Programme of Events

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

Programme of events for 2022

February     Monday 14th         AGM online - via Teams

April           Saturday 9th         Spring Show 

                                              Staging  10am to 11:30am

                                              Show     2:30pm to 3:30pm

                                              (See Show Schedule on the news page for more details)

May            Saturday 14th        Plant Sale

                                              Churchmans Farm

June            Wednesday 15th     Club Outing to  Mount Ephraim at 1pm

                                               (Members to arrange their own transportation, details on the news page)

August        Monday 8th           Visit to Bill and Sally Harbour's garden

                                               (Time to be confirmed, details on the news page)

September   Saturday 10th        Autumn Show

                                               Staging from 10am - 11.30am

                                               Judging from 11.45am

                                               Show open from 3pm - 4pm 

                                               (More details on the News Page)

December    To be confirmed     Event to be confirmed

What we did in 2021

February     Monday 8th          AGM via Zoom

March         Date TBC             Online Quiz

April           10th                     Spring Show (Online, details to be confirmed)

May                                       Plant Sale Cancelled

June                                       Club Outing cancelled

July             17th                      Cancelled

August        16th                     Visit to Churchmans Farm

December    6th (7pm)            'It’s not all sand, the mountains of Yemen’ Frazer Henderson

(This will be a members only online event using Microsoft Teams, see Club News for details)

What we did (or planned to do!) in 2020

February     Monday 17th        AGM followed by a quiz


March         Monday 9th       "How to show daffodils" a talk by Janine Daulton


April           Saturday 4th      Spring Show: (cancelled - online show)


May            Saturday 16th     Plant Sale & Coffee Morning: 10am – 12am (cancelled)


June           TBC                    Club visit (Own Cars) (cancelled)


July            Saturday 18th       Summer Show: Staging from 10am – 11.30am, Judging from 11.45am.     

                                           Show open 2.30pm – 3.30pm (cancelled - online show)


August       Monday 10th        Happy Hour Churchmans Farm 6:00pm


September  Monday 14th        On Line Autumn Show: Details of this club member event can be found                                              on the Gallery Page


October      Monday 12th        Frances Moskovits - Australia, plants on tour (cancelled)


November   Monday 9th         Donna Richardson Enchanted Gardens (cancelled)


December    Monday 7th         Steve Edney Exotic Gardens (Zoom meeting, members event)


What we did in 2019

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