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Narrabri August 2019

August 3, 2019 - August 4, 2019


In a joint event with Narrabri Garden Club, NSWFAA invites members and friends to our weekend of floral art activities in Narrabri on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 August 2019 at Narrabri Bowling Club.


Cotton Country Creativity


 FRIDAY  2 August

1.00 pm – 6.00 pm    Staging of classes 1 to 16


7.30 am – 8.30 am     Staging of classes 1 to 16

All Designs may be brought in ready for staging

OPEN TO ALL  –  Bench space in classes 1-11  70 cm; plant material must predominate

Class 1.   Cotton Country Creativity

Class 2.   Bones, Stones & Wood

Class 3.   Outside the Square

Class 4. Framed in Black

Class 5.  Fibre (Petite – over 10cm & Under 23cm)

INTERMEDIATE CLASSES: refer to Show Rule 22; plant material must predominate

Class 6 Cotton Country

Class 7 Swirl & Curl

Class 8 Bridge over Clear Water

 NOVICE CLASSES: refer to Show Rule 21; plant material must predominate

Class 9 Cotton Country

Class 10  Fanfare

Class 11. Fruit & Foliage

JUNIOR CLASSES:  Ages 11 to 16; Bench Space – 60cm; plant material must predominate

Class 12  Cotton Country

Class 13  Magic From the Garden

JUNIOR CLASSES:  Ages 10 and under; Bench space 60cm; plant material must predominate

Class 14  Cotton Country

Class 15  Magic From the Garden


SP16    From My Garden (must be home grown) – May be 1 or 2 persons

Floor based display using produce from your garden/s, may include flowers, fruit and/or vegetables. Space allowed 1m square with no height restriction. The Exhibit will be judged on the overall presentation of the display.



8.30am    –    9.30 am     Judging and morning tea

9.30 am   –    9.45 am     Opening and Welcome by NSWFAA President

9.45am    –    10.15 am   Impose Demonstration “Thinking on the Spot” with Kim Baillie and Peter Rainger

10.30 am   –    Midday      Demonstration “Design Through the Ages” with Mary Sweeney, Margaret Higgins and Effie Crawley

Midday    12.45pm           Judges comments/analysis of exhibits

12.45 pm   –      1.45pm   Lunch

1.45 pm   –     2.30pm   Demonstration “Finding Inspiration” with Kim Baillie

2.30pm   –       3.30pm   ‘Come and Have a Go’  Fun Workshop – open to all exploring what to do with “problem” containers or plant material

3.30 pm  –    4.30           NSWFAA Judges Meeting

6.00pm                         FRIENDSHIP DINNER



8.30 am   –      9.45am    NSWFAA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING followed by the NSWFAA General Meeting

9.45 am   –    10.00 am   Morning tea

10.00 am   –    10.15 am   Opening and Welcome by NSWFAA President

10.15 am   –    11.45 am   Demonstration “From the Bush to the Garden” with Peter Rainger

11.45 am   –       1.15pm   Workshop using bamboo with Mary Sweeney

1.15pm  – 2.00pm            Competition hints / Class Interpretations / Q&A

2.00pm                           Close and dismantling of exhibits


Registration and Class entries to be with the Show Secretary no later than Monday 29 July 2019   Ray Bradley     (E)   rbb1945@bigpond.net.au   (T)   02 4861 4090

An award for Best in show will be awarded by the judge/s from the 1st place winners of Classes 1 to 11.

SHOW RULES – see also website

  • All classes will have grey material on the bench
  • Bench space  –  as indicated
  • Height unlimited
  • Horticultural material to predominate
  • All exhibits judged from the front and sides.
  • Designs may be brought in ready for staging.
  • All exhibits judged under the guidelines of the AFAA Manual.

Cost:   NSWFAA and Narrabri Garden Club Members  –  $25 for 2 day inclusive flat rate – this includes all demonstrations and workshops on both days.

 Non Members  –  Saturday – $20;    Sunday- $10

Visitors viewing exhibits only  – gold coin donation

Individual demonstration/workshop     $5 each


August 3, 2019
August 4, 2019
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176 Maitland Street
Narrabri, NSW 2390 Australia
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