Freckleton Show attracts record number of entries on return

Freckleton Horticultural Show attracted a record number of entries as it returned to the calendar after being cancelled last year because of the pandemic.

Monday, 13th September 2021, 3:45 pm

Villagers turned out in numbers to support the event, which was officially opened by Fylde mayor Elaine Silverwood and there was a colourful array of produce on show, thanks to 670 individual entries in a wide variety of categories, from jam making to growing vegetables, along with some 600 school entries for skills such as handwriting.

Show secretary Pauline Mitchell said: "It was a really successful day and it was great to see so many faces who turned out to support their local show.

"There were a lot of new faces that entered for the first time and several of them won trophies."

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Susan Hankinson with her prize-winning dahlia at the Freckleton Show

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There was a colourful display of produce on display at the Show
Oliver Pepper admires the giant pumpkins
Fylde mayor Elaine Silverwood opened the event and is pictured with show secretary Pauline Mitchell