Hello, I am Carol, a new member of the Club who has taken on responsibility to keep the website updated with activity reports. Sadly this has been a little neglected in the past because the Club has been so busy but we are spreading the workload now so onwards and upwards to improve our communications network. Please let us know if we are providing the right information.
So, here goes with my first meeting report.
This was a formal meeting for the AGM held at our normal meeting venue in Wigston, Leics.
Chairman – Frank Mepham
Treasurer – Alan Moore
Secretary – Mike Konig
A new programme was discussed with members for the coming year. There will be visiting speakers and seasonal updates/clinics for maintaining our bonsai collections at monthly meetings. Practical half-day workshops are being planned at various locations around Leics to promote a more in-depth practical experience for members and create a wider interest to encourage new members. We eagerly await further details in due course.
There will be the annual Member’s Trophy competition and preparation for displaying our tree collections at local events. Mike has taken over the Club shop and will be manning a bonsai supplies shop at the Aylestone Horticultural Show for the first time. It was also proposed that the Aylestone Show consider including a bonsai category into its entries classification. Keep watching this space for our programme of events.
We are the only Bonsai Club in Leicestershire. Come and share your bonsai interest with us!
Annual subscription remains at £6 per person. First attendance is FREE for newcomers who will receive a warm welcome. We are a friendly bunch of enthusiasts who like to see new faces and interests joining the group.
Whether you are new to the experience or seasoned experts, we like to share our knowledge.
Wigston Bonsai Club meets 7.30-9.30pm on first Tuesday of each month in the meeting room at Wigston Fire Station, Bullhead Street, Wigston, Leicestershire LE18 1PB
Plenty of FREE parking and FREE refreshments available at each meeting.
Details of how to get in touch are on the Contacts Us page.
Next meeting: 4 December 2012 will be a Seasonal Social for Christmas with traditional refreshments provided by Maureen and Elaine and possibly a quiz to keep the brainboxes working. It will be held at our usual meeting place in Wigston.
Please note: January 2013 – There will be no meeting, as we recover from the excesses of New Year.