Posts Tagged: Swindon Winter Image Show 2017

Awards winners @ 2017 Swindon Winter Image Show

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Swindon Winter Image Show making it a great event to have been part of. Thank you also to our award sponsors and a special thank you to Kit Bowns for making such a fabulous hand carved root stand that was incredible. Congratulations also to all the prize… Read more »

Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show set up

 Year of show preparations Well the preparations for the show usually start immediately after the current show has just finished so we started preparing for the 2017 in February 2016 so a year in the making. There is always so much to do when organizing a bonsai show including some of the following like ensuring there… Read more »

Splinter Group win Best Club Display

Congratulations to Splinter Group for winning the Best Club display at the Swindon Winter Image Show this year. One of my favourite elements of the display is the hand made metal stand with the cutest tiny Mame tree on it, which is delightful.

Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show 2017

Paul Bowerbank (Chairman of Swindon Bonsai Club), James Thomas (BBC Wiltshire), Moira Bowerbank Swindon Bonsai makes BBC Radio Wiltshire Exciting news, Paul Bowerbank, our Chairman was on BBC Wiltshire today on the James Thomas Break Show talking about our Winter Image Bonsai Show at Swindon tomorrow, Sunday 26th February at the Grange Leisure Centre, Grange Drive, Stratton St… Read more »

Mark Kerry

It is with great pleasure that I can introduce Mark Kerry to Swindon Bonsai Club. He has been a member of the club now for over a year but had extensive bonsai experience, before joining Swindon. He will be displaying some of his favourite trees that he has worked on at Swindon on the 26th… Read more »

Lodder Bonsai Raffle prizes 2017

Thank you again to Gerrit Lodder of Lodder Bonsai bv and Hoka-en Bonsai Studio for their fabulous raffle prize donation for our Swindon Winter Image Show 2017 on Sunday February 26th from 10.30am to 4.00pm at Grange Leisure Centre, Grange Drive, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 4JY. For your chance to win these great… Read more »

Bonsai nibbler raffle prizes

Just heard from Chris Guise, and he has donated 2 Bonsai Nibblers for the Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show raffle which will be held on Sunday 26th February 2017. The two prizes are one R-mini and one T-mini as per the photos above. So thank you Chris and hope everyone gets their raffle tickets on the… Read more »

Judging at Swindon Winter Image Show 2017

This year our panel of judges includes Steve McKee, who is our senior judge, so if you have any questions about the judging ask him. John Brocklehurst, Andy Jordan, Mark Kerry, Paul Eslinger, and Bill Baker so in total there will be 6 judges. If we find that the result ends in a draw then Reg Bolton will have the deciding… Read more »

Newbury and District Bonsai Society

 Newbury and District Bonsai Society are once again displaying bonsai at the Swindon Winter Image Show on Sunday 26th February 2017.  The Society has been displaying at this event for many years and we are very proud to support such an excellent show. We regularly attend other bonsai shows in the south (Wessex, Heathrow) as well… Read more »

Graham Simpson

Thank you to Graham Simpson for his generous donation of three rolls of wire for our raffle at the Swindon Winter Image Show on Sunday 26th February 2017. Graham will also have trees on display at Swindon so look out for his trees and don’t forget to buy your raffle tickets either on the door… Read more »