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The Next Meeting:



Our next meeting is on Saturday 27th July when James Miller will give a talk titled “Gothenburg Botanical Inspiration”. James is an accomplished horticulturalist, having worked in several well-known gardens not just in the UK, but internationally.

Gothenburg is home to one of the finest botanic gardens in the world and contains many important plant collections, including alpines and bulbs.


Come along to the Elgar Room at the Weatherley Centre from 2.30pm. The talk will start at 3pm.


Entry is £2 for members of the Group, and £5 for visitors.


The programme for 2023 / 2024 is as follows:    





28th October 2023


The Flowers of the Russian Caucasus

18th November 2023

Kit Strange

Alpines of the Pacific North West

ZOOM Presentation

19th December 2023


Wim Boens


Epimedium, the small and the beautiful

ZOOM Presentation

23rd January 2024


Ian Young


The Bulb Log

17th February 2024

Liz Livermore

Early Summer in the Pyrenees

ZOOM Presentation

22nd February 2024


Chris Gardner


The Flora of South Africa

23rd March 2024

Alpine Exhibition

27th April 2024

Julia Corden


May 2024

Outdoor Event

To be arranged

29th June 2024

Andrew Mayo

Kurdish Mountains – Azerbaijan & Eastern Turkey

27th July 2024

James Miller

Gothenburg Botanical Inspiration

31st August 2024

David Charlton

African Extremities

September 2024

Members afternoon

Short talks by some of our members

26th October 2024