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Programme for 2023

Doors open at 2:00pm for a prompt start at 2:30pm

 

14th January

Members’ Brains Trust

 

11th February

Sally Mill

Orchids of Ecuador

 

4th March

WOS Annual Spring Show 12.00 Noon – 4 pm

Portchester Parish Hall, Assheton Court, Castle Street, Portchester, PO16 9PS – Exit J11 M27

Staging of exhibits 8.00 am – 9.30 am     See schedule for classes

 

*8th April

Roger Frampton

Dendrobium Through the Seasons

13th May

Dendrobium Through the Seasons

(Re-arranged from last month)

10th June

Annual General Meeting & Auction

 

16th – 18th June

Malvern International Orchid Show

 

*8th July 

Peter Ashburn

A beginner’s thoughts on growing odontoglossum alliance under LED lights

 

12th August

Summer Garden Party – Hosted by Alan and Sue Sapsard 

(Address details/directions will be emailed to members in advance.)

12:30 for 1:00 - bring your own food

Soft drinks/tea/coffee provided

 

*9th September

Helen Milner

Mounting & growing orchids in the home 

 

14th October

WOS Annual Autumn Show 11:00 am – 4.00 pm

Portchester Parish Hall, Assheton Court, Castle Street, Portchester, PO16 9PS – Exit J11 M27

*11th November

Malcolm Moodie

Feeding orchids: Feast or Famine?

 

9th December

CHRISTMAS LUNCH – Venue to be Advised

 

= Meeting preceded by a Committee Meeting at 12.00 Noon

                 Programme for 2024

Doors open at 2.00 pm for prompt start at 2.30 pm

 

27th January 

Members’ Meeting – Topic ‘Potting Medias’

 

10th February

Francis Quesada Pallares – Orchid Hunting in Malaysia

(together with search for new Nepanthes Species)

 

2nd March

WOS 50th Anniversary Show 12.00 Noon – 4 pm

Portchester Parish Hall, Assheton Court, Castle Street, Portchester, PO16 9ED – Exit J11 M27

Staging of exhibits 8.00 am – 9.30 am See schedule for classes

 

*13th April

Peter White - Sarcochilus

A presentation given by Peter on behalf of Kulnura Orchids in Queensland, Australia

 

11th May

To Be Confirmed

 

*8th June 

Annual General Meeting & Auction

 

14th – 16th June

Malvern International Orchid Show

 

*13th July 

The Fatal Flower by Malcolm Parry

 

10th August

Summer Garden Party – Venue to be advised

 

*14th September 

Lynn Smith – My new Orchid Terrarium set up and how it has evolved

 

12th October

WOS Annual Autumn Show 11.00 am – 4.00 pm

Venue to be advised

 

*9th November 

In House talk dealing with the effects of global warming on orchid growth

(?Roger & Jonathan tbc)

 

14th December

CHRISTMAS LUNCH – Venue to be Advised

 

*= Meeting preceded by a Committee Meeting at 12.30


 

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