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Consolidated Calendar of Events

Here is a Consolidated Calendar of Events of interest to SRGC members.  Proposed future Shows and Events are at the top.

Under Type, "Talk(O)" means an online talk, usually via Zoom, "Meet(O)" means a hybrid meeting, either a distant speaker streamed onto the hall screen, or a face-to-face meeting also broadcast on Zoom. 

Please note that physical meetings may be cancelled, or rearranged online - please contact the event organiser before travelling.

Events are coloured by the organising Group as follows:
Please contact the Local Group organiser for Zoom links via the Local Group menu above.

 
Date Time Type Organiser Details Notes
Future 2023 Events
Sat 7-Oct-23 10 am BST Show SRGC/AGS Hexham Autumn Show (joint with AGS)
May
Sat 13-May-23 10 am BST Show Aberdeen Aberdeen Show
April
Sat 29-Apr-23 10 am BST Show West of Scot Glasgow Show
Sat 22-Apr-23 10 am BST Show Perth Perth Show
Thur 20-Apr-23 7.30 pm GMT Meet South West TBA
Sat 15-Apr-23 10 am BST Show Edinburgh Edinburgh & the Lothians Show
Wed 12-Apr-23 7.30 pm BST Meet Ayrshire New introductions and Old Favourites - Brian Young, Holmes Farm, Drybridge
Tue 11-Apr-23 7.30pm BST Meet Edinburgh Before and after Lockdown - John Mitchell
Wed 5-Apr-23 2 pm BST Meet Borders Tinnisburn Nursery - Helen Knowles (Plants for sale)
Tue 4-Apr-23 7.30 pm BST Talk Perth Sikkim Adventure - Richard Green
Mon 3-Apr-23 7.30 pm BST Meet West of Scot Stan's Erratic Journey through the Worlds of Plants and Wildlife - Stan da Prato, Mussleburgh
Sat 1-Apr-23 10 am BST Show SRGC/AGS Hexham Show (joint with AGS)
March
Sat 25-Mar-23 10 am GMT Show Bulb Group Stirling Show (in Dunblane)
Sat 18-Mar-23 10 am GMT Show SRGC/AGS Kendal Show (joint with AGS)
Thur 16-Mar-22 7.30 pm GMT Meet South West TBA
Tue 14-Mar-23 7.30pm GMT Meet Edinburgh A Lifetime in Alpines - Elspeth MacIntosh
Mon 13-Mar-23 7.30 pm GMT Meet(O) West of Scot Mediterranean bulbs in the Wild and Cultivation - Dave Millward, East Linton (+ Members' Plant Stall)
Wed 8-Mar-23 7.30 pm GMT Meet Ayrshire Exploration in Ecuador - Stan da Prato
Tue 7-Mar-23 7.30 pm GMT Talk Perth Cluny Gardens Recovering from Storm Arwen - John Mattingley, Cluny Gardens
Wed 1-Mar-23 2 pm GMT Meet Borders Tulips - Frazer Henderson
February
Tue 28-Feb-22 2 pm GMT Meet Aberdeen Sardinia - Michael Almond
Thur 16-Feb-23 7.30 pm GMT Meet South West Before and after Lockdown, New Zealand & Czech Republic - John Mitchell, RBGE
Tue 14-Feb-23 7.30pm GMT Meet Edinburgh Travels in Armenia - Harry Jans, Netherlands
Mon 13-Feb-23 7.30 pm GMT Meet(O) West of Scot Orchids, Amaryllids and Irids of the Southern Andes - Martin Sheader, Hampshire
Wed 8-Feb-23 7.30 pm GMT Meet Ayrshire TBA
Tue 7-Feb-23 7.30 pm GMT Talk Perth Chinese Cuttings - Jens Nielsen, Perth Group
Wed 1-Feb-23 2 pm GMT Meet Borders Spring Flowering Corydalis - Brian Whitton
January 2023
Tue 31-Jan-22 2 pm BST Meet Aberdeen Bonsai - Douglas Kerr
Thur 19-Jan-23 7.30 pm GMT Meet South West New Year Social Evening - AGM & Photo Competition
Mon 16-Jan-23 7.30 pm GMT Meet(O) West of Scot Creating an Alpine Haven - Cliff Booker, Lancashire
Wed 11-Jan-23 7.30 pm GMT Meet Ayrshire Dinner and Social Evening, Chestnuts Hotel, Ayr
Wed 11-Jan-23 2 pm GMT Meet Borders The North Coast 500, Native Plants - Mike Dale
Tue 10-Jan-22 3 pm GMT Meet Edinburgh Annual General Meeting, Photo Competition (Wine & nibbles)  NB - in Botanics Cottage
Tue 10-Jan-23 7.30 pm GMT Talk Perth AGM and Members Slide Evening
December
Thur 15-Dec-22 7.30 pm GMT Meet South West Plant Exploration in Vietnam - Richard Baines, RBGE Logan
Wed 14-Dec-22 7.30 pm GMT Meet Ayrshire David Mundell, Mundell Landscaping
Tue 13-Dec-22 3 pm GMT Meet Edinburgh Members Day - talks TBC  NB - in Botanics Cottage
Mon 12-Dec-22 7.30 pm GMT Meet West of Scot Group AGM and Members' Night (talks and Christmas Party)
Wed 7-Dec-22 2 pm GMT Meet Borders Bulbs of Eastern Turkey - Michael Almond
Tue 6-Dec-22 7.30 pm GMT Talk Perth Bulbs of Eastern Turkey - Michael Almond, Angus Group
November
Tue 29-Nov-22 7.30 pm GMT Meet Aberdeen AGM & Plant Personalities - Nick Boss
Thur 17-Nov-22 7.30 pm GMT Meet South West Sikkim Adventure 2022 - Richard Green
Mon 14-Nov-22 7.30 pm GMT Meet West of Scot A Lifetime in Alpines - Elspeth Mackintosh, Edinburgh
Sat 12-Nov-22 10 am GMT Meet SRGC SRGC Autumn Festival and AGM, Burnside Church Hall, Scone
Wed 9-Nov-22 7.30 pm GMT Meet Ayrshire Sikkim Adventure - Richard Green, Balfron Station
Tue 8-Nov-22 3 pm GMT Meet Edinburgh 21 years in Horticulture - Graham Gunn, Kevock   NB - in Botanics Cottage
Wed 2-Nov-22 2 pm GMT Meet Borders Rhododendrons - Matt Heasman
Tue 1-Nov-22 7.30 pm GMT Talk Perth A Hobby that got out of Hand - Stella Rankin, Lasswade (Plants for sale)
October
Tue 25-Oct-22 7.30 pm BST Meet Aberdeen Pindos Mountains (Northern Greece) - Mike Hopkins
Thur 20-Oct-22 7.30 pm BST Meet South West Landscapes and Plants of Patagonia - Julian & Theodora Stanning
Wed 12-Oct-22 7.30 pm BST Meet Ayrshire AGM and talk - Poppies, Peacocks & Parterres - Nancy Evans, Bearsden
Tue 11-Oct-22 7.30 pm BST Meet Edinburgh European Alpines in nature - a new look - Jim Jermyn, Branklyn
Mon 10-Oct-22 7.30 pm BST Meet West of Scot Sikkim Adventure - Richard Green, Balfron Station
Sat 8-Oct-22 10 am BST Show SRGC/AGS Hexham Show (joint with AGS)
Wed 5-Oct-22 2 pm BST Meet Borders Cally Gardens, A new Beginning - Kevin Hughes
Tue 4-Oct-22 7.30 pm BST Talk Perth Eastern Kyrgystan: In search of Wild Tulips - Frazer Henderson (Edinburgh Group)
Sat 1-Oct-22 10 am BST Show SRGC Glasgow Autumn Show (ex Discussion W/end) (Baljaffray Church) NEW EVENT
September
Fri 30-Sep-22
to Sun 2-Oct-22
10 am BST Talks /Show SRGC Discussion Weekend (Grant Arms, Grantown-on-Spey) CANCELLED Cancelled
Tue 27-Sep-22 2 pm BST Meet Aberdeen
Thur 15-Sep-22 7.30 pm BST Meet South West Developments at Cally Gardens - Kevin Hughes
Wed 14-Sep-22 7.30 pm BST Meet Ayrshire Richard Baines, Logan Botanic Gardens
Tue 13-Sep-22 7.30 pm BST Meet Edinburgh Launching a Horticultural Career - Aaron Marshall, RBGE
Wed 7-Sep-22 2 pm BST Meet Borders Ian McNaughton and the autumn flowering Gentians - Beryl McNaughton, MacPlants
Tue 6-Sep-22 7.30 pm BST Talk(O) Perth A Scots Plant Collector in China - Leonie Paterson, RBGE
Sat 20-Aug-22 10 am BST Talks /Show SRGC Summer Event (Dunblane) CANCELLED Cancelled
Sat 21-May-22 10 am BST Show Aberdeen Aberdeen Show
Sat 14-May-22 10 am BST Show Bulb Group Stirling Show (Dunblane)
Sat 7-May-22 10 am BST Show West of Scot Glasgow Show (New venue Baljaffray Church)
Wed 4-May-22 2 pm BST Meet Borders Minature gardens with all year round interest - Stan Da Prato & Roberta Carruthers with Terry & Cath Hunt of Edrom Nurseries
Sat 30-Apr-2210 am BST Show Highlands Highland Show (Nairn) Cancelled
Cancelled
Thur 24-Apr-22 7.30 pm BST Talk(O) South West Mardale: Restoring a mountain meadow in the Lake District - Dave Morris
Sat 16-Apr-22 10 am BST Show SRGC Perth Show (New venue Dewar Centre)
Mon 11-Apr-22 7.30 pm BST Meet West of Scot Woodland Plants & Paeonies for Scotland - Billy Carruthers (New venue Baljaffray Church)
Sat 9-Apr-22 10 am BST Show SRGC Edinburgh Show
Wed 6-Apr-22 2 pm BST Meet Borders Gargunnock Gardens, Rhododendrons - Willie Campbell
Tue 5-Apr-22 7.30 pm BST Talk(O) Perth Lands of the Midnight Sun - Alban Houghton (Angus Group)
Tue 29-Mar-22 2 pm BST Meet Aberdeen Gardening on a Postage Stamp - Maureen Wilson
Sat 26-Mar-22 10 am GMT Show SRGC/AGS Hexham Show (joint with AGS)
Thur 24-Mar-22 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) South West An Introduction to Alaska - Ian & Carole Bainbridge
Sat 19-Mar-22 10 am GMT Show SRGC/AGS Kendal Show (joint with AGS)
Fri 18-Mar-22 7.30 pm GMT Meet Nth Cumbria The Rocky Road to Chelsea - David Rankin, Edinburgh (also plants for sale)
Mon 14-Mar-22 7.30 pm GMT Meet West of Scot Plant of the Day, Bhutan - David Rankin (also plants for sale) (New venue Baljaffray Church)
Wed 9-Mar-22 7.30 pm GMT Meet Ayrshire Streptocarpus -
Wed 2-Mar-22 2 pm GMT Meet Borders A Lifetime in Alpines - Elspeth MacKintosh
Tue 1-Mar-22 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) Perth Wild & Not-so-wild Scandinavia - Sandy Leven
Thur 24-Feb-22 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) South West Gardening in South Lakeland - Alan Oatway
Tue 22-Feb-22 2 pm GMT Meet Aberdeen Travels of a Gardener - Jimmy McRae
Sat 19-Feb-22 10 am GMT Show /Talks Bulb Group Early Bulb Day (Victoria Halls, Dunblane) (Now online details here)
Fri 18-Feb-22 7.30 pm GMT Meet Nth Cumbria Slovenia & the Julian Alps - Keith Bankier, Lancs
Mon 14-Feb-22 7.30 pm GMT Meet West of Scot Cultivation in Gothenburg & Edinburgh - Scott Cook, RBG Edinburgh
Wed 2-Feb-21 2 pm GMT Meet Borders Botanical illustration with reference to her garden in Biggar - Sharon Bradley
Tue 1-Feb-22 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) Perth On Rhododendrons - Matthew Heasman
Fri 15-Jan-22 7.30 pm GMT Meet Nth Cumbria AGM followed by Bring & Share Supper
Tue 11-Jan-22 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) Perth AGM and Members Slides
Mon 10-Jan-22 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) West of Scot Scottish Machair - Matt Topsfield
2021 Events
Wed 5-Jan-21 2 pm GMT Meet Borders Nanda Devi - David Binns
Fri 17-Dec-21 7.30 pm GMT Meet Nth Cumbria Gardening in South Lakeland - Alan Oatway, NCRGG member
Mon 13-Dec-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) West of Scot AGM & Committee's Pots and Gardens (Local Group members only)
Tue 7-Dec-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) Perth Gardening on a Postage Stamp - Maureen Wilson
Wed 1-Dec-21 2 pm GMT Meet Borders Andalucia & North Africa, the land of the Moors - David Millward
Fri 19-Nov-21 7.30 pm GMT Meet Nth Cumbria Meltdown in Wengen - Frank Hoyle, Nth Lancs AGS
Thur 18-Sep-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) South West Plants of the Drakensberg - Carole Bainbridge
Mon 8-Nov-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) West of Scot Mountains on the Equator - Martin Sheader
Sat 6-Nov-21 10 am GMT Online SRGC SRGC AGM
Wed 3-Nov-21 2 pm GMT Meet Borders Wild flowers & other wildlife of our local coast (East Lothian & Berwickshire) - Stan da Prato
Tue 2-Nov-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) Perth Looking for European Alpines Travels with Sid (with new additions!) - Brian Allan
Mon 18-Oct-21 7.30 pm BST Talk(O) West of Scot North American Rock Gardens Tour - Cliff Booker
Fri 15-Oct-21 7.30 pm BST Meet Nth Cumbria 365 days in my garden - Jeanie Jones, Lockerbie
Sat 9-Oct-21 3.30pm - 8pm BST Talks(O) SRGC Discussion Day (click here for further details) Now online
Fri 8-Oct-21 weekend BST Show SRGC Discussion weekend (Grantown-on-Spey) See above
Tue 5-Oct-21 7.30 pm BST Talk(O) Perth On Gothenburg - Scott Cook (RBGE)
Sat 2-Oct-21 12 noon BST Show SRGC Hexham Show Cancelled
Fri 17-Sep-21 7.30 pm BST Meet Nth Cumbria Social Evening, Plant Stall, Tombola, Quiz, Refreshments
Thur 16-Sep-21 7.30 pm BST Talk(O) South West A Miscellany of Alpines - Jim Almond, Shrewsbury
Tue 7-Sep-21 7.30 pm BST Talk(O) Perth Autumn Bulbs in Greek Islands - Margaret Thorne
Sat 21-Aug-21 10 am BST Meeting Bulb Group Summer Meeting, Dunblane Cancelled
Thu 22-Apr-21 7.00 pm BST Talk(O) Northumberland Around our Garden - Bob & Rannevig Wallis
Tue 20-Apr-21 7.30 pm BST Talk(O) South West Blue is the Colour - The Big Blue Poppies and Autumn Gentians - Gavin McNaughton, Macplants Nursery, Pencaitland
Mon 12-Apr-21 7.30 pm BST Talk(O) West of Scot The Himalayas Plants, Places & People - Peggy Anderson, Milngavie
Tue 06-Apr-21 7.30 pm BST Talk(O) Perth Bulbs of Asia Minor - Michael Almond
Thu 18-Mar-21 7.00 pm GMT Talk(O) Northumberland A North American Rock Garden Tour - Cliff Booker
Thu 18-Mar-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) South West In the Footsteps of Blanchard: Narcissus in SE Spain - Matt Topsfield
Thur 11-Mar-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) Perth Perth Group AGM
Mon 08-Mar-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) West of Scot A Week in the Cape: Sandy Leven - Dunblane
Tue 02-Mar-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) Perth 300 Years at Dundee Botanics - Kevin Frediani
Sat 20-Feb-21 10 am GMT Online SRGC SRGC AGM
Sat 20-Feb-21 10 am GMT Show Bulb group Early Bulb Show (Dunblane) Cancelled
Thu 18-Feb-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) Northumberland European Rock Gardens - Ian & Carole Bainbridge, Gatehouse of Fleet
Mon 15-Feb-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) South West Plant of the Day: Highlights of a long walk in Bhutan - David Rankin
Mon 08-Feb-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) West of Scot 365 days in my garden - Jeanie Jones, Lockerbie
Tue 02-Feb-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) Perth The Celestial Mountains, Floral highlghts of the Tien Shan - Frazer Henderson
Tue 26-Jan-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) South West Alaska & the Dempster Highway - Brian Huntley
Thu 21-Jan-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) Northumberland China beyond the crowds - Richard Green, Balfron Station
Mon 11-Jan-21 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) West of Scot Around my nursery - Ian Christie, Kirriemuir
2020 Events
Thu 17-Dec-20 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) South West Corsica, the mountain in the sea - Carole & Ian Bainbridge, Gatehouse of Fleet
Mon 14-Dec-20 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) West of Scot Between a rock and a hard place, a year at the Botanics - Petra Palkova, Edinburgh
Mon 09-Nov-20 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) West of Scot On the wild side, growing Rhododendrons in Scotland - Mike Thornley, Rhu
Mon 12-Oct-20 7.30 pm GMT Talk(O) West of Scot China beyond the crowds - Richard Green, Balfron Station
9-11 Oct-20 weekend GMT Show SRGC Discussion weekend, Granton-on-Spey Cancelled
Sat 26-Sep-20 12 noon GMT Show SRGC Hexham Autumn Show Cancelled
Sat 19-Sep-20 12 noon GMT Show Bulb Group Late Bulb Display, Aberdeen Cancelled
Sat 15-Aug-20 12 noon GMT Show SRGC Summer meeting, Dunblane Cancelled
Sat 23-May-20 12 noon GMT Show SRGC Aberdeen Show Cancelled
Sat 9-May-20 12 noon GMT Boyd SRGC Isle of Mull Event Postponed to 2022
Sat 2-May-20 12 noon GMT Show SRGC Glasgow Show Cancelled
Sat 25-Apr-20 12 noon GMT Show SRGC Highland Show Cancelled
Sat 18-Apr-20 12 noon GMT Show SRGC Perth Show Cancelled
Sat 4-Apr-20 12 noon GMT Show SRGC Edinburgh & Lothians Show Cancelled
Sat 28-Mar-20 12 noon GMT Show SRGC Hexham Show (joint AGS) Cancelled
Sat 21-Mar-20 12 noon GMT Show SRGC Stirling Show Cancelled
Sat 14-Mar-20 12 noon GMT Show SRGC Kendal Show (joint AGS)
Sat 22-Feb-20 10 am GMT Show Bulb group Early Bulb Show (Dunblane)
Previous Events
Sun 13-Oct-19 9 am BST Show Bulb Group Late Bulb Display (Knightswood, Glasgow)
Mon 09-Sep-19 9 am BST Boyd SRGC 4th David Boyd Event, (NTS Garden Inverewe)
Sat 22-Jun-19 9 am BST Boyd SRGC 3rd David Boyd Event, (Lockerbie)
Thu 21-Jun-18 9 am BST Boyd SRGC 2nd David Boyd Event, (Isle of Uist)
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