Posts categorised: Winter Show

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 »

Dai ichi bonsai open for business

Dai ichi bonsai, Hermitage near Newbury have extended their opening hours starting Friday 24th through to Monday 27th with some additional special offers on bonsai soils, Chinese and Japanese pots. If you are coming to Swindon Winter Image Show, you are not too far to Dai-ichi bonsai to pop in.

Raffle prizes for 2017 Winter Image Bonsai Show

The Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show is being held on Sunday 26th February 2017 at the Grange Leisure Centre, Grange Drive, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 4JY from 10.30am. We hold a raffle every year which includes many donated items from supporters of the show and we are very grateful for this. In addition we… Read more »

Dennis Henley

To celebrate our 40th Anniversary of Swindon and District Bonsai Society we will be running a series of posts focusing on our club members. We have asked them a series of questions and to start us off, this is Dennis Henley who has been doing bonsai as a hobby since 1990.

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 »

Arihato Award 2017

This is a brief outline of the Arihato award which is one of the awards at our forth coming Swindon Winter Image Show on Sunday 26th February 2017. The incredible root stand is hand made and hand carved by Kit Bowns, a Swindon Club Member. Here is the background to the award from Kit himself…. Read more »

Buying bonsai

  Visiting Lodder Bonsai and buying new trees to add to your bonsai collection or even if you are just starting one is so much fun. We have spent a lot of time, well days looking around the bonsai nursery selecting and reselecting trees to add to our trolley. If you have never been then… Read more »