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       The Dean and Shelton Flower 

                 Shows of the 1960s

           "Eileen Wade Oversees"

Eileen Wade and members of the Committee oversee floral arrangements at the Dean and Shelton Flower Show in 1969. Image Bedfordshire Times.

"Village Dance Proclaimed A Flop                By Dean Villager"

 

Full results listed here at the Dean and Shelton Flower Show in 1965. The show would have been held in the barn at Dean Grange Farm. Apparently the dance was a complete flop! Cutting from the Bedfordshire Times.

 

       Exhibitors Label 1965

          Show Schedule 1965

               "Produce Show 1965"

 

A rather rustic set up for displaying produce at the Dean and Shelton Flower Show in 1965 apparently the barn was swept out and cleaned ready to receive the grain harvest so it was ideal for setting up the produce show. Unknown photographer courtesy of the Dean WI.

 

                "Fancy Dress 1965"

 

An super turn out for the fancy dress competition in 1965. Unknown photographer.

 

                   "Fancy Dress"

Another super turn out for the fancy dress competition in 1967 or 1968. Unknown photographer. 

                            "In Memory"

 

Not really a Dean Flower Show item but this bench still in position was presented to Dean by Mrs. A Ashley in 1967. A Bedfordshire Times cutting by kind permission of Rosemary Hallworth (found inside an almost empty vase)