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.

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 »

RHS Judges Visit and a Thank You From the Bloom Committee

Two RHS judges visited Bray village (Conservation area) on Monday 18th July to score this year’s entry in the Regional (Thames and Chilterns) Britain in Bloom competition. Hopefully they went away with a positive impression, but the results will not be announced until September.

You can find out more concerning their...Read More »

Allotment Judging Winners Announced

The judging of the Bray Allotments and the Gays Lane Allotments took place on Tuesday 5th July and looked specifically for full use of the plots, and that they were well laid out with a good variety of plants and weed free.

Congratulations to the following winners:

Bray Allotments

Miss Marian Brocklesby,...Read More »

Summer Blooms Defy The Weather

Summer 2016: Not the sunniest year, and a rather soggy summer, but the summer blooms through the village flower defiantly to give a wonderful show throughout the Conservation Area.

Below you’ll find a few more wonderful images to further show what the Parish has to offer:

1. A riot of colour with...Read More »

Plant Sale Photos

The annual Bray in Bloom plant sale was held on 22nd May at Bray Village Hall (courtesy of the Hall Committee). Locals stocked up on bedding plants and vegetables seedlings at the event.

Bray Guides provided refreshments. All profits contribute to Bray in Bloom committee purchasing summer bedding for this year’s...Read More »

Plant Sale 22nd May 2016

To assist Bray’s 2016 regional bloom entry a plant sale will be held in Bray Village Hall, on Sunday 22nd May 2016 from 10.30am until 1:00pm. Refreshments will be provided by Bray Guides.

We’d love for you to attend and appreciate everyone that shows their support. For further information please...Read More »

Spring Update Images

With Spring comes a plethora of beautiful new images that encapsulate the whole Bray in Bloom project. Below you’ll find a selection of such images, showing the diversity and beauty available through the area.

Welcoming displays of spring bulbs and plants in troughs and window boxes at Bray Hair Studios,...Read More »

Autumn and Spring Newsletters

In case you missed them, our Autumn 2015 and Spring 2016 newsletters are now available to download from this website in PDF format.

The Autumn newsletter brought news of yet another RHS Gold Award for us, while our Spring newsletter details plant sales, this year’s judging and lots more besides.

Bray Resident Welcome Letter

This welcome note was hand delivered to residents who have moved recently into the Bray Conservation Area.

We apologise if, as a new Bray resident in the Conservation Area, that you did not receive this. We look forward to meeting you.

Click here to download the welcome letter in Microsoft...Read More »

Bray in Bloom 2015 Images

We’ve got some fantastic images from this year’s Britain in Bloom competition, and are very proud to share some of them with you. Captions for the images (right to left) can be found below.

1. The 2015 colour theme of burgundy, purple, pink and white on display at the entrance...Read More »

RHS Bloom Underway

Bray’s 2015 entry for the RHS Bloom competition is underway and after a truly great and successful year, we can look forward once again to making Bray Village an attractive and worthwhile community in which to live.

This year’s theme is “Green Spaces”, encouraging improvements in our gardens to support our...Read More »

Bray Receives RHS Gold Award

Once again, Bray has achieved the RHS GOLD AWARD in the Regional Britain in Bloom Competition. This is as a result of great team work and a lively community. The judges noted the harmonising floral displays, the cleanliness of the village and the participation of so many people in a...Read More »

Bray in Bloom 2015

Bray Conservation Area To Be Judged Thursday 23rd July After 12 Noon

The judges for this year’s Regional “Britain in Bloom” competition are set to visit Bray and we want to give them the benefit of a first-hand marvellous impression – with not a bin, scrap of litter or a weed...Read More »

Bray Village Celebrates RHS Gold and being judged “Best Small Village” 2014

Nearly 40 villagers from Bray gathered together on Thursday 13th November to celebrate their success in Britain in Bloom in 2014. Not only did the Village gain an RHS Gold and one Special Award at Regional level but they went on to win an RHS Gold Award in the National...Read More »

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