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Spring Show Cups

Doris Gann Cup

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Inscribed "The Doris Gann Cup"

Awarded to the winner of the petite arrangement (Class 3)

Current Holder: Giuseppe Furneri

Formerly Old Manor Cup now Mrs J L Highwood Daffodils Cup

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Two inscriptions. One reads 

“Old Manor Cup presented by Mrs A Thorp for Sweet Peas 1938”. 

The other reads 

"Re-presented by Mrs J L Highwood in 1984."

Awarded to the member with most points in Classes 5-17

Current Holder: Kathy Hooke

Sheila Terry Cup

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Awarded to the winner of the Special Spring Competition (Class 32)

Current Holder: John Smith

Pluckley Roses Cup now used as Best in Spring Show Cup

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Inscribed

"Pluckley Roses 1939" 

Awarded to Best Exhibit in Show

Current Holder: Robert Wright

Pluckley Sweet Peas Cup now known as The Ethel Kettle Cup

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Inscribed "Pluckley Sweetpeas 1939"

Awarded to Best Pot Plant in Show

Current Holder: Tony Green

Best Cottage Garden Tankard now used as The Specimen Vegetable Tankard

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Inscribed 

"Best Cottage Garden 1936

 W C Woodcock 

Pluckley and Little Chart"

Current Holder: Rebecca Southall

Autumn Show Cups

Norah Evans Cup for Floral Arrangements

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Inscribed

 "The Norah Evans Cup

 for Floral Arrangements 1985"

Awarded to the member with the most points in Decorative Classes over both the Spring and Autumn Shows in one year

Current Joint Holders : Val Smith & Trudy Britton

The John Gann Perpetual Challenge Cup

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Presented to the Garden Society in approx 2004. Inscribed 

"The John Gann Perpetual Challenge Cup"

Awarded to the member with the most points in Dahlia Classes 10-14

Current Holder:  Sarah Dacre

The Dawes Challenge Cup known as the Mrs I Dawes Cup

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Presented by Mrs I Dawes.  Inscribed 

"Pluckley Gardening Society

The Dawes Challenge Cup"

Awarded to the member with the most points in Home Produce Classes 58-65

Current Holder: Rebecca Southall

Pumpkin Cup now known as The P Hatcher Cup

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Presented by P Hatcher. 

Awarded to the member with the heaviest pumpkin (Class 54)

Current Holder: Sarah Dacre

The Hallet Cup

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Presented to the society in approx 1988.  Awarded to the member with the best exhibit of a specimen rose (Class 5)

Current Holder: Joan Ross

Roses Cup

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Presented by S W Highwood

Inscribed "Roses 1933" 

Awarded to the member with the most points in Rose Classes 5-8 

Current Holder: Janet Gwillim

The Coronation Cup now know as The Meakin Cup

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Inscribed

"Coronation Cup

 Best Flower Garden Open Class 

Presented to 

Pluckley Gardening Society

 by W Meakin Esq. June 1955".

Awarded to the member with the largest sunflower head (Class 23)

Current Holder: Chris Rawlings

The Boucher Cup

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Presented by Major General Boucher. Inscribed "The Boucher Cup Pluckley Gardening Society"

Awarded to the member gaining most points in vegetable classes over both the Spring and Autumn Shows in one year

Current Holder: Rebecca Southall

The Alton Cup

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Inscribed

"Pluckley and Little Chart Gardening Society Annual Show 1939

Presented by H Poe Alton Esq"

Awarded to the member with most points in potato classes

Current Joint Holders: Cedric Narbrough & Chris Rawlings

Vegetables Cup now known as The W H Gann Cup

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Presented to the Gardening Society by W H Gann. 

Inscribed " Vegetables 1939"

Awarded for the best fruit or vegetable exhibit in Show

Current Holder: Rebecca Southall 

Charles Gunther Cup

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Presented to Pluckley Gardening Society by Carmen Gunther in 2010. 

Inscribed "Gunther Cup". 

Awarded for the best flower exhibit in Show

Current Holder: Mary Taylor

The Poplars Cup

Awarded to the child with the most points in the Autumn Show

last awarded in 2014, now missing