Orchid Study Group Programme of Events 2019

Please note that this is a provisional programme and subject to change. Unless otherwise stated, all events will be held at Aberglasney Gardens, Llangathen, Carmarthenshire. SA32 8QH. If you intend travelling any distance, please contact us in advance to confirm arrangements (01639 843314). Events, other than trips, commence at 11.00am.

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ORCHID STUDY GROUP PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 2019

Please note that this is a provisional programme and subject to change. Unless otherwise stated, all events will be held at Aberglasney Gardens, Llangathen, Carmarthen SA32 8QH. If you intend travelling any distance, please contact us in advance to confirm arrangements (01269 498002). Events, other than trips, unless stated otherwise, commence at 11.00 am.

Saturday, January 12th 2019 – Illustrated talk: Bumblebee conservation and introduction to their identification. Lucy Witter.

Saturday, February 16th 2019 – Illustrated talk: Highlights of the Writhlington Orchid Congress 2018. Christopher Squire.

Saturday, March 16th 2019 – Illustrated talk: Orchids on the brink of extinction. Jack Wade of Swansea University.

Saturday, April 13th 2019 – Illustrated talk. The pollination mechanisms of cloud forest orchids. Nick Hinton.

Saturday May 18th 2019 – Illustrated talk: Conserving and growing British native orchids. Dr. Wilson Wall.

June Field Trip – Date, time and venue to be confirmed nearer the time. Non-members welcome.

Saturday, July 13th 2019 – Illustrated talk: Growing orchids in terraria. Dr. Helen Millner.

Saturday, August 17th 2019 – Illustrated talk: Conservation of Colombian orchids. Phil Seaton.

Saturday August 31st – September 1st 2019 Welsh Orchid Festival

Saturday, September 21st 2019 – Annual General Meeting.

Saturday, October 19th 2019 – OSG update – members only.

Saturday, November 16th 2019 – Illustrated talk: A year in my orchid greenhouse. Archie Smith.

 Saturday, December 2019OSG Christmas Dinner. Lynne Harrendence to confirm date, time, venue and other details nearer the date. No meeting. Meet at venue.

Please click here to see Orchid Study Group Programme of Events from previous years