Successful Summer Shows

It has been a busy month! Lanyon Bowdler had a presence at three local shows during August – Burwarton Show, Oswestry Show and the Shrewsbury Flower Show. 

On Thursday 5 August we went along to Burwarton Show, and had a great day entertaining clients and visitors with cold drinks, cheese and biscuits and some delicious cakes -which were very popular! We also held a competition for the chance to win rail travel to London and a trip on the London Eye plus other smaller prizes.  We received a large number of entries into the competition, with the prize winners being announced at the end of the day.  Our thanks and appreciation go to Wrexham & Shropshire Rail who very kindly donated the rail tickets for the competition.

Fresh from Burwarton, we were at the Oswestry Show on Saturday 7 August, this time entertaining clients and visitors whilst serving strawberries and cream with refreshing cold drinks, and also dodging the typically British summer showers! The weather didn’t seem to put people off though as we received plenty of visitors, and again a large number of entries into our competition to win an iPod Touch.  The lucky winner was drawn at the end of the day.

On 13 and 14 August, we attended the Shrewsbury Flower Show with our Show Garden entry on behalf of local charity Headway Shropshire.  The garden, designed by local garden designer Mike Russell  was the result of many months of team work, recorded in Diary of a Show Garden, and it paid off - we won! We were awarded the Mike Hough Memorial Trophy for Best Outdoor Show Garden, plus a Gold Medal, which was a tribute to all those who had been involved and put so much effort into this wonderful project.  Chief Executive of Headway Shropshire, Jean Robinson, was present as our win was announced, and was obviously thrilled.  We also had several clients from Headway Shropshire with us over the two days, so it was very much a team effort, and we were delighted with the high number of visitors to the garden.