Category: General

  • Bob Brooks – End of an Era

    It is with great sadness that I share the news that Bob Brooks passed away on Monday morning. Bob, a founding and honorary member of the Northern Ireland Bonsai Society was one of few true gentlemen I have ever known. Until ill health in recent years, he was a stalwart at our monthly meetings and a […]

  • Auction Update

    Thank you to all those who have donated to the auction in support of the NIBS ‘Bonsai 30’ Exhibition. The deadline for lots to be added has now past and we are now set to go with 49 lots available for bids. With so many bids coming in from outside of Northern Ireland we thought […]

  • Auction: Saving the Best Until Last

    We have just added more trees onto the AUCTION PAGE. I think it’s safe to say that these are the pick of the bunch. One of our founding members, Josh, donated 4 European Beech to the Society’s auction and you’ll be excited to see what’s now on offer. All four trees have been in training as bonsai […]

  • George Taggart R.I.P.

    It is with great sadness that I inform our members about the passing of George Taggart. George was a founding member of the NIBS back in 1986, past President and a long time member of the committee. George was made a honorary member roughly 8 years a go in recognition of his hard work in […]

  • R.I.P. Sharon Green

    It’s with a heavy heart that I have to share this news with you. Sharon Green passed away this afternoon after a long fight with cancer. Sharon fought her illness every step of the way, a true fighter, I don’t think I know of another person who displayed such a positive attitude towards her condition, […]

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