Calling all craft enthusiasts, budding artists, and culinary wizards! Our August Show is the perfect platform to showcase your creative talents and compete for best in show, cups and prize money.


Unleash your inner artisan in our vibrant Handicraft Section, where you can display your mastery of knitting, cross stitch, embroidery, silk flower arranging, and a myriad of other creative endeavours. For the younger generation (16 Years and below), we have a dedicated section with classes for Scary Monsters, Home-Made Jewellery, Hand-Made Animals, and more.


Immerse yourself in the world of art in our Art Section. Whether you’re a seasoned painter or a budding artist, we have classes tailored to your skill level, from oils and watercolours to pencil, charcoal and there is even a class for digital images. For our younger artists, we offer a variety of age-specific classes encompassing a wide range of themes, ensuring that creativity knows no bounds.


Immerse yourself in the delectable realm of baking in our vibrant Cookery Section. From the comforting warmth of freshly baked parkin to the irresistible sweetness of scones and cakes, our classes cater to every taste bud. And for the little ones, creating novelty cakes and rock buns is a surefire way to ignite their culinary passion.

Whether you’re a seasoned baker or a budding pastry chef, our Cookery Section has something for everyone. From classic British favourites like scones and fruit pies to innovative creations that will tantalize your taste buds, our classes offer endless possibilities for culinary exploration.

Entry fees are minimal, but the rewards are worth every penny. With prizes in every class and a plethora of cups to be won, this is your chance to shine and etch your name in the annals of Mottram Show’s culinary history.

So, gather your family, pack your creative spirit, and join us for a day of unparalleled fun and camaraderie. Bring your handcrafted masterpieces, enter the classes that ignite your passion, and revel in the joy of showcasing your talents. Who knows, you might just be crowned the Best in Show!

Handicraft, Art and Cookery Entry formHandicraft, Art and Cookery ScheduleRecipesView the list of cups, rose bowls and trophies to be won