Posts Tagged: display

Wessex Bonsai Show 2016

This year was another great Bonsai show hosted by Wessex Bonsai Society on the 1st May 2016. The Open competition had a good level of entries, and it was fun to enter and be part of the day. There was a lot of discussion and a very friendly atmosphere throughout the day and refreshments on… Read more »

Accents @ Spirit of Shohin 2016

In addition to seeing some stunning Shohin and Mame bonsai at the Spirit of Shohin Show at RHS Wisley there were also some creative and colourful accents, amazing bronzes, scrolls and beautiful pots.

Mame @ Spirit of Shohin 2016

This was an excellent collective set of displays of Mame, one of the largest seen in the UK to date, and wonderful to see such extraordinary extra-miniature trees on an impressive tiny scale.

Shohin @ Spirit of Shohin 2016

The Shohin displays were excellent, with a harmony and balance, consideration for the aesthetic and high quality trees and display stands. This was a recipe for beautiful and delivered in full at this weekend Spirit of Shohin 2016 held at the RHS gardens at Wisley, Surrey.

Spirit of Shohin 2016

  What a fabulous spring show of Shohin and Mame bonsai held at a stunning venue too at the RHS Gardens of Wisley. Congratulations to everyone who was part of the show especially Andy Jordan, the exhibitors and traders.

Cascade or not to cascade

It was a great opportunity at this years Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show to see a fantastic array of bonsai styles, shapes and sizes as well as a good diversity of tree species. One style that captured my interest was that of the cascade and semi cascade.

Raffle prizes

A huge thank you to all the traders for their amazing donations to our raffle, we had 25 prizes and that meant a lot of lucky people went home with some great prizes.

Traders @ our Winter Image Show 2016

This year the bonsai traders were again selling a fabulous range of everything bonsai and some of their sales tables were also great exhibits too. Here is a quick look at the traders who attended the show and hopefully everyone bought a little something from one or more of them.

Trees @ Swindon Winter Image Show

It is great to see so many wonderful bonsai in one place, and here is a selection of some of the bonsai trees on display. This year also we had one exhibitor, Rudolf Mayer from Austria displaying his shohin Japanese Black pine (Pinus thunbergii) at the Swindon Winter Image Show. In addition to many people… Read more »

Club member’s trees

The work that is involved in putting on any kind of show is usually quite considerable and this is true of a bonsai show. The Club members and their families who help to support the Swindon Bonsai Club displayed many of their own bonsai trees this year.