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Winterbourne Down and District Horticultural Society

Club meetings are held at 7.30pm on the second Tuesday of each month in All Saints Church Hall, Church Road, Winterbourne Down, BS36 1BX. (map) (opens in new window)

In addition to these meetings, the club organises visits and shows, which are included in the programme below.

Visitors Welcome by prior arrangement with Mrs. Joan Kent on 01454 773 785

Programme for 2013

Jan 8thMrs Kathryn Kear - Tales from the Potting Shed
Feb 12thA.G.M. and American Supper
Mar 12thMr.David Usher - Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed , Something Blue
April 9Mr Alan Clarke - ‘Walks & Wild Flowers in Italy’
May 1Visit to Bowood House & Gardens
May 6Winterbourne Down Carnival - All plants and produce welcome
May 13Holiday to Thoresby Hall, Nottingham
May 14Mr Chris Cudlip - ‘Vegetable Growing’
June 8Visit to Ashton under Hill Open Gardens
June 11Mr James Bond - ‘History of Parks and Gardens in Somerset’
June 14Members Rose Show - To be held at All Saints’ Church Hall
July 9Mr Roger Turner - ‘Amaze the Neighbours’
July 10Visit to Hampton Court Castle Gardens, Herefordshire
Aug 10Annual Flower Show - to be held at The Greenfield Centre, Park Avenue, Winterbourne, South Gloucesterhire, BS36 1NJ (map)
(Exhibits to Show 8a.m.10-30a.m.) Open to visitors 2p.m. 4p.m.
Aug 13Mrs Diane Redfern - ‘Growing Herbs’
Sept 17Harvest Supper and Auction - to be held at The Greenfield Centre, Park Avenue, Winterbourne, South Gloucesterhire, BS36 1NJ (map)
Oct 8Mr Nick Wray - ‘The Development of the new University of Bristol Botanic Garden’
Nov 12Mrs Margaret Adams - ‘Living with the Boss’
Nov 22Weekend trip to Thursford Christmas Spectacular
Dec 10Mr Andrew Marker - ‘New Wonderful World’ (set to Music)
(followed by mince pies and sherry)

Programme for 2014

Jan 14Mr Thomas Sanday - ‘Roses, their care, history, cultivation and pruning’
Feb 11A.G.M. and American Supper
Mar 11Mr Adrian Hutchison - ‘Weeds and their control’ (including identification)



Honorary PresidentLes Harvey
Honorary Vice PresidentsRoland Feltham and John Jarvis
ChairmanJoan Kent
Tel: 01454 773785
Vice ChairmanRichar Climmer
Tel: 01454 773218
SecretaryDiana Grenfell
Tel: 01454 774448
TreasurerJohn Brain
Tel: 01454 885992
Membership SecretarySteve Jenkins
Tel: 01454 776311
Trip SecretaryAnnette Laird
Tel: 01454 775061
Programme SecretariesAnn Palmer and Jenny Waring
Tel: 01454 772787
Show SecretaryMadeleine Williams
Tel: 01454 778096
Trading OfficerBrian Serjent
Tel: 01454 778688
CommitteePhilip Ellacott,
Shirley Ellacott,
Dave Rees,
Ruth Thomas,
Kelvin Williams

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