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Swindon Winter Show 2019 summary

This year’s show was another success with over 400 visitors and over 100 bonsai trees on display as individual exhibits or part of a club display or shohin or mame display. The show also had a wide range of traders and purchases of bonsai and associated sundries seem to be selling well on the day.

Set up for our Show

This year was amazing, the club members and volunteers who helped out on the Saturday for the set up did a great job and everything was in place well before 8pm. 

Awards at our Winter Show

Here is the list of Awards that will be given out at our Winter Image Show this year on Sunday 24th February, we hope to see you there. Best Overall Display in show Best Deciduous tree  Best Evergreen tree Best Chuhin tree, approx 45 cm from soil Best Shohin display, approx 20 cm from soil… Read more »

Stone Monkey raffle prize

A massive thank you again to Andy Pearson of Stone Monkey Ceramics for his donation of these two gorgeous crackle glazed pots as raffle prizes for the Swindon Winter Image Show on Sunday 24th February. Raffle tickets will be available on sale at the door for £1 each as well as throughout the day so don’t forget to… Read more »

Judges at our Winter Show

Here is the list of judges and a fine body of people with a huge experience in the hobby.  1.   Steve McKee [Head judge] 2.   Mark Cooper 3.   Ritta Cooper 4.   Andy Jordan 5.   Bill Baker 6.   John Brocklehurst 7.   Paul Eslinger 8.   Andrew Hardman 

The Arihato Award

Anand Arihato was/is a teacher. He was taken from us too early. That said if you consider his spiritual belief he is still with us, around us or within us. He was (I will use past tense from now purely as I look upon things from a Western perspective) a great believer in knowledge and… Read more »

Clubs & Societies at our Winter Show

This year we have 10 visiting bonsai clubs and societies to our Winter Image Show on Sunday 24th February. If you are interested in the art or hobby of bonsai then come along and meet some of the clubs as there is bound to be one near you if you want to join one. Bristol… Read more »