Posts categorised: Show Reports

Accents @ our show

There were a range of fabulous accents on display at our show and here is a brief gallery showing some of them that I captured on the day…

Shohin and Mame up close

The following collection of images were all taken at our Winter Image Show and are the individual elements of the superb Shohin and Mame displays. I have tried to include at least one tree or more from each display so  you can see the trees up close and personal and they are in no particular… Read more »

Visiting Clubs and Societies to our show

Here are details of the visiting clubs and societies that attend our winter image show… Artistic Bonsai Circle Cryptomeria japonica (Japanese Cedar) Zelkova serrata (Japanese Zelkova) Ulmus parvifolia ‘Corticosa’ (Cork Bark Elm) Potentilla spp. Chaenomeles japonica ‘Chojubai’ (Japanese Qunice) Juniperus chinensis  (Chinese Juniper) Acer palmatum ‘Deshojo’ (Deshojo Maple)

Shohin and Mame @ our show

This year there was a new exhibit at our show and it was the Shohin and Mame displays in association with the British Shohin Association. There were some great trees on display and the winner for the Best Mame display went to Bob Bailey of Swindon & District Bonsai Society, while the Best Shohin display… Read more »

Our Winter Show summary of the events of the day

What a busy show, we had over 400 visitors to our show and it was a fun packed day with much to see and discuss. Following an early start finishing off all the preparations for the show with the rest of the other visiting societies and traders, the show was officially opened by the Mayor…. Read more »

Our Winter Show results

Swindon & District Bonsai Society Winter image show 2012 results Best Shohin display* was by Mark & Ritta Cooper Best Mame display* was by Bob Bailey Best Conifer* was the Chinese Juniper that was owned by Martin Martin Shepperd Best Deciduous* tree was the Trident Maple by Mark Cooper Best Chuhin* was the Elm of Will… Read more »

Noelanders Show 2012

After a trip down to Folkestone, an overnight stay and an early morning, [even Paul H didn’t manage to get his cooked breakfast] it was onto the train and in about 30 mins we were in France. Unfortunately, the weather decided to turn very wet and with the other traffic on the E40 you could only… Read more »

Heathrow Bonsai Show 2011

The judging of this show took an unusual format – visitors were provided with a voting slip and asked to nominate a numbered tree worthy of winning. I think anyone who has been to a bonsai show and questioned the judge’s decision might think this of this as a good idea. I will have to… Read more »