Spend the afternoon at the Slough Horticultural Show in Lascelles Park this Saturday between 11am and 5pm.

There is a packed entertainment schedule including bouncy castles, fun fair rides and a mobile farm.

There is still have time to enter the many competitions for the best home grown produce including vegetables and flowers and best home made items, including cakes, knitted items and clothing, or for keen photographers there is a photography competition. There are also classes for children to enter their home grown produce and home made wares.

Schools and youth groups can take part in the challenge to create a scarecrow that depicts a child’s film or book character. The scarecrow can be made using any materials and should be brought along on the day for judging.

All produce classes will be judged by professional horticultural judges.

Entertainment in the main arena will include local groups including Datchet Border Morris, British Airways Brass Band, Michelle B, 153 Slough RAF Air Cadets, Kickfit Martial Arts demo team, Elite Drummers, and Solid steel acoustic trio (steel band).

Car parking is available at Lascelles Park, but visitors are advised to travel by public transport or walk where possible.

Cllr Natasa Pantelic, cabinet member for health and wellbeing, said: “I can’t wait to see not only what residents have entered into the show, but the varied entertainment for all the family as well. This looks to be another fantastic community event building on last year’s show, so pop along and join us for the afternoon on August 17.”

For further information and entry forms, email sloughhorticulturalshow@gardener.com or visit www.slough.gov.uk/sloughshow