1924 Annual Show of Fruit and Vegetables

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

New Springs Floral Society – First Annual Show of Window Plants 1878.

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.