Joining a Bonsai club is greatly recommended to start and progress in the Bonsai hobby. Besides workshops most Bonsai clubs organize tours, contests and exhibitions; a great way to learn as much as you please about growing Bonsai. Inside the United Kingdom about 43 Bonsai clubs and organizations were founded, most of them member of the Federation of British Bonsai Societies (FoBBS). Please contact us to submit missing/updated club information.

 

 

Bonsai clubs in the UK: Map and list

 

 


Bonsai clubs in England
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Salisbury Bonsai Society
LAVERSTOCK NR. SALISBURY
Valerie Casey
e-mail valcasey2004 (at) yahoo.co.uk
tele 01722 500157
Venue: Laverstock Village hall.
1st.Monday 7.45p.m.
salisburyBonsaisociety.co.uk

Wessex Bonsai Society
BOURNEMOUTH
Malcolm Driffield
paulgrantins (at) yahoo.com
01202 890021
Venue: Kinson Community Centre, Milhams Rd, BH10 7LH
2nd Tuesday monthly 7:30pm
http://www.wessexBonsaisociety.co.uk/index.asp

Eastleigh Bonsai Society
SOUTHAMPTON
Mrs. C.Smith
mikesmith (at) athene.co.uk
02380 455563
Venue: Greggs School, Townhill Park House, Southampton
2nd Mon 7:30pm
http://www.Bonsai.beggarsfair.com/index.html

Solent Bonsai Society
FAREHAM, HANTS
Richard Gustar,
richard_gustar (at) hotmail.co.uk
023 9261 2114
Venue: Wallington Village Hall, Broadcut, Fareham, Hants (Nr Sainsbury's)
Last Friday 7:30 pm
http://www.solentBonsai.co.uk/

Phoenix Bonsai Group
DORSET
Allan Tolley
aptdesign (at) hotmail.com or davebonesmartin (at) talktalk.net
01489798299
Venue: By invitation only

Eastbourne & Wealden Bonsai Club
EAST SUSSEX
eandwbonsaiclub(at)msn.com
01424 437262
Venue: St Mary’s Church Hall, Decoy Drive, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, BN22 9PP
2nd Mon 7:30pm
www.eandwBonsaiclub.co.uk

Sussex Bonsai Society
WIVELSFIELD, WEST SUSSEX
Andrew Ford
p.liess (at) btopenworld.com
01903 755928
Venue: Wivelsfield Green Hall, Wivelsfield Green , West Sussex , R17 7QH
4th Weds 8:00pm
http://www.sussexBonsaigroup.co.uk/

Kent Bonsai Society
CANTERBURY, KENT
Mick Byrne,
kentBonsaiclub (at) blueyonder.co.uk
Venue:Rough Common Village hall Canterbury Kent CT2 9BS
Meetings 2nd Wednesday
www.kentBonsaiclub.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk

North West Kent Bonsai Society
SWANLEY, KENT
Janet Mitchell,
janet.mitchell10 (at) ntlworld.com
01322 663076
Venue: Whiteoaks Indoor Bowling Centre, Garrolds Close, Swanley, Kent
2nd. Friday
www.Bonsainorthwestkentclub.org.uk/

Sutton Bonsai Society
EWELL, SURREY
Roger Andrews
daryn (at) grossmith.com
020 8773 1728
Venue: 4th.Ewell Scout Hall
Last Thursday of the month

Surrey Heath Bonsai Society
PIRBRIGHT, SURREY
Chris Rhodes
rhodes163 (at) googlemail.com
01276 20893
Venue: Lord Pirbright Hall, Pirbright
1st.Tues7.30p.m.-10.30p.m
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/peter.holt/SHBS/

Southend Bonsai Society
DODDINGTON, ESSEX
Christine Leigh-Walker
jonescmpg (at) aol.com
P.G.Jones 01277 821643
Venue: Bushukan Nursery Doddinghurst Essex
3rd Thursday 7.30pm
www.bushukan.Bonsai.com

Dai-ichi Bonsai Club
ESSEX
Mr Tim Johnson
tim_johnson_byron (at) talktalk.net
Venue: Shenfield, Parish Hall, Hutton Road , Essex
1st Monday every month except January

The Bonsai Group
ENFIELD, NORTH LONDON
Joy Savage
joyliz.savage (at) virgin.net
020 8367 3169
Venue: Capel Manor College, EN1 4RQ
Second Tuesday 7.30pm, except August.
http://www.angelfire.com/art/Bonsaigroup/

Waltham Forest Bonsai Club
Walthamstow, London, E17
Contact: Brian Large
wfbonsaiclub (at) gmail.com
or Richard Johnson Tel: 020 8524 2518
wfbc-at.wix.com/wfbonsaiclub

Bedfordshire Bonsai Society
Chairman Sir John Trinder
Secretary Steven Lee
Website, Google:-Bedfordshire Bonsai Society
Facebook, Beds Bonsai Club
Phone 07860682161
Meetings monthly mainly at Toddington village hall.
Social outings available, see programme.
Our own nursery for material, weekly meetings at the nursery and weekly meetings at our local Garden centre.

Chiltern Bonsai Society
HIGH WYCOMBE, BUCKS
Margaret Roll
margaret (at) terina
01296 6112108
Venue: Hazlemere C of E School Amersham Rd High Wycombe
2nd Monday 7.45pm Monthly
http://www.chilternBonsai.org.uk/

Berkshire Bonsai Society
READING, BERKSHIRE
Tania Clentworth,
info (at) berkshireBonsai.co.uk
07817 418 708
Venue: Barkham Village Hall
2nd. Wednesday
http://www.berkshireBonsai.co.uk

Newbury & District Bonsai Society
NEWBURY, BERKS.
D J Cleveland
newbury.Bonsai (at) btinternet.com
0118 9833188
Venue: Speen Parish Hall, Speen Lane, Newbury
1st Wednesday except Jan
http://newburyBonsai.blogspot.com/

Swindon Bonsai Society
SWINDON, WILTSHIRE
Graham Stubbs 017 9352 1658
g.k.stubbs (at) btinternet.com
Venue: Coleview Community Centre, Coleview, Swindon SN3 4AS
2nd Tues 7:30pm
http://www.swindon-Bonsai.co.uk/

Milton Keynes Bonsai Society
MILTON KEYNES
Mrs. Anne Robinson
anne (at) zensunni.org
01908 634409 / 631109
Venue: Brooksward Community Annexe, Tower Drive, Neath Hill , Milton Keynes
2nd Monday except Aug

Northamptonshire Bonsai Society
NORTHANTS
Martin Gregory Sec
martinng (at) btinternet.com
We meet on the first Thursday of the month at:
Weston Favell Parish Hall
Booth Lane South
Weston Favell
Northampton
NN3 3EP

Norfolk Bonsai Society
NORFOLK
Barrie Sharrock
b.sharrock (at) btinternet.com
01493 393671
Venue: Wensum Lodge, 169 Kings Street, Norwich
1st Fri at 7:30pm
http://www.norfolkBonsai.co.uk/

Derby & District Bonsai Society
DERBYSHIRE
Mr Tony Lloyd
tony (at) lloydy98.freeserve.co.uk
01332 679584
Venue: Grange Hall Community Centre, Park Lane, Littleover
Last Wed except Dec
www.derbyBonsai.org.uk

Wigston Bonsai Society
NR. LEICESTER
Mr. Frank Mepham
eoffmepham (at) yahoo.com
01455 291933
Venue: Wigston Primary School, Meadow Way, Wigston, Leics.
Last Tues.7.30p.m.

Heart of England Bonsai Society
NR. COVENTRY
Marion Disbery
mdisbery (at) yahoo.co.uk
01676 534944
Venue: Cubbington Village Hall, Broadway
3rd Tues
www.warkcom.net/hoe-Bonsai

Ambion Bonsai Society
NUNEATON, WARKS.
Brian Humphriss
margarethumphriss (at) googlemail.com
01455 447083
Venue: Hatters Space, Upper Abbey Street, Nuneaton , CV11 5DN
Last Thurs except June & Dec

South Staffs Bonsai Society
SUTTON COLDFIELD, B'HAM
Dave Barnsley
davidbarnsley (at) blueyonder.co.uk
0121 682 2200
Venue: Fellowship Hall, South Parade, Sutton Coldfield
3rd Tuesday

Midland Bonsai Society
SHIRLEY, BIRMINGHAM
judithkdavison (at) msn.com
Tel. No. 07849 581468
Peter Toghill 0121 423 3978
Venue: Moseley Cricket Club, Streetbrook Rd, Shirley,
1st Thurs 7:30pm
http://midlandBonsai.webs.com/

Redditch Bonsai Society
meets at Webheath Village Hall, Heathfield Rd, Redditch, B97 5SQ on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm.
judithkdavison (at) msn.com
Tel. No. 07849 581468

South Worcester Bonsai Society
WORCESTER
Malcolm Styles
malcolmstyles (at) yahoo.com
01905 455351
Venue: Claines British Legion,Cornmeadow Lane, Worcester
second Tuesday 7.30pm

Shropshire Bonsai Society
SHREWSBURY
Mike Powis
m.powis (at) homecall.co.uk
01743.236859
Venue: St Giles Church Hall, Springfield Estate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
4th Tuesday 7:30-10pm
www.shropshireBonsai.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk

Cheshire Bonsai Society
CHESHIRE
Elizabeth Scott,
Bonsailiz (at) hotmail.com
01829 733519
Venue: Little Budworth Village Hall, Booth Avenue, Little Budworth
3rd Monday 7.45
http://cheshireBonsaisociety.org.uk

Wirral Bonsai Society
BIRKENHEAD, MERSEYSIDE
Ian Warhurst.
i.warhurst (at) ntlworld.com
01516085773
Venue: R.A.F.A. club Alton Rd, Oxton, Birkenhead.
2nd Wednesday of each month.
wirral-Bonsai.blogspot.com/

Harlow Carr Bonsai Group
HARROGATE, YORKS
Susan Stephenson,
susan (at) eethla.fsnet.co.uk
015 3565 6576
Venue: Harlow Carr Bonsai Group, RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Crag Lane , Harrogate, York HG3 1QB
3rd Sun 2:30pm

Humberside Bonsai Society
Kingston Upon Hull, East Yorkshire, England
www.facebook.com/HumbersideBonsaiSociety

Tees Valley Bonsai Society
STOCKTON ON TEES, TEESIDE
Graham Walker
graham.walker11 (at) ntlworld.com
01287 637734
Venue: Elmwood Youth and Community Centre, Greens Lane, Hartburn, Stockton on Tees TS18 5EP
On 3rd Tuesday, monthly (excluding August) at 7.15pm in the Youth Extension

British Shohin Association
Graham Walker,
01287 637734
http://www.shohin.org.uk

Middlesex Bonsai Society
Meets 3rd Tuesday of each month at South Harrow Methodist Church.
Walton Avenue
South Harrow
Middx.HA2 8QU
Contact Roger Gibbs, email: roger.gibbs (at) talktalk.net.
www.middlesexBonsaisociety.co.uk

Blackmorevale Bonsai Group
We meet on the second Friday each month at United Church Hall.
Bell street Shaftesbury.7.30pm. Workshop based.
E mail m5eay.geoff (at) btinternet.com
Web site is http://blackmorevaleBonsaigroup.co.uk

FENLAND BONSAI CLUB
WISBECH CAMBRIDGESHIRE
Contact - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Venue - Newton Village Hall, Church Lane, Newton Cambs, PE13 5HF
Meetings - 3rd Friday of the month
www.Fenland-Bonsai.co.uk


Bonsai clubs in Wales
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Cardiff Bonsai Society
CARDIFF, SOUTH WALES
Anne Campbell
mail (at) observatoryBonsai.co.uk
02920 484892
Venue: Bethel Church Hall, Whitchurch, Cardiff
3rd. Wednesday
http://www.cardiffBonsai.org.uk/

Glynderi Bonsai Group
GWENT
Keith Wilson
keithnwilson (at) aol.com
01495 224301
Venue: Oakdale Community Centre, Penrhiw Avenue , Oakdale, Blackwood, Gwent NP12 0NH
2nd & 4th Friday 7.00pm
http://www.glynderiBonsaiclub.yolasite.com/

New Dawn Bonsai
BRIDGEND, GLAMORGAN
Alex Evelyn
evomucker (at) googlemail.com
Malcolm Francis 01656 657660
Venue: Pencoed Garden Centre ,Pencoed, Bridgend ,Mid Glamorgan
Every Sunday 10.00 - 4.00
http://www.newdawnBonsai.com/

Dragon Bonsai Society
SWANSEA, CARMARTHEN
Gerwyn Reynolds
dragonBonsai (at) live.co.uk
07734 081843
Venue: Bonllwyn Aquatic & Garden Centre.
120 LLandybie Road, Ammanford SA18 2EE
Each Sunday 10 am till 4pm
http://www.dragonBonsai.co.uk/


Bonsai clubs in Northern Ireland
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Friends of Bonsai Northern Ireland
Bangor
Cliff Farle
farley.c (at) sky.com
2890 620701
George Green Hall, Rathgill Parade, Bangor, Co Down
First Saturday of every month 10am--1pm

Northern Ireland Bonsai Society
BELFAST
Ian Young
info (at) niBonsai.co.uk
77952 63569
Venue: Cregagh Library, 413 Cregagh Road , Belfast
2nd Friday
htttp://www.niBonsai.co.uk


Bonsai clubs in Scotland
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Dundee & District Bonsai Society
SCOTLAND
Mark Watson
01307 468115
Venue: Gardeners Halls, Arklay Street, Dundee
2nd Monday 7.00pm
http://www.dundeeBonsai.org.uk/home.htm

Scottish Bonsai Association (SBA)

All members of the SBA can visit any of the other clubs at any time

Club - Ayr
Address - Alloway Village Hall Alloway Road Ayrshire. Scotland
Convenor - John Liechti
Tel No - 01505 681069
Email - john.goldsmith1 (at) tesco.net Post Code -
Meetings - Second Sunday of every month 1.30pm in Alloway Village Hall

Club -Edinburgh
Address - Currie Scout Hall, Lanark Road Currie. Midlothian Scotland
Convenor - Janice
Tel No - 01620 825187
Post Code - EH14 5JX
Meetings - First Wednesday of the month 8pm Currie Scout Hall. Tea, coffee
and biscuits provided. There is a small charge to cover the hall fee.

Club - Forth Valley
Address - Mayfield Centre Bannockburn, Sunnybank Road Stirlingshire FK7 0DB
Convenor - John
Tel No - 01295 731094
Email - rjohn-morris (at) lineone.net Post Code - FK7 0DB
Meetings - First Tuesday of the month 7.30pm

Club - Glasgow
Address - Glasgow Botanical Gardens 730, Great Western Road. Glasgow.
Scotland. G12 OUE
Convenor - David
Tel No - 0141 587 7880
Meetings - Second Wednesday of the month 7.30pm

Club - Lanarkshire
Address - Wattston Bonsai, Wattston North Lanarkshire, Scotland
Convenor - Gordon
Tel No - 01236 769910
Email - lochbuie (at) blueyonder.co.uk Post Code - 0800 8830899
Meetings - First Sunday of every month from midday

Club - Penicuik
Address - Penicuik Town Hall, High Street Penicuik Scotland EH26 8HS
Convenor - Dave
Tel No - 0131 258 1936
Meetings - Second Tuesday of the month 7.30pm in Penicuik Town Hall, ground
floor through door with wheelchair ramp.

Club - Perth
Address - North Inch Community Campus, Gowans Terrace, Perth. Scotland. PH1
5BF
Convenor - John
Email - jfmellanby (at) gmail.com
Meetings - First Wednesday of the month (not Dec, Jan)at North Inch
Community Campus

Club - West Lothian
Address - Almondvale Heritage Centre, Millfield, Livingston. West Lothian
Scotland EH54 7AR
Convenor - Lee Purdie
Tel No - 01506 871934
Email - purdie4 (at) btinternet.com Post Code -
Meetings - Meets on the first Thursday of the month 7.30pm at the Almondvale
Heritage Centre. Free coffee, tea and chocolate biscuits are available.

 

 

Source

www.fobbsbonsai.co.uk

Individual club pages