GROUPS & AFFILIATED SOCIETIES OF THE OSGB

AFFILIATED SOCIETIES 
Bournemouth Orchid Society
Meetings last Friday (except February, July and September and December) at 19:30 at Bournemouth Natural Science Society, 39 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3NS
Contact: Ken Griffiths, tel: 01425 672492, e-mail:  info@bournemouthorchidsociety.org.uk, website: www.bournemouthorchidsociety.org.uk

Bristol and West of England Orchid Society
Meetings second Saturday (except April and August) at 14:30 at The Good Shepherd Hall, Kings Road, Bishopston, Bristol
Contact: Brian Tomlinson, tel: 01454 883415, e-mail: jt007F1810@blueyonder.co.uk

Cambridge Orchid Society
Meetings first Friday (except January and August) at 19:30 at Harston Village Hall, High Street, Harston, Cambridge, CB22 7PX
Contact: Sue Johnson, tel: 01279 812704, e-mail: p.johnson63@btinternet.com website: www.cambridgeorchidsociety.org.uk

Cheltenham & District Orchid Society
Meetings fourth Tuesday every month (except December) at 19:30 at St John’s Church Hall, St John’s Avenue, Churchdown, Gloucestershire, GL3 2DB.
Contact:: e-mail: Barbara Glayzer, tel: 01684 772082, secretary@cheltenhamorchids.org, website: www.cheltenhamorchids.org

Croydon and District Orchid Society
Meetings first Tuesday (except January) at 19:30 at Wallington United Reformed Church, Stanley Park Road, Wallington, Surrey, SM6 0UE
Contact: Michael Penney, tel: 020 8648 7295

Cumbria Orchid Society
Meetings first Wednesday (except January) at 19:30 at Morton Community Centre, Wigton Road, Carlisle, CA2 6JP
Contact: Angela Rowlands, tel: 01461 392146, e-mail: angrowlands@hotmail.co.uk

Darlington and District Orchid Society
Meetings second Wednesday at 19:00 at Sadberge Village Hall, Darlington Road, Sadberge, Darlington, DL2 1SB
Contact: Maurice Local, tel: 01642 566761, e-mail: maurice.local@ntworld.com, website: www.darlingtonos.org

Devon Orchid Society
Meetings third Sunday at 14:00 at Burnham Nurseries, Forches Cross, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6PZ
Contact: Sue Lane, tel: 01884 32430, e-mail: sue@laneroger1.orangehome.co.uk, website: www.devon.ukos.com

Orchid Society of East Anglia
Meetings third Friday at 19:30 at St Mary’s Church Community Room, Low Road, Hellesdon, Norwich, NR6 5AT
Contact: Colin Thorburn, tel: 01842 810520, e-mail: colin_thorburn@hotmail.com, website: www.osea.org.uk

East Midlands Orchid Society
Meetings third Sunday at 14:30 at Bottesford Village Hall, Bottesford, Nottinghamshire, NG13 0BG
Contact: Kim Pask, tel: 01636 701311, e-mail: kim.pask@btinternet.com, website: www.eastmidlandsorchidsociety.org

Essex Orchid Society
Meetings second Saturday at 13:30 at Billericay South Green Memorial Hall, Southend Road, Billericay, CM11 2PR
Contact: Moira Tarrant, tel: 01245 231437, e-mail:
moira.tarrant@outlook.com

Fenland Orchid Society
Meetings first Wednesday (except January) at 19:30 at the Village Hall, Terrington St Clement, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, PE34 4LZ
Contact: Pat Sones, tel: 01366 388421, e-mail: pat.sones@btinternet.com, website: www.fenland-os.org.uk

Harrogate Orchid Society
Meetings at Beckwithshaw Village Hall, Harrogate, HG3 1QW or RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Crag Lane, Harrogate, HG3 1QB (check website for dates and times)
Contact: Malcolm White, tel: 01535 661616, e-mail: twmwhite@aol.com, website: www.harrogateorchidsociety.co.uk

Hinckley & District Orchid Society
Meetings first Wednesday (except July and August) at 20:00 at Barwell Constitutional Club, Chapel Street, Barwell, Leicestershire, LE9 8DD
Contact: Keith Bates, tel: 01455 446793, e-mail: orchids1941@yahoo.com, website: www.hinckleydistrictorchidsociety.com/

Lea Valley Orchid Society
Meetings third Wednesday (except December) at 19:45 at Waterford Village Hall, High Road, Waterford, Hertford
Contact: Gillian Radley, tel: 01992 550897, e-mail: gillian.radley@yahoo.co.uk, website: www.leavalleyorchidsociety.com

North Bucks Orchid Society
Meetings first Wednesday (except August) at 19:45 at Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK3 6BJ
Contact: Gill Bramham, tel: 01908 373880, e-mail: bandgbramham@btinternet.com

North of England Orchid Society
Monthly meetings at variable locations usually on the second Saturday at 10:00 (check website for locations, times and dates)
Contact: George Barnes, tel: 01942 810958, e-mail: orchidinfo@orchid.org.uk, website: www.orchid.org.uk

North East of England Orchid Society
Meetings last Tuesday at 19:15 at Bowburn Community Centre, Durham Road, Bowburn, Durham, DH6 5AT
Contact: Pat McLean, tel: 0191 4879515, e-mail: mcleanpatriciaw@yahoo.co.uk, website: www.ne-orchids.org.uk

North Hampshire Orchid Society
Meetings usually third Sunday (check for dates) at 14:00 at East Oakley Village Hall, Hill Road, East Oakley, Basingstoke, RG23 7JJ
Contact: Lawrence Gray or Gill Britnell, e-mail: chairman@north-hampshire-orchid-society.org.uk, website: www.north-hampshire-orchid-society.org.uk

Northern Ireland Orchid Society
Meetings first Wednesday (September to May) at 19:00 (subject to change) at Belmont Towers, 82 Belmont Church Road, Belfast, BT4 3FG
Contact: John Reilly, tel: 028 9086 8323, e-mail: reillyjha@aol.com

Orchid Study Group
Meetings monthly at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire, SA32 8HN
Contact: Lynne Harrendence, tel: 01269 269847, e-mail: lynne.harrendence@resqnet.co.uk, website: www.orchidstudygroup.org

Scottish Orchid Society
Four branches: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, and a Country Members branch
Contact: Alan Mackenzie, tel: 01505 614756, e-mail: Gen.secretary@scottishorchid.org, website: www.scottishorchid.org

Solihull & District Orchid Society
Meetings first Saturday (except August) at 13:00 at St George & St Teresa Catholic Church Hall, Station Road, Dorridge, B93 8RZ
Contact: Malcolm Moodie, tel: 01295 788159, e-mail: laeliam@aol.com, website: www.solihullorchidsociety.org

South East Orchid Society
Meetings usually last Sunday (check for dates) at 15:00 at the Ashford Rail Staff Hall, Beaver Road, Ashford, Kent, TN23 7RR
Contact: Karina Sellers, tel: 01233 720238, e-mail: karinasellers@btinternet.com, website: www.seos.care4free.net/

South West Orchid Society
Meetings second Sunday at 14:15 at West Monkton Village Hall, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton, TA2 8NE
Contact: Marian Saunders, tel: 01278 455170, e-mail: msaunders1@mail105.co.uk

Suffolk Orchid Society
Meetings last Wednesday (except July, August and December; November meeting on 18 not 25 in 2015) at 19:30 at St Michael’s Church Centre, The Drift, Martlesham, Ipswich, IP5 3UY
Contact: Jenny Gage, tel: 01473 822569, e-mail: roystongage@btinternet.com, website: www.suffolkorchid.co.uk

Thames Valley Orchid Society
Meetings third Friday at 19:30 at St Peter’s Church, 7 St Peter’s Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1NQ
Contact: Barry Cook, tel: 01189 580448, e-mail: barrycookdesign@talktalk.net

West Cornwall Orchid Society
Meetings second Sunday (except August and December) at 14:00 at Camborne Community Centre, Camborne, Cornwall, TR14 7QB
Contact: Kit Lindsay, tel: 01209 717947, e-mail: r.lindsay672@btinternet.com

Wessex Orchid Society
Meetings second Saturday (except March and April) at 14:00 at Shawford Village Hall, Shawford, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 2AG
Contact: John Dennis, tel: 02380 444223, e-mail: chairman@wessex-orchid-society.org.uk, website: wessexorchidsociety.org.uk
OVERSEAS AFFILIATES 
Irish Orchid Society
Meetings first Monday (except January and August) at 20:00 at The Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Republic of Ireland
Contact: Shane Kerr, tel: 00 353 1 294 0291, e-mail: info@irishorchidsociety.org Website: www.irishorchidsociety.org

Ottawa Orchid Society
Website: www.ottawaorchidsociety.com/

Wellington Orchid Society
Website: www.wocnz.webs.com/

Contact:

Please contact the Orchid Society of Great Britain via the Secretary:
Mrs Val Micklewright 103 North Road, Three Bridges, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 1SQ