Warminster Bonsai is a small friendly club. We are enthusiastic and try to improve all the time. We meet at 7.30 in the evening, on the third Thursday of each month at Christ Church Hall BA12 9NS. This is located, first left as you go into Upper Marsh Road from Weymouth Street and opposite the Church. Continue reading
Hopefully all of you that were at the Noelanders Trophy in Belgium are all safely home and enjoying a rest. Some of the traders will still be busy re stocking before the Swindon ‘Winter Image’ show on Sunday the 28th Feb 2016.
If you couldn’t make it………..DON’T PANIC!!! Continue reading
Surrey Heath Bonsai Society was founded in December 1989 by a small group of local bonsai enthusiasts. As the club has grown we have moved twice and now meet on the first Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm at Pirbright Village Hall, Pirbright Green, Dawney Hill Road, (A324) Pirbright. GU24 0JE. Continue reading
If you want to start a hobby then why not think about bonsai, it is fun, rewarding and their are few limits to what you can create, but first here are a few simple principles to think about initially. Continue reading
The Chinese traditional Bonsai Art is that of Lingnan Penjing Bonsai and it enjoys a world wide reputation for its vigorous, elegant and unrestrained style of harmonious composition, as well as its very own special ‘Grow and Clip Method’. This approach is more natural and refined and tasteful and have continued to develop to this day improving the aesthetics of the overall style year on year. Continue reading
If you are wanting to see bonsai this year, then have a look through the list of shows and events this year for the UK where you will see some stunning bonsai on display of all styles, shapes and sizes. There will also be opportunities at most of the events to buy bonsai and bonsai supplies as well as meet bonsai enthusiasts and discuss ideas and answer any queries you may have. The first show in the UK is the Swindon Winter Image Show so we look forward to hopefully seeing you there. Continue reading
Andy Pearson at Stone Monkey Ceramics has a special commemorative pot for Armistice Day 2016, he will be travelling to bonsai shows in 2016 and displaying this pot. He will be selling raffle tickets at £3 each and all monies received will be donated to the Royal British Legion in November 2016. The raffle will be drawn at a bonsai show in the UK around November time, further details will be confirmed.
For details of the shows that he will be attending visit www.stonemonkeyceramics.co.uk
This is a worthwhile cause to support our current and ex-service men and women and I hope you will all buy plenty of tickets. Continue reading
Huangshan mountain (黄山) is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is one of the most stunning places we have had the pleasure to visit in our quest for bonsai inspiration.The weather is a crucial factor in any visit and we had the full range of dense cloud and fog through to brilliant sunshine and rainbows. It was breath taking to be up amongst the clouds from sunrise through to sunset. Continue reading