2018 NBS Area Show Sunday 16th September
Over 400 birds benched at our Annual Area Open Show which made it a
terrific show and many punters through the doors.
Our judges Sammy Adams, Robert Ellis,John Newell and Doug Pringle made
John Rogers' entry Best in Show. It is so nice when a local breeder takes this
award, well done John!
Best Champion Young Bird winners T&A Luke.
Best Intermediate Young Bird winner A.Oliver
Best Intermediate Any Age. R Toon
Best Novice Young Bird and Any Age D Harrison
Best Beginner Any Age and Young Bird S Clements
Best Juvenile Any Age and Young Bird Jack Clark
It was strongly felt that the judges did a really good job.
Many thanks to John Cosby for doing the Show Secretarys job, the job
ran so smoothly with the results sheets being distributed in splendid
timing. John works quietly but gets on with his job efficiently and
without any problems
Adrian Richards with Kyle Kime did another well run orderly show
done in a very professional manner.
Anne Cairns made the luncheons for the judges again and it was
appreciated by them. There was nothing left so that speaks for itself,
Gaile Clark spent her time in the kitchen all day preparing the meals
for the workers and serving refreshments. She always does a cracking
job and many thanks to her, she did not even have time to look at the
Once again we had a trader come along for the members surplus
birds and Colin Wright and Peter Watts organised this, making over
£130 for the NBS. Brian Batey was also helping as he enjoys
hoovering up. Well done lads.
Thanks to Ian Cooper for selling the raffle tickets and doing well
adding to our funds.
To the stewards I wish to make a special mention as they stayed all
day working bringing and fetching birds for the judges. Not for them
just dropping their birds off and going home. They are a special breed.
Don Rowell was in the counting house in charge of the money and
also bringing the bacon and buns for early eating, just sets everyone
up for the work ahead.
Jim Smith with his apprentice Davey Harrison smoothly got stuck into
the patronage. Another thankless task well worked by two dedicated
The lads and lasses who were there at the crack of dawn putting up
the staging and taking it down after the show had finished.
Without these dedicated people the show would not go ahead and the
committee would like to thank them all.
A very successful show and a very friendly atmosphere, thanks to
everyone who attended.
Many thanks to our very kind and generous sponsors.
Cage & Aviary Birds , Country Wide ,Ghalib and Janice Al Nasser and Garden Feathers