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Dave Kent wins Silver medal David Kent from Ash Vale, won the Silver Medal for Best Exhibit at the Edenbridge and Oxted Agricultural Show near Lingfield in Surrey on 29th August.  The four vases of dahlias he showed were: Hillcrest Candy, 2 x vases Oakwood Goldcrest and Dikari Superb. 


At the same show, Darren and Dawn Everest from Westerham, Kent, members of the Kent Dahlia Society won a Gold Medal for a Display of Dahlias:  Darren grows 280 plants and put on a magnificent display as well as winning many prizes in the open classes.
Gold Medal winners
On Saturday 28th August, Ron Thomas won the Silver Medal for Best Exhibit at the Horsham and District Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society show held at Mannings Heath

For the winning entry Ron used WInholme Diane, Oreti Bliss, Cherwell Goldcrest and Oakwood Goldcrest.
Ron Thomas wins Silver Medal Photos courtesy of Brenda Thomas
 
The Essex Dahlia Society had it's main show on 28th August.  Rosemary Porter sent in the photos below from the show.
Josh Cullen with prize winning exhibit in intermediate classes. On the left, Josh Cullen with his prize winning exhibit in the intermediate classes.

On the right Robert & Rosemary Porter winners of the Jack Kinns trophy for miniature flowered varieties.

Below is an overall view of the show
Jack Kinns trophy winners
Essex show 2011
 
Rob Cheetham sent in these photos from the Midlands Dahlia Society Annual show 27th & 28th August.
Dave Gillam wins the Midlands championship for the 3rd year running! Some of the giant dahlias at the show. Terry Bratcher wins the 20 bloom class.
Midlands Championship winner Giants at Midlands show Terry wins 20 bloom
     
Brenda Thomas has sent in some more photos, this time from the Sussex C&D Show on 7th September,.
David Gillam's, Silver Medal Exhibit for 'The Sussex Challenge'.
Mick Chatterton, Bronze Medal Exhibit for a vase of 'Narrows Tricia'.
Pip Godsmark, making excellent progress and makes his first outing to Sussex C&D Show.
Dave Gillam wins Sussex Challenge Mick with Narrows Tricia Pip Godsmark at the show
     
On the 4th September Kent Dahlia Society had it's annual show.
Dave Gillam won the 'The Bramley Trophy' Class, and a Silver Medal with the exhibit on the right.
Dave Gillam wins at the Kent annual show  
     
     
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