N: Annual General Meeting (cancelled)

Natural History Museum Cromwell Road, London

Important update 13-03-2020 - BPS Coronavirus statement Annual General Meeting – Natural History Museum, London. In addition to the main AGM business, there will be several illustrated talks on the theme of tropical and subtropical ferns, as well as merchandise and book sales and our own fern photographic competition. The Annual General meeting has been … Continue reading N: Annual General Meeting (cancelled)

N&GS: BBC Gardeners’ World, NEC Birmingham

NEC Birmingham North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham

This is a major gardening (and food) show, and BPS will have a stand to display and promote ferns and the Society. Please contact Gill or Bryan if you wish to help

GS: Plant Societies Weekend, RHS Wisley

RHS Garden Wisley Woking

BPS will again have a stand at this event, promoting BPS, along with other plant societies. Please contact Jude if you would like to help.


This will be a weekend meeting either in Eskdale or Borrowdale. Exact details will be available next year

N: Seattle, USA

Hosted by Sue Olsen from Seattle. A chance to spend a week visiting botanical gardens, private gardens and native fern sites in the north-west of the USA. Early booking through Julian Reed is strongly advisable

GS: Southport Flower Show, Southport

Southport Flower Show Victoria Park, Southport

A chance for you to help at the show, enthuse to the public about ferns and/or display your ferns to try and win in various display categories. Please contact Michael if you would like to take part.

N&SE: Cultivar Group National meeting

mark border 12 Highlands Close, Bexhill-on-Sea

On Saturday meet at 10.30 at Mark Border's home Mark has a brilliant collection with many fascinating ferns especially Asplenium scolopendrium cultivars and much more. After a fascinating visit to Mark's we will go on to Riverhill Himalayan gardens for 2.30 pm, approximately an hours drive, and gives you time to grab some lunch on … Continue reading N&SE: Cultivar Group National meeting

N: Historic Ferneries and Gardens (& AGM)

Biddulph Old Hall Biddulph

National autumn indoor meeting presenting amazing historic ferneries and fern gardens in the UK that are being restored. The meeting will include re-scheduled AGM business. More information will be available at a later time.

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