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The late Kees Breed 1938-2017

It is with sadness that we learn of the death of Cornelius Petrus Jozef Breed, well known to many as Kees. A modest, quiet man Kees had a great love for daffodils and tulips as can be seen from the … Continue reading

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Important Coughton Court entry arrangements 14/15/16 April 2017

Message to Daffodil Society Members attending the Daffodil Show at  Coughton Court 14 April (staging only) and 15/16 April 2017 All members have been issued with 2 membership cards. You MUST  bring the membership cards with you to gain entrance … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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