Society Diary of Events 2019

 

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 9th January

 

Julian Hunt: Talk — Lord Austin & Lord Nuffield: Giants of the British Motor Industry

 

Wednesday 13th February

 

Tom Way: Talk with slides — Nature on your Doorstep

 

Saturday 9th March

 

Annual Social Supper 7 for 7.30 pm: £12 per head

After supper: Gill and Barry Goodman “Good Morning Lords and Ladies” (English traditional customs in story, song and multi images)

 

Thursday 4th April

 

Entry Night for Spring Show Buckland Hall* time 6.00 – 7.45 pm

*Note change of Venue – Buckland Village Hall

 

Saturday 6th April

 

22nd Annual Spring Show and Plant Sale

2 pm in the Aston Clinton School Hall. Entry £1

 

Wednesday 10th April

 

Frank Parge:  Talk - The personal Victorian garden of Mary Anne Disraeli at Hughenden Manor.

 

Wednesday 8th May

 

Erica Goodman: Talk - Giant Tortoises

Plus a Tulip Competition

 

Wednesday 12th June

 

Clive Johnson: Talk - History and Restoration of the Wendover Arm Canal

 

Wednesday 10th July

 

Outing to Hidcote Gardens (optional visit to Kiftsgate Gardens)

 

Wednesday 11th September

 

Andrew Mikolajski: Talk — Pin Me to the Wall!

 

Wednesday 18th September

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Entry night for the Annual Summer Show

 

Anthony Hall 6.00-7.45 pm

 

Saturday 21st September

 

62nd Annual Summer Show

2pm in Aston Clinton School hall. Entry £1

*NOTE CHANGE OF DATE – 21st SEPTEMBER

 

Wednesday 9th October  AGM followed by

 

Roger Kemp: Talk — Butterflies of the British Isles

Plus Bulb Sale

 

Wednesday 13th November

 

Tim Miles: Talk — Gardens of the Cotswold Wildlife Park

 

Wednesday 11th December

 

Steve Owen: Talk — Snowdrops

Includes Christmas Buffet plus Christmas Competition — A Christmas Cracker