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Creative Hobbies and Horticultural

Welcome to the section where it all started – HORTICULTURE! Come and see amazing displays by our members and societies, or download the schedule and entry form below and enter your own

2024 Schedules and Details available in July


British Gladiolus Society National Show 2023 And The Cheshire Onion, Dahlia, And Gladiolus Championships 




Sweet Pea



Pot Plants

Arranged Cut Flowers




Arranged Cut Flowers

Cacti & Succulent

The Macclesfield & East Cheshire branch of the British Cactus & Succulent Society Annual Show
Many Thanks To Our Sponsors
The Bulls Head, Poynton
C Halsall
Clingfoil Ltd
Dux Installations
Dynamic Dawsons of Disley
Eric Rogers Property Services
Forevermore Care
Galloways Printers Ltd
J.K Carr Accountants
L.A Bishop
M.G. &E.D Mason
M.C Swift
Michael Hart & Co
Mrs Anne Gunning
Multibond Industrial
P.G Brook
R.Sutton & Co Macclesfield
Redrow Homes
Woodford Park, Nottcuts Garden Centre Ltd

Come and enjoy the fun.
Watch this space for 2024 classes!

We have over a hundred classes, something for every member of the family.
Art – Baking – Crafts – Photography – Preserves – Wine

Join our Creative Hobbies section in our HUGE tent – marvel at the local talent, and why not enter your own creative hobbies to show everyone your talents!


Judges and Volunteers

A very BIG thank you to all our judges and volunteers. You do a great job and without your help we would not be able to continue with our successful show. New helpers are always welcome including teenagers.

Horticultural Section Information

Chairman of judging panel – Mr K Harrop
Vegetables (open classes) – J.Woods FNVS
Chrysanthemums – K.Harrop
Pot Plants – R.Morris
Gladiolus – BGS
Pinks and Perpetual Carnation – R.Morris
Dahlias – A.Jamieson
General Flower Classes – R.Morris
Societies Classes – K.Harrop
Sweet Peas – R.Morris
Cacti & Succulents – G.Bulmer
Junior Classes – J Carr & D Jowsey

Creative Hobbies Information

Copies can also be picked up towards the end of June from Poynton Information Centre or Mates DIY, Park Lane, Poynton

Please hand entry forms and fees in an envelope marked CREATIVE HOBBIES to the Show Caravan on the Civic Hall Car Park during the week prior to the Show.

Entry forms must be in before THURSDAY 5.00pm in Show Week.

For urgent enquiries, see below

or from
Poynton Show ,
c/o PRBL, Georges Road West,
SK12 1JY

Creative Hobbies Team

Chris Teal, Jen Holmes, Alison Wood, Helene Tew, Nigel Vogler, Sara Crosswell, Annette Arnfield

Creative Hobbies Gallery

Venue Information

How to Find Us

Poynton is situated  11 miles south-southeast of Manchester, 7 miles north of Macclesfield, and 5 miles south of Stockport.

Getting There

Poynton Show ground is a short, level walk from Poynton Town centre or a 10 minute walk from Poynton Rail Station


There are a variety of independent B&Bs and hotels in Poynton, as well as a Travel Lodge a short drive from the showground.