The National Allotment Society - National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners Ltd

Upcoming shows and events

Championing Glasgow’s Allotments

04 October 2014 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Pearce Institute View map »

CHAMPIONING GLASGOW’S ALLOTMENTS 

SATURDAY 4 OCTOBER 2014

AT THE PEARCE INSTITUTE, GOVAN

PROGRAMME

  

 

1200-1215         WELCOME – MC Ian Walsh

                          Councillor McAveety and Liz Mckinlay (GAF)

 

1215-1315         AWARDS (on Stage in McLeod Hall)

                          St MUNGO TROPHY (Councillor McAveety with Sandy Paterson)

                          NEW PLOTHOLDERS (Deacon of Incorporated Gardeners and Fiona McGuire (GAF)

                          SASA (Councillor Watson and Jan MacDonald (GAF)

 

1315-1330         BREAK – TEA, COFFEE, JUICES, WATER AND CAKES

                           on sale all afternoon in the Cafeteria

 

1330-1600         WORKSHOPS (in Mary Barbour Suite)

                           HOW TO:

1330-1400         (1) WORLD IN GLASGOW – Plants, Seeds and Stories - hosted by Judy Wilkinson

1405-1435         (2) FUND RAISING - hosted by Ann Dunbar

1440-1510         (3) RECYCLING AND WATER MANAGEMENT - hosted by Dennis Barrett

1515-1545         (4) GREENER GLASGOW 2015 - hosted by Heather Claridge

 

1330-1600         STALLS (in the McLeod Hall)

                               BIODIVERSITY  -  BEES, BIRDS, BUGS, BUTTERFLIES

                               POLLOK PARK COUNTRY RANGERS, RECYCLING

                               COMPOSTING. GROWING – seed growing and demos

                               NEW SITES + SAGS +GAF  + PRODUCE – Seasonal Vegetables, Jams,  Chutneys, Oils, Vinegars, Soaps

 

 

RHS London Harvest Festival Show

07 October 2014 - 08 October 2014
RHS Lindley Hall View map »

See, taste and buy mouth-watering produce at the RHS London Harvest Festival Show, a foodie feast celebrating the taste of autumn. Some of the best growers in the UK will exhibit their bounty in the RHS Fruit & Vegetable Competition. The show is the perfect place to get ideas and inspiration on late summer gardening and growing fruit and vegetables.

Grand Designs Live

09 October 2014 - 12 October 2014
NEC Birmingham View map »

The Urban Allotment Garden will be situated at the heart of Grand Gardens and will provide visitors with the chance to find out about growing fruit and vegetables at home, rearing chickens and even how to do a spot of beekeeping. With experts on hand to help you find out more, you can start planning your dream outdoor space ahead of spring. Click here for more information about the show.

Wisley Taste of Autumn

15 October 2014 - 19 October 2014
RHS Garden Wisley, Surrey View map »

Our Southern region volunteers will have an allotment information stand at this show; where you can celebrate the sights, sounds and tastes of the season on a big autumn day out, with delicious produce, food stalls, and tastings of Wisley-grown apples, together with talks and gardening advice.

An Evening with Jim Buttress

01 November 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Coolings Garden Centre, View map »

Hospice in the Weald are delighted to present ‘ An Evening with Jim Buttress’
On Saturday 1st November
At Coolings Garden Centre, Rushmore Hill, Knockholt, Nr Sevenoaks, TN14 7NN
From 7pm till 9pm with a 15 minute break
Glass of wine on arrival and tea & coffee and biscuits in the break

Tickets £30.00 per person with money raised going to Hospice in the Weald

Hospice in the Weald provides compassionate, individualised, holistic and supportive care for all patients with a terminal illness, their families and carers.  As we are a local charity and not part of the NHS, we depend on the support of our community to help us fund our vital services and raise the £6 million needed every year to ensure our services can continue.

To book tickets please go to www.hospiceintheweald.org.uk  or call Anna Hodsoll on 01892 820527

Marple Potato Day

08 February 2015 10:00am - 3:00pm
Senior Citizens Hall, View map »

Pay a visit to Marple Potato Day to discover over 90 varieties of seed potatoes, refreshments and other produce available.

Marple and District Allotment Association
For more information - www.marpleallotments.org.uk