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     2019
     Jan 28      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
Jodrell Laboratory, Seminar Room,RBG Kew
1130 -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Feb 6      Hinckley & District Orchid Society A.G.M and Quiz
Barwell Constitutional club
7-300pm - 10-00     Contact: keith bates 01455444177 keithbates185@hotmail.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Feb 9      The North of England Orchid Society Monthly Show and AGM
Barton Village Hall, the A6 north of Preston
10.30am - 3.30pm     Contact: George Barnes 01942 810958 or via website form http://orchid.org.uk/email.htm
Trade Attending :- Phoenix Orchids, John Keeling
 
     Feb 20      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
Council Room, Vincent Square
1130 -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Feb 23      The South West Orchid Society  Annual Orchid Show
West Monkton Village Hall, nr Taunton TA2 8NE
10.30am - 4pm     Contact: Marian Saunders 01278455170 msaunders1@mail105.co.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Feb 24      East Midlands Orchid Society displaying at the Harrogate OS Annual Show
Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showground, HG2 8NZ
10:00 - 16:00     Contact: Melv. Stephen 01159 198124 melv_and_hil@hotmail.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Feb 24      Harrogate Orchid Society Annual Show
The Pavilions Harrogate Showground Wetherby Road Harrogate HG2 8NZ
10.30am - 4.00pm     Contact: Ivor Pawson 01909 477832 ivor.pawson@sky.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Mar 2      Cheltenham & District Orchid Society Annual Show
Churchdown Community Centre, Parton Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, GL3 2JH
1030 hours - 1600 hours     Contact: Alan Cursue 01452 616387 showsec@cheltenhamorchids.org
Trade Attending :- Burnham Nurseries, Laurence Hobbs Orchids, Writhlington School Orchid Project, Hoo House Nursery, Earthenwear Jewellery, keep up to date at www.cheltenhamorchids.org
 
     Mar 2      Orchid Society of Great Britain OSGB Open Spring Show
Napier Hall, Hide Place, Westminster SW1P 4NJ
10.30 [7.30 exhibitors] - 16.00     Contact: Zane Rappa 07984546055 zane.rappa@gmail.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Mar 6      Hinckley & District Orchid Society Guest Speaker
Barwell Constitutional club
7-300pm - 10-15pm     Contact: keith bates 01455444177 keithbates185@hotmail.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Mar 9      Wessex Orchid Society Annual Spring show
Portchester Community School, Whitehart Lane, Portchester PO16 9BD
12 noon - 4.30pm     Contact: Tricia Gray 07776255467 hon.secretary@wessexorchidsociety.org.uk
Trade Attending :- To be Advised
 
     Mar 17      South East Orchid Society Spring Open Show
Ashford Rail Staff Club, Beaver Road, Ashford, Kent. TN23 7RR
1pm - 4pm     Contact: Karina Sellers 01233 720238 karinasellers@btinternet.com
Trade Attending :- Laurence Hobbs Orchids
 
     Mar 17      East Midlands Orchid Society Annual Show
Bottesford Village Hall, Belvoir Road, Bottesford NG13 0BG
10:00 - 16:00     Contact: Melv. Stephen 01159 198124 melv_and_hil@hotmail.com
Trade Attending :- UK Orchid Nursuries
 
     Mar 24      East Midlands Orchid Society are displaying at the North East of England Orchid Society Annual Show
Bowburn Community Centre, Durham Road, Bowburn. DH6 5AT
10:00 - 16:30     Contact:
Trade Attending :-
 
     Mar 24      North East of England Orchid Society Annual Show
Bowburn Community Centre, Durham
11.00am - 4.00pm     Contact: Brian Coulson 0191 420 7329 brian.coulson@hotmail.com
Trade Attending :- Laurence Hobbs
 
     Mar 30-31 Bournemouth Orchid Society 60th Anniversary Show
Highcliffe Castle, Rothesay Drive, Highcliffe, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 4LE
10.00 - 16.30     Contact: Chris Boomfield 07712 479056 show@bournemouthorchidsociety.org.uk
Trade Attending :- refer to web site
 
     Mar 30      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
Bournemouth Show, Highcliffe Castle, Rothesay Drive, Dorset, BH23 4LE
1300 business,1330 public -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Mar 30      Suffolk Orchid Society Spring Show
St Michael's Church Centre, The Drift, Martlesham Heath, Suffolk IP5 3PL
10am - 4pm     Contact: Mr Steve Wright 01473 822569
Trade Attending :- Laurence Hobbs, light lunches and sundries for sale. Cultivation tips including potting demonstrations for visitors.
 
     Mar 31      British Orchid Council BOC Judging Symposium,Bournemouth 60th Anniversary Show
Highcliffe Castle
10.00 - 16.00     Contact: Jean &Chris Barker 01642654748 cjbandjb@ntlworld.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Apr 3      Hinckley & District Orchid Society Guest Speaker
BARWELL CON CLUB
7-45PM - 10-00pm     Contact: Keith Bates 01455444177 orchids1941@hotmail.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Apr 6      Hinckley & District Orchid Society ANNUAL SPRING SHOW
STOKE GOLDING CLUB CV13 6DZ
10-00am - 4-00pm     Contact: keith bates 01455444177 keithbates185@hotmail.com
Trade Attending :- 3 TRADERS To be comfirmed
 
     Apr 6      East Midlands Orchid Society displaying at Hinckley & District Orchid Society Show
Stoke Holding Club, Hinckley Road, Stoke Golding. CV136DZ
10:00 - 16:00     Contact: Melv. Stephen 01159 198124 melv_and_hil@hotmail.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Apr 9      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
London Orchid Show,2nd floor meeting rooms, Vincent Square
9th 1330 (preview 8th) -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Apr 9-10  RHS London Orchid Show, Preview Evening 8th April
RHS Halls
Coming soon, - please return to this website     Contact:
Trade Attending :-
 
     Apr 13      The Bristol & West of England Orchid Society Annual Show
Somerset Hall, 11 The Precinct, Portishead, Bristol BS20 6AH
11.00 am - 4.00 pm     Contact: Brian Tomlinson 01454 883415 jt007f1810@blueyonder.co.uk
Trade Attending :- Burnham, Laurence Hobbs
 
     Apr 14      West Cornwall Orchid Society Spring Show
Camborne Community Centre, Annex, South Terrace, TR14 8SU
11.00 - 16.00     Contact: Mrs Kit Lindsay 01209717947 r.lindsay672@btinternet.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Apr 14      The Orchid Society of East Anglia 50th Anniversary Show
Jubilee Youth Club Hall, Back lane, Hethersett, Norfolk NR9 4AX
10 am - 4.30pm     Contact: Annette Hansell 01362 637319 a.ahansell@sky.com
Trade Attending :- Laurence Hobbs Orchids Andrew Bannister
 
     Apr 20      Solihull and District Orchid Society Spring Orchid Show
Arden School, Knowle, West Midlands, B93 0PT
11.00am - 16.00pm     Contact: Malcolm Moodie 01295 788159 LaeliaM@aol.com
Trade Attending :- Peter White Orchid Accessories, Phoenix Orchids, Royden Orchids
 
     Apr 27      Central Orchid Society SPRING SHOW
Perton Community Centre, Church Road, Perton, Wolverhampton WV6 7PD
11am - 4pm     Contact: Dr M R Holland 01902 562568 martin.holland52@gmail.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Apr 28       Cornwall Orchid Society Show
Chacewater Village Hall, Church Hill, Chacewater, Nr Truro, Cornwall TR4 8PZ
-      Contact: Nicholla Ingram 07768858879 nicholla.orchid@outlook.com
Trade Attending :- Burnham Nurseries, plus visiting societies and potting demonstrations
 
     May 4      The Devon Orchid Society 44th Annual Show
Budleigh Salterton Public Hall, Station Road, Budleigh Salterton, Devon EX9 6RJ
10.30am - 4.00pm     Contact: Nicola Wakley 01404850354 nwakley@googlemail.com
Trade Attending :- Burnham Nurseries, Laurence Hobbs Orchids, Writhlington School Orchid Project
 
     May 5-6 Darlington & District Orchid Society Raby Castle Orchid Show
Raby Castle, Staindrop, Darlington DL2 3AH
11.00am - 5.00pm     Contact: Len Gray 01642 552552 marglenuk@yahoo.co.uk
Trade Attending :- Peter White, Laneside Hardy Orchids, Spicesotics
 
     May 11      Essex Orchid Society Spring Show
Billericay, South Green Memorial Hall CM11 2PR
13:30 - 16:30     Contact: Moira Tarrant 01245 231437 moira.tarrant@outlook.com
Trade Attending :- Francis Quesada-Pallares
 
     May 11-12 Scottish Orchid Society Glasgow Botanic Gardens Orchid Fair
Kibble Palace - Botanic Gardens, Glasgow G12 0UE
10:00am - 6:00pm - 5:00pm Sunday     Contact: Alan Mackenzie 01505 614756 gen.secretary@scottishorchid.org
Trade Attending :- Burnham Nurseries, Laneside Hardy Orchids, Peter White, Simply Control
 
     May 20      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
Chelsea Flower Show RHS Suite at Chelsea function room
0800 -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Jun 1      The North of England Orchid Society Annual Show
Barton Community Centre - A6 North of Preston
10.00am - 4.00pm     Contact: George Barnes 01942810958 barnes.bolton@gmail.com
Trade Attending :- To Be Arranged
 
     Jun 13-16 East Midlands Orchid Society are displaying at Malvern Three Counties Show
Malvern, Worcester. WR13 6NW
-      Contact: Melv. Stephen 01159 198124 melv_and_hil@hotmail.com
Trade Attending :- Traders from all over the World
 
     Jun 14-16  International Orchid Show Malvern
Royal Three Counties Showground
9.00am - 6.00pm     Contact: Chris Barker 01642654748 cjbandjb@ntlworld.com
Trade Attending :- About 20
 
     Jun 15      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
Malvern Royal Three Counties Show
1330 -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Jul 16      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
Magnolia Room, The Barn, RHS Garden Wisley
1130 -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Aug 3-4 Harrogate Orchid Society Orchids for Everyone weekend
The Bramall Learning Centre RHS Gardens Harlow Carr Harrogate HG3 1QB
10.00am - 4.00pm     Contact: Ivor Pawson 01909 477832 ivor.pawson@sky.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Aug 3      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Learning Centre, HG3 1QB
1300 business, 1330 public -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Aug 31-1 Orchid Study Group Welsh Orchid Festival
Aberglasney Gardens, Llangathen, Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH
10.00am Saturday & Sunday - 5pm Saturday, 4pm Sunday     Contact: Lynne Harrendence 01269 498002 lynne.harrendence@resqnet.co.uk
Trade Attending :- For full list of traders and talks, visit our website closer to the event: www.orchidstudygroup.org.uk
 
     Sep 3      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
University of Cambridge Herbarium, Sainsbury Laboratory, CB2 1LR
1100 -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Sep 8      Darlington & District Orchid Society Orchid Show organised by Darlington OS & University Botanic Garden
Josephine Butler College, Durham City
10.00am - 4.00pm     Contact: Len Gray 01642 552552 marglenuk@yahoo.co.uk
Trade Attending :- A J Keeling, Laneside, Phoenix, Equatorial Plants
 
     Sep 28      Bournemouth Orchid Society Autumn Show
Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1AS
12.00 - 16.30     Contact: Chris Broomfield 07712 479056 show@bournemouthorchidsociety.org.uk
Trade Attending :- refer to web site
 
     Sep 29      Pleurothallid Alliance - UK Annual General Meeting
Wilnecote Parish Hall, Watling Street,Tamworth, B77 5AD
10.00 - 16.00     Contact: Mrs M Smallman 01529 421521 donaldsmallman234@btinternet.com
Trade Attending :- Roy Barrow
 
     Oct 6      Darlington & District Orchid Society Darlington OS Annual Show
Sadberge Village Hall
11.00am - 4.00pm     Contact: Len Gray 01642 552552 marglenuk@yahoo.co.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Oct 12      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
Devon Orchid Weekend, Burnham Nursery.TQ12 6PZ
1330 business, 1400 public -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Oct 12      Wessex Orchid Society Annual Autumn Show
Portchester Community School, Whitehart Lane, Portchester PO16 9BD
11:00 am - 4:30 pm     Contact: Tricia Gray 07776255467 hon.secretary@wessexorchidsociety.org.uk
Trade Attending :- Burnham Nurseries, Laurence Hobbs Orchids, Peter White Orchids & Accessories
 
     Oct 13      British Orchid Council Judging Symposium Burnham Nurseries, Forches Cross, Newton Abbot TQ12 6PZ

-      Contact: Jean & Chris Barker 01642654748 cjbandjb@ntlworld.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Oct 19      Birmingham & Midland Orchid Society BMOS Annual Orchid Show
United Reformed Church, I Bassington Ave., Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AA
10.30.am - 4.30.pm     Contact: Bob Grove 07899878111 r.grove@ukcsmail.co.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Oct 19      Croydon & District Orchid Society Open Orchid Show
Wallington United Reformed Church. Stanley Park Road. Wallington. SM6-0EU
11-00am - 4-00pm     Contact: Derek Belcher 020 8715 3635 orchiddb@outlook.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Nov 2      Orchid Society of Great Britain OSGB Open Autumn Show
Wraysbury Village Hall, The Green , TW19 5NA
10.30 (8.00 for entries - 16.00     Contact: Peter White 01295712159 Peter.orchid@sky.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Nov 13      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
Council Room, Vincent Square
1130 -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Nov 30      Central Orchid Society AUTUMN SHOW
Perton Community Centre, Church Road, Perton, Wolverhampton WV6 7PD
11am - 4pm     Contact: Dr M R Holland 01902 562568 martin.holland52@gmail.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Dec 11      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
RHS Vincent Square, Council Room
1130 -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-