Cornish Winter Fair Competition Deadline Approaching!

Will you be entering some of our wonderful competitions at this year’s Cornish Winter Fair?

All you have to do at this point is fill in our entry form by 31 October. It’s only 20p per entry, so what have you got to lose!?

Then just bring your entry to the Royal Cornwall Showgrounds for the event next month. Remember – you have to be in it to win it!

This year’s competition schedules for WI members are as follows:

Collaborative WI Class – “Ice and Fire”

To be displayed on a table 2’6” x 2’6” and to consist of the following:

  • An iced and decorated ginger cake in a 1lb loaf tin – cake and decoration to be judged
  • Two savoury items of own choice
  • A drink
  • An item of handicraft in the form of a snowflake 4” diameter, any medium
  • A floral exhibit (no floral foam) – accessories permitted. Not to exceed 12”

Back and side panels permitted if required.

20 marks for each item and 20 marks for general effect and interpretation.

Classes for individual WI members


  • Six Christmas themed biscuits
  • 1lb jar of spicy chutney
  • 1lb jar of mincemeat


  • A decorated wine glass (no size specified)
  • Six paper flowers

Floral Art

  • A dried flower arrangement suitable for the dinner table not to exceed 12”, accessories permitted.
  • An arrangement in red and green not to exceed 10” accessories permitted (no floral foam)

Come and celebrate all that’s great about Cornish farming and food at The Cornish Winter Fair, 19-20 November 2022. It’s a free event, held entirely under cover within the Exhibition Halls at the Royal Cornwall Events Centre, Wadebridge. There’s plenty of free parking on site. The event runs from 10am until 5pm.

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