TEESSIDE BRANCH ~ HEADLINES!

It is intended that this page will be updated regularly to highlight current Branch news and forthcoming events.

 

2017 PLANT SALES

As usual, the branch will be holding several plant sales this year. Please come along and meet our members, ask questions and receive free advice, learn more about the BCSS and Teesside Branch in particular - and, of course, get some bargains, you'll find our prices extremely competitive.

Monday, May 29th

Durham University Botanic Garden, Durham

10:00am to about 4:00pm (free admission to sales)

Sunday, June 11th

Yarm Charities Fair, High Street, Yarm

11:00am to about 5:00pm (free admission)

Yarm Charities Fair has been postponed at less than 48 hours notice due to circumstances entirely beyond the control of the branch. Despite this event having been held without incident for a number of years, it seems that this year Yarm Town Council have failed to satisfy Stockton Borough Council's Health & Safety requirements.

Saturday, July 22nd

Cleveland Show, Stewart Park, Middlesbrough

9:30am to 4:00pm (admission via show entry)

Wednesday, August 9th

Table-Top Plant Sale, Welbury Village Hall

7:00pm start (free admission)

Saturday, September 23rd

Stokesley Show, Stokesley

9:30am to 4:00pm (admission via show entry)

 

2017 PHOTO COMPETITION

Don't forget we're running another photography competition in 2017. For this to be a success we need plenty of entries, so get your cameras (or phones) out and start taking pictures of your plants. Click here for more details.

 

ADVANCE NOTICE

The branch will be 60 years old next year. To celebrate, we will be holding a symposium on Saturday March 17th, 2018. Details will be released later, but put the date in your diary NOW!

 

 

TABLE-TOP PLANT SALE AND SOCIAL

The branch will be holding it's annual sale/social evening in Welbury Village Hall (click here for a map) on Wednesday, August 9th (7:00pm start). Come along and buy plants or other items and chat to our members about the branch or about how to grow cacti and succulents. For more details or to book a table, please contact the branch secretary.

SEPTEMBER BRANCH MEETING

Wednesday, September 13th sees a new speaker to the branch in the form of Hazel Taylor who will present a talk about the Plants and Animals of Madagascar.

OCTOBER BRANCH MEETING

Tony Roberts will be returning to give us the next instalment of his South African travels on Wednesday, October 11th with his talk South Africa Part 2. Tony has indicated his intention to bring plants to sell.

STOKESLEY SHOW

In addition to show entries and a sales table, the branch will be putting on a display at Stokesley Show on Saturday, September 23rd. Come along admire the display, buy our competitively priced plants or just seek free information about the branch or about how to grow these interesting plants.

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