The results are in for the Soham Pumpkin Competition
CHAMPION grower Tony Primett triumphed at the Soham Pumpkin Fair on Saturday with a whopping pumpkin that weighed more than his grandson. At 128.51 kilos, the pumpkin was one of the biggest the pumpkin fair has seen but was dwarfed by the 2006 entry. Jen
CHAMPION grower Tony Primett triumphed at the Soham Pumpkin Fair on Saturday with a whopping pumpkin that weighed more than his grandson. At 128.51 kilos, the pumpkin was one of the biggest the pumpkin fair has seen but was dwarfed by the 2006 entry.
Jenny Fletcher, fair secretary, said: "The wet weather this summer didn't provide ideal conditions for growing pumpkins but we all had a great day."
Visitors from as far afield as France came to celebrate the harvest at the 33rd festival. They were entertained by a fleet of classic cars, the Boys Brigade Marching Band and members of the Soham Fenlander Majorettes.
It is not yet known how much money was raised at the event but profits will be split between the Soham Dive Club, Soham Twinning Association and Ely Roller Skating Club.
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Winner: Tony Primett
Second: Sam Giddens
Lawrence Cup Winner (Male 16 +): Adam Fletcher
Bavester Cup Winner (Female 16+): Jenny Fletcher
Soham Village College Winner: Dani Fletcher
Weatheralls Winner: Hannah Guy
St Andrew's Winner: Natalie Fuller
Under-16s outside Soham: Rory Donoghue
Soham pre-schools: James Leonard
Scout Trophy: Charlie Ford
Murfitt Cup (Heaviest Soham Pumpkin grown by a child): Dani Fletcher
Heaviest pumpkin grown by a non-resident of Soham: William Richards
Heaviest pumpkin grown in East Anglia: Reg Rogerson
Biggest sunflower head (under eights): Fiona Danow
Biggest sunflower head (ages eight to 16): Matt Hewitt
Manning Cup (biggest sunflower head, ages 13-14): Matt Hewitt
Biggest Sunflower head (adult): Colin Darlow
TSB Cup (biggest sunflower head in show): Colin Darlow
Tallest sunflower (under eights): Fiona Darlow
Tallest sunflower (eight-16): Holly Reeve
Tallest sunflower (adult): Colin Darlow
Scout shield for tallest sunflower: Hattie Ford
Knott Cup for tallest sunflower grown by a child: Fiona Darlow
Digital Cup for tallest sunflower grown in show: Fiona Darlow
Alfie Wells Cup for Presentation of Fresh Vegetables: Colin Darlow
SBA Cup for heaviest marrow (child): Hattie Ford
Heaviest marrow (adult): Adam Fletcher
Heaviest tomato: B. Castling
Longest runner bean (child): Dani Fletcher
Longest runner bean (adult): Andrew Fletcher
Heaviest onion: Cameron Gipp
Best decorated pumpkin: Hayden Fuller
Graham Rowley Cup for farm and garden produce sculpture: Charlie Ford.
Floral arrangement winner: Mollie Shaw
Arrangement of cut flowers winner: Snowie
Largest dahlia head winner: S F Cowell