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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. Venues and meeting times given in the list below  may be subject to change so please check the  programmes carefully.

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 2019: 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"  - click here  to  download Dryas  July 2019

 

SRGC Show Schedule Booklet  2019: click here -contains  all venue details etc.

 

Autmn Festival and  SRGC AGM 9th November 2019 - Location: Burnside Hall (Old Scone Church Hall), Burnside, Scone, PH2 6LP. All details are in the  Dryas booklet for  July 2019.

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

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

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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

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

Group Meeting  Programmes 2019- 2020 Season - click on the  Group to open their  programme

Perthshire 2019-2020

West of Scotland 2019-2020
 

Group Contact and  meeting  venue  details

 

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. Please  note from programme  whether  meeting  is  in the  evening  or  afternoon.
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: Secretary Mrs Roberta CARRUTHERS, 36A West High Street, Greenlaw, TD10 6XA 
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Meeting venue:  Bowden Village Hall, Northrigg, Bowden, Melrose TD6 0SN 


West of Scotland:
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. 

Highland: Mr John OWEN, Askival, Fort Augustus PH32 4DS   01320 366246
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Venue: 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.
Venue: New Elgin Public Hall Annex, Land Street, New Elgin IV30 6BL : Last Friday in the month at 19.30.

Perthshire:

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

 Venue: North Inch Community Campus, Gowans Terrace, Perth PH15BF      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.  
Venue:    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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Meeting venue:  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):

Convenor: chairman Janet Fielden  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Group contact:   Dave  Mark  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.

 

Group News - previous

Edinburgh and the Lothians Autumn Newsletter 2018

Edinburgh Spring Newsletter 2019

Stirling Group News Sept. 2018 

    

View previous  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

Spring 2019 Newsletter from Edinburgh and the Lothians Group

 

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

North Northumberland Group Summer Programme 2019

Perth Group 2018-2019

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South West Scotland
   2018 - 2019


Stirling Group 
2018-2019

 

Quick Links

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