Posts categorised: Show Reports

Martin Shepherd at our show

Martin this year exhibited a Deshojo maple (Acer palmatum ‘deshojo’) in a tokonoma pot, which he has owned and developed for the past 10 years after it was imported from Japan.

Ritta Cooper at our show

It was a really privilege to see Ritta’s mame display, such compact, well developed trees displayed so well and to such a high standard. The whole display had a natural balance and harmony and each tree was able to shine as well as compliment the whole display. Definitely an award winning display and well deserved Ritta. The 6 tree… Read more »

John Armitage at our show

John set up a Kifu display that included a Chinese Juniper (Juniperus chinensis itoigawa). It originated from Japan and was in a Walsall pot and he has owned it for 11 years. As part of the same display he had a Spindle (Euonymus spp.) also from Japan in a Housen pot.

Traders at our show

Thank you again to all the bonsai traders who came to this years Swindon Winter Image Show, it was a great day we thank you for all your support and look forward to seeing you again next year on Sunday 23rd February 2020. ·      Windybank ·      David Jones of Walsall Studio Ceramics ·      Lee Verhorevoort Bonsai ·      John Trott… Read more »

Lexus UX launch event

We were delighted to be asked to present our Bonsai at a Japanese themed evening, promoting the launch of the new Lexus UX Hybrid. There was plenty of entertainment on offer.

Mark & Ritta Cooper at our show

Mark and Ritta have some stunning trees and this year they did not disappoint with the two main exhibition trees they displayed. The first was a Mountain Maple (Acer palmatum) from Japan that they have owned for 5 years now since 2014. It was in a Tokoname Shuho pot and had the most magnificent ramification. This tree also… Read more »

Mo Fagan at our show

Mo presented a Japanese larch group (Larix  kaempferi) which was constructed in around 1990 and is in a John Pitt pot and has been in Mo’s ownership for 8 years.

Raffle prizes won with delight

It is with thanks that I write this post to everyone who donated a raffle prize for our Swindon Winter Image Show 2019. Congratulations to everyone who won one of the 32 prizes and who bought raffle tickets. The prizes on offer were superb from bonsai trees to hand made bonsai pots, a group wire… Read more »

Accents at our show

This year the accents followed a theme as spring has come early so many bulbs were in bloom so a very colourful display of accents on show. With over 60 accents throughout the exhibition you were spoilt for choice with selecting a winner and John Trott had the difficult task for this. He sponsors the… Read more »