Green Fair


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This autumn we will launching the all new Green Fair and Christchurch Show!

To inspire each of us to take further steps to greener and more sustainable living, caring better for the world that God has blessed us with, the fair will showcase organisations, companies and charities that support sustainable and eco friendly choices.  The Christchurch Show is an opportunity to celebrate homemade and homegrown produce and items through a 'Country Show' style competition, with 21 classes/categories.  The competition is open to all ages and anyone from the local community. 

The Green Fair is from 2pm-4.30pm on Saturday 05 October at Christchurch Baptist Church.  Come along and enjoy ethical tea/coffee and homemade cakes; listen to local musicians and watching demonstrations from individuals using sustainable and eco skills/materials.  There's a play tent for toddlers and free craft workshop for children hosted by Dorset Scrap Store. 

You are invited to enter one or more of the fun competition classes in the Christchurch Show.  It's absoltely free and there are great prizes!

Homemade Cake & Biscuits:
A: 5 small cakes (child & adult classes)
B: Cake decorated with an environmental theme
C: Victoria sponge filled with jam (only) filling
D: Fruit cake
E: Gluten-free cake
F: Vegan cake
G: Cake with vegetable ingredient
H: 4 pieces from a tray bake
I: 4 biscuits (child & adult classes)

Homemade Jams & Preserves:
J: Pot of jam
K: Pot of chutney or pickles

Homegrown Fruit & Veg:
L: 3 apples (any variety)
M: 3 potatoes
N: Selection of 6 vegetables
O: The longest vegetable
P: Unusually shaped vegetable
Q: Mr or Mrs Potato Head (under 12s)

Flowers & Homemade Crafts:

R: Arrangement from own garden (no bigger than 30cm width & depth)
S: 5 flowers from garden in a jar
T: "What I Love About Christchurch" junk modelling in a shoebox lid
U: Upcycled sewn item

If you have any questions about the Christchurch Show, please don's hesitate to contact us.


  • Entries open to anyone and must be delivered to Christchurch Baptist Church 10am-11am on Saturday 5th October 2019.
  • Entry slips will be completed when entries delivered.  
  • You will be asked to specify if your entry is available for sale at the end of the Green Fair, otherwise collection is at 4.30pm. Sale proceeds to be donated to Christchurch Foodbank.  
  • All cookery entries are encouraged to use ingredients that, where possible, are local, organic, animal-friendly, Fairtrade and seasonal (LOAFS).  Ingredients to be specified on entry slip.  
  • Entry is free.

If you are a local company or organisation focussed on supporting environmental care or sustainability, please contact us about joining in.

Find out more about Christchurch Baptist Church's passion for Creation Care.





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