Society Diary of Events 2018

 

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 10th January

 

Alistair Dunbar: Talk: Honeybees

 

Wednesday 14th February

 

Julian Hunt: Talk: The romance of the A413

  

Saturday 10th March

 

Annual Social Supper7 for 7.30 pm: £12 per head

 

Followed by: Tom Way: Talk: “My Travels overseas”

  

Thursday 5th April

 

Entry Night for the Spring Show

 

Anthony Hall time 6.00 – 7.45 pm

  

Saturday 7th April

                                                           

22nd Annual Spring Show and Plant Sale

 

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

 

Wednesday 11th April

 

James Smallwood: Talk: Auriculas

 

Wednesday 9th May

 

Valerie Edwards: Talk: “Chenies” - Its history and Gardens

Plus a Tulip Competition: Cultivar - "Survivor"

 

Sunday 13th May

 

Village Market at Aston Clinton School grounds

 

From 11am. We need your plants, produce and Rhubarb!

 

Wednesday 13th June

 

Barry Newman: Talk: Preparing for the show — A guide on how to exhibit in the summer show

 

July

 

Outing or Garden Visit to be arranged

 

Wednesday 22nd August
 

Entry night for the Annual Summer Show

 

Anthony Hall from to 6.00-7.45 pm

  

Saturday 25th August

 

61st Annual Summer Show

 

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

 

NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE AND DATE (4TH SATURDAY IN AUGUST)!!

 

Wednesday 12th Sept

 

Colin Oaks: Talk: Culpepper and The Complete Herbal

 

Wednesday 10th October

 

Annual General Meeting (AGM) followed by :

 

Peggy Verrall: Talk: Botanical Painting with Audience participation

 

Wednesday 14th November

 

Jackie Watson: Talk: Christmas from the garden — (Wreaths, Table Decorations etc)

 

Wednesday 12th December

 

Syrot Smith: Talk: Tudor Christmas Customs

 

Includes Christmas Buffet plus Christmas CompetitionTBA