Programme for 2017

Date   What Description Tree of the Month
Wed 11th January   Winter Show & Raffle Bring along a tree, prepared for an internal club show.
We will have three classes adhering to the new standards.
We will all have a secret ballot on which one "steals the show"
We will also hold a raffle so bring along a prize.
Wed  8th February   Workshop A good time for repotting and pruning. Bring along trees to be worked upon during an informal club workshop Winter image deciduous
Sun 26th February   Swindon Bonsai Show The club will put on a display of trees. Also Nick P will have an individual display
Wed  8th March * David Cheshire Rock Planting Rock Plantings
Wed 12th April   Workshop A general workshop; late repotting evergreens. Bring along trees to be worked upon during an informal club workshop Bonsai in spring leaf
Wed 10th May * Malcolm Driffield Tree development ideas from seedling to bonsai Bonsai grown from seed/seedlings
Sun 14th May   Club day out Visit to two Bonsai Nurseries (Lee Verhorevoort Bonsai in Kent & Windybank Bonsai in Surrey)
Sun 28nd May   Chiltern Bonsai Show (Marlow) The club will put on a display of trees
Wed 14th June   Workshop Summer pruning and styling. Bring along trees to be worked upon during an informal club workshop Azaleas
Sat 17th June   Winnersh Fete The club will put on a display of trees
Wed 12th July * Simon Tremblett Alternative bonsai: Simon will show us a few of his most innovative bonsai creations Alternative bonsai
Wed  9th August   Summer Show
and Auction
Bring along a tree, prepared for an internal club show.
We will have three classes adhering to the new standards.
We will all have a secret ballot on which one "steals the show"
We will also hold an auction of trees, pots, books etc.
Sat  9th September   The Henley Show The club will put on a display of trees
Wed 13th September * Lee Verhorevoort Critique of members' trees Any tree you would like guidance on
Wed 11th October   Workshop Replaces cancelled talk by John Armitage Preparing for Winter
Sun 22nd October   Heathrow Bonsai Show The club will put on a display of trees
Wed  8th November * Peter Warren Maples (including wiring and pruning) Maples
Wed 13th December   AGM & Eats & Auction AGM followed by eats and drinks followed by an auction of trees, pots, books etc.

* = charge for outside speaker. (£3 for Berkshire Bonsai Society members, £5 for visitors)