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




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




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