Meetings 2020

We meet on the third Tuesday of the month (unless indicated otherwise) and our 2020 programme is as follows:

No meeting

Tuesday 18 February

Sowing and growing workshop
We will have seed and compost here so any newbies can go home with some seeds ready to go. Led by Bristol Branch members.

Tuesday 17 March

How to show
If you have not entered plants before come and learn from exhibitors and judges what to do, so you can enter our show in May. Led by our President, Diane Tripp and Judge, John Foster.

Tuesday 21 April   CANCELLED

Growing Hoyas – Alan Butler
Learn how to grow these succulent leaved vines with beautiful flowers

Tuesday 19 May   CANCELLED

Mexico 2017 – Ian Woolnough
See these plants in habitat

Saturday 30 May   CANCELLED

The Bristol Joint Cactus and Succulent Show
Filton Community Centre
Bristol BS34 7PS (10.00am–5.00pm)
There will also be plant sales and much to learn

Saturday 27 June CANCELLED

South West Cactus, Succulent and Exotic Plant Fayre 
Portishead Youth Centre, BS20 7DD
Full details

Saturday 1 August (afternoon)

Joint meeting with Bristol Cactus Society
Matucanas in habitat and culture – Graham Charles

Saturday 22 August (afternoon)

Joint meeting with Bristol Cactus Society
In my new greenhouse 2017 – Ralph Martin

Tuesday 15 September

From Namaqualand to Namibia  – Nicholas Wray

Sunday 18 October

The Connie Hobbs Memorial Lecture + meal
Cleeve Village Hall, Cleeve, BS49 4PG
Ex-situ conservation of Cactaceae in the UK – Vicky Davies

Tuesday 17 November

Cacti and succulents at Alpine Garden Shows – Alan Goldsmith

Tuesday 1 December (first Tuesday)

AGM and buffet tea



Filton Community Centre
Elm Park
BS34 7PS


3rd Tuesday of the month (unless indicated otherwise)


7.30pm start

For full details go to our meetings page.

For further information on how to find us go to our contact page.

For information on other branches in Zone 9 go to BCSS Zone 9.

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