Posts Tagged: display

Our Winter Image Show 2015

Show time has come around so quickly, and the Swindon Winter Image Show tends to be the first show in the UK to start the season off and it did not disappoint with so many amazing trees on display from Club Members, Visiting Clubs and Societies plus all the Individual exhibitors and traders.

Wessex Bonsai Society Club Display

Wessex Bonsai Society was established in 1983 and hosted another great exhibition this year in addition to an Open Competition. They put on their own club display too which included some excellent trees and a diverse range of species including a Lilac which was in full flower.

Show preparation

This week, we’ve been designing displays for our upcoming winter show. Setting trees up in this way really makes you take note of the good points, but also the areas for improvement.

Bristol Bonsai Show 2013

Another nice show at Failands, Near Bristol. Unfortunately, I had to leave before any awards were announced.

NEW Bronze Figures for 2013

John Trott at Mendip Bonsai Studio will have samples of the NEW bronze figures at the Swindon ‘Winter Image’ show on the 24th Feb 2013. He will  be taking orders for delivery in early March or collection from him. He already has a large collection of bronzes which can be seen on his web site…http://www.mendipbonsai.co.uk/Gallery%20Bronzes.htm… Read more »

Swindon Bonsai Society – the earlier years

At our last club meeting Reg Bolton shared a few slides of our club’s exhibits since its inception – you can find these details about our history here.  These photos reveal the initial, more experimental displays in the Swindon club’s development. 

Magical Accent Show at Failands

Well it was certainly a different show. Helped by the lovely warm weather. It was a first in the UK and Europe, so was a bit of a gamble, I for one really enjoyed the day and took away so many ideas for my own collection.

Exhibiting at shows and show preparation

It is now only 5 days before our Winter Image Show this Sunday and Paul B gave an update on the final preparations and we discussed the last remaining arrangements and set up times. This was then followed by a talk firstly from Terry Adams on how to prepare your bonsai trees for a show… Read more »

‘GOLD’ at Chelsea Flower Show 2011

  I have just had the phone call informing me that the Fobbs display has again got a ‘Gold’ medal, making this the forth in secession. Hopefully there will be a small snippet