There are 8 sections with a total of 65 show classes that can be entered into The Henbury Flower Show in 2022.  Entrants are allowed one entry per class. 

Vegetable & Fruit Classes – Section A
Class No:

  1. 5 potatoes – red or white
  2. 5 pods of peas
  3. 5 pods of broad beans
  4. 5 french beans
  5. 5 tomatoes (on the vine or not)
  6. 3 onions
  7. 3 carrots with trimmed/cropped tops
  8. 3 courgettes
  9. 3 of any other vegetable not mentioned elsewhere (e.g. beetroot, radishes)
  10. A collection of vegetables, one each of four distinct kinds
  11. A collection of 4 fresh herbs (2 sprigs of each in a container)
  12. A misshapen vegetable
  13. 3 sticks of rhubarb
  14. A bowl of 3 different summer fruits – at least 3 of each
  15. Red, black and/or white currants – 7 strings in total

Flower & Plant Classes – Section B
Class No:

  1. Vase of mixed roses – 3 stems
  2. 1 specimen rose – named if possible
  3. 5 sweet pea stems in a vase
  4. A vase of flowers not classified above (one kind only, no other foliage). Max. width 12in/30cm
  5. Your best cut flower
  6. A collection of small garden flowers and foliage in an egg cup
  7. A container of floating flowers. Max. diameter 8in/20cm
  8. A cactus or succulent. Max pot diameter 5in/12.5cm
  9. A vase of mixed garden flowers – only include foliage belonging to flower. Max. width 16in/40 cm
  10. A vase of mixed garden foliage. Max. width 16in/40cm
  11. 3 stems of different shrubs in a vase. Max. width 16in/40 cm
  12. Indoor flowering plant. Max. pot diameter 7 in/17.5cm
  13. Indoor foliage plant. Max. pot diameter 7 in/17.5cm
  14. Dwarf or compact shrub or tree. Max. pot diameter or length 5in/12.5cm
  15. Hardy pot plant (flowering or foliage). Max. pot diameter 9in/23cm

Flower Arrangements – Section C
Class No:

  1. ‘Summertime Splendour’ An exhibit – Space allowed 2’/60cm wide by 1’6”/45cm deep. Height unrestricted. Must be assembled in the hall
  2. A Table decoration for a specific occasion – State the occasion. Max size not to exceed 18’’/45cm in width or depth
  3. “Tiny treasures in a box” A flower arrangement in a box – Max. box length 5”/12.5 cm
  4. A flower arrangement in a teacup

Flowers for Section C do not have to be home grown but must be capable of being grown locally at this time of year. Accessories may be used but no artificial plant material may be used.  Class 31 must be assembled in the hall. Classes 32, 33 and 34 can be brought ready made.
Please note sizes given are the maximum allowed, exhibits can be smaller!

Cookery – Section D
(for hygiene reasons food must be covered with cling film)
Class No:

  1. A plain Victoria sponge (7 or 8 inch) filled with jam and caster sugar on top
  2. A cut traybake
  3. An everyday fruit cake (8in max)
  4. A small loaf of bread
  5. 5 decorated cup cakes
  6. 5 cheese scones
  7. 5 bread rolls
  8. A jar of homemade jam
  9. A jar of homemade marmalade
  10. A jar of homemade chutney

Children’s – Section E
(please write name and age on the back of entry, and school name if relevant)
Class No:

Under 5 yrs:

  1. Your favourite picture – painting or drawing (max A4)

5 to 7 yrs:

  1. Our school topic picture (max A4) any medium (write the topic on back of entry)
  2. A homemade birthday card

8 to 11 yrs:

  1. Our school topic picture (max A4) any medium (write the topic on back of entry)
  2. A poster for “Henbury Flower Show 2023 (July 15th)” (max A4)

5 to 11 yrs:

  1. A Miniature garden on a seed tray or dinner plate (max size 10in/ 25cm diameter or length). Include label with age

Handicraft & Needlecraft – Section F
Class No:

  1. A knitted item – not necessarily a garment
  2. A greeting card for a specific occasion
  3. A recycled item, any medium, original item to be disclosed
  4. An embroidered item, any medium
  5. Any soft item not included elsewhere
  6. An item of hard craft – anything that is not flexible (e.g. jewellery, woodwork, metalwork, pottery)

Photography – Section G
Max size A4 including mount.  Photos should be mounted/backed but not framed.
Class No:

  1. “What Bristol means to me”
  2. Wild weather
  3. Things that go round!
  4. Animal portrait
  5. Up close in the garden

Art – Section H
Max size A3.  Pictures should be mounted/backed.
Class No:


  1. A landscape or seascape
  2. Still life
  3. A portrait

Young Adults (12 – 17):
(please write name and age on the back of entry, and school name if relevant)

  1. A picture in any medium (if it includes a specific theme or technique for course work, please give details on the back)