Meetings 2022

We meet on the first Friday of the month (unless indicated otherwise) and our 2022 programme is as follows:

Friday 7 January

Southwest USA – Martin Edwards

Friday 4 February

Stenocactus – Laurie Poulson

Friday 4 March

Soqotra, Island of Dragons – Neil Oakman

Friday 1 April

Peru – Ian Woolnough

Friday 6 May 

UK Collections & Nurseries – Tony & Suzanne Mace

May Dates TBC 

Southend Parks Nursery Open Weekend 10.00am–4.00pm. Display and plant sales.

Friday/Saturday/Sunday 20-22 May  

National Garden Show at Hylands House, Chelmsford, CM2 8WQ. Display and plant sales.

Friday 10 June 

Smaller South American Opuntias – Tony Roberts

Friday 1 July 

Subject to be arranged – David Minnion


Garden meeting (date and venue tba) 

Friday 9 September

Cultivation Evening - a discussion

Friday 7 October

Echeverias/Aloes/Gasterias – Stuart Riley

Friday 4 November

Madagascar – Hazel Taylor

Friday 2 December

Short talk/AGM/Social Evening



The Victoria Suite
Saxon Hall
Aviation Way


1st Friday of the month (unless indicated otherwise)


7.00pm for 7.30pm start

For full details go to our meetings page.

For further information on how to find us go to our contact page.

For information on other branches in Essex and North London go to BCSS Zone 15.

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