The following meetings will be held at Napier Hall, Hide Place, Westminster, London, SW1P 4NJ unless otherwise stated. Please click the following link for the complete OSGB monthly Table Shows, Spring and Autumn Shows Judging Schedule.

13:30 - Doors open, refreshments available
14:30 - Speaker
16:30 - Meetings scheduled to end

2018 Programme
06 JAN13.00Doors open for registration of plants for the auction
14:00Auction – Henry Oakeley
Members may bring four plants each, or six for family membership, to be auctioned. 10% of sale price goes to the OSGB
Note: No table show at this meeting
03 FEB*13:30Doors open
14:30Speaker: David Menzies - Orchids a singular Passion
03 MAR*13:30Doors open
14:30Speaker: John Gay - A Peruvian Experience (Meeting cancelled)
10 MAR ✦OSGB Open Spring Show at ✦ The Glasshouse, RHS Garden Wisley
08:00 & 08:30Plants for judging should be brought in via Mill Lane entrance only
09:00Judging
10:00 – 16:30Show open to public
See website News section for further details
Contact Sue Johnson Tel: 01279 812704; e-mail: osgbmembership @yahoo.co.uk
07 APR ✦Meeting with the London Orchid Show at the ✦ RHS Halls, Conference Centre, Vincent Square, SW1P 2PE
14:30Speaker: Mark Riley - How to grow and flower Phalaenopsis orchids – from modern nursery to success at home
05 MAY*13:30Doors open
14:30Speakers: Iain and Celia Wright -  Lesotho & South Africa - orchids in the wild and in cultivation
02 JUN*11:30Doors open
12:00Annual General Meeting ➤ PLEASE NOTE TIMES
14:30Speaker: Francis Queseda-Pallarés – Finding the Wild Orchids of Sulawesi
07 JUL*13:30Doors open
14:30Speaker: Prof Harold Koopowitz, USA - Miniature Paphiopedilum
04 AUG*09:30Beginners seminar – new members only ➤ Please book in advance
10:00Speaker: Henry Oakeley – An Introduction to Orchids
10:30Speaker: Peter White – How to repot your orchids (tbc)
11:00Practical hands-on potting
12:00Light lunch
13:30Doors open for main meeting
14:30Speaker: Mel Stephen on Dendrobium and Allied Genera
01 SEP13:30Doors open
14:30Speaker: John Gay - A Peruvian Experience (rescheduled from March)
06 OCT ✦OSGB Autumn Show & Wraysbury Orchid Event, ✦ Wraysbury Village Hall, The Green,
Wraysbury, TW19 5NA. Contact Peter White, Tel: 01295 712159;
e-mail: peter.orchid @ sky.com
07:30 – 09:00Plants for judging to be in place
09:30Judging
10:30 – 16:00Show open to public
See Annual Supplement for further details
03 NOV13:30Doors open
14:30Speaker: Zsuzsanna Serer - Dracula, Bulbophyllum, and Epidendrum culture
[Note, this clashes with the BOC MEETING at Writhlington school]
01 DEC*Photographic competition, see the Journal Annual Supplement page 26
12:30Doors open for photo registration
13:30Pictures to be in place
14:30Christmas afternoon, quiz, tea, and photographic competition
Non-members/guests £5.
Contact Nia Dudareva, e-mail: osgb.program@gmail.com
2019
05 JAN13.00Doors open for registration of plants for the Plant Auction
14:00Auction – with auctioneer Henry Oakeley
Members may bring four plants each, or six for family membership, to be auctioned. 10% of sale price goes to the OSGB
Note: No table show at this meeting
02 FEB13:30Doors open
14:30Speaker: Simon Pugh-Jones (Writhlington School) - Growing Cool Orchids
02 MAR12:30OSGB Spring Show at Napier Hall
No lecture this month
06 APR13:30Doors open
14:30Speaker: TBA
04 MAY13:30Doors open
14:30Speaker: Bala Kompalli (RBG Kew) - Orchids of Kews
01 JUN13:30Doors open
14:30Speaker: TBA
06 JUL13:30Doors open
14:30Speaker: TBA
03 AUG09:30Doors open for NEW Members Meeting
14:30Speaker: TBA
07 SEP13:30Doors open
14:30Speaker: TBA
05 OCT13:30Doors open
14:30Speaker: Sara Rittershausen (Burnham Nursery) - The History of Burnham Nurseries (TBC)
02 NOV ✦OSGB Autumn Show & Wraysbury Orchid Event, ✦ Wraysbury Village Hall, The Green,
Wraysbury, TW19 5NA. Contact Peter White, Tel: 01295 712159;
e-mail: peter.orchid @ sky.com
07:30 – 09:00Plants for judging to be in place
09:30Judging
10:30 – 16:00Show open to public
See Annual Supplement for further details - TO BE CONFIRMED
Key:Events not at Napier Hall
* Meetings at which members may bring plants to sell (with 10% to Society, please)

Contact:

Please contact the Orchid Society of Great Britain via the Secretary:
Mrs Zane Rappa 4 Vine Court, Harrow, HA3 0TR. tel: 07984 546055, e-mail: zane.rappa@gmail.com