Friday 13 - Sunday 15 October 2023
Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey
This very popular weekend event is back, including a weekend of informative talks, a Plant Show and Plant Nurseries selling a variety of plants in the stunning setting of the Scottish Highlands.
The Grant Arms Hotel is now full for rooms, and there is a waiting list for cancellations, although some Day Delegate places may still be available. Contact Julia (details below).
FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER
14.00 Arrival, and Show open for exhibitors' staging of plants.
20.00 Scott Cook: "Bulbs at RBGE"
SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER
Morning Guided walks in the morning as usual.
08.00-9.00 Show exhibitor's staging of plants.
09.15 Show Judging starts
11.00 Show opens for viewing.
13.45 Adrian Cooper The Harold Esslemont Lecture: "A Plantsman's Garden"
14.45 Ian Christie "Scottish Native Plants"
16.15 Geir Moen "Propagation and Cultivation of Alpines"
Grand Dinner with Raffle and Auction
SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER
09.30 Geir Moen The William Buchanan Lecture: "European Treasures"
11.00 Ian Christie "Growing Alpines"
12.00 Show closes.
13.30 Scott Cook "Alpines Plants at RBGE and Other Gardens"
14.30 Mike Dale "A North of Scotland Plant Trail"
16.00 Closing words followed by Tea and biscuits
Please give details of your dates and room type in the booking form.
If you need extra nights, we will book these for you. Extra nights are to be settled by you with the hotel on checking out.
Please send the booking form together with
the appropriate remittance, made payable to "Perthshire RGC Discussion
Weekend", to the Registration Secretary (see contact details below). If you want to pay by bank transfer, ask and she will send you the details.
An annual bursary is offered to one member of the SRGC who has never been to a discussion weekend, covering the cost of the weekend. All other expenses such as travel or extra nights at the hotel must be met by the recipient. Members should ask their Group Convenor to nominate them, or make their submissions directly to the Registration Secretary as soon as possible. A draw will take place to select one the lucky recipient on 8 July 2023.
Julia CORDEN, 13 Butchers Lane, East Dean, West Sussex, PO18 0JF
Terms and conditions:
Closing date: Your booking form and remittance must be received no later than 31st August 2023.
No refunds will be given for cancellations made after 31st August 2023.