Sissinghurst Flower Show Society

Kent

 

 

 

Society Details - Meetings, Venues, Website & Contacts

Meetings

Venue:                         Sissinghurst C of E Primary School, Common Road, Sissinghurst, Kent, TN17 2BH

Day(s):                         Monthly, please phone or send e-mail for details

Dates:                          Jan • Feb • Mar • Apr • May • Jun • Jul • Aug • Sep • Oct • Nov • Dec

Time:                           

 

Shows

Venue:                         As above, unless otherwise stated in Diary below

 

Website                       www.sissinghurstflowershow.org.

 

Contact                       Mrs Mitzi Newsom ~ Chairman & General Secretary

Phone:                         01580 712956

Mobile:                         ~~

E-mail:                         mj.newsom@btinternet.com

 

Information                Please phone or send e-mail for further details

 

 

 

 

Society Diary - Events, Shows, Talks & Visits

Diary 2019

 

                                      Members are invited to attend Staplehurst Horticultural Society’s monthly talks, which are included in our Diary below.

                                      Talks are held at the Village Centre, Staplehurst, starting at 20:00. Please see our website for further details.

 

15 Jan                          Staplehurst - Every picture tells a story - a talk by Glyn Bareham

 

19 Feb                         Staplehurst - Jersey’s lost gardens - a talk by Stephen Harmer

 

19 Mar                          Staplehurst - Guernsey - a talk by Jean and Brian Waterman

 

23 Mar                          Sissinghurst - Spring Show - Primary School

 

16 Apr                          Staplehurst - Walking the Inca train - a talk by Caroline Halfpenny

 

21 May                         Staplehurst - Social history of the potato - a talk by Dr. Sue Turner

 

15 Jun                         Sissinghurst - Summer Show - Primary School

 

18 Jun                         Staplehurst - Rose and Sweet Pea Competition - North Hall

 

16 July                         Staplehurst - Orchids - a talk by Christine Bartlett

 

20 Aug                         Staplehurst - Creating a meadow in Staplehurst - a talk by Lynn Heath

 

14 Sep                         Sissinghurst - Autumn Show - Primary School

 

17 Sep                         Staplehurst - Growing fuschias for pleasure and showing - a talk by Derek Dexter

 

15 Oct                          Staplehurst - Gardening for the over 70’s - a talk by Malcolm Withnall

 

18 Nov                         Sissinghurst - AGM - Parish Room 7.30 pm followed by a short talk or film. Free raffle. Refreshments including a glass of wine.

 

19 Nov                         Staplehurst - Guatemala - a talk by Jane Scotchmer

 

Diary 2020

 

 

 

About Us

Details
We are a small friendly society whose aims are:
> To continue to maintain village activities concerned with amateur fruit, flower and vegetable growing and presentation, home cookery, photography and handicrafts.
> To encourage children in the above by maintaining strong links with Sissinghurst C of E School, whose pupils submit amazing artwork at every show.
> To offer help and advice to beginners of all ages.
> To run three shows a year and we are always willing to offer help and advice to new entrants.
> To encourage and welcome those who do not qualify for the competitive classes due to their professional expertise, to stage special exhibits demonstrating their skills.

 

Membership
We have a membership of approximately 150 people.
Annual subscription: £3.00 per person, or £6.00 family membership.

 

Benefits
Horticultural advice and support for members.
Membership includes an entitlement to discounts on many garden items at local Nurseries and Garden Centres.
Dobies seeds are available at a generous discount.
Our members can join with Staplehurst Horticultural Society for their monthly talks.

 

 

 

 

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