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'There are 148 gardening clubs and societies in the Gloucestershire Federation of Gardening Societies.' Note the rolling section Gardening clubs meeting in the next week in the middle of the Home Page.
'The Federation, formed in 1938, was originally based on societies from Kent. Since 2001 however, several societies from East Sussex, and more recently clubs from Surrey, have been welcomed, bringing our present membership to around 200 affiliated societies, clubs and organisations.'
'There are about 170 horticultural societies from Hampshire and the surrounding counties in the Hampshire Federation of Horticultural Societies and these are listed in 10 areas around the main towns/cities.'
Manor House Sports & Social Centre, Gallows Hill Lane, Abbots Langley, Three Rivers, WD5 0BU, Easternwww.algs.org.uk
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'Welcome to the one of the oldest Gardening Societies in the country which was established before 1866.'
Winter monthly programme, Tuesday evenings: 'Meetings ... start at 7.30 pm, unless stated otherwise.'
'We meet at 7.30 pm on the third Thursday of the month, Jan-Nov.'
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'Meetings are held ... on the third Tuesday of each month at 7.45 pm (unless otherwise specified) and include a guest speaker.'
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'Many village residents are members of the Beckford and District Gardening Club, a friendly, thriving and lively club which draws its members from a number of local villages. The Club holds monthly evening meetings throughout the autumn and winter, with talks or demonstrations about a wide range of subjects of interest to gardeners.'
'Our meetings are held ... on the 4th Tuesday in every month except December.'
Bert Powell Lecture | Vanessa Rochester Lecture
'The club meets at 7.30 pm on the second Wednesday in the months of January to May plus October and November, with an outing in the summer and an annual show.'
'The Gardening Club welcomes all villagers to take part in its programme of events ... We have around 60 members and are always happy to see new ones. You don’t have to be a plant expert in any way! There is something for every level of skill and interest.'
'Most months there is an evening or afternoon meeting with an illustrated talk or a workshop on various gardening subjects.'
'We meet on the first Tuesday evening of each month ... Our evening commences at 7.30 pm. At each Club evening we have gardening speakers who talk on a variety of subjects. Members have free access and visitors are charged £1.00 for the evening.'
Meet 'at 7.30, second Thursday of the Month, interesting talks on gardening and other topics too, advice, library, raffle, tea ...'.
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Members enjoy 'a programme of talks and slide shows with free refreshments'.
'We have a present membership of 140 and an average attendance of over 50 at our monthly meetings ... on the second Thursday of each month.'
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'Meetings and talks are held every third Tuesday of the month from 7.30 pm ... and feature a wide range of topics from vegetables to design and wildlife. Visitors are most welcome - tea, coffee & biscuits are included in the entrance fee of £2 (only £1 when you become a member) and there is a licensed bar. We celebrated our 125th anniversary in 2009 with a garden party, a recording of Gardeners' Question Time and talks by Matthew Biggs and Roy Lancaster.'
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Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month Jan - April & Sept - Nov. (the months in between are garden visits only).
'We meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month ... The meetings usually include a talk by an external speaker.'
'In order to meet the objectives the society holds regular lectures and visits to gardens and shows within the county and beyond.'
'The society organises regular events including talks on all aspects of gardening, visits to gardens and other places of horticutural interest and talks by guest speakers ... All talks, demonstrations etc are staged ... on Thursday evenings commencing at 7.15 pm.'
'We meet on the first Friday of the month (except in January and August) ... We have a wide range of illustrated talks and demonstrations, accompanied by refreshments, raffle, plant sales and a table top competition for flowers, fruit and vegetables. We also hold 3 shows a year, an annual plant sale, and organise visits to gardens large and small ... We are all amateurs, learning from each other, so do come along and join us!'