Federation Day 2018

24th February 2018 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Gilbert White Room, Westley Court, Sparsholt College
Kelvin Mason

Federation Day – Sparsholt College

All member Societies are invited to send representatives to the Gilbert White Room, Westley Court,  Sparsholt College on Federation Day.

Lunch for those attending the morning session can be provided but must be pre-booked on the order form at the bottom of the Conference  letter previously circulated

The programme is as follows:

Members Conference

0930 – 1000                    Tea/Coffee (50p)

1000 – 1100                    John Penney will talk on setting up a show.

                                        John has been chairman of the flower show committee at the New Forest                                         Show. He will cover the setting up of a show and the history of some shows.

 1100 — 1200                    For the second part of the morning we will hold a number of small workshops                                          covering various aspects of showing and what can be done to encourage more                                          exhibitors, especially younger ones.
                                         Other aspects to be considered are stewarding, judging and show                                           administration

These will be of interest to all show secretaries and show organisors, particularly anyone new to this aspect of shows.

Usual collection will be taken as you leave the hall

1220                                 Lunch (Pre-booked only)

Annual General Meeting,  Presentations and Quiz Final

The Annual General Meeting of the Hampshire Federation of Horticultural Societies will be held in the Gilbert White Room, Westley Court at Sparsholt College Hampshire, Sparsholt, Winchester at 2.00 pm on Saturday 24th February 2018.  Representatives of your Society are invited to attend.

The programme for the afternoon will be:

14.00                  Annual General Meeting.

15.00                  Tea and Coffee available (50p).

15.30 approx.     Inter-Society Quiz Final.

17.00 approx.     Presentation of Quiz Awards and Raffle.

17.30 approx.     Close.