An excellent show as usual. Some lovely trees and accents on show. Lots of lovely, trees, pots and accents to buy. Awards for bonsai of excellence to: Malcolm Darbon – Black pine John Trott – Trident maple Mark cooper – Chinese elm Dan Barton – J.Hillier elm Alan Maggs – Rowan Ritta Cooper – English… Read more »
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Held on June 14th 2015 in ‘Support of Cancer Research’ this event will be free admission including a number of traders. Steve Tolley has generously agreed to conduct an informal demo and Tony Tickle has been persuaded to donate his magnificent Yew bonsai for an auction. There will also be a tombola draw with loads… Read more »
Bristol Bonsai Society members did not disappoint today and had a show stopper to boot with a stunning Taxodium distchum (Swamp Cypress/Bald Cypress) which won the public vote as well as a personal favourite of mine too. The club members bonsai displays were set up along the lines of one table per display (Tokanoma style)… Read more »
Organised by Mark & Ritta Cooper, the show was held at Failand Hall, Bristol. The exhibition concentrated on smaller Chuhin, Shohin and Mame trees.
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.
Bristol Bonsai Society are proudly presenting their members’ show on Sunday 21st August at Failand Village Hall, near Bristol. See map below for directions. View Larger Map