Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7.30 p.m. New members and visitors are always welcome. Each meeting has a visiting speaker, a raffle and refreshments are available.

Here is the calendar for 2024.

                                 Speaker and  subject

January 2nd                 No Meeting

February 6th      Steve Edney            The Land & No Name Nursery

March 5th                                   Annual General Meeting

April 2nd           Phil Outred           Care of Fushia Plants, Cuttings to Flowering

May 7th               Paul Bagshaw          Goodnestone Park Garden

June  4th            Sue Scotchmer    Green Cuba

July 2nd             Clive Nuttman   Birds of the Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth National Park

August 6th         Sue Marshall     English Love Affair with Iris

September 3rd     Roy Finch    Taking Care of Hedgehogs

September 14th         Annual Show at ARCA 1.30pm start, free entrance, Tea and cake!

October 1st           Guy Bartlett       The History of the Red Arrows

November 5th     Julian Audsley           Presentation on Bees

December 3rd     Melanie Gibson Barton   ” And so to Ted” The History of Teddy Bears

Membership from October 2023 will be £5 per person

Our Annual Dinner took place in November at the Victoria Hotel with a large group of members attending.

We continue to have quite a waiting list of people who want an allotment.

Rosemary Whitcombe.