In 1922 the committee resolved to hold a show the following year, and to prepare by organising an event to raise funds. They called a special meeting, but only the secretary turned up and it had to be abandoned. In August 1923 they again resolved to have a show next year and another special meeting … Continue reading 1924 Annual Show of Fruit and Vegetables
If the 1884 newspaper report was accurate and that was the seventh annual show, then the first show would have been in 1878. I decided to trawl through the Wigan Observer of previous years. I thought it wouldn`t be too long a process as the show would most likely have taken place in July or … Continue reading New Springs Floral Society – First Annual Show of Window Plants 1878.