The competition forms part of Godmanchesters 800 charter celebrations, which will now include a royal visit. The day also saw children at Godmanchester Community Primary School plant a tree at the new Jubilee copse, with the aid of the judges and town mayor Councillor Alan Welton. The judges also went to Godmanchester Community Nursery, Park Lane, where they planted a hedgerow, and then went to a new garden at St Annes Primary School. John Thackray, Godmanchester in Bloom chairman, said: It was such an honour to be chosen as the host it is the first time a small town like ours has been chosen. Cllr Welton also announed that the Duke of Gloucester would be visiting the town on September 13.