Aka Matsu School of Bonsai was the overall winner of the visiting clubs and societies display this year at our show so thank you to Jim Butterworth and Bryan S and all the team for a great display.
Posts categorised: Winter Show
Another great display by the Splinter Group at this years Swindon Winter Image Show. Thank you to Steve Hale and the team for this well choreographed display.
Warminster Bonsai Society display was designed and selected by Clive Harber who is the show manager and supported by Clive Knight. He prepares the display well in advance of a show asking club members to bring in trees for the selection process prior to any exhibition to work out the most harmonious combination of trees… Read more »
A great display bonsai was presented by Phoenix Bonsai at our show this year with very clean lines and good space separating each tree. You could really appreciate them individually as well as they made a very good compositional display together. The Davallia fern used as a hanging accent was a real treat and added… Read more »
This year Ashfield Bonsai Club put on a display at our Show and they cleverly divided up their table allocation with bamboo canes to create smaller separate displays. This helped to show case the trees really well and there were some really high quality trees on display.
Bristol Bonsai Society put on a great bonsai display at our Swindon Winter Image Show and one of the trees that stood out was a Stewartia.
Congratulations to John Pitt for winning the Best Accent award, and a great achievement given how many accents were on display this year.
Kit Bowns for the last few years has hand carved a root stand for this award in memory of his good friend Arihato. The lucky winner of this award this year was Beryl Thorpe for her Chinese Elm, which was an air layer originally.
A well-deserved award for John Pitt for the Best Tree / Pot combination especially as his Mugo Pine (Pinus mugo ‘Pumilio’) was in a John Pitt hand crafted pot. Thank you also to Walsall Studio Ceramics for sponsoring this award.
This year heralded the return of the Mame category and award and congratulations to Ritta Cooper for winning this award. There were so many great mame displays but Ritta’s collection of mame trees was sublime and the overall display worked perfectly together.