There’s power in the flower

THE ever-popular Pyrford & Wisley Flower Show showed that it is still ‘growing’ strong on Saturday – rewarding green-fingered gurus for their mastery of seed, sapling and shrub.

WE’RE ON THE MOVE – youngsters revel in the show’s parade
WE’RE ON THE MOVE – youngsters revel in the show’s parade

The fun in the summer sun – draped in a ‘Round the World in 80 Days’ theme – featured a truly colourful costume parade; a procession of Flower Show ‘Royals’, and traditional fairground stalls and games, including a dunk tank and tasty sweet shop.

ALL SMILES – Grace Vaughan, Faye Mealey, Darcie Blissett, Emmalee Salmon and Joe Nicholas
ALL SMILES – Grace Vaughan, Faye Mealey, Darcie Blissett, Emmalee Salmon and Joe Nicholas

The ‘Royals’ in question were: Princess Chloe Godwin, Prince Scott Jarvis, and Royal Attendants Will Aldridge and Rachel Haighton-Williams.

MAYORAL DUTY - handing out prizes on the day was Mayor Derek McCrum, who was joined in his duties by wife Rosemary
MAYORAL DUTY – handing out prizes on the day was Mayor Derek McCrum, who was joined in his work by wife Rosemary

Handing out prizes on the day was Mayor Derek McCrum, who was joined in his duties by wife Rosemary.

PLAY ON – Black Swan and Box Hill Border Morris Dancers helped provide entertainment
PLAY ON – Black Swan and Box Hill Border Morris Dancers helped provide entertainment

Deserving winners included Rosie Nightingale, Gemma Robbins, Benjamin Broadhead, Genevieve Cassidy, and a team from Round and Round the Garden Childcare.

The show, held in Pyrford, has been running for 68 years.

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