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February 2018

Noelanders Trophy XIX. International Bonsai Show

Saturday and Sunday February 3rd – 4th
Limburghal, Genk, Belgium
Demos. Kunio Kobayashi,(Japan). Bjorn Bjorholm, (USA). Milan Karpisek, (CZ). Giacomo Pappalardo, (IT)

Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show

Sunday February 25th
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
11 Clubs/Societies exhibiting ,alongside 16 Traders & over 16 invited guests

March 2018

Lodder Bonsai Open House, Harmelen

March 10th & 11th
Lodder Bonsai bv and Hoka-en will hold their annual Open House
Hugo de Vriesweg 1, 3481 JA Harmelen, Nederland
They have prepared an interesting programme during these 2 days
Demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday; 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
T: +31(0)348 – 404 777

Bonsai Car Boot Sale & Fobbs AGM

Sunday March 18th
Birmingham Botanicial Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham. B15 3TR
0800am – 1200noon
Contact: Kim Turton 01543 685600

Wisley Bonsai Show 2018 with Sutton Bonsai Society

March 24th & 25th
Free entry within gardens (Garden entry free for RHS members but garden ticket needed if not) See Wisley website for entry ticket prices.
Wisley Gardens, Wisley Lane, Wisley, Surrey. GU23 6QR
Adm: TBA 1000-1630 hrs
Contact: Andy Jordan 07958.372101
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April 2018

Expo Bonsai UK

Sunday April 8th
10am – 4pm
Harlington Sports Centre, Pinkwell Lane, Harlington, Middlesex. UB3 1PB
Admission: £5 adults; under 16’s FREE
Further details: Steve Hale:
Brian Wallin: or 07752.888684
Mark Moreland: or 07850.771201

British Bonsai Traders Association Spring Show

Sunday April 15th
The Sports Connexion, Ryton on Dunsmore, Coventry CV8 3FL
Further info from Corin Tomlinson E-mail:

Southend Bonsai Society

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April 
RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Rettenden, Essex, CM3 8ET
Admission: 10.00  -16.00 hrs
Contact Alison Wheatley 01702 826599 or e-mail


May 2018

Wessex Bonsai Annual Show & 29th Open Competition

Sunday May 6th
Kinson Commuity Centre, Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth,BH10 7LH
Adm: £3.50
Open from 10.30 – 17.00hrs
Contact Brian Evans 07763 338101
Wessex Bonsai Society Facebook

European Bonsai Association Convention 2018, combined with European Suiseki Association and UBI Congress VIII Arco Bonsai Trophy

May 4th – 6th
Italian Bonsai Club Contest, EBA and UBI New Talent Contest
Demonstrations by Hotsumi Terakawa.
Venue: Congress Centre, Casino Municipal, Arco
More than 50 Traders

Accrington Bonsai Society Spring Show

Sunday May 6th and Monday 7th May
Gordon Riggs Garden Centre, Rochdale Road, Walsden, Todmorden, OL14 7TJ
Contact 01706813374

Surrey Heath Bonsai Society Annual Show

Sunday May 13th
Lord Pirbright Hall, The reen, Pirbright, Surrey GU24 0JE
Adm: £2 / £1 OAP & Children 1000 – 1600 hrs
Contact Chris Rhodes 01276 20893

Middlesex 40th Anniversary Bonsai Show

Sunday May 20th
Woodford Hall, Poplars Close, Ruidlip, Middlesex, HA4 7BU
Adm: £2 kids go free 10:30 – 15:45
Contact: Roger Gibbs 07542 594557

South Staffs Open Show, Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Sunday May 20th
10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Exhibits invited from individuals with quality trees
Contact Malcolm Hughes for application forms

40 years of Greenwood Bonsai

May 26th -28th
We are pleased to announce that we will be welcoming Bill Valavanis from USA who will be holding daily demonstrations and workshops at Greenwood Bonsai Studio.
Ollerton, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 8PR.
Entry: Free 1000-1700.hrs
Contact: Corin Tomlinson 0115.9205757

Accrington Bonsai Society one day show

Monday 28th May
Great Harwood Show, Harwood, Accrington
Contact 01706813374


June 2018

Chiltern Bonsai Society Annual Show

Sunday June 3rd
Venue: Liston Hall, Chapel Street, Marlow, SL7 1DD
10.00 am to 4.00 pm. Entry £2.00,
Bonsai displays Chiltern and other local clubs, a display by the British Suiseki Club.
Sales of trees, books and pots, including speciality pots.
Workshop and demonstrations Harry Harrington.
Website: Chiltern Bonsai Society

Wirral Bonsai Early Show

Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June
Port Sunlight Garden Centre, The Causeway, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH6 5DY
Times of entry: 10.00-16.00 Admission Free
Contact Andy Hardman 07513953646

Solent 40th Anniversary Bonsai Show

Sunday 3rd June
Wallington Village Hall, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 8ST
Times of entry: 1000-1600 Admission Free
Contact Keith Hartley 02392640985 or visit

Mid-Herts Bonsai Club Show

June 9th & 10th
Kingsbury Barn, Branch Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire. AL3 4SE
Adm: Free 1100-1700.hrs
Contact: Geoff Conybeare 07528.614826

Eastbourne & Wealden Bonsai Show

Sunday June 10th
Herstmonceux Village Hall, Herstmonceux, East Sussex, BN27 4JX
10am – 4pm
Adm: £2.50
Demonstration throughout the day. Reg Bolton is Judging and lecturing
Trade Stands, Beginners Advice and Refreshments
Contact: Brian Dale, 01323 731369.

Bonsai South West 2018

Sunday June 10th
Hosted by Exeter Bonsai Society, on Sunday 10th June 2018, at
The Pavilion, The Esplanade, Exmouth. EX8 2AZ
Doors open from 10.00am. – 4.30 pm.
Further info: Brian 01392 437525 or 01392 437525

Midland Bonsai Society Show

Sunday June 10th
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingjam, B15 3TR
The Pavilion, The Esplanade, Exmouth. EX8 2AZ
Times 10.00am. – 4.00 pm.

Southend Bonsai Society

Sunday June 10th
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Essex, CM9 6QA
The Pavilion, The Esplanade, Exmouth. EX8 2AZ
Doors open from 10.00am. – 4.00 pm.
Contact Alison Wheatley 01702 826599 or e-mail

British Cactus and Succulent Society (Wiltshire Branch) Annual Show

Saturday June 16th
Including a display from Warminster Bonsai 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 till 3:30pm
Admission only £1(Children free)
Refreshments & Tombola

The Art of Bonsai South Wales

Sunday June 17thThe Riverfront Newport
Sunday 17th June 2018 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Spectacular Venue Superb bonsai specimens In a unique setting overlooking the river in the centre of Newport. Adjacent Friars Walk & Kingsway shopping.
Café – trade stands.
Easy access by rail Bus or car Car parks adjacent Disabled access
£3 entry fee
A warm welcome from Wales

BBC Gardeners World Live

June 14th -17th
National Convention Centre, Birmingham. Bonsai Societies exhibiting, held in conjunction with “The Good Food Show”

Bedfordshire Bonsai Society

June 23rd – 24th
Bedfordshire Bonsai Society will be holding their Annual Show on June 23rd & 24th
At Poplars Garden Centre, Harlington Road, Toddington, Bedfordshire, England. LU5 6HE

Manchester Bonsai Society Annual Show

Saturday June 23rd
Manchester Bonsai Society will hold its Annual Show at Lymm United Reformed Church, Brookside Road, off Eagle Brow, Lymm, Cheshire on Saturday, 23rd June, 2018 from 10 am – 4 pm.
Park on Davies Way, WA13 0WQ
Please pay on the door: £3 adults, £2 concessions, under 10s free. for more details.

Bristol Bonsai Society Annual Show 2018

Sunday June 24th
Failand Hall, Bristol
10.00am – 4.30pm
Entry £4.00 Contact Dan Barton

Bonsai Traders Association

Sunday June 24th
Capel Manor, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 4RQ
Adm: £5.50
1000-1600 hrs
Contact: Corin Tomlinson on 01159 205757 or

Accrington Bonsai Society show

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June
Haworth Art Gallery, Haworth Park, Accrington, BB5 2JS
Contact 01254233782

Milton Keynes Bonsai & Ikebana Show

Saturday June 30th
Milton Keynes Central Library, 555 Silbury Blvd, Milton Keynes, MK9 3HL
Admission free 1000 – 15.00hrs
Contact Vendrice Garvin 07868732787 or


July 2018

Salisbury Bonsai Society 30th Anniversary Show

Sunday 1st July
Salisbury Auction Rooms, Netherhampton, SP2 8RH
10am – 4.30pm
Show will be opened by Chris Thomas
Traders, Society displays, refreshments available all day
Contact Rita for more details on or 01722 336401 or Grahame on 07785565510 or Geoff at

Chichester Bonsai Annual Show

July 7th – 8th
Manor Nursery, Pagham Road, Runcton, Chichester, West Sussex PO20 1LJ. Admission free, ample parking is available – open from 10.00am until 5.00pm Saturday the 8th and from 10.00am until 3.30pm Sunday

North London Bonsai Group Summer Show

Sunday July 8th
Capel Manor, Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, Middlesex EN1 4RQ
Admission: £6. Open 1000 – 1600 hrs
Contact: Ray Powell 07927.346294

Bonsai Shed Car Boot Sale

21st and 22nd July
Wood Stock Lane,North Thames Ditton, Surrey, KT6 5HN
Admission: Free Open 0830-1600 hrs
Contact: Andy B 07590595538 E-mail:

Staverton Bonsai Table Top sale

Sunday July 29th
Here is an update for the Bonsai Car Boot Sale by Staverton Bonsai Group at Staverton Village Hall, 39 Staverton, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 6PA
They are hosting a bonsai tree car boot sale 9am until 4pm
Pitches are £5 and set up for sellers is at 9am
Sale starts at 10am until 4pm or once all the trees and bonsai items are sold
There are limited tables available at £5 so contact Tony for more information and to book your pitch for this event
Contact details for Tony Oswin – Mobile 07776338899
Contact: Chris Jefferys 07954820970
There is plenty of space inside and outside at the site and car parking too and everyone is welcome to come and sell and buy too


August 2018

Southend Bonsai Society

1-5th August
RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Rettenden, Essex, CM3 8ET
Admission: 10.00  -17.00 hrs
Contact Alison Wheatley 01702 826599 or e-mail

Accrington Bonsai Society Show

11th & 12th August
Barton Grange Garden Centre, Garstand Road, Brock, Preston, PR3 5AA
Contact 01995642900

Wirral Bonsai Main Show

25th – 27th August
Gordale Garden Centre, Chester High Road, Burton, South Wirral, CH6 4TF
Times of entry: 0930-1730/10-1630/0930-1600 Admission Free
Contact Andy Hardman 07513953646

September 2018

Community Woodfair 2017 with bonsai display

Saturday September 1st
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 or Solent Bonsai Society Website

Bonsai in the Park

Sunday September 9th
10.00am – 4.30pm Exhibition and traders in the Grade 2 listed building in parkland
Lupton House, Churston Ferrers, Brixham, Devon TQ5 0LD.
Award winning trees and society displays. All day refreshments, free parking. See website for updates during the year: or Facebook: South Devon Bonsai Society.

East Anglican Bonsai Show

Sunday September 9th
Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Suffolk. IP5 1JF.
Admission: TBA. Opens: 1030-1600 hrs
Contact: Dave Fryer 07749 801297

Bonsai Bash 2018

September 12-14th
To mark 40 years at Greenwood we will welcome Sean Smith from USA .This Bonsai Artist and Suiseki expert will be holding workshops and demonstrations
Ollerton, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 8PR.
Entry: Free 1000-1700 hrs
Contact: Corin Tomlinson 0115.9205757

Autumn Shohin Exhibition and Car Boot Sale

Sunday September 23rd
Markham Grange Nursery & Steam Museum, Doncaster
10:00 & 15:00.
E-mail –

October 2018

Bonsai Clubs International 2018, Mulhouse City will host this event.

October 12th -14th
Including French Bonsai Federation Convention, the French Suiseki Federation Convention and other exhibitions. Displaying bonsai, suiseki and ishitsuki, 12 international demonstrators and a very large trade market.
Info and reservations

Heathrow Bonsai Show

Sunday October 21st
Harlington Sports Centre, Pinkwell Lane, Harlington, Middlesex. UB3 1PB.
Adm: £3.00 & Children/OAP £2.00. Times: 10.00 – 16.00.hrs
Contact: Mark & Ming Chen Moreland 07850.771201
Email: Website:

British Bonsai Traders Association Autumn Show

Sunday October 28th
Doncaster Deaf Trust, Leger Way, Doncaster, DN2 6AY
Info Corin Tomlinson