Upcoming events and talks for Summer

Late July and August are a busy time for the society, with a number of outings, events and talks for you!

Our next Coach Trip is to Taunton Flower Show
Departing at 9.15 from the village hall on August 3rd (Friday)   

The Taunton Flower Show has been running since 1831, and has all the elements one would expect – show gardens, competitive classes for plants, produce and crafts, a floral marquee, trade stands and events in the arena through the day. We are going on the Friday, the first of the two days, to see the displays at their best.

Cost £19 for coach & admission. Please ring Rose Mock 01297 34733 or 33049 to book. Still a few places available – please book now!

There are also a few spaces left for this month’s evening meeting: please let us know soon if you’d like to come:
July 25th 2018 (Wednesday) 6.45pm Evening Garden Visit  to ‘Prospect House’  Axminster

Peter Wadely and Jo Fox will give a short Q and A on Salvias for which the garden is famous. Cost £5 to include refreshments. (Non members £8)
Depart in shared cars from Uplyme Village Hall at 6.45pm. Please ring Jenny Harding 444034 or email jennyhlyme@hotmail.co.uk ASAP to confirm.

Chris with “Kellogg” the corn snake

Next month’s first event is ‘Snakes Alive’ – Not photographs but the real thing!

August 1st  2018 (Wednesday) 7.30pm at the Village Hall

Take a close up look with this talk and display of snakes and exotic reptiles by Chris Johnson of Animal Encounters.  All tickets £3.00  from Uplyme Post Office and RNLI Gift shop or ring Brian Cursley 07831 533580. Profits to Lifeboat Week.

Dates for your diary later in August:

  • Friday 17th August – ULRHS Members BBQ by kind invitation of Bob and Shelagh Mercer From 5.30 with food served at 6.30pm, at Yawl Farm, Lyme Road, Uplyme. Plenty of parking in field adjacent Cost £5. Tickets and information from Pam Corbin, tel 01297 442378 or email ozonepam@icloud.com.
    Please bring your own drinks – glasses available. Limited numbers. Please book by August 10th.
  • Coach Trip on August 19th (Sunday) 9.30am – NT Castle Drogo
    Cost NT members £12.50, Non NT £18.50. Please ring Gill Williams 01297 444927 or 444034 to book. 36 seats max still a few places available
  • Talk on August 22nd 2018 (Wednesday) 7.30pm – ‘From Plant to Plate’ by Sue Applegate of Hurstbrook Plants, an illustrated talk of the work within the UK Fresh Produce Industry to supply Farm Assured food to Farmers Markets and Supermarkets. Seasonal, UK grown produce will be available for sale.