EVENTS PROGRAMME 2020

We welcome non-members to our evening events and shows. Entry for evening talks is £3 non-members/£2 members, including home-made cakes, tea and coffee.

THURSDAY 27TH FEBRUARY
7.30 Village Hall
‘WILDLIFE OF THE ARUNDEL WETLAND CENTRE’

by Paul Stevens, the Reserve Manager.
A fascinating talk about how the Reserve is managed in order to maintain and diversify its inhabitants.

THURSDAY 26th MARCH
7.30 Village Hall
‘HERBS FOR HEALTH’

Lesley Chamberlain trained in Horticulture and Garden Design says:”You will be surprised at what plants have been used for well-being through the ages.” In her illustrated talk she will be looking at the history of herbal medicine and how it influences today’s culture.

THURSDAY 30th  APRIL
7.30 Village Hall
BRITISH ALSTROMERIA AND THE U.K. CUT FLOWER INDUSTRY

Ben Cross, owner of Crosslands Flower Nursery an established family business near Arundel, specialises in growing Alstomeria all year round in a rainbow of colours. Championing sustainable British Flowers is at the heart of everything Ben does. He will be bringing bunches of flowers to this interesting illustrated talk.

SATURDAY 20TH JUNE
FAMILY FUN DAY ON KING GEORGE V PLAYING FIELDS

To commemorate the 150th year of Jolesfield School. Funds raised will go towards a new swimming pool for the school.

SATURDAY 18th JULY
A VISIT TO A LOCAL APIARY

Patrick Letschka has some established beehives in his back garden in Church Road. Patrick will be opening up one or two for us to see how the bees work and explaining the life and workings of a bee colony. Bee suits will be provided so that you can get close up to these fascinating creatures

SATURDAY 1st  AUGUST

THE SUMMER SHOW
2pm in the Village Hall

THURSDAY 29th OCTOBER
7.30 Village Hall
‘THROUGH THE SEASONS AT THE ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW AND WAKEHURST

Sarah Oldridge has worked at Kew Gardens for over 30 years and  is giving a month by month illustrated tour around Kew  and Wakehurst looking at the plants, garden scenes, views and festivals. A little history, work and news of both sites.

THURSDAY 26th NOVEMBER
7.30 pm Village Hall
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & SOCIAL EVENING

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