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In pictures: Second annual Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show was a colourful affair





The second annual Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show proved a colourful affair on Sunday (September 17).

Organiser Katherine Mann said the event attracted just under 1,000 visitors – 200 more than last year – and raised £3,539.38 for the Camtrust charity.

Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show. Picture: Keith Heppell
Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show. Picture: Keith Heppell
Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show. Picture: Keith Heppell
Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show. Picture: Keith Heppell

“We had about 50 local volunteers helping, so it was a real community effort, and we had Histon Brass playing and a local jazz band called We Got That Swing,” she said.

The event featured 99 dahlia entries, 49 cake entries, 11 jam entries and there were seven vintage cars on show.

Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show. Picture: Keith Heppell
Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show. Picture: Keith Heppell
Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show. Picture: Keith Heppell
Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show. Picture: Keith Heppell
Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show. Picture: Keith Heppell
Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show. Picture: Keith Heppell
Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show. Picture: Keith Heppell
Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show. Picture: Keith Heppell
Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show. Picture: Keith Heppell
Histon Manor Dahlia and Village Show. Picture: Keith Heppell

Fitz and Will, the Cambridge Cats, came to support the children’s fancy dress parade and 186 prizes were donated for the tombola by local residents.

Speakers included the head gardener of Madingley Hall, Richard Gant; Bridget Davidson, of Wild Rosamund florists; and Lindsey Clark, from Hygate Flower Farm.



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