The 68th Burstall Show

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The 68th Burstall Show will be held on Saturday 5 August. The Burstall Show Schedule for 2023 is now available, copies are available from the village telephone box, online at:, or contact: All are welcome to have a go at the show growing challenges:

Potato Challenge: Grow a seed potato in a pot or container no larger than 40cm. Bring to the marquee on the morning of the show with the top cut off. The winning plant will be the one that produces the greatest weight of potatoes.

Plant Challenge: Grow a plant from a dwarf sunflower seed. Bring the plant to the marquee on the morning of the show for judging.

In order to participate in both or either challenge please register by sending an email to: or telephoning 01473 652 619 by 10 March.

Collect the seed potato and/or sunflower seeds from Burstall Village Hall on Saturday 18 March between 10am and 12noon. There will be a charge of £1 at the time of collection which is inclusive of the show entry fee. If you are unable to collect please ring or email above. For those who prefer a craft challenge this year, there is the opportunity to make a comfort blanket for Ipswich Hospital – full details are in the schedule.

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