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.


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 »


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

Winner
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.

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