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Due to the National Show there will be no course in 2016, the next course will be held in 2017, full details will be announced in the near future. The information below applies to past courses but will give you a flavour of what to expect.


2015 Course Details

It will once again be held at our usual venue of Moulton College near Northampton. We will again have use of the new fully modernised facilities for lectures, meals and late night bar entertainment. We have used these new facilities for two years now and everyone agrees what an improvement they are compared to the old buildings and layout.

Eddy Harris explains

Eddy Harris explains what plants should have been first, second and third.

The price this year remains £140 fully inclusive (£50 deposit). For those who have not been before, this covers full board from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon. All you have to pay extra for are any drinks etc from the bar. All buildings have full disabled access with lifts available if required.

The lectures for the course this year are::

  • Tender Mexican Sedums – Ray Stephenson
  • The Ariocarpus Group – Costas Papathanasiou
  • The Pachypodium Group and Newly Introduced Succulents – Bob Potter
  • The Aloe Group for Restricted Pot Sizes – Rodney Sims
  • Showing and Judging Variegated Plants and Ornamental Hybrids – Stuart Riley
  • Around the Shows – John Betteley

Deep in thought during the judging tests Small

Deep in thought during the judging tests.

So please come and join us for the first weekend in September, and enjoy superb facilities, enlightening lectures, car boot plant sales, great company, and last but not least the ultimate challenge of the judging tests. What more could you want for the bargain price of £140?

Searching for treasures at the car boot sale Small

Searching for treasures at the car boot sale.

To book your place on the course please contact Mal Weobley:

By post at - 48 Rowan Drive, Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH14 9NF

By phone on - 01403 782004

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