Our monthly social Meetings take place on the first Friday of most months in the evening and are a great way to catch up with other members and hear the latest Club news. The Meeting normally includes a talk from a guest speaker.
Non-members are warmly welcomed to our meetings. To find out more please contact us.
Horticultural Club Talks in 2021
While we look forward to resuming talks in the New Haw All Saints Church Hall, meetings will be online via Zoom until it is safe to meet again in person. While restrictions are in place, we may have to change the order of the talks.
In 2021, there is another exciting range of events outline details are below. More detailed descriptions will follow. If you would like more information or if you have any questions about the Club activities, please let us know via the Contact Us link and we will be delighted to help.
All evening events are held in the Church Hall of All Saints Church New Haw, Weybourne Way, 98, Woodham Lane, New Haw, Addlestone, KT15 3DH.
Light refreshments are included in the entrance price. Tea, coffee and a choice of cakes (including gluten free) all baked by Melissa Gill
Homemade jams and preserves are also on sale –again prepared by Melissa. A share of the sale price is donated to Club funds
There is always a raffle and a good selection of prizes
All meetings on Fridays start at 7.45pm and conclude at about 10pm
To attend a meeting as a visitor, just turn up
Please note that the admission charge is £3 per person for members and £4 per person for visitors.
Friday, 5th February
Paul Whittle will be presenting an illustrated talk titled 'The Best of British'. This will be by Zoom, starting about 7.45 after a virtual AGM at 7.30.
Friday 5th March
High and Mighty - Tall Trees
Do you want to know about the Tree of a Hundred Houses, the plight of Big Mike the banana, what have trees got to do with cheese or what trees featured in 2001, A Space Odyssey? then join us for an illustrated talk by Nancy Stevens on Zoom.
Friday 2nd April
Mary Braddock - Finland and Norway, from deepest winter to 24 hours summer sunlight and the different species of wildlife. This will be on Zoom.
The planned daffodil competition will be online - please submit a photograph of 5 Daffodil stems in a vase by Friday 26th March at 6pm when all entries will be published on the website. Members can then cast their votes for their favourite 3 until Thursday 1 April and the winners will be announced at the Meeting.
Friday 7th May
Sally Cunningham - Gardening Whatever the weather. Talk on Zoom
Friday 4th June
Ben Pope will be giving a talk titled 'Treading Gently through the Borders'. The talk will be on Zoom
Friday 1st October - Celebrity Speaker - Pippa Greenwood
My Life in Gardening.
This will be an all-ticket event - details to follow.
Friday 5th November
Horticultural Aspects of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Rebecca Dowling
Friday 3rd December
Plants have feelings too! - a talk by Peter Almond
Fun Competitions are on: 2nd April (Daffodils), 4th June (Roses) and 1st October (Dahlias).
Members are invited to bring along stems in a vase of their choice. These will be displayed during the evening and members will then judge the entries and prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd.