EVENTS AND NEWS

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Early Spring Show 9th February, RHS Wisley

Clore Learning Centre, RHS Wisley 10.30 – 3.30 2pm Behind the scenes tour of the Alpine Yard and Crocus National Collection Display of iris from Kew Gardens and display of

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Late Spring Event 27th April, RHS Wisley

Glasshouse Gallery, RHS WIsley 10 – 4pm We will have our usual Late Spring Competitive show, but there will also be lots more to see. Seeds and raising irises from

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Summer Show 25th May, RHS Wisley

Glasshouse Gallery, RHS Wisley 10 – 4 pm This is our main Show of the year, with a wide variety of irises in flower, weather permitting again! But we will

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Dates for your diary

The date for the AGM in 2019 is Saturday 21st September. The venue is RHS Rosemoor please check here or Facebook for further information. We look forward to welcoming members.

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New Registrar and New Seed Officer

The EC are delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel Wilcox as the new BIS Registrar. She takes over from her mother, Jennifer Hewitt, who has held the office for

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Plant Heritage honours Sarah Cook

Plant Heritage honours Sarah Cook, saviour of the Benton irises, with prestigious Brickell Award Plant Heritage has awarded Sarah Cook who holds the historic National Plant Collection of Iris introduced

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Summer Show 2018 report

The Summer Show on 2 June 2018 was a successful and enjoyable event, well supported by the public who attended in good numbers. Enough iris had survived blustery weather to

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Early Spring Show, Pembroke Lodge

The Early Spring Show was highly successful this year. Held at Pembroke Lodge, Richmond on 11 February 2018 there were more exhibits than ever and Alan McMurtie’s talk was well

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Late Spring Show 28 April, RHS Wisley

The Late Spring Show took place on 28 April 2018 at RHS Wisley. The weather had been woeful for the start of this year, so we did worry just what

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Gold and Best Exhibit Winners!

Great news from one of our groups! Congratulations to West and Midlands Group who won Gold and Best Exhibit in their class at Malvern this year! See more on Facebook.

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