National Vegetable Society (Kent District Association)

Bridge, Kent




Society Details - Meetings, Venues, Website & Contacts


Venue:                         Wingham Village Hall, School Lane, Wingham, Canterbury, CT3 1BD

Day(s):                         Second Wednesday of month, eight meetings per year

Dates:                          13 Mar • 10 Apr • 08 May • 12 Jun • 14 Aug • 11 Sep • 09 Oct • 11 Nov

Time:                            19:30 for 20:00



Venue:                         As above, unless otherwise stated in Diary below




Contact                       Mr Gordon Francis FNVS ~ Secretary/Treasurer

Phone:                         01622 710486

Mobile:                         07887 941185



Information                Please see website, or phone / send e-mail for further details





Society Diary - Events, Shows, Talks & Visits

Diary 2019


13 Mar                          Annual General Meeting
> the evening will include Wildlife in the Garden - a talk by Paul Hale


10 Apr                          The Secret Life of an Arms Dealer (A True Story) - a talk by Frank Turner


08 May                         The History of the Salutation Garden, Sandwich - a talk by Steve Edney – Head Gardener at the Salutation.
  > a summary of the garden’s history; his fifteen years working there; and vegetable oddities.


11/12 May                   Plant Sale - Tonbridge Football Club


18 May                         Plant Sale - Cosington Park, Rainham


12 Jun                         Garden visit to Spree’s for BBQ and to view the garden (flowers and vegetables)


05/06/07 Jul                Stand at Kent County Show, Detling
  > help and produce required for our stand please


14 Aug                         A Year on the Allotment – a talk by Barry Newman FNVS


24/25 Aug                   DA Stand at Edenbridge & Oxted Show
  > help also required please


06 Sep                         > setup and staging for Summer Show - 17:00~20:00

07 Sep                         > setup and staging for Summer Show - 08:00~11:00

07/08 Sep                   DA Summer Show - Wingham Village Hall - Sat 14:00~16:00 // Sunday 10:00~16:00
  > show entries are open to all NVV members and one member from an Affiliated Society.


11 Sep                         The Amazing Bumble Bee – a talk by Nikki Gammon


09 Oct                          Paolo Arrigo from Franchi Seeds


13 Nov                         Social Evening - The Halfway House, Challock


Diary 2020


Request:                      If you have any suggestions for talks for 2020, please contact Chris & Di Spree or any committee member




About Us

A raffle is held at each meeting - donations of prizes are gratefully accepted - thank you.
The hall is open from 19:30 for tea/coffee and biscuits (£1.00) prior to the meeting at 20:00.


Annual subscription £17.00 per annum.


Four magazines per year.





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