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Food Bank


As children are at home for the school holidays, families are in increasing need of the Food Bank. Any donations you can spare will be gratefully received.

Boxes are in the church and in the village hall and all food gets delivered to the Stowmarket Food Bank.

Sue Merriam



Many Thanks


More than one month ago our amazing host Samantha Mulgrew started the GoFund project to help my family raise the money for a car and with it our independence. 

I had my own money but it was not enough to buy the car. Sam made the announcement in the Wickham Skeith village newsletter and we received a lot of support from citizens of this amazing village.

I'm very thankful to everyone who took part in this project and helped our family to raise money for my car. Also, I'm thankful to Steve for lending  his car to my sister-in-law. We tried to raise the money for one family and amazingly received opportunities for two families now.

I, Hanna Derevianko, and from all of our little Ukrainian community in Wickham Skeith, are all very thankful for your interest, help, support and protection.

Thank you very much for these great opportunities.  In Ukraine we say that "Ukraine is the capital of great people". I could say the same about the people of Wickham Skeith: you are amazing and great!

Thanks to everyone!

Best wishes , Hanna Derevianko 






Thank you so very much to everyone who contributed to the purchase of a car for my lovely Ukrainian Guest Hanna.  Through Go Fund Me donations, and her own savings, we were able to buy her a Nissan Qashqai, her first instalment of insurance, road tax and breakdown cover, plus all the safety bits for her car.

She has called her “Nitsa” and has ventured as far as Colchester and West Mersea already.  Giving her greater freedom & independence. Thank you again

Sam xx  




Wickham Skeith Produce Show Saturday August 27th 2022 

Vegetables & Fruit 

Flowers & Plants

Cookery & Preserves 


Hobbies and Craft 

1.   5 Runner Beans

1.  5 Stems of Dahlias – to incl 3 varieties

1.  Victoria Jam Sponge

1. white eggs

1. oil or acrylic

2.  3 Onions

2.  5 Stems of perennials (3 varieties)

2.  fruit pie

2. 3 brown

2. Photo ‘ Wildlife’   

3.  4 Shallots

3. 1 sunflower stem

3. 1 Loaf  

3. 3 coloured

3. Embroidered piece

4.  4 Potatoes

4. 1 Single Rose

4.  6 Scones 

4.3 bantam

4. Knitted/Crochet piece

5.  3 Beetroot

5. arrangement mixed perennials

5. 6 shortbread


5. Pencil Sketch

6.  3 Carrots

6. 1 Vase of Mixed Fragrant Flowers

6. 6 sausage rolls


6. Watercolour

7. 5 Tomatoes

7.  Hedgerow and/or wildflower arrangement

7. Jar of Jam


7. Handsewn item

8. 3 Courgettes

8. small flower arrangement (6in <)

8.  Jar of Marmalade


8. Felted piece

9.  a marrow


9. Jar of Chutney


9. Model making

10. 1 lettuce


10. Bottle of Homemade Booze



11. 1 Cucumber





12. 1 cabbage





13. 3 Dessert Apples





14.  5 Plums





15.   longest runner bean





16.   squash





17.  Mixed Veg Box 6>





18. bunch herbs 4>





19. Humorous Vegetable





20. 2 sweetcorn






21.4 red onions







Wickham skeith produce show

Sat 22th  aug 2022










Junior Entry   Yes/No                         10 or under  Yes/No                           11-16 Yes/No


Entry fee per class :                    20p Adult.             10p Junior



Class Number


Entry for sale? Y/N



































































  1. With the exception of the junior classes, which are bound by age, all classes are open to villagers and non-villagers, young and not so young, beginners and experienced
  2. Exhibits that have won prizes in any other show are EXCLUDED
  3. Produce and flowers must be home grown
  4. All entries in the cookery classes must be homemade
  5. All craft entries must be handmade and not previously entered in this show
  6. Photographs should not be digitally enhanced


Please return completed entry forms with the correct entry fee to:

Carol Galsworthy,  2 Kitchen Close,  766964, by Thursday 20nd Aug.

  • Late entries may be accepted at organiser’s discretion
  • Village Hall opens between 10.30 and 11.30am on Show day for exhibits.
  • Judging at 12 noon. Hall will be closed during judging.
  • Show open to public at 2.30pm.
  • Prize giving and sale at 3.15pm.
  • All remaining exhibits should be removed by 4.30 pm on the show day.


Please click HERE for a printable PDF of the entry form 

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