Friday August 18, 2017

Show Dates

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 Show dates 2017


Schedules for each show are available by clicking on the name of each show in the list below.


For more details CLICK HERE for the SHOWS section of  the main  SRGC website or the SRGC Forum Section HERE which also shows which nurseries are expected to attend each show.

The SRGC Forum  has more information and pictures of events and Shows and has a search facility - see here  


SRGC Show Dates for 2017


Full SRGC Show Schedules for  2017 - click here  

Dunblane Early Bulb Display 18th February

 Kendal 18th March

Kincardine Show 25th March


Hexham, Northumberland 1st April

 Edinburgh 8th April

 Perth 15th April


Highland Show (Nairn) 29th April

 Glasgow 6th May

 Aberdeen 20th May


NEXT EVENT: DAVID BOYD DAY - 8th July - Grantown on Spey

 at Grant Arms Hotel,  The Square, Grantown on Spey PH26 3HF
‘Rock Gardening from the Ground Up’ -  8 July

9:45am Registration, tea coffee
10:15am Growing Alpines in Inhospitable Places Neil Huntley
11:10am Basic Needs of Growing Alpine Plants Ian Christie
Noon Lunch, tea, coffee
1:00pm Designing a Rock Garden Carole Bainbridge
1.50pm Bulbs in the Rock Garden Susan Band
2.40pm Comfort break
2:50pm Growing Rock Garden Plants in Containers Ian Bainbridge
3.40pm Open Question Time
4:00pm Tea, coffee and depart

Thanks to the extremely generous bequest by David Boyd the SRGC is organizing a
series of out-reach events.
The first of these will take place on 8 July in Grantown-on-
Spey. The talks will be on a practical ‘club’ level and will be open to both local
gardeners and members of the SRGC with weighting given to those who live in areas
where there is no local group. There will be five speakers all talking on practical
elements of rock gardening.

The cost for the day is £12.50 to cover teas, coffees, soup and sandwiches. There is
plenty of accommodation in Grantown if you are coming from outside the area
including camp sites, B & B’s and the Grant Arms Hotel itself, where you will receive
a special rate of £75 for DB&B if you quote Grantown Event when you make your
The day will start at 9.45am with registration along with tea and coffee and will end at
4pm, again with tea and coffee.

Space in the Osprey Suite at the Grant Arms is limited to 70 people, plus the speakers,
so if you are interested in attending either phone  Carol on 01309 641405 or email
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve.
Carol Shaw

 Summer Event (Dunblane) 19th August


Aberdeen Late Bulb Day 23rd September

 Newcastle (Ponteland) 7th October

 Discussion Weekend 14 October


Details for Photographic/Art Competitions - click here


Show Rules etc. click here

Some Show venues with  maps for location........


Kendal SRGC/AGS Show 18 March. Alan Oatway is the Show Secretary for the show formerly held in Blackpool. The venue is : Kirkbie Kendal School in Lound Road, Kendal, Cumbria. Postcode :LA9 7EQ 
Click here for link to googlemap for the venue

'Stirling' Show (Kincardine) 25 March    
Kincardine Community Centre
Anderson Lane, Kincardine Fife, FK10 4SF
LOCATION: From the south, cross Kincardine bridge, turn left into village, turn left at the traffic lights and then sharp right into Kirk Street, immediately turn right into Anderson lane, the gate for the community centre  is facing you.

See here for a map of the location.

Aberdeen Show 20 May 2017 - Duthie Park, Aberdeen (map)



The SRGC Forum has more information and pictures of events and Shows and has a search facility - see here

Quick Links

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Journal: One of the world's best publications for rock gardeners.

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