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Council Meeting Dates for 2017

Friday February 24th at 10.30 am

Friday May 19th at 10.30 am

Friday September 15th at 10.30 am 

Friday November 24th - AGM starts at 10 am

Council Meetings held at the Larruperz Centre,

Grammar School Close

Telephone & Fax: 01989 567736

Email: larruperz@btconnect.com

Severn Vale Flower Club

Our meetings are held (unless stated otherwise) on the third Wednesday of each month at 2.00 pm (practice classes at 1.30pm) at the Armstrong Complex, Chapel St, Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, BS35 2BJ.   Tel no 01454 412060.

Membership costs just 42 per year, and  visitors are also very welcome to join us at our meetings, the entrance fee for them is 5.00.  Practice classes are 3 for members, 5 for visitors.

Programme 2017


March 27th

Practice: The Garden in Spring - Parallel

April 10th

Practice: Oranges and Lemons

April 24th (Monday)


Katherine Kear with “White Knights”

Refreshments, Raffle & Sales Table

Doors Open 6.30pm for 7.30pm

May 17th

Brigette Manton with “Make Do and Mend”

Competition An arrangement with/in recycled materials

May 22nd

Practice:  ‘Tis the Year to Sparkle   

June 21st

60 Glorious Years (mini demonstration)

followed by CELEBRATION TEA at Eastwood Park

1.30 pm for 2.00 pm start

June 26th

Practice:  The Joy of the Garden – Basket arrangement

July 19th


Lunch, Entertainment & Kay Evans Competitions

Doors open 12 noon for 12.30 pm

July 31st

Practice:  In the Green – foliage arrangement

August 16th

Ann Thewlis with “The Catwalk”

Competition – Tell me a Story

August 21st

Practice:  Inspired by “The Flower Arranger”

September 20th

Liz Gordon with “Any ol’ pot will do”

Competition – Garden Harvest

September 25th

Practice:  There Goes Summer – parallel arrangement

October 18th

Ruth Milton Jones withFairground Attraction”

Competition – Autumn Glory

October 30th

Practice:  Black Magic!

November 6th (Monday)


Nick Grounds with “Bah Humbug”

Refreshments, Raffle, & Sales Tables

Doors open 6.30 pm for 7.30 pm

November 29th

CHARITY COFFEE MORNING in Excell Room, Armstrong Complex. Doors open 10.30 am

December 4th

Practice:  Christmas at Home

December 13th

CHRISTMAS LUNCH followed by Marie Munday with “All I Want for Christmas”

Competition – Starlight

Doors open 12 noon for 12.30 pm


January 8th

Practice:  Less is Enough - contemporary

January 17th

Severn Vale All Stars withTales of Winter”

Competition – Winter Garden

February 5th

Practice:  Welcome to Spring

February 21st

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING followed by Alwyn Page with “Retrospective”

Competition – Yellow Bonanza

Doors open 1.00 pm for 1.30 pm.

March 5th

Practice: Tip-toe through the Tulips

March 14th

Jane Haas with “Spring is in the Air”

Competition – Celebrating Easter

April 9th

Practice:  Aladdin’s Cave - interpretative

April 16th (Monday)


Andrew Lloyd with “Around the World the Floral Way”

Refreshments, Raffle, Plants & Sales Table

Doors open 6.30 pm for 7.30 pm

May 16th

Janet Davies with “Bamboozled”

Competition – Lines, Lines & more Lines