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RHS Great British Village Show : What Goes on Behind the Scenes and How to be a Prize-Winner, Hardback Book

RHS Great British Village Show : What Goes on Behind the Scenes and How to be a Prize-Winner Hardback



Enter a world of tents, tea, and terrifically good jam with RHS Great British Village Show.

Written by Thane Prince and Matthew Biggs, and with a foreword by Alan Titchmarsh, this is the ultimate illustrated guide to a unique British tradition. Every year, hundreds of country shows and village fairs take place across the UK.

Celebrate this tradition and step behind the scenes of the British country show with insider facts and beautiful photographs that show you every aspect of preparing, presenting, and prize-winning on the big day.

Discover how judges reach their nail-biting decisions by using official RHS guidelines for over 100 fruit, vegetable, and flower categories.

Learn the secrets behind growing perfect produce, preparing show-quality preserves and bakes with tips from the experts.

RHS Great British Village Show tells you exactly what the judges are looking for - and what to avoid.

Packed with staging tips, expert guides, photo diaries, and prize-winning recipes, RHS Great British Village Show is a unique insider's look behind the scenes of a wonderful British tradition.


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