Events 2020

Our 2020 Season – last updated Monday 23 March

EVENTS  and OUTINGS

Please note: due to the present health concerns all Events and Outings have been cancelled – see News Page.


EVENTS:
evening meetings at 7.30pm

Thurs 9 January – ‘Garden Ponds and Water Features’ by Phil Aubury. Former Director of Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

Thurs 13 February – ‘The Making of the Midlands Landscape’ by Simon Gulliver

Thurs 12 March – ‘Easy Rules on Pruning’ by Hilary Twigg, a talk and demonstration.

Sat 28 March – The Annual Supper
– Postponed to 28 Nov ’20 – see below for details.

Thurs 9 April – ‘Flower Power’ by Rosemary Winnall
– Cancelled due to Coronavirus.

Thurs 14 May – ‘Through the Garden Gate’ by Adrian James, a talk which includes a look at several great English gardens.
– Cancelled due to Coronavirus.

Sat 5 September – Annual Flower, Fruit and Veg Show 2020
– show programme v2 Here.

Thurs 10 September – ‘Colour in an English Garden: the Herbaceous Border’ by Duncan Coombs

Thurs 8 October – ‘The Plant Hunters’ by Darren Rudge, a history of discovery and introduction which has given us the wide range of plants we have in our gardens today.
Their 2020 Newsletter can been accessed here – they can be contacted 01270 811 443 / 07716 990 695 or janet@planthuntersfairs.co.uk

Thurs 12 November – A.G.M. with Cheese and Wine

Sat 28 November – The Annual Supper – Barnt Green Cricket Club, Cherry Hill Road B45 8LW 6.30 for 7pm start. Includes entertainment from Nick Jones, The Singing Vicar. Tickets still avaiable.
*** Note: postponed from 28 March ***
Cost: members £21, non-members £23
Booking: Pat Davies  01527 67226 / 07970 188 227 or davies55@btinternet.com


OUTINGS:

Weds 5 February – Hellebore Tour – details to follow.

Sat 28 March – The Annual Supper – details as above.
Postponed to 28 Nov ’20 – see above for details.

Weds 6 May – R.H.S. Wisley Coach Trip
Coach will leave Abbey Stadium car park at 9am. Includes Coach and Entrance fee Cost: £16
Booking: Pat Davies  01527 67226 / 07970 188 227 or davies55@btinternet.com
Postponed to 5 May 2021 due to Coronavirus.

Thurs 11 June – Walled Garden at Croome Court, Severn Stoke, Worcestershire, WR8 9DW – own transport. Includes: Garden Tour and Tea & Cake.
Meet outside the cafe entrance at 2pm. Cost £12
Booking: Jenny Harper 01527 69399  jiharper@hotmail.co.uk
Postponed until 2021 due to Coronavirus.

Fri 10 July – Lamport Gardens, Northamptonshire Coach Trip
Coach leaves Abbey Stadium car park at 10am. Includes Coach, Entrance fee and Coffee & Biscuits on arrival. Cream Tea available at £4.50 extra cost.
Cost £21.50 or £26 – to include Cream Tea.
Booking: Anne Hudson 0121 445 4238 / 07811 725 290 or anneghudson@gmail.com
Postponed until 2021 due to Coronavirus.

Thurs 13 August – John Adams Garden, Withybed
6.30pm
Booking: Pat Davies 01527 67226/07970 188 227 or davies55@btinternet.com