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Art, Craft & Cookery

The Royal Melbourne Show Art, Craft and Cookery competition is one of the largest such competitions and displays in Australia receiving over 4000 entries in more than 350 classes in 2015.

Entries become part of an exhibition which attracts thousands of keen spectators during the Royal Melbourne Show, making it one of the most visited pavilions.

From photography to fashion, embroidery to preserves and decorated cakes, the Art, Craft and Cookery competition encourages creativity and passion. 

Looking for something fun and exciting to challenge your creativity? The 2016 competition has a selection of new classes to try your hand at, including:

  •          Big Biscuit Challenge
  •          Decorated Gingerbread Heart
  •          Creative Design Challenge Rosette
  •          Creative Design Challenge Pin Cushion
  •          Crazy for Cowls (Knitting & Crochet)
  •          Blue Ribbon Relish Challenge
  •          Blue Ribbon Family Favourite Recipe
  •          Kimchi
  •          Panaforte
  •          Photography
  •          Sock Knitting

There’s nothing quite like the sense of personal achievement when you take part in the prestige of the Art, Craft and Cookery competition.

Key Dates

Entries close: 
Monday 15 August
Art, Craft, Preserves, Decorated Cakes:
Tuesday 6 September
Sunday 11 September
Thursday 29 September