Sissinghurst Flower Show Society





Society Details - Meetings, Venues, Website & Contacts


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

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





Venue:                         As above, unless otherwise stated in Diary below




Contact                       Mrs M J Newsom

Phone:                         01580 712956



Information                Please phone or send e-mail for further details





Society Diary - Events, Shows, Talks & Visits

Diary 2018


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.


16 Jan                          Millennium Seed Bank at Kew - a talk by Dr Tim Marks


20 Feb                         Showing Tips and Judges’ Wrinkles - a talk by Malcom Buller


20 Mar                          Hints and tips on Garden Design - a talk by Sue Hayward


24 Mar                          Sissinghurst Spring Show - Sissinghurst Primary School - 14:30


17 Apr                          Taming Tanglewood - a talk by Julia Jarman


05 May                         Plant Sale


15 May                         The Making of Pedlinge Court - a talk by Sue Scrivens


16 Jun                         Sissinghurst Summer Show - Sissinghurst Primary School - 14:30


19 Jun                         Staplehurst Rose and Sweet Pea Competition, North Hall


17 Jul                           Garden Visit - details to be advised


21 Aug                         Flower Arranging for Shows - a talk by Sylvia Cheeseman


15 Sep                         Sissinghurst Autumn Show - Sissinghurst Primary School - 14:30


18 Sep                         My Life in Wood - a talk by Ron Ribbens


16 Oct                          How to Love Weeds - a talk by Kathrine Lynn


20 Nov                         Garden Lore - Fact or Fiction - a talk by Jude Law



19 Nov                         Annual General Meeting and social evening - Parish Room, The Street, Sissinghurst - 19:30

                                      > the evening will include an illustrated talk, a free raffle, wine and nibbles


20 Nov                         Garden lore: fact or fiction? - a talk by Jude Law


Diary 2019


19 Jan                          Every picture tells a story - a talk by Mr Glyn Bareham LRPS CPAGB




About Us

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 and handicrafts.
> To encourage children in the above by continuing and strengthening our links with Sissinghurst C of E School.
> To offer help and advice to beginners of all ages
> 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.


Annual subscription: £3.00 per person, or £6.00 family membership.


Horticultural advice and support for members.
Local discounts.





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