Nailsea Virtual Flower Show – Everything You Need to Know

Nailsea Flower Show 2020 is going ahead – virtually! On 8th August 2020 from 10am-2pm Nailsea Flower Show will take over Facebook.

Check out the Facebook page to find out more, get useful tips and follow the action.

The committee have been tirelessly working to ensure the people of Nailsea still get to celebrate all things flora and fun. Although online, the show is set to be as successful as always.

Where will the Flower Show Take Place?

This year, the show will be held virtually on Facebook.  As a result of the pandemic and out of concern for health, no aspects of the show will be held in person, even including online submissions of entries.

Throughout the day of the show, there will be posts for each class on Facebook, including all the submissions and a poll for votes. At 2pm the posts will be closed, and at 3pm the winners will be announced!

What Classes Are There?

This year there will be a whopping 17 classes – there is something for everybody!

The classes are:

  1. Mixed Vegetables
  2. Mixed Fruit
  3. Mixed Cut Flowers
  4. Mixed Cut Herbs
  5. House Plants
  6. Outdoor Container
  7. Funny Vegetable
  8. Floral Art
  9. Cake Decoration
  10. Handicraft
  11. An Imaginary Animal (5 years old and under)
  12. Box Garden (6-10 year olds)
  13. Visit Nailsea Poster (11-14 year olds)
  14. Bird Table (15-18 year olds)
  15. Photography – Nailsea in Lockdown
  16. Photography – Local Nature
  17. Photography – Having Fun

How Do I Enter the Show?

Submit your entries by email ( by 5pm on Friday 7th August with your name and the class you are entering. You can submit entries on behalf of someone else, for example if they are less technically familiar.

For more details on how to enter and the requirements, check the show programme.

What Are the Conditions For Entry?

To enter a submission (/s) to the Nailsea Flower Show, you must live in or near Nailsea. Submissions must be grown or created this year by the entrant and cannot be a photograph of someone else’s work.

How Does Voting Work?

Facebook posts for each class will be created showcasing all the class submissions alongside a poll for users to vote. There will also be guest expert judges who will choose their favourite submissions.

Who Are the Guest Judges?

The 2020 Nailsea Flower Show will have three guest judges, all locally based with a specific area of interest.

Jenn Pera will guest judge Floral Art, herself being a local florist with the passion and experience of flowers.

Irina Ivanova is an imaginative bake with an eye for creative designs who will guest judge Cake Decoration.

Ann Belcher, a camera enthusiast part of Backwell Camera Club, will judge Photography – Best in Show.

Further Information

To find out more about the Nailsea Virtual Flower Show 2020 check out the show programme. From entry requirements to judging criteria, the programme provides everything you need to know to take part.

Nailsea Virtual Flower Show Programme >

Good luck to all those taking part!