ClassDescription
Class 801A handmade toy, suitable for a child under the age of eleven, using any medium
Class 802A woodwork or metal work item
Class 803New House of Haby Competition Any hand-knitted child's garment
Class 804New Any hand-knitted adult's garment
Class 805New Any crochet garment.
Class 806New Any crochet accessory
Class 807New NOVICE CLASS Any hand-knitted item
Class 808New NOVICE CLASS Any crochet item
Class 809Item of jewellery, any medium
Class 810Quilt/quilted item (display folded, not to exceed 610mm x 610mm).
Class 811Any unframed embroidery item .
Class 812A framed cross-stitch item (not to exceed 610mm x 610mm).
Class 813Any papercraft item, can include origami, calligraphy, die cuts and quilling techniques (no computerised work). Maximum display size 300x300mm.
Class 814The Rags Sewing Shop Competition One child’s garment, sewn by hand or machine
Class 815A painting using oil or acrylics(not to exceed 610mm overall including frame)
Class 816A painting using watercolours (not to exceed 610mm overall including frame)
Class 817 A painting using mixed media (not to exceed 610mm overall including frame)
Class 818A picture, pastels/pencils/charcoal (not to exceed 610mm overall including frame)
Class 819A Sculpture, any medium (base not to exceed 610mm x 610mm)
Class 820A thrift item – articles must be made from scraps, oddments and anything else which would otherwise be thrown away. Must state original item/s and previous use (not to exceed 610mm overall)
Class 821Miscellaneous craft, anything made by hand which cannot be entered in any of the above classes
Class 822UNDER 18s ONLY Any handmade item reflecting skills from any of the above classes

The St Wulstan’s Robin Walker Trophy will be awarded to the winner of this class section.

Please note, the Handicraft Section will be staged and judged on Saturday 10 August.

Section Rules

Please read section rules very carefully. Failure to comply may lead to disqualification.

  • All exhibits must be made by the exhibitor.
  • Each exhibit will have a maximum display space of 610mm x 610mm, including the frame,
    unless otherwise stated.
  • Classes 815, 816, 817 and 818 must be framed, fitted with picture screw eyes and wire, ready to hang at the Show. No clip frames.
  • All entries must have been completed within the last two years.
  • Embroidery kits are allowed. If a kit is used, please state it is a kit.
  • Do not re-enter items entered in previous years.
  • Entrants into classes 807 & 808 NOVICE CLASSES, must not have won a first prize in Class 803, 804, 805 or 806 respectively in any previous Worcester Show.
    in any previous Worcester show.
  • Computerised work entered into Class 813 will be discounted.
  • All artists’ signatures must be covered for anonymous judging.
  • An exhibitor may enter up to two entries per class.
  • For Classes 803 & 814, prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place to the value of £10, £5 and £3 will be awarded respectively, in the form of Prize Vouchers.

Hints and tips for exhibitors

  • Read the schedule and follow all the instructions.
  • Make sure your entry is not oversize (if applicable).
  • Take care with finish and detail.
  • If ‘handmade’ is stated in the class description – this means that the exhibit must have been made entirely by hand e.g. no sewing machining
  • Present and display your work to its very best advantage.
  • Make sure you are entering the correct class.
  • Read the schedule and follow all the instructions – twice I know, but it’s doubly important!
  • Enjoy yourself!