De Beauvoir Show 2022

Sunday 4th September 2022,
1:30 – 5pm

Games, Stalls, Prizes, Food, Gardening Advice and Dog Show

In The Crypt and outside of St. Peter’s Church, London N1 4DA 
(corner of Northchurch Terrace and De Beauvoir Road)

Attractions include:

  • Dog Show (3.30pm)
  • Competitions for flowers, fruit & vegetables, baking, jams & crafts
  • WI Stall
  • Book Stall
  • Children’s Games
  • Plant Stall & Gardening Advice 
  • Tombola
  • Raffle (4.45pm)
  • Teas & Cakes

Information on how to enter are listed below (please note entry times) or you can view and download our SHOW LEAFLET HERE.

Competiton Categories

Entries should be brought to the crypt of St Peter’s church (on De Beauvoir Road) on the day of the show between 9:30 and 11:30am. No entries will be accepted after 11:30am. See rules below for further information on how to enter.


1. A showstopper cake

2. A chocolate cake

3. A plant based cake, 4 small cakes or 4 biscuits

4. Four cupcakes decorated on an international theme

5. A national bake of another country

6. Something you learned to bake in lockdown

7. A sourdough loaf

8. A yeasted loaf 


9. Pot of jam 

10. Pot of jelly

11. Pot of marmalade

12. Jar of chutney or pickle


Containers will be provided for display or you are welcome to use your own.

13. Dahlias (3 stems)

14. Perennials (3 varieties)

15. Roses (3 stems)

16. A favourite houseplant

17. An arrangement of whatever you are proud of in your garden

18. A showstopper arrangement to make us smile

19. A twig and foliage arrangement


Plates will be provided for display

20. Root vegetables including potatoes (5 examples)

21. Unusual or exotic vegetable

22. Courgette, squash or cucumber (2 examples)

23. Tomatoes with calyx (5 examples)

24. The biggest marrow

25. Beans (5 examples)

26. Hard fruit e.g. apple, pear, quince (3 examples)

27. Soft fruit (8 examples)

De Beauvoir Flower and Produce Show


28. The biggest sunflower head

29. A vegetable you’ve grown

30. A fruit you’ve grown

31. A favourite bake

32. A hand-made illustrated booklet with your favourite recipes (minimum of 4 recipes)

33. A climate-change themed collage made from recycled materials


34. Something you learned to make in lockdown

35. Tackling climate change (drawing, painting or photo)

36. A home-made item of knitting, sewing or crochet

37. An item made from recycled materials 


All dogs are entered into either Prettiest Pooch (girls) or Handsomest Hound (boys)

In addition choose one other category (max 6 dogs in any category):

• Waggiest tail

• Best rescue story

• Puppy love (under 1 year)

• Big and beautiful

• Small and sassy

• Best lockdown dog (1–3 years)

• Golden oldie (over 8 years)

• Best trick (roll over, ball catching etc)

• Best fancy dress (home-made) 

• Best kept coat

Registration for the Dog Show will be from 1.30–3pm on the day. It will be limited to 50 entrants on a first come, first served basis.  Dogs and their handlers should gather for the Dog Show at 3.30pm on the square.

Rosettes are given to the winner in each category. Prizes have been kindly sponsored by Burns Nutrition.


1. Entries should be brought to the crypt of St Peter’s church (on De Beauvoir Road) on the day of the show between 9.30 and 11.30am. No entries will be accepted after 11.30am.  

2. An individual may enter as many categories as they like but can enter a maximum of five entries in any one category.  

3. Children may enter any class in the Kids’ Competition. Children (under 12) and Young People (12–16) will be judged separately.

4. Entries should have been grown, raised or made by the person entering.

5. Entries submitted from a group must have been grown, raised or made by the group working together. Prizes will be awarded to the group winning the most entries in the Domestic Delights and Home-Grown sections.

6. Entries must be clearly labelled on the slips provided, with the name of the exhibitor, contact details, age (if 16 or under), the category name and number.     

7. All entries are left at the owner’s risk.

8. Flower and produce entries will be open for viewing from 1.30–3pm. If you wish to keep your entry, please state this on the entry slip and collect your entry by 3pm at the latest. If not collected it will be sold. 

9. In all circumstances the judges’ decisions are final. 


The RHS Banksian medal is awarded to the person with the highest number of points in categories 17, 18 and 19 (flower arranging).

The Rose Bowl is awarded to the person with the highest number of points in the two Home-Grown classes, (flowers, vegetables and fruit).

The Silver Tankard will be awarded to the person with the highest number of points in Baking and Preserves.

The Silver Cup will be given to the Best Exhibit in the Show. 

The Group Prize will be awarded for the gardening group and the bakes and preserves group with the most winning entries.

Rosettes will be awarded to the winning children in the Kids’ Competition.

Thanks to our sponsor, dog loving estate agents: