February 26th            Swindon Winter Image Show

  • Grange Leisure Centre, Grange Drive, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, SN3 4NJ
  • Doors open to public on Sunday from 10.30am – 4.00pm
  • £5.00 entry and get your raffle tickets on the door too
  • Contact Paul Bowerbank 07982 401103
  • E-mail contact@swindon-bonsai.co.uk
  • www.swindon-bonsai.co.uk
  • 12 Clubs/Societies exhibiting ,alongside 14 Traders & over 15 invited guests


March 11th – 12th      Lodder Bonsai Open House, Harmelen

  • On March 11 (Saturday) and 12 (Sunday), Lodder Bonsai bv and Hoka-en will hold their annual Open House
  • Hugo de Vriesweg 1, 3481 JA Harmelen, Nederland
  • E-Mail: info@lodderbonsai.nl
  • T: +31(0)348 – 404 777
  • Website:  http://lodderbonsai.nl/en/events
  • They have prepared an interesting programme during these 2 days
  • Demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday by Hotsumi Terakawa; a bonsai exhibition by the members of bonsai club Shoryukai
  • Other names present are Rene Lecocq, Henk Fresen, etc.
  • Further they have Japanese crafts as Ikebana, Suiseki, calligraphy, sushi, and lots more
  • They look forward to welcoming you at our Open House
  • Entrance is free
  • Opening hours Saturday from 09:00 till 17:00 and on Sunday from 10:00 till 16:00

March 12th     Bonsai Car Boot Sale & Federation AGM

  • Birmingham Botanical Garden, Westbourne Rd. Birmingham, B15 3TR
  • Adm: FREE 0800-1200.hrs
  • Car boot sale for bonsai so great for bargains
  • Opportunity to also see the National Bonsai Collection
  • Contact: KimTurton 01543.685600
  • email: turtonkim@hotmail.com


March 25th – 26th       Sutton Bonsai Club Show



April 1st – 2nd             40 Year Vlaamse Bonsai Vereniging


April 8th – 9th             International XIX  Bonsai Congress  Lombardia, Milan

  • Demos Robert Steven- Indonesia, Su Fang – China, Jarek Lenarczyk-Poland,  Xec Fernandez- Argentina, Ivo Sapotiti- Italy
  • Nicola Sorressa-Italy, Alberto Moro-Italy
  • Info Studio Botanico  studiobotanicobonsai@gmail.com


April 9th          North London Bonsai Group’s Spring 2017 Show

  • 10am – 4pm at Capel Manor Enfield, EN14RQ
  • Admission to the grounds £5.50


April 23th       The Bonsai Traders Association, Spring Show

  • Sports Connexion, Ryton on Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3Fl
  • The perfect opportunities to get all your bonsai essentials.
  • For more information contact Corin Tomlinson
  • Phone: 0115 9205757
  • E-mail: office@bonsai.co.uk
  • www.bonsaitraders.org.uk


April 27th – 30th         The 8th World Bonsai Convention, Saitama City, Japan


April  30th            Introduction to Bonsai workshop

  • Cost: 10 euro per person + 1 drink (coffee or tea)
  • RSVP your presence, space is very limited
  • Hosted by Rowena N Awie and Martin Bonvie
  • This workshop is consist of visual presentation and actual Bonsai trees and materials used in Bonsai
  • Rabbijn Maarsenplein 7, 2512HJ The Hague, Netherlands
  • www.facebook.com/events/207405233067095/


May 1st            Accrington & District Bonsai Society

  • Daisy Nook Garden Centre – Spring Show Monday 1st May
  • Stannybrook Rd.,  Failsworth,  Manchester M35 9WJ
  • Tel- 01616814245


May 7th            Wessex Society Annual Show 

  • Kinson Commuity Centre, Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth,BH10 7LH
  • Adm: £3.50
  • Open from 10.30 – 17.00hrs
  • Contact Brian Evans 07763 338101
  • Website:  www.wessexbonsai.co.uk
  • Facebook: WessexBonsaiSociety



May 11th – 14th RHS Malvern Spring Festival



May 12th – 21st      6th Satsuki Bonsai Festival


May 13th – 14th            North Devon Bonsai Society


May 14th          Surrey Heath Bonsai Society Summer Show


May 20th – 21st            Salon du Bonsai Convention and Exhibition


May 21st          Blackmore Vale Anniversary Exhibition

  • British Legion Hall, Coppice, Street, Shaftsbury, SP7 8PF
  • 11.00am – 4.00pm
  • Admission £2.00, Bonsai demos throughout the day
  • Info 01747 853475
  • www.blackmorevalebonsaigroup.co.uk


May 21st          Middlesex Bonsai Society Annual Show


May 21st        ‘Bonsai For AllCANCELLED

  • Exhibition of specimen trees from many Midland Societies
  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd. Birmingham, B15 3TR
  • Trade and demonstrations throughout the day
  • Sponsored By Friends of the National Bonsai Collection
  • Info mandkhughes795@gmail.com


May 19th – 22nd            The 30th Australian National Bonsai Convention

  • Royal on the Park, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Hosted by Bonsai Society of Queensland and the Association of Australian Bonsai Clubs
  • Featuring, Marc Noelanders, (Belgium), Steve Cullum, Andrew Sellman, Glenn Smith, Albert Garcia, Mark Harris, Glenis Bebb, Lindsay Bebb and Tony Bebb all from Australia


May 23rd – 27th          Chelsea Royal Flower Show, Royal Hospital Showground


May 27th – 28th            French National Congress in Montpellier


May 27th – June 5th    46th  Kanuma Satsuki Festival, Japan

  • Exhibition of Satsuki
  • Contest of Satsuki
  • Sales of Satsuki
  • Exhibition and Sales of other bonsai
  • Address:2086-1 Moro Kanuma-shi, Tochigi 322-0026 JAPAN


May 28th Chiltern Bonsai Club Show


May 29th          Accrington & District Bonsai Society

  • Great Harwood Show – Monday 29th May
  • Harwood Lane Whalley Rd Great Harwood Lancs BB6 7TB


June 3rd – 4th            Wirral Bonsai Society Exhibition

  • Trees In Flower ‘ mainly azaleas but by no means all
  • Port Sunlight Garden Centre, The Causeway, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 5D
  • Facebook page 


June 3rd – 4th Mid Herts Bonsai Club,  Annual Show


June 3rd -4th   International Bonsai- and Kusamono Festival, Hallein

  • Saturday 3. June 09.00 to 17.00  Sunday from 09.00 to 16.00
  • 4th International exhibition. The location is an old and historical Saltmine
  • 150 trees from all over Europe are to be exhibited
  • In the dealer area are about 20 Dealers
  • Hallein near Salzburg
  • www.bonsaisalzburg.net

June 8th, 9th and 10th   Royal Cornwall Show 2017

  • Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association, The Royal Cornwall Showground, Whitecross, Wadebridge, PL27 7JE
  • Opportunity to see bonsai displays and buy bonsai
  • John Trott of Mendip Bonsai Studio puts on a great bonsai exhibit here


June 9th – 11th            Bonsai Club Monaco International Exhibition


June 10th – 11th        Descanso Bonsai Society, 48th Annual Bonsai Show

  • at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada-Flintridge, CA, USA
  • 9AM to 4 PM with demonstrations at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.. Show will be held in Van De Kamp Hall
  • Trees from novice to master exhibitors will be on display. A large selection of trees, pots, plants and bonsai related items will be for sale
  • All events are free with Garden admission.
  • www.descanso-bonsai.com


June 11th        Bonsai South West 2017


June 11th       Eastbourne & Wealden Bonsai Show 2017

  • Herstmonceux Village Hall, Herstmonceux, East Sussex, BN27 4JX
  • 10am – 4pm
  • Demonstration throughout the day by: David Penny, Paul Eslinger.
  • Reg Bolton Judging talking on bonsai.
  • Also: Chinese Painting, Trade Stands, Beginners Advice, Refreshments
  • Contact: Brian Dale, 01323 731369
  • www.eandwbonsaiclub.co.uk


June 18th  Bristol Bonsai Society Show

  • Failand Village Hall, Oxhouse Lane, BS8 3TS
  • The Show opens to the public from 10.00am – 16.00
  • Everyone welcome
  • Admission £4 adults, Children 5-16 years £2
  • Light refreshments available
  • More info contact Mac Sleet via e-mail macsleet@hotmail.co.uk or on 07799376773 or 01275393010


June 24th    British Cactus and Succulent Society (Wiltshire Branch) Annual Show including a display from Warminster Bonsai

  • The Wiltshire Branch of the British Cactus & Succulent Society will be holding their annual Cactus & Succulent Show on Saturday 24th June 2017
  • At the Melksham Assemble Hall, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6ES
  • See some fabulous Cacti and Succulents plus bonsai
  • There will also be a chance to purchase some from our members plant stall
  • Also in attendance will be the Warminster Bonsai Club, Parham Bungalow Speciality Plants
  • Expert advice on hand
  • The show will be open to the public from 11:00am til 3:30pm
  • Admission only £1(Children free)
  • Refreshments & Tombola

June 24th– 25th Accrington & District Bonsai Society
Haworth Art Gallery Exhibition

  • Haworth Park Manchester Rd Accrington Lancs. BB5 2JS
  • Tel- 01254233782


June 24th -25th Bedfordshire Bonsai Society Show


June 25th Bonsai Traders Association

  • Capel Manor, Enfield, Middlesex. EN1 4RQ
  • Adm: £5.50
  • 1000-1600.hrs
  • Contact: Ken Lever 020.86698847
  • Email: info@windybankbonsai.co.uk


July 1st Manchester Bonsai Society Annual Show

  • 10 am to 4 pm,
  • Local, at Lymm United Reformed Church, Brookfield Road, off Eagle Brow (A6144), Lymm, Cheshire, WA13 0QL
  • Car park on Davies Way, WA13 0WQ
  • www.manchesterbonsaisociety.org.uk


July 4th – 9th RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show


July 8th -9th Chichester Bonsai Exhibition 2017


August 12th – 13th Accrington & District Bonsai Society

  • Barton Grange Garden Centre Summer Show
  • Garstang Rd., Brock, Preston PR3 0BT
  • tel- 01995 642900

August 26th – 28th Wirral Bonsai Society Annual Show

  • Gordale Garden Centre, Chester High Road, Burton, South Wirral. CH64 8F


Solent Bonsai Society

September 2nd          Community Woodfair 2017

  • Zionshill Copse, Local Nature Reserve, Chandlers Ford, SO53 4SJ next to Knightwood Leisure Centre
  • Open from 10.00am – 5.00pm
  • Great family day out with lots to see and do including local wood crafts, tree listening, falconry, wood turning, making bird boxes, bonsai and so much more
  • Free entry
  • For more details contact communityandleisure@testvalley.gov.uk or Solent Bonsai Society
  • Website


September 2nd – 3rd Swedish Bonsai Association, Annual Show

  • 10am – 4pm. Admission free
  • Advice and sales table operating all day.
  • Demo, workshop, exhibition,
  • info Maria Aborelius at sodra@bonsaisallskapet.se


(tba) Sep 2017      Greenwood Bonsai Bash Show



September 9th – 10th National French exhibition of Mame / Shohin


September 15th-17th International Bonsai & Suiseki Meeting – Crespi Cup 2017

  • with five exhibition contests of bonsai, shohin, suiseki and pots for expert and amateurs – International
  • On the occasion of this edition of the event, it is expected the presence of important international guests who will held technical demonstrations, courses and workshop.
  • The entrance, as usual, will be free for the visitors
  • Crespi Bonsai, Parabiago, Milan, Italy
  • Tel +39-0331491850
  • www.crespibonsai.com
  • info@crespibonsai.com


September 16th and 17th     The Royal County of Berkshire Show 2017


September 17th South Staffs Bonsai Society Annual Show

  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd. Birmingham, BT15 3TR
  • 10.30am – 4.30pm
  • Large exhibition with other local societies
  • Demos throughout the day
  • Info davidbarnsley@blueyonder.co.uk


October 7th – 8th Bonsai Europa 2017

  • Castle Leisure Centre, Bury, BL9 0LB
  • Admission £15 or £25 weekend
  • 09.30 – 17.00 & 09.30 – 16.00hrs
  • Contact Tony Tickle – tonytickle@gmail.com 
  • Over 150 trees and 25 traders from across Europe,
Lectures and demonstrations from special guests
  • Tree submission closing date June 30th 2017
  • Info bonsaieuropa2017@gmail.com
  • www.bonsaieuropa.com


October 15th The Bonsai Traders Association CANCELLED

  • Autumn Show Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley, Yorkshire, S74 8HJ
  • The perfect opportunities to get bonsai essentials
  • Adm Free from 10.00 – 16.00 hrs
  • For more information contact Corin Tomlinson
  • Phone: 0115 9205757
  • Email: office@bonsai.co.uk
  • www.bonsaitraders.co.uk/


October 22nd Heathrow Bonsai Show

  • Address: Harlington Sports Centre, Pinkwell Lane, Harlington, Middlesex. UB3 1PB
  • Adm: £3 & Children/OAP £2
  • Times: 1000 – 1600.hrs
  • Demonstrating: John Hanby
  • Contact: Mark & Ming Chen Moreland 07850771201
  • Email: markmoreland:live.co.uk

  • Website: www.heathrowbonsai.weebly.com


November 1st – 5th 40 Year Vlaamse Bonsaivereniging

  • Final event: Several exhibitions
  • International demonstrators. Workshops
  • National Botanical Garden, Meise
  • www.vlaamsebonsai.be

November 3rd – 11th 2017 BCI and the 14th Asia Pacific Bonsai & Suiseki Convention and Exhibition

  • Location: Xizhou Park, National Museum of Natural Science, Wan-Jing Art Garden
  • Demos. Xiao-Fong Wu, Argentina. Lindsay Bebb, Australia. Carlos Tramujas, Brazil. Chuan-Gang Liu, China
Shuli Fan, China, Juan Andrade, Costa Rica. Václav Novák, Czech. Darrieux Laurent, France,Nikunj & Jyoti_Parekh, India Budi Sulistyo, Indonesia. Moshe Emergui, Israel. Kim Seok Ju, Korea Michael Siow, Malaysia. Enrique Castaño, Mexico. Vic Ceballos,Philippines. Jose Luis Rodrigue, Puerto Rico David Benavente, Spain. Chung-Hung Lee, Taiwan. Jian-Chang Wu,Taiwan. Jian-Liang Chen, Taiwan Yuan-Fa Zhuang, Taiwan. Zi-Jing Yan, Taiwan. Michael Hagedorn, USA. Nacho Marin, Venezuela Gudrun Benz, Germany
  • Info;- bci2017aspac14@gmail.com or seanschuang@yahoo.com.tw
  • www.bcibonsai2017.com

November 18th – 21st 37th Taikan-ten Exhibition, Japan

  • 9-1,Okazaki Seisyoji-cho,Sakyo-ku,Kyoto, 606-8343
  • 200 displays
  • sales area
  • Admission 900 yen
  • Biggest bonsai exhibition in Kansai area