Blow Your Own Trumpet 2019

Our annual ‘blow Your Trumpet’ event took place last Sunday in the Leverhulme Hotel, with over 130 residents in attendance. The event features our prestigious Garden Competition amongst other awards such as ‘Sunlighter of the Year’ and our new ‘Bake Off’ category which was judged on the day by guest Judge and Chef Emily Riley. The event was a great success, here is a list of the winners;


Best Community Garden

Winner – Osborne Court

Runner Up – Hesketh Hall

Highly Commended – Lancaster Close


Best Allotment  

Winner – Stephan and David Reeves

Runner Up – Margaret Eastman and Barbara Connely

Highly Commended – Diane Ward


Best Hanging Basket

Winner – Mr and Mrs Bain

Runner Up – Glen Penn

Highly Commended – Mr David Lane


Best Front Border   

Winner – Harold Koffman

Runner Up – Mrs Linda Tipping

Highly Commended – Lindy and Julie


Best Overall Display

Winner – Mr Rickards

Runner Up – Alexandra and Allan Brooker

Highly Commended – Mr and Mrs Johnson


People’s Choice

Winner –  8 circular Drive

Sunlighter of the Year

Winner – John Spilletts

Runner Up –  Port Sunlight River Park Health Walk Leaders


Port Sunlight Bake Off

Winner – Nicky Pickles

2nd Prize – Jenny Williams

3rd Prize – Donna Pearson


We’re already looking at how we can improve and build on this event to welcome even more residents next year. If you would like to help with event or have any idea to make it bigger and better next year, please email .


Special Thanks to the Leverhulme Hotel for hosting our event and to Port Sunlight Garden Center for the prizes.