Bray in Bloom

Below you’ll find the latest news updates concerning the Bray in Bloom competition.  We have some lovely images on show, so we’d love you to take the time to look through.

BEC Autumn 2018 Newsletter

The BEC Autumn Newsletter is now available for download, and details how the area has handled the long cold winter, followed by one of the hottest and driest summers on record. It also has information on the Bray Open Gardens events, and some important notes concerning Bray’s future...Read More »

BEC Spring 2018 Newsletter

The BEC Spring Newsletter is now available for download, and details a quieter year in 2018 with no entry to the Britain in Bloom competition. Even so, plans to continue with the planting remain a focus, along with other work to maintain the look and feel of the village,...Read More »

BEC Britain in Bloom Newsletter

The Bray Enhancement Committee have released a newsletter thanking residents for the effort put in to this year’s Britain in Bloom campaign, in which “Bray covered itself in glory with a RHS GOLD award and a Special Award for Pride of Place”. They also have some suggestions for...Read More »

Bray Scoops Britain in Bloom Silver Glit

Bray’s Britain in Bloom campaign was featured in the Maidenhead Advertiser recently, where they detailed how “the green-fingered community was praised at an awards ceremony on Friday, October 27th.”

You can read the full article by clicking here.

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Bray Village Wins Again

The results of the RHS Regional (Thames and Chilterns) awards have been revealed, and we are pleased to announce that Bray Village (Conservation Area) has won the best small village category, a repeat of our success from last year.

The RHS also recognised Bray’s achievements by awarding the highest rating, a...Read More »

The Bray Village Hall Poppy Bed

The poppy bed by Bray village hall was first sown with Flanders poppies in 2014, as a tribute to all the troops lost in World War One fighting for the country’s freedom. The poppies have self seeded every year since then and bloom every June and July. The flowering was...Read More »

July Bloom Photos

With judging rapidly approaching, we thought it would be nice to share some striking July photos of floral displays around the Conservation area of Bray which the two RHS National judges will see when they visit on 1st August. Everyone hopes the judges will enjoy the displays and the year...Read More »

National Judging Approaches

The Regional RHS Bloom judging has now passed, and by all accounts the judges appeared receptive and enthusiastic, without giving much away. Now it’s time for the National judges to visit, and national judging will be taking place on Tuesday 1st August from 9.30am.

We’d appreciate it if those involved would:

Parish Allotment Results Announced

Judging has been completed for both the Bray Allotments Competition and the Gays Land Allotments Competition and the results are as follows.

The judging of the Bray Allotments took place on Tuesday 4th July and was based on full use of the plot, well laid out with a good variety of...Read More »

More Beautiful Bloom Images

With Summer now upon us the floral decoration around Bray is now in full bloom.

Flaming June has helped bring on flowering of the summer annuals around the village. Our chosen colour scheme is ruby red, pink, green and white, and the photos show a few examples of the striking displays.

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Britain in Bloom Heritage Trail

How much do you know about the village of Bray and its history? On Sunday 2nd July 2017 from 2pm you can find out, as you are invited to follow a trail and discover the listed buildings and some of the wonderful stories attached. The Church...Read More »

Britain in Bloom Summer Newsletter

The Summer 2017 Britain in Bloom newsletter is now available to download, and contains some important dates as we make our way towards both the Regional and National Britain in Bloom Competitions.

DIG TOGETHER DAY – meet at 10am outside the Village Hall on SUNDAY 18th JUNE. All welcome: there are...Read More »

Bray in Bloom Judging Dates Announced

This year’s Bray in Bloom judging dates have been confirmed, with regional judging taking place on Tuesday 11th July from 10am, and the national judging taking place on Tuesday 1st August, again from 10am.

This year’s colours to adopt are ruby, green and white, and pink. Call 01628...Read More »

Plant Sale: 21st May 2017

As is tradition for this time of year, our Annual village plant sale is set to take place at Bray village hall from 10.30am until 12.30pm on 21st May 2017. All proceeds help aid Bray’s 2017 Regional and National Bloom entries, and will contribute towards purchasing the village summer bedding...Read More »

More Spring Bloom Photos in Bray

Spring time is upon us, and the floral decoration around Bray becomes more beautiful day by day.

The following images are a perfect illustration of the beautiful bloom that can be seen around the area and we’ll add to this gallery as new photos come in.

1. Beautiful tulips bloom...Read More »

Spring Blooming in Bray

Spring is blooming in Bray where a cheery spectacle of colour and impact greets residents, visitors and passers by in the village centre.

1. At the Quadrangle at Jesus Hospital
2. Daffodils near the village hall .
3. Hellebores and pansies brighten up dull corners in the village.
4. In Church...Read More »

Spring 2017 Newsletter

2017 is big news for Bray and Britain in Bloom. All your enthusiasm and hard work last year ensured the Village a place in the NATIONAL FINALS as well as a bid for continued success – and more RHS Gold Awards – in the REGIONAL competition. Exact dates will be...Read More »

Bray Selected By RHS Again

We’re please to announce that Bray has done it again! Bray has been selected by the RHS to represent the Thames and Chilterns region in the National Competition 2017.

In 2014 Bray won the Best Small Village in the UK award, so let’s plan to keep up our winning standards.

For further...Read More »

RHS Britain in Bloom Judges Comments

Bray Village (Conservation Area) has received a Gold Award by the Regional RHS Britain in Bloom competition 2016 plus a special ‘Best Horticultural Practice’ Award. Bray also won the Best Small Village trophy. These results were announced at the Thames and Chilterns awards ceremony at Amersham on 15th September.

The RHS...Read More »

RHS Regional Britain in Bloom Awards 2016

The results of the RHS Regional (Thames and Chilterns) awards were announced on 15th September at Amersham. Bray Village (Conservation Area) won the best small village category.

The RHS also recognised Bray’s achievements by awarding the highest rating, a GOLD award (over 85%). Bray was also chosen for the...Read More »

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