The BOC has issued a Policy Statement regarding the Privacy of Personal Information in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which came in to effect on the 25th May 2018. This Policy Statement can be found here . A permanent link is placed in the web page footers.

The next meetings (AGM and Ordinary) of BOC will be held on Sunday 3rd March 2019 at The Greswolde Arms Hotel, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands. B93 0LL. The Agenda for the AGM can be found here. The Agenda for the Ordinary Meeting can be found here . Minutes of the last AGM (2018) can be found here , and Minutes of the last Ordinary Meeting (Nov 2018) can be found here  .

The BAD NEWS is that the Devon Orchid Weekend has been cancelled due to the high price now being charged for the venue. This was due to take place at The Langstone Cliffs Hotel, Dawlish Warren from the 11th to 13th October 2019.

The GOOD NEWS is that Burnham Nurseries has offered to host the planned Symposium on the Sunday (13th October), and to have the RHS Orchid Committee Meeting on the Saturday (12th October). Please see the entry in the Main menu Working Groups > Judging > Judging Symposia for further information.

The BOC Photographic Competition is open for downloading pictures and Voting until midnight on 28th February 2019.

The next BOC Congress is to be held at Southport from 29th to 31st May 2020. The event website is here

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