Whatever your level of interest, knowledge or experience, you are sure of a warm and friendly welcome at the Ashwell Horticultural Society.

We meet at the URC Hall in Ashwell High Street on the first Thursday of each month at 8:00pm, apart from June, July and August, when visits to various local gardens and other venues are arranged.

In September the Autumn Show is held on the first Saturday of the month, in place of the Thursday meeting. However, for one year only the show will be on the second Saturday, 8th September 2018 in St Mary's Church.

We have interesting speakers, discussions and a monthly raffle. We hold two Shows each year, with horticulture and craft sections, and arrange visits to beautiful gardens and nurseries throughout the year. We also arrange short breaks with a horticultural theme. We went to Northern Ireland in 2017 to celebrate our fortieth anniversary.

On 2nd November 2017 we had a very enjoyable AGM including a really informative and enjoyable Gardeners Question Time with local experts. There was excellent Irish stew and wine with convivial company! In 2018 the AGM will be held on 1st November in the URC Hall.

Please come to one of our meetings and meet us, or contact one of our committee.

The Ashwell Horticultural Society was founded in 1977 by a group of enthusiastic gardeners, under the chairmanship of Geoff Cook, following the successful Queen's Silver Jubilee Horticultural Show held on 3rd September that year. The Autumn Show has been held every year since then.

The first Spring Show was held on 2nd April 1992, initiated by Peter Hankin.

In 2018, the Spring show was held on 5th April and the Autumn Show was held on 8th September. See Show page for details.


Ashwell Horticultural Society Constitution


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