Occasional talks in one or another of their Regional and Specialist Groups.
Occasional talks at their meetings and other events: 'Membership is open to all individuals and institutions, both amateur and professional.'
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Monthly 'meetings are open to anyone interested in the cultivation of begonias ... Anyone interested in growing begonias will be made very welcome'.
Sutton Golf Club Social Club, Saltshouse Road, Sutton, Kingston upon Hull, HU8 9HF, Yorkshire and the Humberwww.bevlee.karoo.net
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'Regular monthly meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month ... and include guest speakers from the chrysanthemum world or related topics such as soil analysis, show preparations and reviews, etc. as well as the month's work and how-to-do-it sessions.'
'Through regional groups, The Japanese Garden Society meets at various UK locations throughout the year. Meetings vary from informal evening lectures to weekend events, with exhibits from members representing both amateur and professional sectors ... Currently we have Regional groups in the: Southeast; Southwest; Northwest; Midlands; Yorkshire and Humber.'
Maureen Busby Lecture
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'The Maidstone Bonsai Society hold monthly meetings that you would be most welcome to attend. The club is keen to demystify and promote the art of bonsai. If you are just starting out, slightly interested or have a large collection of specimen bonsai you will have a great time at our meetings. We meet on the first Monday of each month, unless otherwise stated in the programme, at 19.30 hrs.'
Kenilworth Sports and Social Club, Montague House, Upper Rosemary Hill, Kenilworth, Warwick, CV8 2PA, West Midlandswww.dahlia-mds.co.uk/calendar/calendar.htm
This the website of the Society's Northern Section - but it also gives access, via the section 'Local Groups', to some details of other Society Sections.
'The Northern Section has local groups that hold meetings, usually monthly or bi monthly, they are especially helpful to new members and help and advice are freely given in all aspects of Primulas, growing and showing. Talks and slide shows by some of the more experienced members make these meetings popular and a good way to spend an evening in good company.'
>>> Wakefield Group ... Syllabus
Meets 'bi-monthly starting in January each year on the third Thursday in the month at appx 7.30 pm'.
Uplands Allotments Association Community Rooms, 326 Oxhill Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, B21 8EX, West Midlandswww.auriculaandprimula.org.uk/west_midland_group.html
'Lectures are at 1.10 pm on Thursdays. Donations of £3 towards expenses are appreciated. NO BOOKING REQUIRED.' (Formerly the Rare Plants Group)
Ashmolean Natural History Society | Rare Plants Group
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'Meetings, held mainly in the winter months ... give opportunity for many aspects of rose cultivation to be discussed.'
'Meet ... on the second Wednesday of every month at 7.15 pm - 9.30 pm.'
Rhondda Rose Society
>>> Program >>> Meetings ...
'We meet on the last Friday of the month ... Meetings commence at 7.30 pm and usually finish about 10.00 pm unless we have a Guest Speaker when we may be later ... Anyone interested is welcome to attend a meeting and bring trees for advice. At such meetings we provide the opportunity of joining other Bonsai enthusiasts in friendly informality with talks, films and visits by guest speakers.'
>>> Club Meetings
'The club meets on the third Tuesday each month at 20.00 to 22.00.'
'Meets on the second Tuesday of each month, 19.30 ... All with a friendly group of like minded people ranging from beginners to experts. Come along as a guest, just turn up. Join if you like it.'
The Royal Air Forces Association & Roundell Club, Alton House, Shrewsbury Road, Oxton, Wirral, CH43 1UU, North Westwirral-bonsai.blogspot.com
'We meet at 8 pm every 2nd Wednesday of the month ... New members are always welcome, just come along to one of our monthly meetings at the RAFA club. You can even "try us out" for a few months before you decide on joining as an official member. The meetings are informal (there's a bar!) and the club members are (mostly) friendly, approachable and happy to pass on guidance and information to anybody interested in bonsai- whatever your level of experience.'