2018  THIS YEAR WE ARE 192 YEARS OLD         

THE OFFICERS AND COMMITTEE WISH ALL MEMBERS A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A SUCCESSFUL GROWING SEASON IN 2018.



DATES OF EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY.

🎅2nd DECEMBER - CHRISTMAS LUNCH AT STUART HOUSE HOTEL.  Details to follow.🎄

 THE SOCIETY IS HOPING TO ORGANISE A COACH TRIP TO THE RHS HARLOW CARR GARDENS IN HARROGATE IN MAY/JUNE NEXT YEAR. More details nearer the time.



 ACCORDING TO NEWSPAPER ARCHIVES, THE SOCIETY WAS FOUNDED IN 1826 AND AT ONE STAGE WAS HOLDING AT LEAST 3 SHOWS A YEAR WITH ONE SHOW IN THE 1950S AT THE OLD CORN EXCHANGE  ATTRACTING 680 EXHIBITS AND AROUND 3000 VISITORS.


THE  ANNUAL SHOW HELD ON SATURDAY AUGUST 11TH 2018 AT SOUTH WOOTTON VILLAGE HALL. ATTRACTED 36 EXHIBITORS WHO ENTERED 280 EXHIBITS, DESPITE THE CHALLENGING CONDITIONS WE HAD DURING THE PAST YEAR THE SHOW DREW SEVERAL COMPLIMENTS FROM THE VISITORS.  

THE NEW THREE YEAR SHOW SCHEDULE FOR 2018/2020 IS NOW AVAILABLE AND CAN BE FOUND ON THE WEBSITE UNDER SHOW SCHEDULE. THE 2019 SHOW TO BE HELD IN THE SOUTH WOOTTON VILLAGE HALL AGAIN, ON SATURDAY 10TH AUGUST. SAT NAV PE30 3LJ


THE OFFICERS AND COMMITTEE ELECTED FOR THE CURRENT YEAR (WITH CONTACT DETAILS) CAN BE FOUND UNDER THE HEADING IN THE LEFT HAND COLUMN.

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NEW!  THE SOCIETY IS GRATEFUL TO FORMER MEMBER JOHN DOUBLEDAY FOR PASSING ON OLD MINUTE BOOKS COVERING MEETINGS HELD DURING THE YEARS 1891 - 1894; 1897 - 1899; 1919 - 1923; 1934 - 1938 AND 1939 - 1950 PLUS 22 BOXES FILM SLIDES OF SHOWS AND OUTINGS FROM 1964 - 1985 - EACH BOX CONTAINING APPROX 24 SLIDES. IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION ON THE MISSING ITEMS WOULD THEY PLEASE CONTACT KELVIN FAIRWEATHER 01553 673772. OR EMAIL: kelvin.fairweather@tiscali.co.uk

THE SPECIAL BOOKLET "HISTORY OF THE KING'S LYNN HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY" IS NOW COMPLETE AND CAN BE PURCHASED FROM KELVIN FAIRWEATHER, PRICE £1.00

TO SEE THE MINUTES OF 1891 SOCIETY AGM CLICK ON HISTORY ON LEFT HAND COLUMN!! THE HISTORY SECTION ALSO CONTAINS SCHEDULES OF SHOWS HELD IN THE 1890s


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MEMBERSHIP OF THE SOCIETY IS NOW DUE FOR RENEWAL, ADULTS £5.00, UNDER 16s FREE

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THE LATEST NEWSLETTER CAN BE FOUND IN THE LEFT HAND COLUMN UNDER "NEWSLETTER"

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