High standard at Girvan floral art competition

Anne Heriot won Best in Show with this piece
Anne Heriot won Best in Show with this piece

Judge of the Floral art competition, Mr Brian White at the South Parish Girvan on Saturday, 27 August was most impressed with the standard of the competitors.

He praised all the entrants and said that they were up to County Show level.

Then the prizes were awarded. Best in Show was Mrs Anne Heriot, who won a champagne tea for two at the Trump Turnberry hotel.

Jeanette McIlwraith won the Best Use of Texture, while the Best Use of Colour was by Enid May. The Best User of Foliage was Yvonne Jack and the Best Interpretation was Isobel Kay.

There were nine classes in the competition; Yvonne Jack won Destination Unknown, Welcome to Rio and The Great Outdoors.

Jeanette McIlwraith won Five Alive, Anne Heriot won Small World, Eastern Delight, and Classical Splendour, Ray Robertson won When Evening Falls. Liz Kirkpatrick won A Moment in Time and Beth McMaster, Floating Flowers.

There were a number of competitions for the general public. Margaret McDowall proved the best in You Be The Judge and Dorothy McCulloch was the closest to the cost of the Hamper. The Quiz sheet winner will be announced after 10 September.

After a splendid tea of sandwiches, cream scones and cakes everybody went home happy, especially the organiser Mrs Anne Heriot whose efforts and those of her team, had raised £1000 for church funds.