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Avon Bonsai Society

Events Calendar

 

2021 Club Programme

Month

Date

Event

Details

March

3rd

Club Night

FEATURE – T B A

 

TREE OF THE MONTH – Free Choice of style

Help Desk/Critique/Raffle – Lyn K 

 

April

14th

(N.B. This is one week later than our normal meeting night)

Combined Club Night

FEATURE – Visit to Christchurch Bonsai Club at the Cotswold Preschool Hall, Colesbury Street, Bishopdale

 

Joint Market Night

 

TREE OF THE MONTH – Informal Upright

May

5th

Club Night

A.G.M.

 

FEATURE – Talk on Wood Turning and making pots with Tim

 

TREE OF THE MONTH – Semi or Full Cascades

 

Help Desk/Critique - Kees

 

June

2nd

Club Night

FEATURE – Talk on Shohin / Mame by Chris

 

TREE OF THE MONTH – Silhouette

 

Help Desk/Critique - Chris

 

July

7th

Club Night

FEATURE – Pot Making, handouts on potting mix recipes and feeding regimes

 

TREE OF THE MONTH – Windswept / Slanting / Rafts

 

Help Desk/Critique – Myra

 

August

4th

Club Night

FEATURE – Workshop on Potting Up

TREE OF THE MONTH – Literati

Help Desk/Critique - Wayne

September

1st

 

Combined Club Night

FEATURE - Visit from Christchurch Bonsai Club

Joint Market Night

 

TREE OF THE MONTH – Spring Growth / Flowering

Help Desk/Critique

 

October

9th/10th

 

AVON ANNUAL BONSAI SHOW

To be held at the Canterbury Horticultural Society Buildings located in the Christchurch Botanical Gardens

 

October

6th

Club Night

FEATURE – Guest Speaker – T.B.A.

 

TREE OF THE MONTH – Free Choice

Help Desk/Critique – Tim

 

November

4th

Club Night

FEATURE – Trouble-some Trees, Advanced Styling     3 demos with Wayne,  Kees, and Chris

TREE OF THE MONTH – NZ Natives

Help Desk/Critique - Maureen

December

1st

Club Night

FEATURE -  Xmas Breakup T.B.A.

"TREE OF MONTH – Your Best Bonsai for Judging for "TREE OF THE YEAR" Competing for the "Joy's Bonsai" Trophy in both the Open & Novice Classes.

Then presentation of "VANZ CUP" to the winner from the remaining Artists who have not been a previous winner of the “Tree of the Year” competitions.

Also presentation of both the “Open Grade Trophy” and “Novice Trophy” to this year's winners of the Tree of the Month Competitions.

 

    Please Note that there will be 3 Display sections at each meeting:
    1. OPEN - Any Bonsai of the Nominated style. Trees must be in a bonsai pot. To be judged by member’s vote.
    2. Novice - Member whose membership is 5 years or less, any Bonsai of the nominated style. Trees must be in a bonsai pot. To be judged by member’s vote.
    3.“ DISPLAY ONLY” Class. Any other bonsai with some special feature ( eg at it’s best, in flower, or showing a special technique etc) that you would like to show to the members.
    4. N.B. Up to 2 entries per class, per person, for each meeting.


    Members may bring any of their trees along to club night to work on. There will be Club members available to give help or advice if needed.


    Market & Trading Nights
    Bring along any Bonsai / Gardening-related items for sale, or swap items directly with other club members.
     

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