British Flowers Week

To celebrate British Flowers Week, June 19-25th, the Club has provided a display of garden and British flowers at the Dales Centre, at the request of the new centre manager. This is also an opportunity to promote our Club. Barbara and Susan did the flowers on Monday in the central …

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Wolsingham Show Ladies Lunch

On Friday 1st September we will be again supporting the excellent charity lunch at Wolsingham Showfield. Firstly we will be providing flowers for the tables – if you would like to be involved in doing these on Thursday afternoon 31st August, please let Susan know (tel 01388 526190). Secondly we …

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Backing British Flowers

19-25th June is BRITISH FLOWERS WEEK. A week-long celebration of British Flowers and the UK cut flower industry. New Covent Garden flower market which spearheads the campaign says “Not only do British flowers usually have superior scent to imported blooms, they will be fresher and last longer. By buying British …

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Castle Howard in Bloom

Flower Festival 29 June to 2 July, featuring floral designers Derek Armstrong, Andrew Grisewood, Ian Lloyd and Jonathan Moseley. Floral Arrangements Demonstrations Talks and Presentations Guided garden tours Teas, Prosecco and Pimm’s tent Garden Centre, Farm Shop, and Cafes Book online and save. www.castlehoward.co.uk, Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA

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Ravensworth Nursery Visit

If you have booked your place with Barbara, please be at the Town Hall for 6pm for the bus to Ravensworth on 20th June.  This is an ideal time to visit the nursery for the best choice of bedding plants and perennials.  A member of the family will be demonstrating …

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39th Birthday Night

A brilliant night on Tuesday 16th May, with a great turn out of members to celebrate our 39th Birthday, in aid of the British Heart Foundation’s Red Appeal.  Members wore red, we had a dem by Kathryn Hume using red flowers, our cake was iced in red roses, and we …

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1st May

Committee Meeting, Wed 3rd May. 10am at the Chapel. One item agenda – 40th Birthday Celebration Event

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27 April

EGGLESTON HALL APPRENTICE TO TRAIN AT KEW GARDENS Congratulations to 19 year old Thomas Wilson from Marwood who has been chosen to work at the world’s biggest botanical garden – Kew Gardens, London.  Thomas has worked at Eggleston Hall since 2014 as a full time apprentice and is now to …

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26 April

SUMMER WORKSHOP WITH JONATHAN MOSELEY Residential weekend of Summer Flowers – 28th July, available on a residential and non residential basis. Cliff College, Baslow, Derbyshire. incl. Workshops, demonstrations, meals and all materials. £395 with 2 nights accommodation. £295 non residential. www.jonathan-moseley.com

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20th April

6th May, 10-12 Coffee Morning in the Town Hall. Please support our coffee morning which is supporting the Lonely Bouquet NAFAS initiative. Table Posies will be distributed at the end of the morning. Plant raffle and cake stall. June and July Outings Please contact Barbara asap if you wish to …

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