Future Meetings and Events

Our lively and friendly meetings are held at 7:30pm generally on the first Thursday of every month (see below) at Camborne Science and International Academy, Cranberry Road, Camborne (TR14 7PP), and new Members and Guests are always welcome and made welcome.

Here is a map to help you find us:

Thursday 7th February, 7:30 pm Butterflies with Shaun Poland  Camborne Science & International Academy, Cranberry Rd, Camborne, TR14 7PP

In February, we start a new year of meetings by Welcoming Shaun Poland from the Cornwall Branch of Butterfly Conservation, who will be giving us a talk on Butterflies in the Garden.

February is also when annual subscriptions become due, still just £5 for years of 11 monthly meetings, our annual show and all the advice you'll need to help you grow and show fabulous fuchsias.

 2019 Programme 
 January  There is no monthly meeting in January
 7th February  Butterflies in the Garden with Shaun Poland from the Cornwall Branch of  Butterfly Conservation.
 Annual subscriptions due.
 7th March  Members workshop and Plant Surgery with expert tuition on taking cuttings  and potting up.  Members are encouraged to bring along their own plants  for advice and help in getting them into shape.
 Distribution of society plants.
 4th April  Ron Scamp, Britain's leading daffodil expert, will be giving us a talk on  Daffodils.
 2nd May  Peter Holloway, Past President of the British Fuchsia Society with a talk on  Fuchsia Lore, collecting all manner of items with fuchsias painted, engraved  and printed on them.  
 6th June
 (Time TBA)
 Lottie Allen, Head Gardener at St Michael's Mount, will be giving us a talk on  the challenges and delights of working on a unique garden.
 4th July  Society Mini Show, just four classes for fun and a chance for all members to  judge the exhibits and pick their bests in each class and the overall best on  the night.
 15th July (Monday)  Stithians Show (Cornwall's biggest one day show), TR3 7DP
 20th July (Saturday)  Camborne Show, with a dozen fuchsia classes, at Gwealavellan Farm,  TR27  5EF.
 28th July (Sunday)  Fowey Fuchsia and Garden Society Show,  Details to be confirmed.
 1st August  Pre-Show meeting.  Titivation, and a run through the show schedule.
 4th August (Sunday)  30th Annual Show, our pearl show, with BFS judge and current BFS  President Derek Luther judging the fuchsia exhibits and Ros Smith judging  the floral exhibits.  
 8th August (Thursday)  BFS Far South West Show, Tamar View Nurseries, Saltash, PL12 6PH.  This year's show includes some classes which are open to members of  societies affiliated to the BFS.
 5th September  Presentation of awards and trophies from the annual show with Leslie  Couch, awarded Honorary Life Membership at our last AGM, followed by a  short talk in the series 'Fuchsias, generally speaking ...!!'.
 15th September  (Sunday)  Annual BBQ at Penvale House, 2pm to 6pm, with proceeds going to charity.
 3rd October  Members workshop on overwintering your plants and taking autumn  cuttings.
 7th November
 Slides of the Annual Show with John Doyle and Ric Reilly.
 5th December  Annual General Meeting and Christmas Fayre Supper.
2020 Programme 
 January  There is not a January meeting.  2019 starts with a meeting on Thursday 6th  February.