UK Bonsai Events Calendar

Updated 29Apr19

5May19

Scottish Bonsai Association National Exhibition
Walker Hall, Municipal Buildings,
South Beach, Troon, Scotland. KA10 6EF.
Adm: £2. Times: 1000-1600.hrs.
Contact: Jeff Banning 07799.477895
Email: jeffbanning@btinternet.com
 
12May19 (10May20)
Surrey Heath Bonsai Show
Lord Pirbright Hall, The Green,
Pirbright, Surrey. GU24 0JE.
Adm £2/£1.Times: 1000-1600.hrs.
Contact: Chris Rhodes 01276.20893
Email: rhodes163@googlemail.com
www.surreyheathbonsai.org.uk
 
12May19
Bedfordshire Bonsai Society Table Top Sale
Poplars Garden Centre,
Toddington, Bedfordshire. LU5 6HE.
Adm: Free. Times: 1030-
Contact: Richard Gaiger 07745.507318
Email: r.gaiger@ntlworld.com
 
12&13May19
European Bonsai Association Convention
Albi, Toulouse, France


18&19May19
Greenwood Bonsai Maple Weekend
Ollerton Road, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 8PR.
Entry: Free 1000-1700.hrs
Contact: Corin Tomlinson 0115.9205757
Email: office&bonsai.co.uk
www.bonsai.co.uk
 
19May19 (17May20)
Middlesex  Bonsai Show
Woodford Hall, Poplars Close, Ruislip,
Middlesex.HA4 7BU.
Adm: £2. Times: 1030-1545.hrs.
Contact: Mark Moreland 07850.771201
Email: markmoreland@live.co.uk
www.middlesexbonsaisociety.weebly.com
 
21-25May19
FOBBs Bonsai Display
Chelsea Flower Show
Royal Hospital Chelsea, London. SW3 4SR.
Contact: Tony McKenzie 07837.577680
 
26May19
Eastbourne & Wealden Bonsai Show
Herstmonceus Village Hall, Herstmoncues,
East Sussex. BN27 4JX.
Adm: £2.50. Times: 1000-1600.hrs.
Contact: Brian Dale 01323.731369
Email: pondey@sky.com
www.eandwbonsaiclub.co.uk
Demonstrations:
Paul Eslinger
Dave Penny

 
2Jun19
Chiltern Bonsai Show
Liston Hall, Chapel Street, Marlow,
Buckinghamshire. SL7 1DD.
Adm: £2. Times: 1000-1600.hrs.
Contact: Amnon Paldi 07801.183316
Email: amnon.paldi@lineone.net
www.chilternbonsai.org.uk
 
8&9Jun19
Mid-Herts Bonsai Club Show
Kingsbury Barn, Branch Road,
St Albans.. Hertfordshire. AL3 4SE.
Adm: Free . Times:1100-1700.hrs.
Contact: Geoff Conybeare 07528.614826
Email: info@midhertsbonsaiclub.co.uk
www.midhertsbonsaiclub.co.uk
 
9Jun19(14Jun20)
Bonsai South West Show.
The Pavilion, The Esplanade,
Exmouth.EX8 2AZ.
Adm: £2.50. Times: 1000-1630.hrs.
Contact: Brian Mackichan 01392.437525
Email: brian-mackichan@mypostoffice.co.uk
www.exeterbonsaisociety.com
  
22Jun19
Manchester Bonsai Society Show
Lymm United Reformed Church,
Brookfield Road, Lymm, Cheshire. WA13 0WQ.
Adm: tba   Times: 1000-1600.hrs
Contact: Janet Mitchell
email: jan.mitchell@ntlworld.com
www.manchesterbonsaisociety.org.uk
 
23Jun19
North London Bonsai Group Summer Show
Capel Manor, Bullsmoor Lane,
Enfield, Middlesex. EN1 4RQ.
Adm: £6 Times: 1000-1600.hrs
Contact: Ray Powell 07927.346294
Email: ray-powell@hotmail.co.uk
www.northlondonbonsai.wix.com
 
28Jun19
Solent Bonsai Society Show
Wallington Village Hall, Fareham,
Hampshire. PO16 8ST.
Adm: Free. Times:1900-2100.hrs
Contact: Keith Hartley 02392.640985
email: kb.hartley@ntlworld.com
website: solentbonsai.co.uk
 
29&30Jun19
Bedfordshire Bonsai Society Show
Poplars Garden Centre, Harlington Road,
Toddington, Bedfordshire. LU5 6HE.
Adm: Free Times: 1000-1600 & 1030-1530.hrs
Contact: John Trinder 07860.682161
Email: bedsbonsai@hotmail.co.uk
www.bedfordshirebonsaisociety.weebly.com
 
30Jun19
Bonsai Shed Car Booty
Wood Stock Lane North
Hill Park  Rose Centre,
Thames Ditton, Surrey. KT6 5HN.
Adm: Free. Times: 0830-1600.hrs
Contact: Andy B 07590.595538
email: foodsmithltd@gmail.com
www.thebonsaished.com

30Jun19
Blackmore Vale Bonsai Show
Charlton Remembrance Hall,
Charlton, Shaftsbury, Dorset.SP7 0PL.
Adm: Adults £3 Under 14 £Free
Times; 1100-1600.hrs
Contact: Geoff 01747.853475/07837.781744
email:m5eay.geoff@btinternet.com
www.blackmorevalebonsaigroup.co.uk
 
6&7Jul19 (4&5Jul20)
Chichester Bonsai Society Show
Manor Nursery, Pagham Road, Runcton,
Chichester. PO20 1LJ.
Adm: £ Free. 1000-1700 & 1000-1500.hrs.
Contact: Frank Weaver 01243.586195
Email: frankweaverbonsai@gmail.com
www.chichesterbonsai.co.uk
 
13Jul19
Milton Keynes Bonsai Society Show
Milton KeynesCentral Library,
555 Silbury Blvd, Milton Keynes. MK9 3HL.
Adm: Free. Times: 1000-1500.hrs
Contact: Simon Roberts 07592.527736
Email: simon.roberts26@icloud.com
www.http://mkbonsaisociety.co.uk
 
28Jul19
Staverton Bonsai Table Top Sale
39 Staverton, Trowbridge,
Wiltshire. BA14 6PA.
Adm: Free. Times: 1000-1600.hrs
Contact: Chris Jefferys 07954.820970
email: jefferyschris@hotmail.com
www.blackmorevalebonsaigroup.co.uk/
staverton-bonsai-group
 
18Aug19
Bristol Bonsai  National Show
Failand Village Hall, Oxhouse Lane,
Failand, BS8 3TS.
Adm:  free. Times: 1000-1630.hrs
Contact: Dan Barton 07914.806444
Email: dantheman.barton@sky.com

24-26Aug19
Wirral Bonsai  Main Show
Gordale Garden Centre,
Chester High Road, Burton, 
South Wirral. CH64 8TF. 
Adm: Free.
Times: 0930-1730/1000-1630/0930-1600.hrs
Contact: Andy Hardman 07513.953646
email: andy.hardman@hotmail.co.uk
www.wirralbonsaisociety.wordpress.com

1Sep19
East Anglian Bonsai Show
Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre,
Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Suffolk. IP5 1JF.
Adm: £3 or £5 a couple -16.yrs free
Times: 1030-1600.hrs.
Contact: Dave Fryer 07449.801297
Email: daveafryer@aol.com

7&8Sep19
Greenwood Bonsai Bash Show
Ollerton Road, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 8PR.
Entry: Free 1000-1700.hrs
Contact: Corin Tomlinson 0115.9205757
Email: office&bonsai.co.uk
www.bonsai.co.uk
 
14&15Sep19
UK National Bonsai Show
Castle Leisure Centre,
Bolton Street, Bury,
Greater Manchester.  BL9 0EZ.
Adm: £15 Day or £25 weekend.
0930-1700 & 0930-1600.hrs
Contact: Tony Tickle 07802.837739
Email: nationalbonsai@gmail.com
www.nationalbonsaishow.co.uk
(Exhibitors close off date 1 Aug 19)
Demonstrations: 

  • Bjorn Bjorholm - USA
  • Rafael Torres - Spain
  • Anthony Smith - South Africa
  • Sonia Stella -


12 & 13 Oct 19
European Bonsai-San Show
Saulieu, France.

20Oct19
Heathrow Bonsai Show (10th Anniversary)
Harlington Sports Centre, Pinkwell Lane,
Harlington, Middlesex. UB3 1PB.
Adm: £5​ under 16 accompanied free  1000-1600.hrs
Contact: Mark Moreland  07850.771201
Email: markmoreland@live.co.uk
www.heathrowbonsai.weebly.com 
Demonstration: Kevin Willson 1030-1230&1330-1530.hrs

27Oct19
Bonsai Traders Association
Doncaster Deaf Centre, Leger Way,
Doncaster, South Yorkshire. DN2 6AY.
Adm: Free. Times: 1000-1500.hrs
Contact: Corin Tomlinson 0115.9205757
Email: Office@bonsai.co.uk
www.bonsaitraders.co.uk

19Nov19
Stourbridge Bonsai Winter Show
The Bonded Warehouse,
Canal Street, Stourbridge. DY8 4LU.
Adm: £1. Times:1000-1600.hrs.
Contact: Rod White 07780.653905
Email: rodandy46@gmail.com

26Jan20
UK Bonsai Association Auction
Supported by a Show of
Suiseki / Saikei / Mame show
Harlington Sports Centre, Pinkwell Lane,
Harlington, Middlesex. UB3 1PB
Adm: £3 Children -12 FREE
Times: 1100-1600.hrs
No Traders stands at this event, just the auction.

23Feb20
Swindon Bonsai Society Winter Image Show
Stratton Leisure Centre, Grange Drive,
Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, Wiltshire. SN3 4JY.
Adm: £5. Times: 1000-1600.hrs.
Contact: Paul Bowerbank 07982.401103
Email: paulbowerbank@lineone.net
www.swindon-bonsai.co.uk

29Feb & 1Mar20
Trophy Show 
Limburghal cv,
jaarbeurslaan 6, B-3600 Genk, Belgium
www.bonsaiassociation.be


5Apr20
Expo Bonsai UK
Harlington Sports Centre, Pinkwell Lane,
Harlington, Middlesex. UB3 1PB.
Adm: £5. Times: 1000-1600.hrs.
Contact: Mark Moreland  07850.771201
Email: markmoreland@live.co.uk
www.ExpobonsaiUK.weebly.co
(Exhibitors close off date 31Dec19)

19Apr20
Bonsai Traders Association
Ryton On Dunsmore, Coventry. CV8 3FL.
Adm: FREE  1000-1700.hrs
Contact: Corin Tomlinson 0115.9205757
Email: office@bonsai.co.uk
www.bonsaitraders.co.uk

3May20
Wessex Bonsai Show
Kinson Community Centre, Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth. BH10 7LH.
Adm: £3.50. Times: 1030-1630.hrs.
Contact: Malcolm Driffield 07823.440003
Email: malcolmdriffield@gmail.com
www.wessexbonsai.co.uk 

10May20
Surrey Heath Bonsai Show
Lord Pirbright Hall, The Green,
Pirbright, Surrey. GU24 0JE.
Adm £2/£1. Times: 1000-1600.hrs.
Contact: Chris Rhodes 01276.20893
Email: rhodes163@googlemail.com
www.surreyheathbonsai.org.uk

17May20
Middlesex Bonsai Show
Woodford Hall, Poplars Close, Ruislip,
Middlesex. HA4 7BU.
Adm: £2. Times: 1030-1545.hrs.
Contact: Mark  Moreland 07850.771201
Email: markmoreland@live.co.uk
www.middlesexbonsaisociety.weebly.com


14Jun20
Bonsai South West Show.
The Pavilion, The Esplanade,
Exmouth. EX8 2AZ.
Adm: £2.50. Times: 1000-1630.hrs.
Contact: Brian Mackichan 01392.437525
Email: brian-mackichan@mypostoffice.co.uk
www.exeterbonsaisocety.com

4&5Jul20
Chichester Bonsai Society Show
Manor Nursery, Pagham Road, Runcton,
Chichester. PO20 1LJ.
Adm: £ Free.  1000-1700 & 1000-1500.hrs.
Contact: Frank Weaver 01243.586195
Email: frankweaverbonsai@gmail.com
www.chichesterbonsai.co.uk 

18Oct20
Heathrow Bonsai Show
Harlington Sports Centre, Pinkwell Lane,
Harlington, Middlesex. UB3 1PB.
Adm: £3 Children -12 FREE   1000-1600.hrs
Contact: Mark Moreland  07850.771201
Email: markmoreland@live.co.uk
www.heathrowbonsai.weebly.com 

9-11Jul21
British International Bonsai Show 2021
British Motor Museum, Gaydon,
Warwickshire. CV35 0BJ.
Adm: tba. Times: tba.
Contact: Dave Cheshire 07584.991975
Email: chair@fobbsbonsai.co.uk



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