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.

Sunday, 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)

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!

 

 

MAY BRANCH MEETING

Wednesday, May 10th sees a new speaker to the branch, John Ede will present a talk entitled Chile 2011.

BRANCH TRIP

The branch are heading to Southfield Nurseries, the home of Cactusland (the largest cactus nursery in the United Kingdom) on Sunday, May 14th. Spaces are limited, so if you're interested please contact the branch secretary as soon as possible. A refundable 10 is required.

JUNE BRANCH MEETING

David Slade will be returning to give us the next instalment of his South African travels on Wednesday, June 14th with his talk A bit more of South Africa.

BRANCH MEAL

The branch will be holding its annual meal at The Station, Picton on Saturday, July 8th. Spaces are limited, so if you're interested please contact the branch secretary for full details and to book your place.

JULY BRANCH MEETING

David Minnion will present his re-scheduled talk about Colorado on Wednesday, July 12th.

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