2018 Programme
denotes events added or amended since the programme was published
denotes events at which it is envisaged that plants will be for sale

10th January

Zone One Quiz

The annual battle between teams from Teesside and Northumbria Branches. Come along, enjoy the banter and refreshments and support your team and see how your knowledge compares with that of the team members.

14th February

Branch Meeting - Graham Walker (Back to America Part 3)


14th March

Branch Meeting - Bill Darbon (USA Nursery and South Africa Highlights)

17th March

60th Anniversary Symposium

An all-day event to celebrate the anniversary of the branch. See the picture gallery here.

11th April

Branch Meeting - Paul Klaassen (Chile 2017 and Mexico 2017)

9th May

Branch Meeting - Members’ Mini Talks

28th May

Public Plant Sale - Durham University Botanic Garden, Durham

The Friends of the gardens and ourselves will be selling plants. Take this opportunity to buy your bargains and visit these beautiful gardens.

10th June Greenhouse Open Afternoon, hosted by Richard & Lynne
An opportunity to look at a collection of fine plants and to socialise with other branch members
- contact the secretary for details.

13th June

Branch Meeting - Costas Papathanasiou (Ariocarpus)


24th June

Public Plant Sale - Yarm Charities Fair, High Street, Yarm    

Come along and visit our stall, find out more about who we are and what we do, get free advice and buy some bargains.

30th June

Branch Meal, The Station Hotel, Picton

Advance booking essential - contact the secretary for details.

7th July Zone One Show, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea (Hosted by Northumbria Branch)
Full details can be found here.

11th July

Branch Meeting - Alan Rollason (Haworthias)

28th July Branch Show, Cleveland Show, Stewart Park, Middlesbrough
See the show plants and browse for bargains and free advice at our sales table.
8th August Table-Top Plant Sale and Social
Plenty of bargains so b
ring a box.... Venue Welbury Village Hall, 7.00pm start.
12th September

Branch Meeting - Alan Brown (Mexico)

22nd September

Public Plant Sale & Display - Stokesley Show, Stokesley

Come along look at our display. This is probably your last chance to buy our competitively priced plants this year and to get free advice about growing them.

10th October

Branch Meeting - Ian Thwaites (Plants of today & Life of a Garden Photographer)

14th November Branch Meeting - AGM and Members' Pictures
Our AGM is not as boring as you might imagine - the official business is kept to a minimum. The results of the 2018 Branch Photo Competition will be announced, followed by members' pictures so BRING YOUR PHOTO'S....
12th December

Branch Meeting - Les Pearcy (Richtersveld & Northern Cape)


The BCSS Teesside Branch committee reserve the right to amend the programme or other arrangements in the event of unforeseen circumstances or occurrences beyond our control.

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