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National Auricula & Primula Society

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This the website of the Society's Northern Section - but it also gives access, via the section 'Local Groups', to some details of other Society Sections.
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'From the early years of the 17th Century there have been shows for florist flowers including Auriculas. The early shows were held in public houses and often there would be a florist feast and a fair amount of alcohol would be consumed. It was good to tell that these early florists lacked the feminine influence that keeps us a respectable society today.

'The National Auricula Society was founded in 1872-73. With the support of the Manchester Botanical Council the first revived exhibition of the National Auricula Society was held on Tuesday the 29th of April 1873 ...'
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