A Day at the Royal Cornwall Show

Gill Gowland and Helen Kestle set off today to work as stewards at the Royal Cornwall Show, with a kind lift from Dorothy Oliver and her husband, Alan.

The W.I. tent was easy to spot …

… and our Crowlas & Ludgvan pennant looked lovely displayed with the others from all over the county:

Beth Marshall and Mary Venn were there too, wearing their CFWI hats, and County Chairman Kathy Reed manned the Chairman’s Table:

Before our first shift, we had time to have a look around at the Royal Cornwall’s flower show and were particularly taken with this cauliflower sheep:

We reported for duty and were provided with very official-looking sashes:

Meanwhile, both the Trading Post and the plant stall were doing roaring trade:

And our own Dorothy Oliver held painting demonstrations throughout the day:

The Jubilee-themed W.I. entries were all so impressive …

… but the winning entry from St. Breward was definitely deserving of the trophy:

Feeling exhausted and with aching feet, our only remaining dilemma was to try and remember where we’d parked the car!

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