British Cactus and Succulent Society

Zone 6






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The 2019 Zone 6 International Convention will take place on Sunday 31 March 2019 at Weston Turville Village Hall, School Approach, Weston Turville, Buckinghamshire HP22 5RW. The programme will start at 11:00 and finish at 17:00. Doors will be open at 10.00 for plant and book sales.

There will be two speakers: Rikus van Veldhuisen is from the Netherlands and is Chairman of The International Euphorbia Society. He is greatly travelled in Southern Africa. His first talk will be an 'Introduction to the Succulent Euphorbias of South Africa'; 'his second talk is 'Succulents of the Benguela Current Coast'. The second speaker is Graham Charles talking about 'Matucana in habitat and culture'. The Cactophiles among us will know Graham Charles very well. He has travelled widely in Southern America over many years. Graham is currently the editor of Bradleya.

Plant sales will be provided by Williams Cactus, Stuart Riley. Rikus van Veldhuisen (pending confimation) and Graham Charles.In addition book sales will be available from Keith Larkin ( Keith's Plant Books).

As usual, there will be a raffle

Tickets, priced at 18, include tea/coffee on arrival, lunch and afternoon tea/coffee/biscuits. Tickets are available from Zone 6 Branch Secretaries or from David Wilson phone 01494 581020.

Please make cheques payable to BCSS and include your email address if available. If you do not have an email address then write to David, enclosing a SAE.

The last date for buying tickets is Wednesday 20 March 2019. There will be no admission on the door.


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