Aldington and Bonnington Gardening Society

The Club has been running for over 60 years.  There are six meetings a year with speakers,  Cheese and Wine in January, a summer BBQ and visits to gardens.  Annual Plant Sale and coffee morning is held in May. Three shows are held each year. New members are welcome.

Day:         2nd Thursday of the month plus outings and shows

Time:      7.45pm to 10pm

Venue:    Aldington Village Hall

Contact:  Jean Evans – 01233 720618

colin.e123@btinternet.com

2019 Programme 

January 10th                Members Cheese and Wine Evening (small hall)

February 14th               ”The Love of Photography”  An illustrated talk by Chris Shore President of Ashford Photograph Society (large hall)

March 14th                   “50 Shades of Grey” an illustrated talk on shade loving plants by Colin Moat (Large hall)

March 30th                  Spring Show

April 11th                     “Hooked on Cacti and Succulents” An illustrated talk by Dr Sue Turner (large hall)

May 9th                     “Preparing for the show”  An illustrated talk by Gordon Francis (large hall)

May 18th                     Plant Sale & Coffee Morning (large hall)

June 13th                    A Guided Tour of Hothfield Common with Ian Rickards the Wild Life Warden

June 29th                    Summer Show (large hall)

July 21st                     Garden Visit (Venue TBA)

August 11th                Members BBQ at The Midge, Bliby.

September 7th           Autumn Show (large hall)

October 10th               “Elizabeth Barton of Aldington 1506 – 1534”   An illustrated talk by Melanie Gibson-Barton (large hall)

November 14th            A.G.M.

Evening meetings are 7.45 for 8.00pm in the village hall.

The plant sale is in the village hall and will be open from 10.00 am until midday.

The shows are open from 1.00pm until prize giving at 3.30.