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BLEADON HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

Events and Shows

also links to past events  and pictures, show schedule detail/entry forms

 

White Rock Rose - Purn Hill Bleadon

 

Programme of Events 2018

2018 Scheduled Events April to December 2018 (PDF copy)

NB: Summer Show Sept 1st, Coronation Hall, doors 2:30pm, show schedules for classes and entry available from Bleadon Post Office Shop, The Queens and Bleadon church porch.

 

Meetings are held at 7.30pm in the Coronation Hall Bleadon

 

Entry to the talks is £1.50 per evening except December, by ticket in advance

 

For more information on the society please contact:

The Honorary Secretary

Libby Boucher

Tel: 07966 563495 or email

 

or use BOB contact page

 

SPRING SHOW CUPS & TROPHIES

Click or See Gallery Section Below for Show Schedule and Entry Form -

ALL cups MUST be returned to the Secretary of the Society one month prior to the date of next year's show

 AWARD

 DESCRIPTION HOLDER 201420152016
 Lindley Cup Best exhibit in the Floral Exhibit Classes Penny Skelley
 Harold Banwell Cup Best exhibit in the Pot Culture Classes Sue Davey
 Jubilee Cup Most points in the Cut Flower section Ann Hurcombe
 BHS Cup Most points in the Homecraft Classes Libby Lockyer
 BHS Handicraft Cup Most points in the Handicraft Classes Maggie Pettitt
 Mike Welch Memorial Cup Most points in the Photography Classes 38 & 39 Gill Chatterley & Ian Clark
 Victoria Sandwich Cup Best Victoria Sandwich Libby Lockyer
 Jeff Davis Cup Most points in the Bread Classes in the Spring & Summer Show Libby Lockyer
 Irene Hilditch 'cookie' Plate Best exhibit in classes 41-43 Diana Perrett
 King Cup Most points awarded in Junior Section A Lauren Perrett
 Davies Plate Most points awarded in Junior Section B Millie Grace Hunt
 Junior Cup Most points awarded in Junior Section C Josiah Whiffen & Sophie Warren
 Society Spring Show Cup Most points overall Sue Davey

 

SUMMER SHOW CUPS & TROPHIES

Click or see Gallery Section Below for Show Schedule and Entry Form -

ALL cups MUST be returned to the Secretary of the Society one month prior to the date of next year's show

 AWARD

 DESCRIPTION HOLDER 201420152016
 Vaux Cup Most outstanding exhibit in the Show Ted GillPenny Skelley
 Warwick Cup Most points awarded in the Show Ted GillReg Davis
 Galpin Cup Best exhibit in the Vegetable Classes 1-17 inclusive Ted GillTony Pettitt
 Frank Thorne Memorial Plate Collection Class 17 Ted GillPaul Thorne
 Sheila Winn Memorial Cup Most points in the Tomato Classes 13 &14 Chris & Bill  CudlippAmanda Du-Rose
 Committee Cup Most points awarded in the Vegetable Classes 1-17 inclusive and 23b Ted GillReg Davis
 Snelgrove Newman-Phillips Cup Most points in the Cut Flower Classes 24-37 Antoinette WelchAmanda Du-Rose
 Wiltshire Cup Best Pot Plant Classes 38-44 inclusive Maggie PettittReg Davis
 Chairman's Cup Most points awarded in the Homecrafts Section Libby LockyerReg Davis
 Society Cup Most points awarded in Floral Exhibits Classes 59-61 Jan MarshmanPenny Skelley
 Edna Murphy Plate Best Floral Exhibit Classes 59-61 inclusive Penny SkelleyPenny Skelley
 Kenneth Ham Memorial Cup Winner of Class 23 (Flower/Veg) Amanda Du RoseAmanda Du-Rose
 Bowerman Cup Most points awarded in Junior Section A Chester FullerRosie Presburg
 Cudlipp Cup Most points awarded in Junior Section B Jocelyn Butler- CraneJocelyn Butler- Crane
 Pugsley Cup Most points awarded in Junior Section C Peter DurstonPeter Durston
 Year of the Child Cup Best Exhibit in the Children's Classes Josiah WhiffenPeter Durston
 RHS Banksian Medal Most points Classes 1-44 and/or Spring Show Growing classes. Winners in previous 2 years excludedAntoinette WelchReg Davis

 

Past Programme of Events

Saturday 1st September 201239th Summer Flower Show
Tuesday 16th October 2012

"Development of the Bishop's Palace Gadens, Wells" James Cross

Tuesday 20th November 2012"New Ideas for Christmas" Paul Gilmour (Cadbury Garden Centre)
Tuesday 18th December 2012Beetle Drive & Social + American Style Supper
Tuesday 15th January 2013"Weston-Super-Mare Parks Department - Past & Present Chris Webber
Tuesday 19th February 2013"The Garden Year - Winter to Early Summer" Dr. George Hargreaves
Saturday 9th March 201339th Spring Flower Show
Tuesday 16th April 2013"Hardy Perennials" Don Everitt
Tuesday 21st May 2013Bring & Buy Plant Sale & Social (Admission Free)
Tuesday 18th June 2013"A Taste of Somerset" John Thatcher (Thatcher's Cider)
Tuesday 16th July 2013Coach Trip (to be announced)
Saturday 7th September 2013

40th Annual Summer Flower Show - Doors Open at 2.30pm.

Raffle, Tea & Biscuits. Entrance 50p (Children free)

Note: Entry forms with fees to Secretary by 8pm Thursday 5th September 2013

Tuesday 15th October 2013

40th Anniversary Talk 

The Laid Back Gardener - Anne Swithinbank (T.V. Radio Personality)

Tuesday 19th November 2013A New Take on Christmas - Paul Gilmour (Cadbury Garden Centre)
Tuesday 17th December 2013Beetle Drive & Social + Amercan Style Supper
Tuesday 21st January 2014Gardening with Wild Life in Mind - Diana Redfern
Tuesday 18th February 2014The Garden Year, Winter to Early Spring - Dr George Hargreaves
Saturday 8th March 201440th Spring Flower Show
Tuesday 20th May 2014History of Parks & Gardens in Somerset - James Bond
Tuesday 17th June 2014Gardeners Question Time - Peter Burks (S.W. Area Garden Manager)
Tuesday 15th July 2014Coach Trip - To be announced
Saturday 7th September 201441st Annual Summer Flower Show
Tuesday 21st October 2014

Orchids in the Home - Ian Parsons

Tuesday 18th November 2014 An Evening with Paul Gilmour - Paul Gilmour (Cadbury Garden Centre)
Tuesday 16th December 2014Beetle Drive & Social + Amercan Style Supper
Tuesday 20th January 2015Growing for Chelsea & Hampton Court - Terry Porter
Tuesday 17th February 2015Sweet Peas - Phil Kerton
Saturday 14th March 201541st Spring Flower Show  - Mercury report
Tuesday 21st April 2015Spirit of a Japanese Garden - David Burgess
Tuesday 19th May 2015Roses - Old & New - Dinah Lindon-Critchley
Tuesday 16th June 2015Doing your bit for Bees - Bryn Bowles
Tuesday 21st July 2015Coach Trip - Tredegar House and Gardens, South Wales
Saturday 5th September 201542nd Annual Summer Flower Show
Tuesday 20th October 2015

Bulbs, Corms and Tubers - Dr. George Hargreaves

Tuesday 17th November 2015 The Edwardian Christmas - Yvonne Bell
Tuesday 15th December 2015Beetle Drive & Social + Amercan Style Supper
Tuesday 19th January 2016Free and Easy Herbal Remedies from your Garden - Jutta Blumenthal
Tuesday 16th February 2016Horticultural Society Events and Coach Trips through the years - Pete Williams
Saturday 12th March 201642nd Spring Flower Show  - Schedule information available on gallery below
Tuesday 19th April 2016Garden Design - Keep it Simple - Sally Leaney
Tuesday 17th May 2016Quiz and Social - Organised by the Committee
Tuesday 21st June 2016

CANCELLED DUE TO HALLS REFURBISHMENT

(Alpines in the Wild and in Cultivation - Peter Downe)

Tuesday 12th July 2016Coach Trip - To Otter Nurseries and Kilerton House. The cost is £12 for National Trust Members, non members will need to pay the entry fee of £9.30 on top. The coach will leave the bus stop near the village hall at 9 am and will return around 5 pm.

To book a place please ring 01934 813152.
Saturday 3rd September 201643rd Annual Summer Flower Show - Schedule information on gallery section below
Tuesday 18th October 2016

Penstemens, Wild & Cultivated - Graham Nicholls

Tuesday 15th November 2016 The Edwardian Christmas - Yvonne Bell
Tuesday 20th December 2016Beetle Drive & Social + Amercan Style Supper - (Tickets must be booked in advance)
Tuesday 17th January 2017Gertrude Jekyll - Her Plants & Designs - David Usher
Tuesday 21st February 2017Plants of Madeira - Anthony Turpin
Saturday 11th March 201743rd Spring Flower Show  - Schedule information available on gallery below
Tuesday 18th April 2017Wonders of Westobirt - A Westonbirt Volunteer
Tuesday 16th May 2017Escape to the West Country - Peter triggs
Tuesday 20th June 2017

 - Peter Downe

Tuesday 11th July 2017Coach Trip - To be Announced. (last year The coach left the bus stop near the village hall at 9 am and will return around 5 pm.) To book a place please ring 01934 813152.
Saturday 2nd September 2017

** CANCELLED ** " Due to unforeseen circumstances The Bleadon Horticultural show planned for Sept 2nd 2017 will not take place. The programme for the monthly meetings Oct-Dec 2017 will be available shortly from Bleadon church porch and Bleadon Post Office shop "

44th Annual Summer Flower Show - Schedule information on gallery section below

 

 Image and Information Gallery (please page down to see more)

 

Some schedule information, entry forms and pictures for our society Spring and Summer shows

 

Please remember, all images published on BOB are copyright. Should you wish to reproduce any of them please obtain the consent of the copyright holder (contact details via this website) before doing so.

 

If made available to BOB, Show schedules will be reproduced here for your convenience if unable to obtain original copy. If necessary, please save show schedule entry form image to your computer and then print for entry completion and submission as required. If any doubt prior to entry, please contact society directly (see details above) to check but it is very likely schedule details and criteria will be similar to previous years shows as trophies are perpetual.