Countdown to Littlewick Show 2012

Countdown to Littlewick Show 2012

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Paul Miles

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Countdown to Littlewick Show 2012

Gardeners, artists and photographers are all being encouraged to take part in the 78th annual Littlewick Show.

Maidenhead's biggest one-day event, which regularly attracts about 12,000 people, is being held on the summer Bank Holiday on August 27 at the Braywick showground of Ascot Road.

Show secretary Valerie Bosley who has been organising the event for 45 years said: "It is going to be the best and biggest show ever. People do like what we do and there is something for everybody."

Littlewick Show has been held annually since 1934 apart from a brief pause during World War Two.  

Since its inception it has grown from its origins as a village fair to become the largest rural event in the area.

It features a number of competitions including a chance for gardeners to compete for a silverware with their prize vegetables and floral displays.

New this year will be an arena event organised by the Slough Sea Cadets Field Gun Display Team who will be demonstrating their skills.

Valerie said preparations were going well and she was looking forward to another successful day.

The event is sponsored by the Michael Shanly Foundation and the Louis Baylis (Maidenhead Advertiser) Charitable Trust.

To enter into a competition contact call 01628 630622.

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