Diary of Events


     2020
     Feb 25      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
Joderell Laboratory, The Bennett Room, RBG Kew
1130 -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Feb 29      Bournemouth Orchid Society Spring 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
 
     Feb 29      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 :-
 
     Mar 1      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 :-
 
     Mar 1      Harrogate Orchid Society Annual Show
The Pavilions Harrogate Showground Wetherby Road Harrogate HG2 8NZ
10.00am - 4.00pm     Contact: Ivor Pawson 01909 479016 ivor.pawson@sky.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Mar 4      Hinckley & District Orchid Society Guest Speaker
Barwell Constitutional club
7-300pm - 10-15pm     Contact: keith bates 01455444177 keithbates185@hotmail.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Mar 7      Orchid Society of Great Britain OSGB Open Spring Show
Valentines Mansion, Emerson Rd, Ilford IG1 4XA
10.00 - 16.00     Contact: Zane Rappa 07984546055 zane.rappa@gmail.com
Trade Attending :- Spicesotic plants, Roy Barrow, Orchid Alchemy
 
     Mar 7      Wessex Orchid Society Annual Spring Show
Portchester Community School, Whitehart Lane, Portchester PO16 9BD
12 noon - 4.30.pm     Contact: Tricia Gray 07776255467 hon.secretary@wessexorchidsociety.org.uk
Trade Attending :- Burnham Nurseries, Laurence Hobbs Orchids, Peter White Orchids & Accessories
 
     Mar 15      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 21      Suffolk Orchid Society Spring Show
St Michael's Church Centre, The Drift, Martlesham Heath, Suffolk IP5 3PL
10am - 4pm     Contact: Jenny Gage 01473 822569 roystongage@btinternet.com
Trade Attending :- Laurence Hobbs, light lunches and sundries for sale. Cultivation tips including potting demonstrations for visitors.
 
     Mar 29      The Orchid Society of East Anglia Spring Orchid 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
 
     Mar 29      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 - 16:00     Contact: Melv Stephen 01159198124 melv_hil@hotmail.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Mar 29      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
 
     Apr 1      Hinckley & District Orchid Society  show meeting &Guest Speaker
BARWELL CON CLUB
7-45PM - 10-00pm     Contact: Keith Bates 01455444177 orchids1941@hotmail.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Apr 4      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 4      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 7      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
London Orchid Show, 2nd floor Lawrence Hall, meeting rooms, Vincent Square
1330 -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Apr 7-8 Orchid Society of Great Britain are displaying at RHS Spring Launch and London Orchid Show
RHS Horticultural Halls
10.00am - 5.00pm     Contact: Zane Rappa 07984546055 zane.rappa@gmail.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Apr 7-8  RHS London Orchid Show
RHS Halls Vincent Square Westminster
Visit RHS website -      Contact:
Trade Attending :- www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/rhs-london-shows
 
     Apr 11      Solihull and District Orchid Society Spring Orchid Show
Arden School, Knowle, West Midlands, B93 0PT
11.00am - 16.00pm     Contact: Tjin Ong 07711568848 tjin1@sky.com
Trade Attending :- Peter White Orchid Accessories, Royden Orchids, Laneside Hardy Orchid Nursery
 
     Apr 18      The Bristol & West of England Orchid Society Annual Show
Town Hall, Chippjng Sodbury BS37 6AD
11.00 am - 4.00 pm     Contact: Brian Tomlinson 01454 883415 jt007f1810@blueyonder.co.uk
Trade Attending :- Burnham, Laurence Hobbs
 
     Apr 25      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 :- Phoenix Orchids, Royden Orchids
 
     Apr 26      Cornwall Orchid Society ANNUAL SHOW
Chacewater Village Hall, Chacewater, Cornwall, TR4 8PZ
11am - 4pm     Contact: Nicholla Ingram 01872 540317 nicholla.orchid@outlook.com
Trade Attending :- BURNHAM NURSERIES
 
     May 2-3 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 2      The Devon Orchid Society 45th 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 9-10 Scottish Orchid Society Glasgow Botanic Gardens Orchid Fair
Kibble Palace, Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0UE
10am - Saturday 6pm; Sunday 5pm     Contact: Alan Mackenzie 01505 614756 amacke@btinternet.com
Trade Attending :- Provisional: Burnham Nurseries, Peter White, Laneside Hardy Orchids, Orchid Alchemy, Simply Control
 
     May 9      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 16      Orchid Study Group Orchid Day
Aberglasney Gardens, Llangathen, Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH
10.00am - 5.00am     Contact: Lynne Harrendence 01269 498002 lynne.harrendence@resqnet.co.uk
Trade Attending :- Visit our website: www.orchidstudygroup.org.uk nearer the time for list of traders
 
     May 18      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee, and open session with OHRAG
Chelsea flower Show, RHS Suite, funtion room TBC
0800 - 0930 -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     May 19-23 Orchid Society of Great Britain are displaying at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
London
-      Contact:
Trade Attending :-
 
     May 30-31 The North of England Orchid Society BOC Congress - Southport International Orchid Show.
The Floral Halls Southport Theatre and Conference Centre
10.00am - 4.00pm     Contact: George Barnes 01942 810958 barnes.bolton@gmail.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     May 30      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
BOC Congress Southport, Southport Theatre and conference centre, PR9 0DZ,
1330 business,1400 open meetin -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Jun 10-14 The Sheffield & District Orchid Society - Exhibit at RHS Chatsworth
Chatsworth Estate, Derbyshire
-      Contact: Charles Ford 01142 586866 caford1@btinternet.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Jun 12-14  International Orchid Show Malvern
Royal Three Counties Showground
9.00am - 6.00pm     Contact: Chris Barker 01642654748 cjbandjb@ntlworld.com
Trade Attending :- Lots if BREXIT does not get in the way!
 
     Jun 12-14 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 12-14 Orchid Society of Great Britain are displaying at Malvern International Orchid Show
Royal Three Counties Showground, Malvern
-      Contact:
Trade Attending :-
 
     Jun 13      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
Malvern Royal Three Counties Show
1330 business,1400 open meetin -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Jul 14      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
Welcome Building (Oakwood), RHS Garden Wisley
1130 -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Aug 1-2 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 479016 ivor.pawson@sky.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Aug 1      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
RHS Garden Harlow Carr with Harogate & North of England OS
1300 business, 1330 public -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Sep 3-6 Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee (dates TBC 3rd to 6th ?)
visit to Herrenhausen Botanic Garden,Hannover & Orchideen Garten, Karge Nurs
-      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Sep 5-6 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 6      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 26      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 27      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
 
     Sep 29      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
Council Room, Vincent Square
1130 -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Oct 10      Wessex Orchid Society Annual Autumn Show
Portchester Community School, Whitehart Lane, Portchester PO16 9BD
11.00 am - 4.00 pm     Contact: Tricia Gray 07776255467 hon.secretary@wessexorchidsociety.org.uk
Trade Attending :- Burnham Nurseries, Laurence Hobbs Orchids, Peter White Orchids & Accessories
 
     Oct 17      Birmingham & Midland Orchid Society BMOS Annual Orchid Show (Provisional)
United Reformed Church, I Bassington Ave., Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AA
10.30.am - 4.30.pm     Contact: Bob Grove 07899878111 r.grove337@outlook.com
Trade Attending :-
 
     Nov 7      Orchid Society of Great Britain OSGB Open Autumn Show
Wraysbury Village Hall, The Green , TW19 5NA
10.30 (7:30-9:00 for j - 16.00     Contact: Peter White 01295712159 Peter.orchid@sky.com
Trade Attending :- Orchids by Peter White, Burnham Nurseries,
 
     Nov 7      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
OSGB show Wraysbury, Village Hall, The Green, TW19 5NA
1300 business, 1330 public -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     Nov 28      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 :- Burnham Nurseries
 
     Dec 9      Royal Horticultural Society RHS Orchid Committee
Council Room Vincent Square
1130 -      Contact: Jill Otway jillotway@rhs.org.uk
Trade Attending :-
 
     2021
     Feb 27      Bournemouth Orchid Society Spring 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