Meetings 2023-2024

Programme for 2023-2024 season

Our meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of every EVEN NUMBERED month - October, December, February, April, June (with exception of August when our show is held). Our Plant & Cake Sale is in May and our Annual Flower & Produce Show is in August.    

All events are held at Ardleigh Village Hall, Ardleigh, CO7 7RS 

Our evening meetings start at 7:45pm.  New members and visitors are always welcome.      Entry is free to members and there is a small charge of £2 for visitors.   Tea/Coffee and a biscuit is available after the talk, there is also a raffle and a plant/produce stall.   

Our 2023-2024 programme is:-

Thursday 12th October 2023 - A.G.M. followed by Peter Jones “On the Bottle" (A history of Codd bottles and fizzy drinks)”

Thursday 14th December 2023 – John Harper – Tools with a Mission (a Christian charity that collects unwanted usable tools, refurbishes them, sorts them into trade tool kits and sends them to the developing world.)

Thursday 8th February 2024 – Peter Rowbottom "Gardening the World - The Horticulture of the CWGC (Commonwealth War Graves Commission)"

Thursday 11th April 2024 - Lindsay Huggins “Allotments”

Saturday 18th May 2024 - Plant & Cake Sale 9:30-11:30

Thursday 13th June 2024 – Pip Wright "Exploring East Anglia by Bus Pass"

Saturday 17th August 2024 - ANNUAL FLOWER & PRODUCE SHOW  Open to the public at 2:00pm with prize giving at 4:15pm