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SRGC Show Dates 2016
« on: January 11, 2016, 01:40:59 PM »
January 2016 -  Link to new SRGC Show Schedules 2016 : click HERE

Please note that all times etc are included in the Show Schedules Booklet

SRGC Show Dates for 2016

* Joint Rock Garden Plant Committee meetings
# Photographic/Art Competition

Dunblane Early Bulb Display* 20 February
Kendal 12 March
Stirling Show (Kincardine)# 19 March 
Northumberland(Hexham)*  2 April 
Edinburgh* 9 April
Perth 16 April
Highland Show (Nairn) 30 April
Glasgow* 7 May
Aberdeen 14 May
Gardening Scotland*(Joint Rock Only- no show) 4 June
Summer Event (Dunblane) 20 August

"Late Bulb Weekend" - Penrith  24th & 25th September - next event - see pix here  http://www.srgc.net/forum/index.php?topic=14598.0[/b]
Newcastle (Ponteland) 8 October
Discussion Weekend (Peebles)* 14-15 October

SRGC AGM#   Scone  12 November
There is no Show at the SRGC AGM but members are welcome to bring plants to display for interest.
The Annual General Meeting of the SRGC will be held on 12th November in the Scone New Church Hall, Balformo Road, Scone.
AGM notice : * AGM 2016 notice.pdf (120.43 kB - downloaded 142 times.)

 Full details in the Show Schedules  HERE
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Re: SRGC Show Dates 2016
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2016, 06:38:05 PM »
The SRGC  "late bulb day" will be a weekend event  in 2016, in tandem with the Cyclamen Society.

 SRGC Show Schedules 2016 : click HERE

LATE BULB PENRITH WEEKEND
"A Celebration of Cyclamen"
24th & 25th September
Hosted jointly by the SRGC and THE CYCLAMEN SOCIETY
Venue:: The Evergreen Hall, Bluebell Lane, Penrith CA11 7LH Travel Directions. Below
Time: Both days will start with coffee and biscuits at 10.00am
For more details contact: Barry Caudwell; Phone 01828 686709

We are designing a full programme for both days, a small charge will be made to cover costs. Please supply your own picnic lunch. There are supermarkets and restaurants close to the hall.

Speakers and subjects will include:-
Martyn Denney: Secretary and Editor of the Cyclamen Society on the Cyclamen Society's Expeditions and their results
John Richards: Past President of the Alpine Garden Society & author of Mountain Flower Walks in The Greek Mainland on Spring and Autumn Bulbs of Greece (2 Talks)
Alastair Culham :Curator of the Reading University Herbarium who has worked on the DNA of Cyclamen in the wild, on Phylogeny and taxonomy of Cyclamen
Vic Aspland: President and Publicity Officer of The Cyclamen Society, on Growing Cyclamen in England
Sandy Leven: Past President and Publicity Manager of The Scottish Rock Garden Club, on Cyclamen and Friends - a Scottish Perspective

DISPLAY: Members are asked to bring as many flowering bulbs and plants, either in pots or as cut stems in vases as possible. While the emphasis is on Cyclamen, all other genera are welcome. This is a unique opportunity for members of both the SRGC and the CS to share their knowledge and enthusiasm of some of our favourite plants and bulbs, which grow with them.
SHOW: The Cyclamen Society hopes to include a competitive Show as part of the weekend..
We ask members to contribute plants, corms and bulbs to the 50:50 plant sale and special plants for the raffles.
Nurseries to include HARTSIDE NURSERY, Alston, Cumbria

DIRECTIONS:
Traveling on M6 from North or South;
Leave M6 at Junction 40 for Penrith at roundabout take exit onto the Ullswater Road, signposted Penrith
A592 for ¾ mile, (straight over first roundabout) at the next roundabout 1st exit onto Cromwell Road /
A592 for 150 yds, to roundabout (opposite Morrisions Supermarket) take 2nd exit onto Brunswick Road/
A592 for 200 yds at the second right turn into Bluebell Lane /A592 Hall is on right after 100yds. Car
parks on left and right and also at the end of the road.
Other Routes from East or West;
Use A66 and at Junction 40 with the M6 follow above instructions.
More details will be in the Secretary’s Pages, July.


More Cyclamen Society Events can be found here :
http://www.cyclamen.org/shows/

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Re: SRGC Show Dates 2016
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2016, 03:18:51 PM »
For the SRGC Summer Event - 20th August .....



For the September Cyclamen Event......

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These great events are  FREE to attend - all we ask is a donation towards costs.
 All part of SRGC' committment to sharing information as widely as possible.  8)
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Re: SRGC Show Dates 2016
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2016, 04:00:23 PM »
These great events are  FREE to attend - all we ask is a donation towards costs.
 All part of SRGC' committment to sharing information as widely as possible.  8) [/b]

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