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Wessex Group Newsletter

The February 2019 issue of the Wessex Group Newsletter is now available and can be downloaded Here

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Grab a Bunch of English Cheer

Bunches of daffodils are available for sale in shops and supermarkets everywhere. Flowers by post from Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are in peak production. Support this important British industry and cheer yourself up at the same time. There … Continue reading

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Daffodil Show 20 & 21 April 2019

Just a reminder that if you want to stay at the Evesham Hotel, Cooper Lane Evesham WR11 1DA book NOW because there is limited availability and the last date for bookings is 22 march 2019. Although the Society has reserved … Continue reading

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Daffodil Society Annual General Meeting – 3rd March 2019

This years AGM takes place at the Kings Court Hotel, Alcester Warwickshire B49 5QQ at 11am. If you are interested in working with the Society and maintaining the traditions of growing and showing exhibition daffodils then please get in touch … Continue reading

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Judges Test 2019

There will be no Judges Test in 2019. Please contact the Secretary or your DS Regional Group Committee if you would like to take the test next year.

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Thriplow Daffodil Weekend & Country Fair Saturday 23-24 March

Thriplow Daffodil Weekend and Country Fair Saturday 23 March & Sunday 24 March Join us for a fun family day out surrounded by 100 glorious varieties of daffodil This year we have planted 19 new varieties of daffodil, including 15 … Continue reading

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Cotehele Daffodil Fortnight – 9 March – 24 March 2019

Cotehele Daffodil Fortnight 9 March – 24 March    11am-4pm Daily Come and see the wonderful collection of daffodils grown on Cotehele Estate. Over the fortnight there will be a range of activities including displays of historic and new varieties of … Continue reading

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Peter Barr – The Daffodil King in Tooting

An interesting project to celebrate Peter Barr is taking place in Tooting. Anyone interested in getting involved with this project should contact Geoff Simmonds.  My name is Geoff Simmons and I organise a ‘community history’ project in Tooting, south London … Continue reading

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The Daffodil Triangle – 2019 Events

Here are the full details of this years arrangements to host visitors to celebrate the arrival of spring daffodils in the Golden Triangle – an area on the borders of Gloucestershire and Herefordshire. This year we have a packed programme … Continue reading

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Membership fees

Just a gentle reminder to those who have not yet paid their Membership Fees, due on 1 January 2019. Printing costs are one of the Society’s highest expenses and accurate membership numbers help us to keep costs down. Membership secretary … Continue reading

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