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There have been some beautiful and unusual entries this past quarter – Diana Petrokaite's enchanting Aerangis luteoalba var. rhodosticta is but one. Thank you to those members who've supported the table show. The judges have rated their favourites, so if you haven't looked at the entries for a while, you'll find them here.


A new table show for April to June is now open. Please send in your entries to tableshow@osgb.org.uk – we look forward to seeing your spring flowers!

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This year the International Orchid Show will take place as part of the BBC Gardeners’ World Live (BBC GWL) Exhibition (and the BBC Good Food Exhibition) at the NEC from Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th June. It is hoped that this popular and successful show can continue to run for many more years to come and that this new venue will prove popular with orchid enthusiasts.


Only OSGB members can order tickets for BBC GWL via the OSGB website; for instructions, please go to the GWL 2024 tab and log into the members’ only area. Don’t leave it to the last minute – orders must be received by the Treasurer no later than Friday 24th May.


1 June 2024

Tickets for this event can no longer be purchased through OSGB.

If you have not yet received your e-ticket, please contact Sally by emailing osgbtreasurer@hotmail.co.uk

Tickets may still be available directly from the venue here.



Parking is not free at the NEC; it will cost £8 per day if ordered in advance, or £10 on the day. There will also be other events happening within both the BBC Gardeners’ World Live Exhibition and the BBC Good Food Exhibition. Many of these events are free, but some will cost £4 - £5 each. Parking and events can be ordered on line via the UKIOS (www.uk-international-orchid-show.com) and BBC GWL (www.bbcgardenersworldlive.com) websites.




Enjoy the show!

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Time & Location

13 Apr 2024, 09:30 – 16:30

Squire's Garden Centre, Halliford Road, Upper Halliford, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW17 8SG, UK


About the Event

On Saturday 13th April 2024, the Orchid Society of Great Britain are holding their Spring Orchid Show at Squire's Garden Centre in Shepperton - Squire's Garden Centre, Halliford Road, Upper Halliford, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW17 8SG. This fantastic event will be a dream come true for orchid lovers!


The OSGB Spring Show is an open flower show that anyone can enter - you don't need to be a member of the Orchid Society of Great Britain - just bring along your orchids in the morning. Orchid entries can be received from 9.30am. Judging takes place at 11am and plants can be collected at 4.30pm.


Visitors will be able to admire a wide range of interesting and unusual orchids at this special show. Visitors can purchase orchids from Squire's Garden Centre, Spicesotic Plants, Orchid Alchemy, and OSGB members at this very special event. Squire's also sell houseplants, garden plants, pots, tools, gifts, etc.. Squire's at Shepperton have a newly refurbished Café Bar that offers breakfast, lunch, and afternoon tea. The Café Bar has distinct seating areas to choose from including the main Café Bar, a sophisticated afternoon tea area with piano, a coffee lounge, and a special family-friendly area, as well as outdoor seating.


There's free parking. Squire's in Shepperton is a 20 minute walk from the train station or a short taxi ride from the station. This Garden Centre will be open from 9am until 6pm.



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