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SBA area groups and bonsai clubs - come along and meet us,  see how you enjoy the meeting. Everyone is welcome!

All groups meet once a month from September to June inclusive

Bonsai Clubs

Club -

Ayr  Bonsai

Address -

Alloway Village Hall
Convenor -Jeff Banning  Alloway
Tel No -07799477895  
Email Post Code -KA7 4PY

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Meetings - Second Sunday of every month 1.30pm in Alloway Village Hall

This months Programme - January 2018 for Ayr  Bonsai

Hi all Ayrshire Group members. A very Happy New Year to you all. I hope you all had a pleasant time over festive season with your respective families, relatives, friends and associates. Festivities are over for another year but a new season is about to begin in bonsai terms. Our next scheduled Club Meeting date is Sunday 14 January 2018 BUT it is no ordinary meet. This is our annual Winter Image Display which has proved very popular in the previous years we arranged it. Participation and help from as many members as possible is required to ensure another successful event. As well as looking out trees for the display tables please come along to our usual venue ( Alloway Village Hall) about 9.30am to assist in setting up the tables etc. One thing we cannot control or influence is the weather on the day. If it is safe to travel please do so and help the Club out. In previous years members from other Bonsai Groups (far and wider) have made great efforts to attend and support us. Lend a hand and make sure we do our best to make their (and our) travels worthwhile and memorable. This time of year can be rather dull for us bonsai enthusiasts so please do what you can to create a bit more interest and pleasant involvement. Food is probably the last thing on our minds after over indulging this past week but if you are able to bring something along to offer attendees that would be appreciated.

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Club -

Edinburgh Bonsai

Address -

Currie Scout Hall
Convenor -Janice  Lanark Road
Tel No -01620 825187  Currie
Email Post Code -EH14 5JX

Meetings - First Thursday of the month 7.45pm Currie Scout Hall, Lanark Road, Currie. Near Sainsbury's Petrol station. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided. There is a small charge to cover the hall fee.
Next months Programme February 2018 -

Thursday 1st Feb 2018 7.45pm - 10pm 

Come along to the February meeting and bring a tree or two.  We.can do a critique of any trees you need some input or suggestions for, so have a dig around at the back of your benches!  See you soon!

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Club -

Forth Valley Bonsai

Address -

Mayfield Centre
Convenor -John  Bannockburn
Tel No -01295 731094  
Email Post Code -FK7 0DB

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Meetings - First Tuesday of the month 7.30pm

This months Programme - January 2018 for Forth Valley Bonsai

Tuesday January 9th. is for deciduous trees mainly and some instructioin given on wiring where needed.

As usual we would like to see as many trees as possible both for display and constructive criticism.

Jim Conlin will be there to show and possibly sell some of his lovely scrolls.

Next months Programme February 2018 -

Quite a disappointing turnout for our first meeting of the year but to be fair there were a number of genuine reasons for the absentees.

They did however miss a very interesting and informative talk by Jim Conlin on the periods of Japanese history and culture, Jim also brought some of his scrolls to view where the skill and artistry was obvious to all of us and we thank him very much for his input.

Our next meeting is Tuesday 6th. February and is an early repotting night for those who wish to do so.

We have again been invited to participate in the Japan Week at Stirling University on 20th. 21st. & 22nd. February, details will follow for those interesting in helping.

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Club -

Glasgow Bonsai

Address -

Glasgow Botanics
Convenor -David  
Tel No -0141 587 7880  
   Post Code -

Meetings - Second Wednesday of the month 7.30pm
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Club -

Lanarkshire Bonsai

Address -

Wattston Bonsai
Convenor -Maurice
Tel No -01236 764119  North Lanarkshire
Email Post Code -ML6 0QE

Meetings - First Sunday of every month from midday . Wattston Open day Saturday prior to club day. New members welcome. Please visit our flicker page below for our club galleries.

This months Programme - January 2018 for Lanarkshire Bonsai

Sunday 7th January:  Happy New Year!                                                     

As there's not much bonsai-ing at this time of year, and all the seasonal festivities are over, we'll have our usual club AGM, followed by discussion of and planning for our 2018 syllabus. Maurice has a provisional draft, inc. dates of venues of interest, but there's still a few gaps to fill, so thinking caps on, please!                                                                    

Also, last chance to return any wristbands from Bonsai Europa to convenor, as they will be redeemed at SBA committee meeting on Jan 10th.

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Club -

Penicuik Bonsai

Address -

Penicuik Town Hall
Convenor -Dave  High Street
Tel No -0131 258 1936  Penicuik
   Post Code -EH26 8HS

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Meetings - Second Tuesday of the month 7.30pm in Penicuik Town Hall, opposite the Royal Hotel, ground floor through door with wheelchair ramp.

This months Programme - January 2018 for Penicuik Bonsai

Next meeting: Tuesday 9th January, Penicuik town hall, 7.30pm.
We'll start with a discussion about different soils, and end with a session and demo on wiring. Please bring a tree which will need wiring soon (not recently heavily worked on), preferably species retaining flexible branches over the winter. We can make a start on some of them. Club wire will be available. All welcome.

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Club -

Perth Bonsai

Address -

Stanley Rifle Club
Convenor -John  The Square, Stanley
Email Post Code -PH1 4LT

Meetings - First Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm (not Dec, Jan)at Rifle Club (next to Primary School)
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SBA Online Bonsai

Address -
Convenor -  
   Post Code -Anywhere

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Meetings - This group is for members of the Scottish Bonsai Association who want to meet online
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Club -

West Lothian Bonsai

Address -

Almondvale Heritage Centre
Convenor -Lee Purdie  Millfield
Tel No -01506 871934  Livingston
Email Post Code -EH54 7AR

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Meetings - Meets on the first Thursday of the month 7.30 PM at the Almondvale Heritage Centre. 4 pounds per night - coffee, tea and chocolate biscuits are included. Next meeting date - 5th May 2015.
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