Society Diary of Events 2017
All monthly Society talks are held in the Anthony Hall, Aston Clinton and start at 8 pm.
They are all free to members, but there will be a raffle and produce & plant stall to defray costs. Non-members are charged at £2. Coffee and tea are served in the interval.
Wednesday 11 January
Robert Breakwell: Talk: The Chilterns MS Centre
Wednesday 8 February
John Morris: Talk with slides: Our Box Woodland Heritage
Saturday 11 March
Annual Social Supper 7 for 7.30 pm: £12 per head
Followed by: Jackie Watson: Movies from Pinewood interpreted by Floral Art
Thursday 6 April
Entry Night for the Spring Show
Anthony Hall 6.00 pm –7.45 pm
Saturday 8 April
21st Annual Spring Show and Plant Sale
2 pm in the Aston Clinton School Hall. Entry £1
Wednesday 12 April
Ken Panchon: Talk: The History and Life of the Red Kite
Sunday 7 May
Plant and Produce Stall at Aston Clinton “Village Market”
From 11am: Aston Clinton School: We need your plants, produce & rhubarb!
Wednesday 10 May
Dr Twiggs: Talk: An Insight into early Marriage & the Social History of Allotments
Wednesday 17 May
Visit to Peterley Manor Farm at 2.30pm.Travel details to follow.
Wednesday 14 June
Peggy Verrell: Talk: Maria Merriam (an Artist working 300 years ago, illustrating both flora and fauna)
Friday 23 June
Visit to Bledlow Manor Gardens in aid of Motor Neuron Disease Association.
Thursday 6 July
Coach Trip to visit Beth Chatto Gardens, Essex
Wednesday 16 August
Entry night for the Annual Summer Show
Anthony Hall from 6.00-7.45 pm
Saturday 19 August
60th Annual Summer Show
Café in the Park, Aston Clinton Park, 2pm: Free Entry
Wednesday 13 Sept
Neil Stewart: Talk: The Polar Arctic
Wednesday 11 October
Annual General Meeting (AGM) followed by:
Barry Oxley: Talk: The Flowers and Birds of Crete
Daffodil & Tulip bulb sale.
Wednesday 8 November
A speaker from the National Gardens Scheme (NGS)
Wednesday 13 December
Martin Woolner: Talk: The Natural & Cultural Heritage of Holly, Ivy and Mistletoe.
Includes Christmas buffet plus Christmas competition, table decoration – any medium