(known so far
& some may be subject to change)
The Society holds an Annual National Show with upwards of 26 classes
including novice, intermediate, and open sections.
In addition five or six areas hold somewhat smaller shows for the
special benefit of their area members
(but open to all Society
The committee will also consider applications for the
sponsoring of begonia classes in other shows.
or even just getting involved in a Show by helping is a great way to
meet fellow Society members, begonia
and enthusiasts. It is also an excellent way to learn
more about growing these beautiful plants.
you intend to exhibit then you will want to try and have your
begonias at their best when they are on the Show bench. This
means getting the timing right and transporting them without damage. The aim is to have the plants at
their peak "on the bench on the day"
Shrewsbury Flower Show
Friday 9th. & Saturday 10th.
Quarry Park, Shrewsbury
Judges: Open Cut Bloom and Pot Classes -
Terry Tasker & George Thompson (SBS Judge)
Species, Intermediate & Novice Classes - Ian Rhys Williams & Robert
NBS National Show Secretary
Entries close on Friday 19th. July
Annual General Meeting 2019
The 70th. Annual General Meeting
Manningford Community Hall, Bell's Lane, Nr Maypole Island
Birmingham B14 5TJ
NORTH WEST AREA
Area Representative Dave Weatherby
SOUTHPORT FLOWER SHOW
Thursday 15th. - Sunday 18th. August
Victoria Park, Southport.
Judges: Andrew MacDougall and Jim Evans
After discussion arrising from poor
attendances it has been decided
that all future meetings will be held on the first Sunday afternoon
of April, June and October
instead of the traditional Friday night.
Meetings will be from14-00 hours until 16-00 hours at our usual
venue Hartwood Hotel, Chorley.
The meeting in October will hence be on Sunday October 6th.
starting at 14-00 hrs.
THE WORCESTER SHOW
Sunday 11th. August
Gheluvelt Park. Worcester
The Central area will have a display in the floral marquee.
Please contact Steve for details if you would like to bring some of your
plants to display.
Saturday 1st. June
Speaker: Robert Bryce
Claines Parish Hall, Cornmeadow Lane Claines, Worcester WR3 7NY. The
talk will start at 2.15.
People that are interested and are planning to attend please contact
so enough refreshments can be provided .
All welcome for this talk by one of the country’s top growers and
exhibitors in both pot plant and cut bloom entries.
EAST MIDLANDS AREA
(Beauvale Horticultural Show)
NORFOLK & SUFFOLK AREA
Area Representative G.A.Keer
SOUTH WALES AREA
South Wales Area Representative Ian Rhys Williams Tel: 01639 720061
Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th August
Judge: Terry Tasker
Please remember, that the Show will be held three weeks earlier
again this year,
Dobbies Garden Centre, Siemens Way, Llansamlet, Swansea. SA7 9FT.
& Entry form
Results & Pictures
South Wales Area Members’ to meet on Thursday 1st; August
at Wyevale at 11:00 A M; to prepare the Show Area.
Friday afternoon 2nd; August, from 2:00 to 5:30. Wyevale
closes at 6:00 P M.
Saturday morning from 9:00 to 11:00 AM
Judge: Terry Tasker.
Judging commences at 11: 15 AM.
Area A G M
to be held at Wyevale Garden Centre, Llansamlet, SA7 9FT,
in Café Area at 10 AM; on Saturday, March 30th
SOUTH WEST AREA
Area Representative Gary Dando
SOUTH WEST REGIONAL SHOW
Sunday 18th. August
The Pannier Market, Bideford, North Devon. EX39 2DX
Judges: Chris & Sandra Davies
Staging 7.30 to 9.00 p.m. on Saturday 17th and Sunday
morning until 10.00 pm.
Schedules will be sent to all previous exhibitors.
Why not consider entering and enjoying a day out a day out in North
Devon? You will be most welcome.
For further information please contact Mike Avis on 01237 475914 or
Sunday 14th April at 2.30pm
Speaker: Society President Terry Tasker
area is delighted that Terry has agreed to be our speaker this year.
Terry is an acknowledge expert on foliage plants and also grows
blooms. Not to be missed
plant, tuber and foliage sale of named varieties will also take
Grove Sports Centre, St Mary’s Grove, Nailsea, North
Somerset, BS48 2NQ. Just off junctions 19 or 20, M.5.
There will be the usual Sunday lunch at "The Moorend Spout" prior to the meeting .
For bookings, please contact Tel: 01275 855675 or email
BLACKMORE AND LANGDON
Nick Langdon has kindly agreed to open the nursery to members on 14th
April, the day of meeting, until twelve noon.
Take advantage of the opportunity to purchase at sale prices prior
to their open weekend on the 3/4/5th May.
See how the Chelsea Flower Show plants are progressing.
SCOTTISH BEGONIA SOCIETY NATIONAL SHOW
Dundee Flower & Food Festival
Friday 6th. - Sunday 8th. September
Camperdown Country Park, Coupar Angus Road, Dundee DD2 4TF
Judges: (SBS) to be announced, Mike
Richardson (NBS Judge)