Category Archives: News

Latest News

The Late Irene Austin

It is with sadness that we hear of the death of Irene Austin on 18 March 2017. Irene, the wife of Fred Austin, was a warm, generous hearted woman with a lovely sense of humour. Her laugh often preceded her and despite her … Continue reading

Posted in News, People | 1 Comment

The George Tarry Award 2017

At the 2017 Annual General Meeting the President of the Daffodil Society Jackie Petherbridge presented Show secretary Gill Griffin with the George Tarry Award. Gill’s workload was doubled last year with the launch of the Daffodil Society late competition at … Continue reading

Posted in News, People | Leave a comment

Vic Coe Vice-President Presentation

Vic Coe was made a Vice President of The Daffodil Society in 2016 but unfortunately was not able to attend the annual dinner. for his presentation. We were delighted that he could join us for the Annual General Meeting on … Continue reading

Posted in News, People | Leave a comment

Congratulations!

Rae Beckwith has been honoured by the Royal Horticultural Society and presented with the Harlow Carr Award in recognition of his contribution to horticulture in the north of England. Rae is well known for his work with Britain in Bloom … Continue reading

Posted in News, People, RHS, Society Information | Leave a comment

Scotland’s Daffodil Festival 2017 – More Information

Fuller details of Scotland’s Daffodil Festival to be held on the 15th & 16th April can be found by clicking here           Click on image to enlarge

Posted in Events, News | Leave a comment

The Late Derrick Donnison-Morgan

It is with sadness that we report that Derrick Donnison-Morgan died on 16 February 2017. Derrick fell in love with Narcissus some 30 odd years ago and over time changed career and lifestyle in his quest to discover and learn … Continue reading

Posted in News, People | 1 Comment

AGM reminder. Sunday 5 March 2017

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2017 The AGM of the Daffodil Society will take place at the King’s Court Hotel, Alcester, Warks, B49 5QQ on Sunday 5th March 2017. The meeting will start at 11am.   The afternoon speaker will be Ian Tyler, well known for his … Continue reading

Posted in News, Society Information | Comments Off on AGM reminder. Sunday 5 March 2017

Scotland’s Daffodil Festival Debut 15th-16th April

An exciting new Daffodil event has been announced at the Backhouse Rossie Estate, home of the National Collection of Narcissus Backhouse cultivars. Easter is being celebrated with a Woodland Daffodil trail, a Celebrity Daffodil Expert, Talks, Tours, Exhibition and  Demonstrations.  … Continue reading

Posted in Events, News | Comments Off on Scotland’s Daffodil Festival Debut 15th-16th April

Some Daffodil Festivals 2017

St Mawgan in Meneage 18 – 20 February 2017 The Mawgan Daffodil Festival celebrate the wonderful industry that surrounds West Cornwall, and the delightful and varied daffodil, by decking the beautiful church of St. Mawgan in Meneage with thousands of … Continue reading

Posted in Events, News | Comments Off on Some Daffodil Festivals 2017

Daffodil Society: Wessex group newsletter

The latest edition of the Wessex group newsletter is now available. Click here

Posted in News, Society Information | Comments Off on Daffodil Society: Wessex group newsletter