BCSS Gloucester & District Branch
Programme of Events

All events are at Longford Village Hall, Longford Lane, Longford, Gloucester, GL2 9EL; unless otherwise stated.

2017 Download a printable version of our programme
January 14 AGM and plant auction
February 11 Pest control & propagation — branch forum
Table show: Echinocereus group, Variegated succulent
March 11 Collections USA (Sonia Barker-Fricker) — from the digital library
Table show: Eriosyce group, Aloe group
April 8 Chile 2016 — Roger Ferryman
Table show: Astrophytum group, Agave group
May 13 Lithops in captivity — Jonathan Clark
Table show: Rebutia group, Haworthia group
June 3 Annual Show at Shurdington Social Centre   (open to the public 11:00am - 4:00pm)
June 10 But I don't like Opuntias! — Paul Klaassen
Table show: Opuntia group, Echeveria subgroup
July 8 Highlights of Gran Canaria and Tenerife — David Neville
Table show: Mammillaria group, Gasteria group
August 12 Turbinicarpus — Costas Papathanasiou
Table show: Turbinicarpus group, Adenia or Pachypodium group
September 9 Around the shows — Trevor Wray
Table show: Stenocactus group, Stapelia group
October 14 Madagascar — Al Laius
Table show: Gymnocalycium group, Sansevieria group
November 11 The Caribbean — Tony Morris
Table show: Rhipsalis group, Mesembryanthemum group
December 9 Christmas social
The table show comprises 5 classes: 1 cactus up to 4" pot, 1 cactus over 4" pot, 1 succulent up to 4" pot, 1 succulent over 4" pot, of the taxa listed above; and a class for plant of the month.
(The metric equivalent of 4" is 10cm.)