2019 Programme

Look out for our new programme of meetings for 2019, which will be available soon from local outlets and on our website. Annual subscription has not increased, and is again £25 for the year. Our first meeting is 19th February, 7 pm, in Wolsingham Town Hall.

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Christmas Tree Festival at Ushaw College

Members will be supporting the Christmas Tree Festival at Ushaw College. This launches Friday 30th November at 5pm with the lighting of the St Cuthbert’s Chapel Christmas Tree. The festival of Christmas trees decorated and lit by local flower arrangers and enthusiasts, follows the theme of our best known and…

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Jonathan Moseley

Immense thanks to everyone who supported our Christmas Open Night, which was a huge success, with a full house. Jonathan Moseley did an amazing demonstration for us, the best ever in our 40 years! Thanks also to those who had stalls selling Christmas cards, cakes, crafts and decorations – a…

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Bulbs

Very many thanks to all members who helped with the planting of our 4,000 daffodil bulbs during the past three weeks. Also thanks to staff from George White Estate Agents who helped us. Bulbs have been planted at: Demenses Mill Wolsingham Churchyard Various locations on the Wheelchair Walk We hope…

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Bulb Planting

Very many thanks to members who have helped so far. We have two more members sessions – 18th October 5pm till dark, and 19th October 10-12. Please meet at the rear of the Parish Church.

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October meeting – Autumn Produce

Jo Anne Bolton’s willow weaving is brilliant to see. She will show us basic techniques, and bring along examples of her work, including plant supports and items suitable for the garden. If sufficient people are interested, we will arrange a follow up workshop in 2019. Please dont forget our Autumn…

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December meeting – Christmas meal

This year, instead of booking a traditional Christmas meal, we are going to the Italian restaurant in Wolsingham, on 18th December at 7 pm. If you have not already booked your place, and would like to be there, please ring Barbara on 01388 528071. Further details at the October meeting.

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Christmas Open Night

Tickets are now on sale for our Christmas Open Night on Tuesday 20th November, at 7 pm, at Wolsingham School (bottom site). Jonathan Moseley, is an international floral designer, UK Ambassador for British Flowers, and TV personality. His demonstration is entitled ‘Forty Years of Berries, Blooms and Baubles’, and £500…

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Chairman’s Night, Tuesday 21st August

Please remember that our August meeting is in St Annes Centre, Recreation Ground, West End, Wolsingham, at 7pm. There is parking at the centre. Chairman’s Night is when we do something completely different to our usual flower/gardening events. This year it is a Fashion and Puddings night – welcome drink,…

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