(known so far
& some may be subject to change)
The Society holds an Annual National Show with upwards of 26 classes
including novice, intermediate, and open sections.
In addition five or six areas hold somewhat smaller shows for the
special benefit of their area members
(but open to all Society
The committee will also consider applications for the
sponsoring of begonia classes in other shows.
or even just getting involved in a Show by helping is a great way to
meet fellow Society members, begonia
and enthusiasts. It is also an excellent way to learn
more about growing these beautiful plants.
you intend to exhibit then you will want to try and have your
begonias at their best when they are on the Show bench. This
means getting the timing right and transporting them without damage. The aim is to have the plants at
their peak "on the bench on the day"
Shrewsbury Flower Show
Friday 10th. & Saturday 11th.
Quarry Park, Shrewsbury
Judges: Open Cut Bloom and Pot Classes -
Barry Walker & George Thompson (SBS Judge)
Species, Intermediate & Novice Classes - Ian Rhys Williams & Robert
NBS National Show Secretary
Annual General Meeting 2018
The 69th. Annual General Meeting
Manningford Community Hall, Bell's Lane, Nr Maypole Island
Birmingham B14 5TJ
NORTH WEST AREA
Area Representative Dave Weatherby
SOUTHPORT FLOWER SHOW
Judges: Chris & Sandra Davies
First Fridays in April, June and October
7.30 pm Hartwood Hotel, Chorley. Tel 01257
269966 (Hotel business only)
Talk to be given by Robert Bryce in late June 2018 date to be
If you are interested in attending I would appreciate an E mail or a
phone call so I can book a room of suitable size.
THE WORCESTER SHOW
Sunday 12th. August
The Central Area will be having a stand.
Please contact myself for more
details if you are able to help
in any way by supplying plants etc
or even just visiting the show.
Best regards Steve
EAST MIDLANDS AREA
NORFOLK & SUFFOLK AREA
Area Representative G.A.Keer
SOUTH WALES AREA
South Wales Area Representative Ian Rhys Williams Tel: 01639 720061
Welsh Championship Show.
4th & Sunday 5th August
Wyevale Garden Centre, Siemans
Way, Enterprise Park, Llansamlet, Swansea. SA7 9FT
Judge: Robert Bryce
South Wales Area Spring meeting.
Saturday 31st. March
Venue, Wyevale Garden Centre,
10: 00 am. In café area.
Any questions prior to meeting, please contact me.
Ian Rhys Williams Tel: 01639 720061
SOUTH WEST AREA
Area Representative Gary Dando
SOUTH WEST REGIONAL SHOW
Sunday 19th. August
The Pannier Market, Bideford, North Devon. EX39 2DX
Judge: Andrew MacDougall
Staging 7.30 to 9.00 p.m. on Saturday 18th and Sunday
morning until 10.00 am.
Schedules will be sent to all previous exhibitors.
Why not consider entering and enjoying a day out in North Devon?
You will be most welcome.
For further information please contact
Tel: 01237 475914
Sunday 15th April at 2.30pm
The area is delighted that Michael Richardson has agreed to be our
speaker this year.
Mike is a noted exhibitor with many innovative methods of growing.
and tuber sale of named varieties.
Grove Sports Centre, St Mary’s Grove, Nailsea, North
Somerset, BS48 2NQ. Just off junctions 19 or 20, M.5.
There will be the usual Sunday lunch prior to the meeting .
For bookings, please telephone Tony Willoughby 01275 854035.
information contact Gary Dando on 01761 432739
SCOTTISH BEGONIA SOCIETY NATIONAL SHOW
Dundee Flower & Food Festival
August to Saturday 1st September
Camperdown Country Park, Coupar Angus Road, Dundee DD2 4TF
Judges: Ian Donaldson, Barry Walker (NBS Judge), John
Chiswell, Trainee Mike Richardson