Welcome to the Somerset Bonsai Society

Next Meeting
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Wednesday

10 July 2024

7:30 - 10:00 pm

 

We are a very friendly group of people with one major interest in common, an enthusiastic love of Bonsai. Whether you are a beginner setting out along the pathway that is Bonsai or already have some years of cultivating your trees behind you do get in touch, or just simply come along to a meeting and see what goes on.

Further details of membership are in the Join Us section.

 

 

Club Programme

Date

Event

Tree of Month

July - 10th Simon Temblett Summer foliage
August - 3rd Workshop at: Monkton Elm Garden Centre, West Monkton, Taunton TA2 8QN
A talk on styling bonsai from garden centre plants by Ade to the paying public will be from 10:30 - 11:30, then the workshop will continue on till 16:00. Members are welcome to attend the talk or they can arrive at 11:30.
August - 14th Wiring Night President's Challenge
September - 11th Caz Scott Pines and Junipers
October - 14th Critique Night Autumn colour
November - 13th Pot Night Tree and pot combination
December - 11th A G M - with a bring and share supper No ToM

 

Membership

 

 

Why not come along and join our friendly club. You will be sure of a warm welcome and a cup of tea. So that you may try the club without a yearly commitment you can join in as a visitor FREE on the first occasion and paying just £4.00 per evening which includes tea or coffee and a biscuit on any later visits.

Currently the annual membership fee is £20.00 and attendance is £3.00 per evening.

Junior members (under 18 years old on the second Wednesday in January) will not be required to pay the annual subscription for that year and Junior members would be asked to pay a reduced attendance fee of £2 per meeting.

Raffle tickets are sold each month for a yearly draw for a tree.

So what are you waiting for?   Either send an email via the 'Contact Us' section below, or just simply come along. We enjoy meeting fellow enthusiasts, beginners, anyone who thinks they may like bonsai; or just join for the fun of it – and get involved!

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Meeting Reports

Please click either Report or Critique in the appropriate month to view document.

2024

Theme

Tree of the Month Critiques

January - 10th John Trott - Training nursery stock into potential bonsai Winter Image
February - 14th Club Auction - Administered by John Trott   No ToM
March - 13th Spring Workshop Spring Tree
April - 10th Amelia Williams - Roots and repotting Evergreens
May - 8th Show Preparation Willowbrook show trees
May 25th - 27th Club Show at Willowbrook Garden Centre
June - 12th Club Workshop Groups and forests
July - 10th Simon Temblett Summer foliage
August - 14th Wiring Night President's Challenge
September - 11th Caz Scott Pines and Junipers
October - 14th Critique Night Autumn colour
November - 13th Pot Night Tree and pot combination
December - 11th A G M - with a bring and share supper No ToM

Bonsai Groups

Useful Links

The green text below will link to further information.

Contact Us

Somerset Bonsai Society

We meet at Bishop Henderson C of E Primary School, Henderson Close, Taunton TA1 4TU

 

 

 

07778 408920 - Please ask for Alistair