BRIDPORT and District Garden Club's Spring Show - the first since 2019 - was a 'great success', organisers said.

There were more than 260 entries across the range of spring flowers, herbs, artworks, preserves and cakes.

The event was held at the United Church Hall on Saturday, April 9 and saw the Mayor of Bridport Cllr Ian Bark present the cups.

There were flower, vegetable, handicraft and cooking classes plus something for children.

Club Secretary Tim Gale said: "Although it was late in the season, the six different classes of daffodils showcased the diversity of the form, size, and colour in this flower which seems so familiar and had the judges viewing from all angles. They finally awarded the Daffodil Society bronze medal to Charlie McCormick to join his armful of cups including the Charlie Barrett Cup for overall show winner.

"Perhaps the most eye-catching plant was the beautiful white orchid for which Thelma Pratt won best in class."

Club President Monique Pasche added: “It was brilliant to be back and to see the fantastic work everyone has been doing in their gardens and kitchens.”

Outside on East Street the plant stall raised more than £200 from the sale of plants donated by members which has gone to the Weldmar Hospicecare Trust.

In giving out the cups and awards, Cllr Bark led thanks to all the contributors and to Monique Pasche and her small team for stepping in to organise the show which has become a fixture in the community calendar.

The late summer show is on Saturday, September 3.