Events 2020

Our 2020 Season

EVENTS  and OUTINGS


EVENTS:

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

Thurs 9 April – ‘Flower Power’ by Rosemary Winnall

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

Sat 5 September – Annual Flower, Fruit and Veg Show 2020
– schedules available soon.

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.

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


OUTINGS:

Weds 5 February – Hellebore Tour – details to follow.

Sat 28 March – The Annual Supper – details as above.

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

Thurs 11 June – Walled Gardena 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

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

There may well be other open gardens to add to this list but details are yet to be confirmed.