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.
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Not long now before the Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show on Sunday 25th February 2018, looking forward to seeing everyone there. Here is the list of awards and details about the judging criteria for each of the award categories.
This year there were a range of different trees on the Federation of British Bonsai display and the public were keen to ask many questions about the hobby of bonsai and the trees throughout the day.
It was with great pleasure that Paul Bowerbank was able to present Reg Bolton with the 40th Anniversary Award of Swindon and District Bonsai Society. Reg was one of the founder members of Swindon Bonsai Club back in 1977 from its creation and it is great to see the results of over 50 years of… Read more »
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.
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.
Shohin and Mame were represented well at this years Swindon Winter Image Show and not just as displays but as companion trees to larger trees and as part of club displays too. Here are a selection of the tiny trees that caught my attention at the show.
Well, it was another grand bonsai event start to 2016 with the first UK show of the season hosted by Swindon and District Bonsai Society. This year’s show was again a resounding success with over 450 attendees from visitors, traders, clubs and societies, judges, including invited guests and club members.
This year we helped again on the bonsai stand at Chelsea which was again superb and it was a pleasure to be able to visit and take in the delights as well as spend time with Reg and Terry on the Gold medal winning FoBBS stand.
There is a lot of work behind the scenes prior to the first day of RHS Chelsea Flower Show and one key element is setting up the trees on the display once the stand is constructed. It is a very large display area and requires some substantial bonsai trees to show case the art of… Read more »