Programme for 2015

Date Subject Speaker Table Show
20 January Werner Rauh’s Madagascan collection
 BCSS Slides Any Cactus, Any Succulent
17 February Life & death in the desert
Trevor Wray Turbinicarpus, Aloe Group
17 March Rhipsalis Mark Preston Epiphytic Cactus, Crassula Group
21 April What I saw last winter…
Paul Klaassen Thelocactus, Any Succulent
19 May Where do Cape succulents grow? Terry Smale Echinocereus, Any Mesemb
31 May Annual Show at Birmingham Botanical Gardens
11-14 June Stand at Gardeners’ World, NEC
16 June Cactus ID
 Mike Stansbie Mammillaria, Caudiciform
21 July Colorado Colour Alan Phipps Any Cactus, Any Succulent
18 August The smaller Opuntioideae Tony Roberts Opuntia Group, Gasteria
5-6 September Stand at Birmingham Outdoors Show, Cannon Hill Park
15 September Agaves large and small
Geoff Bowman Copiapoa, Agave
4 October Autumn Show at Birmingham Botanical Gardens
20 October Haworthias wild and tame Dorothy Minors Ariocarpus, Haworthia
17 November Argentina Safari
Derek Castle Any Cactus, Lithops
8 December
*note change to the 2nd Tuesday
AGM and Christmas Social

There is now a £2 charge to attend which includes free tea and biscuits. All regular monthly meetings are held on Third Tuesday of each month
(except December’s meeting) 7.00pm for 7.30pm start at:

Winterbourne House & Garden
University of Birmingham
58 Edgbaston Park Road, B15 2RT
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