EVENTS AND NEWS

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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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Summer Show: 2 June 2018

The Summer Show is now over for this year. Look out for more information on our plans for 2019, which will be coming soon. You can see a report on

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AGM 2018

The BIS 2018 AGM will be held at Great Comp GardenĀ on Saturday 29 September 2018. Please mark the date in your diary and check back here for more details to

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Dates for your diary

The date for the AGM in 2018 is Saturday 29 September. The AGM will be held at Great Comp Garden, TN15 8QS near Sevenoaks in Kent. We look forward to

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Report on BIS AGM 2017: 23 September, Coton Manor

The 94th Annual General Meeting of the British Iris Society was held at the beautiful setting of Coton Manor, Northampton. 26 members were welcomed by Chairman, John Milner. Once the

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