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SBA area groups and bonsai clubs - come along and meet us,  see how you enjoy the meeting. Everyone is welcome!

All groups meet once a month

Bonsai Clubs

Club -

Ayrshire Bonsai

Address -

Alloway Village Hall
Convenor -John Goldsmith  Alloway
Tel No -07562101217  
Email Post Code -KA7 4PY

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Meetings - Second Sunday of every month 1.30pm in Alloway Village Hall. Face to face meetings now resumed.

This months Programme - January 2022 for Ayrshire Bonsai

Hi All Ayrshire Group members. Please be fully aware that the Winter Image Event and the scheduled group meeting on Sunday 9th January 2022 at Alloway Village Hall are cancelled due to current Covid restrictions and health advice.

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Club -

Edinburgh Bonsai

Address -

Currie Scout Hall
Convenor -Janice  Lanark Road
Tel No -01620 825187  Currie
Email Post Code -EH14 5JX

Meetings - First Sunday of the month, 2-4.30pm, Currie Scout Hall, Lanark Road, Currie. Near Sainsbury's Petrol station. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided. There is a small charge to cover the hall fee.

This months Programme - January 2022 for Edinburgh Bonsai

Sunday 9th January 2-4.30pm Currie Scout Hall Lanark Road Currie

Happy new year! Bring a tree to work on, or talk about, or both!

See you soon!

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Club -

Forth Valley Bonsai

Address -

Mayfield Centre
Convenor -John  Bannockburn
Tel No -01295 731094  
Email Post Code -FK7 0DB

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Meetings - First Tuesday of the month 7.30pm

This months Programme - January 2022 for Forth Valley Bonsai

Hi all,

Due to the Covid restrictions being changed our next meeting of Tuesday 11th. January  has now been CANCELLED.

Happy and safe New Year to everyone.


p,s. Reminder of the Ayr Group winter image show 9th. January, Alloway Village hall. This is now a VIRTUAL show, see website for details.

Forth Valley bonsai club meetings
bonsai Forth Valley

Club -

Lanarkshire Bonsai

Address -

Wattston Bonsai
Convenor -Maurice
Tel No -01236 764119  North Lanarkshire
Email Post Code -ML6 7SY

Meetings - First Sunday of every month from midday . Wattston Open day Saturday prior to club day. New members welcome. Please visit our flicker page below for our club galleries.
Special Meetings - LANARKSHIRE BONSAI CLUB 2020 SYLLABUS ( + DATES OF INTEREST ) JANUARY Sun 5 - Club AGM + 2020 agenda Sun 12 - Ayr Winter Image Event, 11.00-15.00, Alloway Village Hall FEBRUARY Sun 2 - Club - Tree Husbandry - Q&A session ( D. Smith ) Fri 29 - Sun Mar 1 - Noelanders Trophy, Gent, Belgium MARCH Sun 8 - Club - Potting session Sat 14 - SBA seminar (Harry Harrington), 10.30-17.00, Stirling Sun 15 - Harry Harrington w/shop, 09.30-16.30, venue TBA Sun 29 - BTA spring boot sale, Markham Grange Nursery, Doncaster APRIL Sun 5 - Club - Mame & shohin ( R.Porch) Sun 5 - Expo Bonsai UK, 10.00-16.00, Harlington, Middlesex Sun 19 - BTA Spring Show, 10.00-15.00, Deaf Trust, Doncaster Thu 23 - Sun 26 - RHS Flower Show, Harrogate Sun 26 - Club w/shop with Robert Porch MAY Sat 2 - SRGC Show, Milngavie Town Hall Sun 3 - Club - Acers, other deciduous, group & rock plantings (D. Smith) + mock-up of club stand for National Sun 10 - SBA National Exhibition, 11.00-17.00, Troon Concert HalL Tue 19 - Sat 23 - RHS Chelsea Flower Show, London Fri 29 - Sun 31 - Gardening Scotland, Edinburgh JUNE Sun 7 - Club - Satsuki Azaleas ( R. Porch) JULY Sun 5 - Club - Black Pines ( D. Smith ) Wed 22 - Sun 26 - Tatton Park Flower Show AUGUST Sun 2 - Club - Junipers & other evergreens ( D. Smith ) Fri 14 - Sat 15, Ayr Flower Show,10.00-17.00, Ayr Racecourse Sun 16 - Club w/shop with Robert Porch Sun 23 - possible club show ?? SEPTEMBER Sun 6 - Club - Group & Rock planting update ( D. Smith ) Sat 19 - SBA seminar (Corin Tomlinson), 10.30-17.00, Stirling Sun 20 - Corin Tomlinson w/shop, 09.30-16.30, venue TBA Sun 27 - BTA autumn boot sale, same venue as 29th March OCTOBER Sun 4 - Club - White Pines ( R.Porch ) + mock-up of stand for BTA show Sun 27 - BTA Autumn Show, 10.00-15.00, Deaf Trust, Doncaster NOVEMBER Sun 1 - SBA AGM, 14.00-17.00, Denny Sun 8 - Club - Black Pines update DECEMBER Sun 6 - Club - Xmas Lunch & Secret Santa Raffle
Lanarkshire bonsai club meetings
bonsai Lanarkshire

Club -

Penicuik Bonsai

Address -

Penicuik Town Hall
Convenor -Dave Waddington  High Street
Tel No -0131 258 1936  Penicuik
Email Post Code -EH26 8HS

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Meetings - Second Tuesday of the month 7pm in Penicuik Town Hall, opposite the Royal Hotel, through the main door (not the one with wheelchair ramp). Entry £5. Bring your own refreshments. (If you can come, please let me know in advance as we need a list of attendees with contact numbers for possible Covid tracking. Otherwise you will be logged in by the caretaker as you arrive).

This months Programme - January 2022 for Penicuik Bonsai

Next meeting Tuesday January 11th.

In view of the Government's Covid advice limiting the number of households at an indoor meeting to three, the January meeting has ben cancelled.


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Club -

Perth Bonsai

Address -

Stanley Rifle Club
Convenor -David Hynd  The Square, Stanley
Tel No -07702957230  Perthshire
Email Post Code -PH1 4LT

Meetings - First Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm (not Dec, Jan)at Rifle Club (next to Primary School) 16/08/2021 Meetings are not currently being held due to the pandemic.
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Club -

SBA Online Bonsai

Address -

Country Members
Convenor -Jeff Banning  
Tel No -07799477895  
Email Post Code -

Meetings - Online only
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bonsai SBA Online

Club -

West Lothian Bonsai

Address -

Almond Valley Heritage Centre
Convenor -Lee Purdie  Millfield
Tel No -01506 871934  Livingston
Email Post Code -EH54 7AR

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Meetings - Meeting dates will normally be split between Binny Plants and the Almond Valley Heritage Centre in Livingston. No charge at meetings for first timers, thereafter, £3 per meeting at Binny Plants, £4 per meeting at the Heritage Centre, as we are able to provide tea/coffee/biscuits there.
West Lothian bonsai club meetings
bonsai West Lothian

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