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SRGC and Local Groups


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Programmes and newsletters from SRGC local groups are available  further down this page.

 

SRGC members are not automatically enrolled as members of their nearest local group. Members can inform the SRGC if they wish their details to be passed to a local group. It is left to SRGC members to contact any group they wish to support  in their locale, this is in keeping with  recent  GDPR regulations. 

Members and guests are, of course, welcome at all the local groups.

 

July 2018: Available to all online  is the latest edition of what used to be known as the "Secretary's Pages " - now a more general newsletter incorporating all the  usual SRGC notices, and more - it's now called "Dryas"  - 

http://files.srgc.net/journals/Dryas-July-2018.pdf

 

SRGC Show Schedule Booklet  2018: click here -contains  all venue details etc.

 


Main SRGC AGM  November 2018 - Scone New Church Hall, Balformo Road, Scone, PH2 6QX - all details will be in Secretary's Pages in July 2018
( MAP - click here )

 

For general queries to the SRGC, please email via the "Contact Us" button in the menu at the top of this page.

 

The new SRGC Secretary is  Carolyn  McNab, Barmagachan House, Borgue, Kirkcudbright DG6 4SW   

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We are all pleased to welcome Carolyn and send  sincere thanks to Carol Shaw for her years of service in this post.

 

N. B. 

A consolidated programme for all SRGC local group meetings and events, 2017-2018, compiled by Matt Topsfield, is now available  For a quick reference to all SRGC national and local group meetings download this pdf of all meetings

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THE SCOTTISH ROCK GARDEN CLUB LIBRARY
The library is available for use by any SRGC member and, by prior mutual agreement, collection of books from a show is still an option.
Members may apply for books  on an individual basis or ask their local group to include certain titles in their  allocation.

Sheila McNulty is the the new SRGC librarian

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Local SRGC Groups

 

SRGC GROUPS: CONVENERS, MEETING VENUES AND DATES

 

Aberdeenshire: Mr Mike HOPKINS, Sunfeld, Leschangie, Kemnay, Inverurie AB51 5PP        01467 642 429  Rubislaw Church Centre, Beaconsfield Place, Aberdeen AB15 4AB:  Last Tuesday in the month, September to April. Usually at 19.30.
 
Angus: Mr Michael ALMOND,  The Retreat, Grange, Errol. PH2 7SZ
01821 642232      Meetings in  Room 2F13, Dalhousie Building, Old Hawkhill, University of Dundee DD1 5EN on first (or second) Monday in the month at 19.30. 

  

Ayrshire: Mr George WATT, Burnside, Littlemill Road, Drongan, East Ayrshire KA6 7EN   01292 592445 Alloway Church Hall, Alloway: Second Wednesday in the month at 19.30.

 

Borders: Contact Mrs Roberta CARRUTHERS, 36A West High Street, Greenlaw, TD10 6XA  Tel:  01361 810270   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Meeting venue:  Bowden Village Hall, Northrigg, Bowden, Melrose TD6 0SN 

N.B. new meeting day - Meetings will be held on 1st Wednesday afternoon of each month at 2pm till 4pm from September '17 until April '18 except for January meeting which will on the 10th because of New Year holidays.

 

West of Scotland:Convenor and Show Secretary John Lee has  "retired"  after many years in post - the new  Convenor is Alison Ward  and the Glasgow Show Secretary will be Richard Green. Many thanks are due to John  for all his years of service to the Club - and all  best wishes to  Alison and Richard in their new posts.
Contact details for Alison Ward, convenor    e-mail:    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The Group meets in The Fraser Centre, Douglas Street, Milngavie. Meetings  on the second Monday of the month.

 

Edinburgh: Mr John MITCHELL,  Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh. EH3 5LR  0131 248 2918  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Meetings, second Tuesday in the month at 19.00 for 19.30. N. B. change of venue for September and December 2017 meetings to Botanic Cottage, RBGE, Inverleith Place. 

 

Highland: Mr John OWEN, Askival, Fort Augustus PH32 4DS   01320 366246
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Nairn Community Centre: Second Wednesday in the month at 19.30.

 

Moray: Mr Alan SOUTER, Stac Pollaidh , Aberlour, AB38 9LL 01340 871504.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. New Elgin Public Hall Annex, Land Street, New Elgin IV30 6BL : Last Friday in the month at 19.30.

 

Perthshire:

The Convener’s post is vacant at the moment – great thanks are due to retiring Convener Susan Band for her years of service

To contact the Group : email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

North Inch Community Campus, Gowans Terrace, Perth PH15BF     7.30 pm:  First Tuesday in the month at 19.30.

 

South West Scotland:    Mrs Carolyn McHale  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
    Threave Garden Visitor Centre, Castle Douglas: Usually third Thursday in the month October through March. Usually at 19.30 unless stated otherwise.

 

Stirling: Mr Sandy LEVEN, 2 Leighton Court, Dunblane, Perthshire FK15 0ED 01786 824 064  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Meeting venue - Victoria Hall,  Stirling Road, Dunblane:  First Wednesday in the month at 14.00hrs.

 

North Northumberland: Mike Dale, Bradley Brook Farm, Felton, NE65 9HR 
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We now have a permanent home for our club which is very light, airy, warm and comfortable - the Lowick Village Hall, Main Street, Lowick TD15 2UA

Various Wednesday or Thursday afternoons, details from Mr Dale. Usually starts 14.15.
 
North Cumbria Rock Garden Group (North West England):

Mr Chris Hansen, Riverside, Cross Gates, Lamplugh, WORKINGTON, Cumbria CA14 4TU  (Tel: 01946 862067)  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Meetings Third Friday evening in month, normally held from September or October until March or April at 19.30. Venue : The McPherson Room, Evergreen Hall, 1 Bluebell Lane, Penrith CA11 7LH.

EDITOR 'The Rock Garden' :  Anton EDWARDS, Duguid’s Wark, Manse Road, Caputh, Perthshire PH1 4JH 

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Copy deadlines for the  Secretary's Pages :18 May for the July issue, 18 November  for the January issue.

SRGC Secretary is  Carolyn  McNab who can be contacted here:

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Group Meetings are mostly held monthly from September or October until March or April. The normal dates of meetings are given and the lectures usually start at 7.30 pm. Exceptions do occur, so it is wise to check by contacting the appropriate Group Convener. Alternative contact details can often be found in the programme details of each Group.

 

All local group members are urged to supply their email addresses to the local group to make it easier to inform them of  any weather related cancellations etc.

 

A consolidated programme for all SRGC local groups,2017-2018, compiled by Matt Topsfield, is now available  For a quick reference to all SRGC national and local group meetings download this pdf of all meetings  - local groups programmes are listed individually below 

 

Group Newsletters and programmes : Please note these are only as current as the information that has been sent to the WebTeam

 

Group Newsletters (click on the date to open pdf)

 

Edinburgh and the Lothians Autumn Newsletter 2018

Stirling Group News Sept. 2018 

    

View local Group  Meeting Programmes (click on the date by each name to open pdf)

 

Aberdeen Group  2018 -2019

Angus Group  2018 -2019


Ayrshire Group 2018-2019


Borders Group 2018 -2019


Edinburgh and the Lothians 2018-2019

 

Glasgow and West of Scotland Group 2018 -2019


Highland Group   2018-2019


Moray Group 2018 -2019


North Cumbria Group 2018 -2019

 

North Northumberland Group  2018-2019

 

Perth Group 2018-2019

The Perth Group Convener’s post is vacant at the moment – great thanks are due to retiring Convenor Susan Band for her years of service

To contact the Group : email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


South West Scotland
   2018 - 2019


Stirling Group 
2018-2019

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SRGC Constitution revised November 2015:  click here

SRGC Year Book/Secretary's Pages January 2015 : click here

 

 

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