friday Bridge WI with their interpretation of Brigadoon.


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Winner of the craft category was Shirley Bell from Wisbech Centre WI, fruit cake winner was Muriel Johns from Welle WI, the bread winner was Carol Turner from Doddington WI.

Flower arrangement winner was Val Ware of the Tydd St Giles group.

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The WI gaining the most points overall was Prickwillow.

Judges said the entries were all of a very high standard which was a difficult task to choose winners.

A spokesman said : β€œIt was a showcase of knowledge and the many skills we have in our federation.”

The day ended with a fashion show by Level 7 of March.

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