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Bonsai Area Groups

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 -jeffbanning@btinternet.com Post Code -KA7 4PY

   Map -Click for Google Map

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

This months Programme - December 2017 for Ayr  Bonsai
 

OK guys, now is the time to start revising for our annual Christmas Quiz which will be held at our next club meeting on the 10th of December.  It will be a fully festive occasion with mince pies specially flown in from Lidl's and if you want to bring along your own chocolate log feel free!

As is traditional, for those who want to participate, we will be holding a Secret Santa event - remember minimal cost items (the target is a fiver) but, be warned, I don't want to see that 1960's bottle of Brut aftershave recirculating !!

The theme tree is "any variety" this month so bring along your most festive specimen so we can deck the hall with boughs of bonsai !

As a precursor, we will be holding our Christmas lunch at the Savoy Park Hotel on Sunday 3rd December at 13.00 - meet in the bar from 12.30 onwards and see who can stagger the fastest into the dining room when the time comes.  See you all there.


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Club -

Edinburgh Bonsai

Address -

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

Meetings - First Thursday of the month 7.30pm Currie Scout Hall. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided. There is a small charge to cover the hall fee.
 
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Club -

Forth Valley Bonsai

Address -

Mayfield Centre
Convenor -John  Bannockburn
Tel No -01295 731094  
Email -johnmorris283@btinternet.com Post Code -FK7 0DB

   Map -Click for Google Map

Meetings - First Tuesday of the month 7.30pm
 

This months Programme - December 2017 for Forth Valley Bonsai
 

Our December meeting is party night when the usual tea and bisquits are exchanged for punch (non alcolohic!) and mince pies, all are invited.

It would be nice to see some winter image trees there on the night. Please bring something for the raffle and silent auction if you can but do come and enjoy a good night.


Next months Programme January 2018 -
 

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.



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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  www.wattstonbonsai.com
Tel No -01236 764119  North Lanarkshire
Email -moandrho4@btinternet.com 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. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lanarkshirebonsai/
 

This months Programme - December 2017 for Lanarkshire Bonsai
 

Sunday 3rd December:  Xmas Party                                                       From approx. noon onwards.                                                                       Again, we'll have two types of chicken curries on offer, plus the usual accompaniments. For the curry connoisseurs and those with a more discerning palate, Kate has kindly offered to supply a lamb curry to appease their objections! On the day, could we ask all attending to contribute the usual £5.00 towards club funds. The remainder of the cost of the meal will be borne by the club. Also, please bring along an item (value ~£10-15) for the Xmas raffle/draw, and remember to arrange transport if imbibing some xmas punch!!                         For newcomers, it's a "Bring your own booze" (and nibbles) afternoon (to wash down the meal with a drink of your choice, and to fill any gaps later!).                                        For those not present at Robert Porch's excellent talk on pines on Sunday 12th Nov, Ashley has offered to oversee all arrangements for the club trip to Noelanders Exhibition in Belgium on 3rd & 4th Feb, 2018 (travelling on Fri 2nd from Edinburgh). Contact Ashley if interested and did not receive his e-mail.    Hope you all enjoy the afternoon!


Next months Programme January 2018 -
 

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

   Map -Click for Google Map

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 - December 2017 for Penicuik Bonsai
 

Next meeting: Tuesday 12th December, Penicuik town hall, 7.30pm.
We expect to have a more relaxed night, with nibbles and general chat. If you are moved, please bring in a Christmas-tree bonsai. Also (or instead) please bring your favourite deciduous tree, without leaves, so that we can see its structure and discuss how it was developed. All welcome.


Next months Programme January 2018 -
 

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
    Perthshire
Email -jfmellanby@gmail.com 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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Club -

SBA Online Bonsai

Address -

www.scottishbonsai.org
Convenor -  
    
   Post Code -Anywhere

   Map -Click for Google Map

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 -purdie4@btinternet.com Post Code -EH54 7AR

   Map -Click for Google Map

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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