Royal Norfolk Show

Norfolk & Norwich Horticultural Society

In Conjunction with

Norwich Group of Flower Clubs - Flower Arrangement Competition

‘A Year of Celebrations’

29 & 30 June 2022

Entries Close on 6pm Saturday 18 June 2022

Floral Art Co-ordinators:
Mrs Gloria Goodley and Mrs Jacquie Aldous
c/o 4 Rump Close, Swanton Morley, NR20 4NH
Tel: 01493 721676 or 01362 638320


Mrs Lesley Fairman

Mrs Kaye Souter NDSF, FSF

Submit your entries online using the form below.

Entry is free for NNHS and affiliated Society members and £2 per entry for non members.

Please enter your details in the boxes below and then click on boxes for the entries you would like make.

Royal Norfolk Show Flower Arrangement Competition

Entry Classes

Open to any flower club or horticultural society
An exhibit to be staged on a round 120cm diameter base provided and raised approx.10cm from ground. Own covering and skirt to be provided. Height optional. To be viewed all round and judged from the front. (See Regulation 10 re height)

A pedestal exhibit. Space allowed: width 120cm; depth 120cm. Own base optional. To be viewed and judged from the front. Background grey. Height optional. (See Regulation 10 re height)

On foam, wired or tied designs acceptable. Space allowed 50cm width x 80cm depth. No height restriction. Staged on tabling, 65cm from ground, staging grey. Please supply own display stand/material.
This Class will be judged under Society of Floristry Rules (a copy of marking sheet is available from the Floral Art Co-ordinator).

An exhibit in which no floral foam is used. Space allowed: width 70cm; depth 80cm; height 120cm. Staged on tabling 65cm from ground. Staging grey.

An exhibit. Space allowed: width 70cm; depth 80cm; height 120cm. Staged on tabling 65cm from ground. Staging grey. (See Reg.12.)

An exhibit. Space allowed: 25cm x 25cm. Fresh and/or dried plant material.

May be brought ready assembled. To be delivered to flower marquee between 2.00pm and 9.00pm on Tuesday


1. The judges' decisions shall be final, unless a protest in writing against a decision by them be lodged with the Floral Art Co-ordinator by 2pm on the day of judging.

2. STAGING TIMES Club Class may be staged from 1pm and other Classes from 2pm on Tuesday 27 June 2022. The marquee must be vacated by 9pm on Tuesday. Access for checking exhibits will be allowed from 6.0-6.30am on Wednesday, prior to commencement of judging at 6.45am.

3. Exhibits MUST NOT be removed before show closure on Thursday.

4. Nothing may be attached to the staging background.  All exhibits to be viewed and judged from the front unless otherwise stated.

5. An exhibitor may place only one entry in each class.

6. Entries will be accepted on a first come first served basis depending on the

availability of space. All entries will be acknowledged.

7. All exhibits and exhibitors’ property will be at the risk of the exhibitor. The

NNHS and the RNAA cannot be held responsible in any way for any loss or

damage sustained by the exhibitor.

8. Exhibitors’ cards MUST be collected from the Floral Art Co-ordinators and

displayed face down on the exhibit prior to judging.

9. All exhibits must be the unaided work of the competitor(s) and must be

assembled in the marquee with the exception of Classes F3, F6,which may be submitted already assembled.

10. ALL MEASUREMENTS GIVEN ARE APPROXIMATE. All exhibits in Classes F1-F6, with the exception of Class F3, to be judged in accordance with the NAFAS Competitions Manual 3rd Edition 2015. (See manual for rules on pre prepared work that is included in designs).

Exhibitors in Class F1 & F2 should be aware that the height of the marquee wall is 2.75 metres after which height could be restricted.

11. Aerosol sprays MUST NOT be used in the marquee.

12. Novices may enter any class but the NOVICE CLASS is open only to competitors who have never won a First Prize in Flower Arranging Classes at any NNHS or NAFAS Show.

13. The Club Class (F1) is not eligible for Best-in-Show Award.



Norfolk & Norwich Horticultural Society
Anita Bridge Memorial Salver (Club Class), Joyce Wright Trophy (Best in Show), Noller Trophy (Novice Class).

Norwich Group of Flower Clubs
Norwich Group Trophy (Best in Show),
Pat Whall Trophy (Runner-up to Best in Show),
Jocelyn Steward Trophy (Club Class – only awarded to NAFAS affiliated Clubs),
Doris Waymark Award (Best use of Garden Plant Material),
Valerie Hodds Award (Best use of Colour),
Linda Knights Award (Most Innovative Exhibit),
Renee Holland Award (Miniature/Petite Class),
Norwich Group Novice Trophy (Novice Class).
Norwich Group Junior Trophy (Best Exhibit in Junior Class)

(Trophies and Awards to be kept for one year only.)

Prize money:

Class F1 1ST £50 2ND £30 3RD £20
Classes F2, F3, F4, F6, F7 1ST £10 2ND £7.50 3RD £5
Class F5 & F8 1ST £7.50 2ND £5 3RD £3

Prize money and the following awards will be presented in the Marquee at 4.00pm on Thursday 2 July:

* Book tokens will be awarded to the winners of the two age categories
in Class F9 (Junior Class) - these are 'Under 12' and '12 to 16'.

Tickets: With the exception of Classes F5 and F9, each exhibitor will receive one ticket for entry into the Showground together with a car park pass. [Further entrance tickets to the Show can be obtained in advance from several local supermarkets and online (see local Press for details).] Passes will also be issued for staging on Tuesday. A car park pass will be available for those delivering and collecting exhibits in Classes F5 and F9. An entry ticket to the Show is not required after 7pm on Thursday.