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


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



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