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Affiliated Societies

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Bournemouth Orchid Society
Meetings last Friday (except February, July and September and December) at 19:30 at

Bournemouth Natural Science Society, 39 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3NS
Contact: Ken Griffiths, tel: 01425 672492, e-mail:, website:

Cambridge Orchid Society
Meetings first Friday (except January and August) at 19:30 at

Harston Village Hall, High Street, Harston, Cambridge, CB22 7PX
Contact: Sue Johnson, tel: 01279 812704, e-mail: 


Cheltenham & District Orchid Society
Meetings fourth Tuesday every month (except December) at 19:30 at

Down Hatherley Village Hall, Down Hatherley Lane, Gloucester, GL2 9QB 
Contact: Rod Wells, tel:  01684 294485, e-mail:,


Central Orchid Society

Meetings are on the last Saturday of most months at

The Church at Perton, Anders Square, Perton, Wolverhampton, WV6 7QH at 2.00 pm.

Contact: Mr Ray Tunnicliff, tel: 01902 750781 e-mail:


Croydon and District Orchid Society
Meetings first Tuesday (except January) at 19:30 at

Wallington United Reformed Church, Stanley Park Road, Wallington, Surrey, SM6 0UE 
Contact: Michael Penney, tel: 020 8648 7295

Darlington and District Orchid Society 
Meetings second Wednesday at 19:00 at

Sadberge Village Hall, Darlington Road, Sadberge, Darlington, DL2 1SB
Contact: Maurice Local, tel: 01642 566761, e-mail:,


Devon Orchid Society
Meetings third Sunday at 14:00 at

Burnham Nurseries, Forches Cross, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6PZ
Contact: Clive Lloyd, e-mail:


Orchid Society of East Anglia 
Meetings third Friday at 19:30 at

St Mary’s Church Community Room, Low Road, Hellesdon, Norwich, NR6 5AT
Contact: Colin Thorburn, tel: 01842 810520, e-mail:,


East Midlands Orchid Society
Meetings third Sunday at 14:30 at

Bottesford Village Hall, Bottesford, Nottinghamshire, NG13 0BG
Contact: Kim Pask, tel: 01636 701311, e-mail:,


Essex Orchid Society
Meetings second Saturday at 13:30 at

Billericay South Green Memorial Hall, Southend Road, Billericay, CM11 2PR
Contact: Moira Tarrant, tel: 01245 231437, e-mail:

Harrogate Orchid Society
Meetings at Beckwithshaw Village Hall, Harrogate, HG3 1QW or

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Crag Lane, Harrogate, HG3 1QB (check website for dates and times)
Contact: Malcolm White, tel: 01535 661616, e-mail:,


Hinckley & District Orchid Society
Meetings first Wednesday (except July and August) at 20:00 at

Barwell Constitutional Club, Chapel Street, Barwell, Leicestershire, LE9 8DD
Contact: Keith Bates, tel: 01455 446793, e-mail:, website: 

Lea Valley Orchid Society 
Meetings third Wednesday (except December) at 19:45 at

Waterford Village Hall, High Road, Waterford, Hertford
Contact: Gillian Radley, tel: 01992 550897, e-mail:,


North of England Orchid Society
Monthly meetings at variable locations usually on the second Saturday at 10:00

(check website for locations, times and dates)
Contact: George Barnes, tel: 01942 810958, e-mail:,


North East of England Orchid Society
Meetings last Tuesday at 19:15 at

Bowburn Community Centre, Durham Road, Bowburn, Durham, DH6 5AT
Contact: Pat McLean, tel: 0191 4879515, e-mail:,


North Hampshire Orchid Society 
Meetings usually third Sunday (check for dates) at 14:00 at

East Oakley Village Hall, Hill Road, East Oakley, Basingstoke, RG23 7JJ
Contact: Lawrence Gray or Gill Britnell, e-mail:,


Orchid Study Group
Meetings monthly at the Nation
al Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire, SA32 8HN
Contact: Lynne Harrendence, tel: 01269 269847, e-mail:, website:

Scottish Orchid Society 
Four branches: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, and a Country Members branch
Contact: Alan Mackenzie, tel: 01505 614756, e-mail:,


Sheffield and District Orchid Society

Meetings monthly on the first Sunday at 10am at

St. John's Church Hall, Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield, S17 3LF

Contact: Paul Hobson, e-mail:,


Solihull & District Orchid Society 
Meetings first Saturday (except August) at 13:00 at

St George & St Teresa Catholic Church Hall, Station Road, Dorridge, B93 8RZ

Contact Tjin Ong  e-mail tel: 07711 568848[HO1] 


South East Orchid Society
Meetings usually last Sunday (check for dates) at 15:00 at

the Ashford Rail Staff Hall, Beaver Road, Ashford, Kent, TN23 7RR
Contact: Karina Sellers, tel: 01233 720238, e-mail:,

website:  facebook group:

South West Orchid Society 
Meetings second Sunday at 14:15 at

West Monkton Village Hall, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton, TA2 8NE
Contact: Marian Saunders, tel: 01278 455170, e-mail:

Suffolk Orchid Society
Meetings last Wednesday (except July, August and December; November meeting on 18 not 25 in 2015) at 19:30 at

St Michael’s Church Centre, The Drift, Martlesham, Ipswich, IP5 3UY 
Contact:  Bill Gardiner (Chairman), tel: 07807901863, e-mail:


Thames Valley Orchid Society 

Meetings monthly, alternating physical meeting (Saturday 11am) or via zoom (Friday 8pm).

Venue for physical meetings: St. Leonards Church,  Prospect Place, Watlington, OX49 5AJ

Contact: Jason Baran, Hon. Sec.

e-mail: facebook group:


Irish Orchid Society
Meetings first Monday (except January and August) at 20:00 at

The Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Republic of Ireland
Contact: Shane Kerr, tel: 00 353 1 294 0291, e-mail:


Ottawa Orchid Society

Meetings third Sunday (except June, July and August) at 13:30 at

Tom Brown Arena, 141 Bayview Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 4M3, Canada

Contact: Henriette Watkins, tel: (001) 613 235 4570

Wellington Orchid Society

Meetings second Sunday February – December.

Doors open at 1.30pm. Meeting starts 2.00pm,
James Coe Room, Dowse Art Museum, 45 Laings Road, Lower Hutt 5010, Wellington,
New Zealand (Parking is available down Stevens Grove off Knights Road)
Contact: Paul Herd, tel: 0064/0 4 586 1032, e-mail:

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