Members who have joined the society since last August are invited to our free introductory seminar on Saturday 3rd August 2013 (places must be booked in advance).
This seminar is designed to welcome members to the society and introduce them to some of the committee and other members in an informal and friendly atmosphere. It will be held at Napier Hall, 1 Hide Place, Westminster, London SW1P 4NJ, before our monthly meeting. Doors open for tea and coffee at 09:30 with the seminar beginning at 10:00.
The seminar will include:
A general lecture about orchids from our new President, Peter White
A lecture about growing orchids in the home by our Programme Secretary, Francis Quesada-Pallarés
An introduction to several types of orchid and a potting demonstration by our Chairman, Roy White
A hands-on repotting session with orchids provided, led by committee members. (The orchids you repot will be available to buy for a few pounds.)
A light, buffet lunch at 12:30 before the monthly meeting commences at 13:30
At the monthly meeting, members will have a chance to look through a selection of books from our library; admire members' orchids on display on our table show; enjoy more tea and coffee; and hear our guest lecturer, Bala Kompalli, who will talk about field trips in the Western Himalayas.
Please book your place by 20th July, by contacting Sam Hurley, tel: 07900 250247 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Please advise regarding any special dietary requirements).
Please contact Sam Hurley if you have any queries about the seminar or the society.