Upcoming Events

Saturday 29 April, 2017 — Monday 01 May, 2017
Raby Castle Orchid Show
Lots of orchids on display and for sale, plus talks and demonstrations.

Enjoy a day in the grounds of the historic Raby Castle and include a visit to both the castle, and the popular orchid show held in the greenhouses.
Orchids, gardens and a mediaeval castle all in one go. Beat That!

Raby Castle,

11.00am till 4.00pm each day
Event Website: http://www.rabycastle.com

Saturday 06 May, 2017 — Sunday 07 May, 2017
Glasgow Botanic Garden Orchid Fair
Hundreds of orchids on display and for sale in he beautiful setting of The Kibble Palace in the Glasgow Botanic Garden. It's free so why not come along? It's on the Great Western Road in Glasgow so you can combine it with a day looking at the botanical treasures in this wonderful parkland and greenhouses. 9am. till 4pm both days.

Glasgow Botanic Garden Great Western Road Glasgow G12 0ue

Sunday 07 May, 2017
Fenland Orchid Society: Annual Show
A friendly, interesting show in The Lincolnshire Fens. Lots of orchids to see and admire plus many beautiful and interesting specimens to buy.
Refreshments available.

Starts 10am. till 4pm. At: -

The Village Hall, Churchgate Way, Terrington St. Clements, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. PE34 4LZ
Event Website: http//www.fenland-os.org.uk

Sunday 04 June, 2017
North Of England Orchid Soc. Annual Show
The biggest and best orchid show in the north of England.
Many societies with large colourful displays, plus a wide selection of orchid plants and sundries on sale from some of the countries leading nurseries.

Opens 10.30am to 4pm. At: - The Tenants Hall, Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire. WA16 6QN
Event Website: http://orchid.org.uk

Friday 16 June, 2017 — Sunday 18 June, 2017
Malvern International Orchid Show
A great day out. Orchids galore plus the addition of one of the best Country Shows in Britain. The show-ground at Great Malvern sits in the shadow of the spectacular Malvern hills and is home to the famous Three Counties Show. This one really is an orchid spectacular.

The orchid show will run within the main country show but there will be reduced price tickets, available through orchid societies, 'for anyone who only wants to attend the orchid show.'

Many trade stands with displays plus as many as twenty stunning displays by Amature Orchid Societies. A feast of colour and exotic interest. Come and see what orchids are all about.

Open 10am to 4pm.
Reduced price tickets are available to anyone who is a member of a British Orchid Society society.

For people who don't wish to travel by road there will be a shuttle bus service running throughout the show from Great Malvern station.
Event Website: http://www.malvern.ios.org

Tuesday 27 June, 2017
Talk. Northeast of England Orchid Society
Sorry, a touch of self importance here. I have been persuaded to talk about my life and how I ended up in the world of orchids. Entitled "From Country Bumkin To Orchid Bum." It's been an interesting journey. Starts 7.15 at: Bowburn Community Centre, Durham Road, Bowburn, Durham. DH6 5AT

Saturday 02 September, 2017 — Sunday 03 September, 2017
Welsh Orchid Festival
This orchid event held at The Botanic Garden near Carmarthen is worth a visit. Lots of orchids on show and for sale plus a variety of talks.
You could make it a full day out by exploring the grounds and greenhouses of this stunning Botanic Garden.

The Botanic Garden Of Wales,
SA32 8HG
10am till 5pm.
Contact Botanic Gardens for charges or go to their website.
Event Website: http://www.orchidstudygroup.org/festival2011.htm

Sunday 03 September, 2017
Darlington Orchid Society Orchid Show. Durham University.
Perhaps the best orchid show in the North East OF England.

All that you would expect from an orchid show. Lots of society displays and lots of wonderful orchids to buy. Great refreshments.

Perhaps you would like to combine a visit to the show with a visit to the University Botanic Garden.

Starts 10am till 4pm at: - Josephine Butler Collage, South Road, Durham. DH1 3DF

Sunday 08 October, 2017
North Of England Orchid Soc. Monthly Show
A new, exciting venue for this friendly little show. Meet like minded people and enjoy looking at their prized orchid plants. Orchid plants for sal. Free entry.

Open 11.am to 2.30 pm.
At: _ Brockholes Nature Reserve
Preston New Road,
Event Website: http://orchid.org.uk