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Programme of Events

Meetings are usually held in Lorenden School Hall, Painters Forstal at 7:30pm unless otherwise stated

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Programme of events - 2019/20 (Subject to change)


2019 Programme

February     Monday 11th        AGM followed by a quiz


March         Monday 11th       "It's all in the name" a talk by Kevin Tooher


April           Saturday 6th      Spring Show:  Staging from 10am – 11.30am.  Show open 2.30pm – 3.30pm


May            Saturday 18th     Plant Sale & Coffee Morning: 10am – 12am


June           Wednesday 12th   Coach outing to Hyde Hall, Chelmsford


July            Saturday 20th     Summer Show: Staging from 10am – 11.30am, Judging from 11.45am.     

                                           Show open 2.30pm – 3.30pm


August       Saturday 3rd      40th Anniversary Party at the ALMA Pub Painter’s Forstal 4pm


September  Monday 9th         Dahlia Competition: Staging 6.15pm – 7pm, Judging from 7.15pm


October      Monday 14th        Nick Bailey - Horticulturalist and Gardener’s World presenter

                                            (Tickets on sale now)


November   Monday 11th         Talk & Slides by Hugh Raggett on Hanbury Gardens at La Mortola Italy


December    No meeting         


2020 Programme

February     Wednesday 5th     Chris Beardshaw - Garden designer & TV presenter.

                                              (Tickets on sale now)

February     Monday 17th          AGM




What we did in 2018 


January         No Meeting


February       Monday 12th            AGM - The Annual General Meeting of the club


March           Monday 12th            Propagation with Kevin Tooher


April             SATURDAY 7th         Spring Show   (see show schedule in your club booklet)


April              Wednesday 25th      Club outing - Hole Park, Rolvenden  (11am meet at the venue)


May              SATURDAY 19th       Plant Sale and Coffee Morning (10am to 12 noon, Lorenden School Hall)


July               SATURDAY 21st        Summer Show  (see show schedule in your club booklet)


August           Monday 13th            Visit to Ospringe allotments ( 6.30pm at Ospringe Allotments)


September      Monday 10th           Dahlia Show (See show schedule in your club booklet)


October          Monday 8th            Guest speaker  ADAM FROST... (Ticketed Event, SOLD OUT)


November       Monday 12th           Colin Moat on "Fifty Greys of Shade"


December        Monday 3rd            CHRISTMAS Party and Prize Giving - 7pm start

Affiliated to the Royal Horticultural Society and the Kent Federation of Horticultural Societies