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The Minutes Secretary should be advised of all corrections, changes and additions by written note at Meetings of Council, a telephone call, fax, letter or email at other times. The member organisation’s name, type of the event, date, venue and opening times are the key details required. A contact name, telephone/fax numbers, Web Site and e-mail addresses will also be published if provided. Events listed are primarily in the UK or related to EOC or WOC. Details of other International events may be available on enquiry.

For up to date information regarding Shows, please visit the BOC website at and go to the Events Diary menu item.

Saturday/Sunday August 6-7
Harrogate Orchid Society Orchids for Everyone weekend in the Bramall Learning Centre, RHS Gardens Harlow Carr Harrogate HG3 1QB 10.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday/Sunday August 20-21
The British Orchid Growers Association Summer Orchid Fair
Cole Court - Twickenham & District Masonic Centre, 150 London Road, Twickenham TW1 1HD
10am-4:30pm Saturday; 10am-4pm Sunday, admission £2
Saturday/Sunday September 3-4
Orchid Study Group Welsh Orchid Festival
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire, UK
10am on Saturday and Sunday - 6pm on Saturday, 4pm on Sunday
Sunday September 4
Darlington & District Orchid Society Orchid Show
organised by Darlington OS and the University Botanic Garden.
Josephine Butler College, Durham City DH1 3DF. 10.00 - 16.00
Saturday September 17
Somerset, Wiltshire & Dorset Orchid Society SWDOS Annual Show
Gillingham Primary School Gillingham Dorset 10.30 - 16.00
Saturday September 24
Bournemouth Orchid Society Autumn Show
Allendale Community Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1AS 12.00 - 16.30
Saturday October 1
Orchid Society of Great Britain OSGB Open Autumn show
Wraybury Village Hall, The Green, TW19 5NA 11.00am - 4.00pm
7.30am exhibitors, 10.30am visitors
Saturday October 8
Wessex Orchid Society Annual Autumn Show
Porchester Community School, White Hart Lane PO16 9BD 11.00am - 4.30pm
Saturday November 5-6
BOC Show and Congress
Holiday Inn, Norwich North, NR6 6JA 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Saturday November 19
The British Orchid Growers Association Pre-Christmas Orchid Fair
at Becketts Farm, Heath Farm, Alcester Road, Wythall, Birmingham, B47 6AJ
Open 9:45am - 3:45pm
Saturday November 26
Central Orchid Society Autumn Show
Perton Civic Centre, Perton, Wolverhampton. 11.00 - 16.00