Conference 2020 Results

The Guild of Taxidermists Conference Competitions

held at The Hayes Conference Centre in Derbyshire on 13th to 15th March 2020

Programme 2020

Best in Show

Breakthrough Judges' Choice

Glis Glis
by Derek Frampton

Wagstaffe Trophy
(Best Case)

by Peter Scott

Norfolk Trophy
(Best Groundwork)

Peregrine Falcon
by Peter Scott

Best Theme
'If you go down the woods today'

Wood Mouse by Alexandra Cherett

Don Sharp Memorial Trophy (Services to the Guild)

Becky Dick

Professional Bird Winners

Professional Mammal Winners

Professional Game Head Winners

Professional Osteology Winners

First Osteology
Giant Anteater by Alan Turner

Amateur Winners 2020

Best Amateur

by Sarah Keen

Amateur Mammal Winners

Amateur Bird Winners

Amateur Fish Winner

First Fish
Grayling by Stephen Lindley

Amateur Osteological Winner

First Osteology
Male Dik Dik by Alan Turner

Novice Winners 2020

Novice Bird Winners

Novice Game Head Winner

First Mammal
Fox by Cheryl Richardson

Novice Mammal Winners

Credits 2020

Higher Credits

Standard Credits

Other Items from the Show 2020

Lectures 2020

PETER SCOTT mounted a duck with an artificial head.

PETRA TJITSKE KALSHOVEN - An Anthropologist's Perspective on Contemporary Taxidermy

DEREK FRAMPTON - Small Mammal Taxidermy

SIMON MOORE - Restoration Museum Work

PAT MORRIS - Arsenic Presentation and Traditional Airbrushing Demonstration

DREW BAIN - Legal Update and Identifying Ivory & Bone

COLIN SCOTT - Ticks on Specimens

AVIAN CHALLENGE - Colin Scott and George Jamieson led this year's challenge of a wood pigeon won by Sarah Keen for Best Amateur and Christopher Redman for Best Novice.

Other Photos 2020

Results List 2020

Prize Awards

Best of Show
Joint: Red Squirrel - Colin Scott
Joint: Capercaillie - Peter Scott

Breakthrough Judges' Choice
Glis Glis - Derek Frampton

Wagstaffe Trophy (Best Case)
Oystercatchers - Peter Scott

Norfolk Trophy (Best Groundwork)
Peregrine - Peter Scott

Best Theme ('If you go down the woods today')
Wood Mouse - Alexandra Cherrett

Don Sharp Memorial Trophy (Services to the Guild)
Becky Dick

Professional Bird
1st: Oystercatchers - Peter Scott
2nd: Jackdaw - Emilie Woodford
3rd: Red-backed Shrike - Dave Hornbrook

Professional Mammal
Joint 1st: Glis Glis - Derek Frampton
Joint 1st: Mole - Derek Frampton
2nd: Mink - Steve Heyes
3rd: Red Squirrel - Colin Scott

Professional Game Head
Joint 1st: Pere David - Steve Newcombe
Joint 1st: Roe Head - Steve Newcombe
2nd: Fox - Steve Heyes
3rd: Red Deer - Colin Scott

Professional Osteology
1st: Giant Anteater - Alan Turner
2nd: none
3rd: none

Best Amateur
Budgerigar- Sarah Keen

Amateur Bird
1st: Budgerigar- Sarah Keen
2nd: Shag - Alexandra Cherrett
3rd: Magpie - Steve McIntyre

Amateur Mammal
1st: Grey Squirrels - Alexandra Cherrett
2nd: Malamute - Melissa Eckley-Murphy
3rd: none

Amateur Fish
1st: Grayling - Stephen Lindley
2nd: none
3rd: none

Amateur Osteology
1st: Male Dik Dik - Alan Turner

Novice Bird
1st: Mallard - Gesrid Desira
2nd: Rook - Cheryl Richardson
Joint 3rd: Pheasant - Christopher Redman
Joint 3rd: Kestrel - Christopher Redman

Novice Mammal
1st: Polecat - Cheryl Richardson
2nd: Fox Cub - Kate Wilson
3rd: Stoat - Chris Voisey

Novice Game Head
1st: Fox - Cheryl Richardson
2nd: none
3rd: none

Credits Awarded

Higher Credits

Standard Credits

  • Jed Balmer - Barn Owl, Black-headed Gull, Cormorant, Kookaburra, Red Wing, Shoveler and Snowy Owl
  • Alexandra Cherrett - Grey Squirrel and Shag
  • Gesrid Desira - Mallard
  • Derek Frampton - Mole
  • Steve Heyes - Forequarter Fox, Mink and Ptarmigan
  • Dave Hornbrook - Bearded Tits and Red-backed Shrike
  • George Jamieson - Wood Pigeon
  • Sarah Keen - Budgerigar
  • Stephen McIntyre - Magpie (x2)
  • Steve Newcombe - Civet Cat, Albino Hare, Hare Head, Roe Head and Pere David
  • Colin Scott - Black Grouse, Crossbill, Nuthatch, Red Deer, Red Squirrel, Treecreeper and Wood Pigeon
  • Peter Scott - Peregrine
  • Alan Turner - Dianna Monkey, Giant Anteater and Wolverine
  • Emilie Woodford - Goldfinch

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