Posts categorised: Show Reports

Staverton Group Bonsai Boot Sale

A great way to spend a day chatting about bonsai while also perusing the multitude of bonsai sales tables to find some bonsai bargains for all levels of bonsai enthusiasts from beginners through to advanced hobbyists. A big thank you to Tony Oswin and the Staverton Bonsai Group for hosting and organising the event as… Read more »

Blackmore Vale Bonsai Show

It was a good bonsai show today with club displays as well as bonsai traders and demonstrations plus refreshments all at the Remembrance Hall, Charlton near Shaftesbury. The main traders were Chris Thomas, Collette, Robert Derrick of Oakfield Bonsai and Trevor. The bonsai club and societies with displays were Blackmore Vale, Staverton, Taunton and Warminster… Read more »

Congrès de la Fédération Française de Bonsai

After two years of cancellations, the ‘Bonsaï Vivarois’ finally succeeded in organising the French Federation of Bonsai show. Around 100 trees were exhibited during the event, pre-selected from all over France. Show report credit: Nicolas BaleuxPhotography credit: Sébastien Joubert

David Cheshire at Chelsea Flower Show

This year’s display in the Great Pavilion by David Cheshire Nurseries Limited was of Japanese garden plants, Niwaki, bonsai and choice plants. David’s display was awarded a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Gold Medal and some of the species included Japanese White Pine (Pinus parviflora), Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris), a wide range of Maples including Acer… Read more »

Derbyshire Bonsai at Chelsea Flower Show

Great to see the RHS Chelsea Flower Show back for 2022 and celebrations for Derbyshire Bonsai on their Gold Medal for their bonsai display at the show. Their display was on an oval stand design with separate viewing angles and the use of screens to provide a very clean backdrop providing a silhouette of the… Read more »

FOBBS at Chelsea Flower Show

Congratulations to this years Federation of British Bonsai (FoBBS) team for achieving an amazing 12 point Gold Medal at the Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show.

Cacti and succulents show in Wiltshire

The British Cactus and Succulent Society Wiltshire Branch are holding their annual show on Saturday 18th June 2022 from 11:00am until 3:30pm. Admission is only £1 and there will be plants for sale, refreshments and also bonsai display. Join in. Melksham Assembly HallThe Markey PlaceMelkshamWiltshireSN12 6ES


What a way to spend a day at the 3rd Expo Bonsai show in K2 in Crawley, the largest bonsai show to date this year in the UK. It was fabulous to see so many bonsai enthusiasts again in one place, catch up with friends as well as make new ones. The bonsai displays were… Read more »

Bonsai Expo tomorrow

We’ll be at Bonsai Expo tomorrow. This is the first bonsai show for ages. Can’t wait to see some amazing individual trees as well as catch up with everyone on the bonsai circuit. We’ll see you there if you’re going. If not, you should.

Stourbridge show

The Stourbridge society, supported by visiting exhibitions from South Staffs, once again held their small but perfectly formed event. Just like a bonsai that’s being well cared for…this show keeps getting better, year after year.