Posts Tagged: Bonsai trees

Expo bonsai UK 2018

What a great bonsai show, and for its first event Expo Bonsai UK certainly delivered a superb and successful show with just under 100 bonsai exhibits on display. Congratulations to everyone who was part of the show and look forward to the next one. Here are a few images from the day. Also present were… Read more »

Lodder Bonsai Open Weekend 2018

It was great to be able to go to the open weekend again this year at Lodder Bonsai in Harmelen, Netherlands, it is always a full and fun packed weekend with lots of bonsai people, trade stands, bonsai trees and so much more. Thank you to Gerrit Lodder and his team for their hospitality throughout… Read more »

Shohin and Mame @ our show 2018

This year we were pleased to also have a great collection of small trees on a range of shohin and mame displays at our show. The detail of some of these tiny bonsai trees is exquisite and they also have the cute factor. Below are the photos from each of the trees on the displays… Read more »

Clubs and Societies @ our show in 2018

This year was no exception, the standard of the club and society displays was again excellent with some very clean set ups and well thought out designs and themes to the displays as well as stunning bonsai trees individually. Thank you all for coming to the show and bringing your bonsai trees to the show… Read more »

Our Winter Image Show 2018 update

Hope to see you shortly at our Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show 2018 on Sunday 25th February 2018 at the Grange Leisure Centre, Grange Drive, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 4JY. The show opens from 10.30am and raffle tickets can be bought on the door or throughout the day and the raffle draw is… Read more »

Where to see Bonsai in 2018

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) www.bonsaiassociation.be E-mail: secretaris@bonsaiassociation.be Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show Sunday February 25th Grange Leisure Centre, Grange Drive, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, SN3 4NJ Doors open to… Read more »

Bonsai in the 2nd millennium for Graham

Graham is our Club Treasurer at Swindon Bonsai Club and has been doing bonsai as a hobby since around 2000, so for 17 years now. His first ever bonsai was a Beech tree but sadly it is now deceased. His favorite tree species is the Acer and he enjoys working on Elms as he finds… Read more »

Steve Mckee’s bonsai safari

Best Chuhin, Steve McKee in 2015 Steve Mckee is a well known bonsai enthusiast and he got into bonsai after seeing them at a local show around 35 years ago. From then on he got the first edition of the British bonsai magazine and bought Peter Chans book. He then went to a Peter Adams workshop, and… Read more »

Paul’s sojourn with bonsai

Paul Reed has been doing bonsai for around 6-7 years now and joined Swindon Bonsai Club in around 2010. His first ever bonsai was a Chinese Elm that was given to him as a birthday present and since then his interest in the hobby has grown.

Dave Ashford’s bonsai dreams

Dave has been a Swindon Club member for around 4 years and was new to the hobby of bonsai at that time. It was his grandson who wanted to learn originally but after 6 months left but Dave continued in the hobby.