Sharon’s large lettuce is the big winner at Coates Village Show 2016

Coates Village Show held at Holy Trinity, Coates, Sharon Weston with a large lettice, one of her ma

Coates Village Show held at Holy Trinity, Coates, Sharon Weston with a large lettice, one of her many entries and overall winner of the show. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Paintings, portraits and large lettuces were the order of the day at this year’s Coates Village Show.

Coates Village Show held at Holy Trinity, Coates, Margeret Garforth with her arrangement of flowers

Coates Village Show held at Holy Trinity, Coates, Margeret Garforth with her arrangement of flowers in an unusual container. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Hundreds of people visited Holy Trinity Church on Saturday where they enjoyed stalls, a sweet tombola, raffle, games and more.

In the morning there was a show competition, with Sharon Weston and her large lettuce being crowned overall winner.

Other categories included fruit and salad, flowers and plants, cookery, handicraft and farming, as well as categories specifically for children.

Coates Village Show held at Holy Trinity, Coates, Lyndie Perry with her winning digitally inhanced p

Coates Village Show held at Holy Trinity, Coates, Lyndie Perry with her winning digitally inhanced photo with judge John Band from March camera club. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

In the afternoon, family-friendly activities kept children and adults entertained.


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Alan Ollenbittle, organiser of the show, said: “Everyone enjoyed themselves very much.

“There were some really top class paintings and portraits and we welcomed between 200 and 300 people throughout the day.

Coates Village Show held at Holy Trinity, Coates, splat a rat stall. Picture: Steve Williams.

Coates Village Show held at Holy Trinity, Coates, splat a rat stall. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

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“It was a very successful show once again.”

The Coates Village Show Committee consists of several villagers from Coates.

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