Folks, Tonights meeting and AGM has been cancelled by the club due to the snowfall overnight and during today. Roads are expected to freeze after 7pm and will make travel to the meeting dangerous. We have therefore decided to cancel the meeting and postpone the AGM until the January meeting. An email will be sent to all members as confirmation. Shut the door, light your fire if you have one and relax in a winter wonderland. Merry Christmas to you all and see you in January.
Just sharing a few images of our Club Workshop Weekend with Peter Warren. We kept him busy with two packed days and members also attending from our sister clubs in Munster and Leinster. Peter's common sense approach to workshops is refreshing with work on trees being done on an 'as needed' basis when the tree is ready and the timing is right for it. His knowledge of all things bonsai is impressive and his ability to teach at a level suitable for each person was a real bonus. Feedback form all the participants was extremely positive and all are keen to do it all again soon. Thanks for a great weekend Peter, see you again next year. Here's the pics capturing the two days showing those taking part and a few of the trees in various stages of work and in no particular order.
This weekend the Northern Ireland Bonsai Society will be putting on a small display of trees at the Greenmount Campus in Antrim. This is a come along and have a go type event with trees being worked on during the two days and some sale items will also be available. Come and browse the walled garden and see Koi in the Koi show being held beside the garden. Times are Saturday 19th 10am to 5pm and Sunday 20th 1pm to 5pm.
Just a quick reminder that the Club's May meeting is this Friday 12th at Cregagh Youth and Community Centre starting at 8pm. Hope to see you there. Bring a tree ... We'll have a hoot!
A start to finish gallery of the NIBS Spring Exhibition at Malone House, Barnetts Demense, Belfast. Exhibits are from 8 of our members from novice to experienced. The NIBS is keen to encourage all members to exhibit to the public and learn from the experience.