UK Events Diary


17 - 18 February
Trophy Show
Limburghal cv, jaarbeurslaan 6, B-3600 Genk, Belgium
bonsaiassociation.be
25 February
Doncaster Bonsai Experience
& The Spring Bonsai Exhibition
Markham Grange Nursery,
Longlands Lane, Brodsworth,
Doncaster, South Yorkshire. DN5 7XB.
Adm: Free. Times: 0900-1500.hrs
Contact: John Skill 07818.110978
Email: doncasterbonsai@gmail.com

9 - 10 March
Dragon Bonsai Spring Show
Open workshop & Clinic
Aberglasney Gardens, Llangathen,
Carmarthenshire, Wales. SA32 8QH.
Adm: £9.50 Children Free
Times: Sat 1000 -1600 hrs Sun 1000-1500 hrs
Contact: Chris Thomas 07798 798194
Email: chris.thomas1@sky.com
17 March
Southend Bonsai Society Spring Show
Ashingdon Memorial Hall
Ashingdon Road, Rochford
Essex. SS4 3HF
Adm: £3
Times: 1000 -1600 hrs
Ctc: Paul Schofield 07942 679688
Email: southendbonsaisociety@gmail.com
24 March
FoBBS AGM and BOOT SALE
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Westbourne Road
Edgbaston
Birmingham B15 3TR
Admission: £0.00
Times: 10:00am - 4:30pm
Contact: KIm Turton 7760 186522
Email: turtonkim@hotmail.com
Website: fobbsbonsai.co.uk

24 March
South East Bonsai Fair
Little Fant Farm, Farleigh Lane,
Maidstone, Kent. ME16 9LY.
Adm: Free. Times:1000-1500.hrs
Contact: Adam Hadley 07765.522117
Email:hadoribonsai@gmail.com
14 April
5th Expo Bonsai UK
Sponsored by UKBA
K2 Leisure Centre,
Pease Pottage Hill, Crawley,
West Sussex. RH11 9BQ
Adm: tba. Times: 1000-1600.hrs.
Contact: Steve Hale 07850.771201
Email: ebuk18@gmail.com
www.ExpobonsaiUK.weebly.com
21 April
Southend Bonsai Society Spring Show
Ashingdon Memorial Hall
Ashingdon Road, Rochford
Essex. SS4 3HF
Adm: £3. Times: 1000 -1600.hrs
Ctc: Paul Schofield 07942 679688
Email: southendbonsaisociety@gmail.com

27 - 28 April
Celtic Bonsai Morten Albek Weekend
Workshop Fully Booked
Pre-booked viewing places only left £25 each
Masion Aberglasney Gardens,
Llangathen, Carmarthenshire,
Wales. SA32 8QH.
Contact: Chris Thomas 07798.798194
Email: chris.thomas1@sky.com
4 - 5 May
Sutton Bonsai Society Show
Wisley Gardens, Wisley Lane,
Wisley, Surrey. GU23 6QB
Adm: £ tba Times: 1000-1630.hrs.
Contact: Andy Jordan 07958.372101
Email: antique.netsuke@gmail.com
www.suttonbonsai.co.uk
11 - 12 May
Greenwood Spring Bonsai Bash
Greenwood Bonsai Studio
Ollerton Road
Arnold,
Nottingham NG5 8PR
Adm: Free. Times: 1000-1700.hrs.
Contact: Corin Tomlinson 0115 9205757
Email: office@bonsai.co.uk

12 May
Ayrshire Bonsai Club Open Exhibition
Troon Concert Hall
South Beach, Troon
Ayrshire. KA10 6EF
Adm: £2.50. Times:1100-1600.hrs
Contact: Jeff Banning 07799 477895
Email: jeffbanning@btinternet.com
21 - 25 May
Chelsea Flower Show
Royal Hospital Chelsea, London. SW3 4SR.
Adm: tbc. Times: 0800-Late.
1 June
Milton Keynes Bonsai Society Show
Milton KeynesCentral Library,
555 Silbury Blvd, Milton Keynes. MK9 3HL.
Adm: Free. Times: 1000-1500.hrs
Contact: Simon Roberts
Email: simon.roberts26@btopenworld.com
www.mkbonsaisociety.co.uk

2 June
Chiltern Bonsai Show
Liston Hall, Chapel Street, Marlow,
Buckinghamshire, SL7 1DD
Adm: £2 -16s Free. Times: 1000-1600.hrs.
Contact: Michael Pegg & Adrian Garnett
Email: mikew.pegg@btinternet.com
Email: adrian.garnett@virginmedia.com
www.chilternbonsai.org.uk
8 - 9 June (Provisional)
Mid-Herts Bonsai Society
Kingsbury Barn, Branch Road,
St Albans, Hertfordshire. AL3 4SE.
Adm: Free. Times: 1100-1700.hrs
Contact: Geoff Conybeare 07528.614826
Email: info@midhertsbonsaiclub.co.uk
www.midhertsbonsaiclub.co.uk
9 June
Bonsai By The Sea.
The Pavilion, The Esplanade, Exmouth. EX8 2AZ.
British heat of the European New Talent Competition (NTC)
Adm: £5. Times: 1000-1630.hrs.
Contact: Brian Mackichan 01392.437525
Email: brian.mackichan@mypostoffice.co.uk
www.exeterbonsaisociety.com

15 June (Provisional)
Berkshire Bonsai Society Display
At Winnersh Summer Fete,
Bearwood Recreational Park,
Mole Road, Sindlesham,
Wokingham, Berkshire. RG41 5DJ.
Adm: Free. Times: 1300 -1630 hrs
Ctc: Keith Winter 07802 214150
Email: berkshirebonsaiclub@gmail.com
www.berkshirebonsai.co.uk
15 - 16 June
Mid-Herts Bonsai Society Show
Kingsbury Barn, Branch Road,
St Albans, Hertfordshire. AL3 4SE
Adm: Free. Times: 1100 -1700 hrs
Contact: Geoff Conybeare 07396 732817
Email: info@midhertsbonsaiclub.co.uk
www.midhertsbonsaiclub.co.uk
22 June (Provisional)
Middlesex Bonsai Society Summer Show
South Harrow Methodist Church,
Walton Avenue, South Harrow,
Middlesex. HA2 8QU.
Adm: Free. Times:1000 -1300 hrs.
Ctc: Mark Moreland 07850 771201
Email: markmoreland@live.co.uk
www.middlesexbonsaisociety.weebly.com

23 June (Provisional)
Blackmore Vale Bonsai Group Show
Charlton Remembrance Hall,
Charlton, Shaftsbury, Dorset. SP7 0PL.
Adm: £3.00. Times: 1100 -1500 hrs
Contact: Geoff 07837 781744 & 01747 853475
Email: m5eay.geoff@btinternet.com
www.blackmorevalebonsaigroup.com
23 June
Bedfordshire Bonsai Society Show
Stockwood Park Discovery Centre
London Road, Luton
Bedfordshire. LU1 4LX
Contact: Richard Gaiger 07745 507318
Email: r.gaiger@ntlworld.com
www.bedfordshirebonsaisociety.weebly.com
7 July
Bristol Bonsai Society Show
Failand Village Hall, Oxhouse Lane
Failand, Somerset. BS8 3TS
Adm: £5. Under 16s Free
Times: 1000 -1600.hrs Ctc: Mark Wood 07964 249279
Email: bbs-site@outlook.com
www.bristolbonsaisociety.wordpress.com

14 July
Surrey Heath Bonsai Show
Chobham Village Hall,
Station Road, Chobham, Surrey. GU24 8AQ.
Adm: Free. Times: 1000 -1600.hrs
Contact: Chris Rhodes 01276 20893
Email: rhodes163@googlemail.com
www.surreyheathbonsai.org.uk
19 - 21July
UK Bonsai Association Display
At Hyper Japan Festival
Olympia London
Hammersmith Road
Hammersmith, London. W14 8UX
Adm: tbc. Times: Fri 1200 - 2030.hrs Sat: 0900 -2030 hrs Sun:0900 -1700 hrs
Contact: Russell Wheeler 07810 372377
Email: russboy23@gmail.com
https://hyperjapan.co.uk/festival/
20 July
Surrey Heath Bonsai Society Display
At Wood Street Village Show,
Village Green, Wood Street,
Guildford, Surrey. GU3 3EU
Adm: Free. Times: 1200 -1700 hrs.
Contact: Chris Rhodes 01276 20893
Email: rhodes163@googlemail.com
www.surreyheathbonsai.org.uk

28 July
Staverton Group Bonsai Boot Sale
Bradley Road, Southwick,
Wiltshire. BA14 9RH.
Adm: Free. Times: 0900 hrs
Contact: Tony Oswin 07776 338899
Email: Rob - oakfieldbonsai@aol.com
or Chris - jeffreyschris@hotmail.com
24 - 26 Aug (Provisional)
Wirral Bonsai Main Show
Gordale Garden Centre,
High Road, Burton, South Wirral. CH64 8TF.
Adm: Free. Times: 0930-1730/1000-1630/0930-1600 hrs
Contact: Andy Hardman 07513 953646
Email: andy.hardman@hotmail.co.uk
www.wirralbonsaisociety.wordpress.com
25 Aug (Provisional)
Bonsai Shed Car Booty and Auction
Wood Stock Lane North,
Hill Park Rose Centre,
Thames Ditton, Surrey. KT6 5HN.
Adm: Free. Times:0900 -1200 hrs.
Demo: Will Baddeley and Nacho Salar
Contact: Andrew Barber 07590 595538
Email: foodsmithltd@gmail.com

1 September
East Anglian Bonsai Show
Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre,
Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave,
Suffolk. IP5 1JF.
Adm: £4.Under 16 yrs Free
Times: 1000 -1530 hrs.
Contact: Dave Fryer 07449.801297
Email: daveafryer@aol.com
7 - 8 September
Dragon Bonsai Workshop & Auction
Cwmaman Resource Centre,
Station Road, Glanamman,
Wales. SA18 1QL.
Adm: Free. Times:
Sat Workshop & BBQ 1000.hrs - Late
Sat night Bunkhouse & Breakfast £25
Sun Auction 1100-1400.hrs
Contact: Chris Thomas 07798.798194
Email: chris.thomas1@sky.com
14 September (Provisional)
The Bonsai Boys Display
Henley Farm and Country Show
Henley Showground, Marlow road,
Henley-On-Thames. RG9 3AS.
Adm: tba. Times: 0900 -1800 hrs.
Ctc: Russell Wheeler 07810 372377
Email: russboy23@gmail.com

22 September
South East Bonsai Fair
Little Fant Farm, Farleigh Lane,
Maidstone, Kent. ME16 9LY.
Adm: Free. Times:1000 -1500 hrs
Contact: Adam Hadley 07765 522117
Email:hadoribonsai@gmail.com
29 September (Provisional)
Doncaster Bonsai Experience
and The National Shohin Exhibition
Markham Grange Nursery,
Longlands Lane, Brodsworth,
Doncaster, South Yorkshire. DN5 7XB.
Adm: Free. Times: 0900 -1500 hrs
Contact: John Skill 07818 110978
Email: doncasterbonsai@gmail.com
5 - 6 October
The Bonsai Show Live 2024
Telford International Centre,
International Way, Telford,
Shropshire. TF3 4JH.
Adm: tbc. Times: tbc.
Contact: Andrew Avraam 07886.990610
Email: info@thebonsaishowlive.co.uk
Website: www.thebonsaishowlive.co.uk

12 - 13 October
Dragon Bonsai Autumn Show
Open workshop and Clinic
Masion Aberglasney Gardens,
Llangathen, Carmarthenshire,
Wales. SA32 8QH.
Adm: £9.50 Children Free
Times: Sat 1000 -1600 hrs Sun 1000 -1500 hrs
Contact: Chris Thomas 07798.798194
Email: chris.thomas1@sky.com
13 October
13th Heathrow Bonsai Show
Bracknell Leisure Centre,
Bagshot Road, Bracknell,
Berkshire, RG12 9SE.
Adm: £8 Under 16s Yrs Free.
Tiimes: 1000 -1600 hrs
Contact: Mark Moreland 07850 771201
Email: ukbonsaiassociation@gmail.com
www.heathrowbonsai.weebly.com
27 October (Provisional)
Blackmore Vale Bonsai Group Auction
Charlton Remembrance Hall,
Charlton, Shaftsbury, Dorset. SP7 0PL.
Adm: Free. Times: 0830/1100 -1700 hrs.
Contact: Geoff 07837 781744
Email: m5eay.geoff@btinternet.com
www.blackmorevalebonsaigroup.com
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23 February (Provisional)
Doncaster Bonsai Experience
And The Spring Bonsai Exhibition
Markham Grange Nursery,
Longlands Lane, Brodsworth,
Doncaster, South Yorkshire. DN5 7XB.
Adm: Free. Times: 0900-1500.hrs
Contact: John Skill 07818.110978
Email: doncasterbonsai@gmail.com
25 February (Provisional)
Swindon Bonsai Society Winter Image Show
Grange Leisure Centre, Grange Drive,
Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, Wiltshire. SN3 4JY.
Adm: £5. Times: 1000-1600.hrs.
Contact: Paul Bowerbank 07982.401103
Email: paul1561@virginmedia.com
www.swindon-bonsai.co.uk
13 April (Provisional)
6th Expo Bonsai UK
Sponsored by UKBA
K2 Leisure Centre,
Pease Pottage Hill, Crawley,
West Sussex. RH11 9BQ
Adm: tba. Times: 1000-1600.hrs.
Contact: Steve Hale 07850.771201
Email: ebuk18@gmail.com
www.ExpobonsaiUK.weebly.com

3 - 4 May
The South West Bonsai Show
Sponsored by FoBBS and the RHS
RHS Rosemoor Gardens,
Torrington, North Devon. EX38 8PH.
Adm: tbc. Times: 1000-1800.hrs.
Contact: Nigel Wright 07974 998032
Email: coordinator@fobbsbonsai.co.uk
Website: fobbsbonsai.co.uk
1 June Provisional)
Chiltern Bonsai Show
Liston Hall, Chapel Street, Marlow,
Buckinghamshire, SL7 1DD
Adm: £2 -16s Free. Times: 1000-1600.hrs.
Contact: Michael Pegg and Adrian Garnett
Email: mikew.pegg@btinternet.com
Email: adrian.garnett@virginmedia.com
www.chilternbonsai.org.uk
7 - 8 June (Provisional)
Mid-Herts Bonsai Society
Kingsbury Barn, Branch Road,
St Albans, Hertfordshire. AL3 4SE.
Adm: Free. Times: 1100-1700.hrs
Contact: Geoff Conybeare 07528.614826
Email: info@midhertsbonsaiclub.co.uk
www.midhertsbonsaiclub.co.uk

8 June (Provisional)
Bonsai By The Sea.
The Pavilion, The Esplanade, Exmouth. EX8 2AZ.
Adm: £5. Times: 1000-1630.hrs.
Contact: Brian MacKichan 01392.437525
Email: brian.mackichan@mypostoffice.co.uk
www.exeterbonsaisociety.com
13 July (Provincial)
Surrey Heath Bonsai Show
Chobham Village Hall,
Station Road, Chobham, Surrey. GU24 8AQ.
Adm: Free. Times: 1000-1600.hrs.
Contact: Chris Rhodes 01276.20893
Email: rhodes163@googlemail.com
www.surreyheathbonsai.org.uk
27July (Provisional)
Staverton Group Bonsai Boot Sale
Bradley Road, Southwick,
Wiltshire. BA14 9RH.
Adm: Free. Times: 0900.hrs
Contact: Tony Oswin 07776.338899
Email: Rob - oakfieldbonsai@aol.com
or Chris - jeffreyschris@hotmail.com

23 - 25 August (Provisional)
Wirral Bonsai Main Show
Gordale Garden Centre,
High Road, Burton, South Wirral. CH64 8TF.
Adm: Free. Times: 0930-1730/1000-1630/0930-1600.hrs
Contact: Andy Hardman 07513.953646
Email: andy.hardman@hotmail.co.uk
www.wirralbonsaisociety.wordpress.com
24 August (Provisional)
Bonsai Shed Car Booty and Auction
Wood Stock Lane North,
Hill Park Rose Centre,
Thames Ditton, Surrey. KT6 5HN.
Adm: Free. Times:0900-1200.hrs.
Demo: Will Baddeley and Nacho Salar
Contact: Andrew Barber 07590.595538
Email: foodsmithltd@gmail.com
7 September (Provisional)
East Anglian Bonsai Show
Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre,
Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave,
Suffolk. IP5 1JF.
Adm: £4.Under 16.yrs Free
Times: 1000-1530.hrs.
Contact: Dave Fryer 07449.801297
Email: daveafryer@aol.com

28 September (Provisional)
Doncaster Bonsai Experience
& The National Shohin Exhibition
Markham Grange Nursery,
Longlands Lane, Brodsworth,
Doncaster, South Yorkshire. DN5 7XB.
Adm: Free. Times: 0900-1500.hrs
Contact: John Skill 07818.110978
Email: doncasterbonsai@gmail.com
5 October (Provisional)
14th Heathrow Bonsai Show
Bracknell Leisure Centre,
Bagshot Road, Bracknell,
Berkshire, RG12 9SE.
Adm: £8 Under 16s Yrs Free.
Tiimes: 1000-1600.hrs
Contact: Mark Moreland 07850.771201
Email: ukbonsaiassociation@gmail.com
www.heathrowbonsai.weebly.com
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