Everybody has a skill…do YOU grow tasty fruit, perfect vegetables, perfect blooms? Do you enjoy baking or photography? Or are you handy with a needle and thread, or a paintbrush? Whatever your hobby, you could win a prize at the South Hill Horticultural Show on August 18th 2018.
This year we also have a Dog Show and a Duck Race, both organised by Callington Young Farmers Club, raising money for St Luke’s Hospice, show funds and Club funds.
PLUS a CAR BOOT SALE, Bring your items to sell or donate for us to sell, raising money for the Parish Hall Funds, a FIVER a pitch >> contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Ali 384544
This year we tried something different with Harvest Festival and joined up with
the towns Harvest celebration on Sunday 27th September in St Mary’s Church,
Callington. Members and Kev showed the town’s congregation our presentation of the fruits and Cat done a reading. The church were very supportive of us as a
club and appreciated our presence and bringing more to their service. Thank you to all the parents and advisory that came to support us.
Club also were out in the community at the annual Honey Fair on 7th October were Letty, Sam and Martin were promoting club and geeing up some new members.
Clubs Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 9th October at Dupath Barn where a room full of members, advisory and guests came along to hear a roundup of the club year and see the cheque presentation. £2400 was
split between Children’s Hospice SW and Cornwall Air Ambulance which was raised through a host of events held throughout the year including a wine and wisdom, dung sale, clay shoot and dog show. Well done to all the outgoing officers and best of luck to the new officers elected.
Summer kicked off with Competitions Day on 24th May. With the club entering most competitions from the various stock judging classes, cube themed family milestones, the cookery competition cooking a three course meal with only a camping stove and the additional competitions this year of changing a car tyre and club rounders, Callington took home several prize cards and won the day as club with overall most points. Despite the weather everyone enjoyed celebrating into the evening with the after do.
Callington Young Farmers is a club for young people between the ages of 14 and 27 years. We meet every Thursday evening and go on visits to businesses to look around, have talks by some very interesting people, or go bowling and other social activities. You name it we have done it or will do it!
Over the last few months Callington Club has been very busy.
I have been a member of Callington Young Farmers for over 3 years now.The Young Farmers Club is a national federation for rural youth in the United Kingdom. I have done so much with YFC from standing on stage dressed as Britney Spears to selling dung for charity! Continue reading →