Thank you Simon Haddon of Suteki for your amazing raffle prize for our Swindon Winter Image Show raffle for 2015 which was held on Sunday 22nd February. The raffle went really well and some lucky people went home with some amazing prizes including these three beautiful accent pots.
This year at our Winter Show there were also some stunning evergreen / coniferous trees including a great collection of both Japanese White Pines and Japanese Black Pines as well as one or two admired examples of Scots Pines. Continue reading
Here were some of the other accents at our Winter Image Show… Continue reading
So a big thank you to everyone who attended and to all those involved in this year’s show. We had a record number of people through the door and the show felt busier than ever. There was truly a great atmosphere and we sincerely hope everyone enjoyed themselves. Continue reading
The best in show Continue reading
Congratulations to Mark and Ritta Cooper for their award winning displays at Noelanders Trophy XVI. In case you missed the opportunity to see their displays, you will have a second chance as they have kindly agreed to display both their Pinus parviflora ‘Kokonoe’ and Shohin display at our Winter Image Show this Sunday, so come along for your chance to see these stunning trees and displays up close.
This year we are delighted to have John Armitage displaying at our Swindon Winter Image Show on Sunday 22nd February 2015 in addition to providing expertise and advice and carrying out a demonstration during the day. So for your chance to learn more about bonsai and particularly Shohin, then come along to the show and meet John and watch his demonstration.
I have only just found out today that John Pitt Ceramics has been working on a NEW Range of shohin pots and they will be on show for the first time at the 2015 Swindon ‘Winter Image’ show on Sunday the 22nd Feb. It is explained in an earlier post that John is the main Award sponsor for the Winter Image show, so a great opportunity to see this new range. Continue reading
A big thank you to Jake Hobson of Niwaki who is not only going to be a judge at our show and also a trader but also has kindly donated a Kanekoma Higonokami Japanese folding knife as a prize for our raffle at the Swindon Bonsai Winter Image Show. This knife is a traditional design from Kanekoma with a handforged 3″ folded SK steel blade. The raffle will be held on Sunday 22nd February at 1pm and for your chance to win this prize or one of the many others, don’t forget to come along and buy your raffle tickets.