News from the Compost heap – January 2024

We hope you had a wonderful start to the new year and are looking forward to the upcoming gardening season. We have some exciting events planned for you in the next few months, so mark your calendars and don’t miss out!

Christmas Party Success!

We want to thank everyone who attended our Christmas Party last December. It was a great success, with over 60 members and guests enjoying a festive feast, Mini quiz, live music, and Dancing.

We hope to see you soon at our events and wish you all the best for your gardening endeavours. Happy gardening

Spring Show 2024

Firstly, we are thrilled to announce our Spring Show on 23 March 2024, where you can showcase your beautiful blooms and compete for prizes in various categories. The show will take place at the River Village Hall, admission is free for all.

9:00 to 10:45am – Bring your entries and set them up.
11:00am – The judges will start their work
2:00pm – The show is open to the public.
03:30 – 4:00pm (Estimated) – Awards ceremony, auction, raffle.

You can find more details and complete the entry form on our website: rivergardeners.com/event/spring-show

Relaunch of the River Photography Competition!

We are launching our FREE annual Photography Competition for 2024, the competition runs throughout the year with 3 separate shows to show-case your work.

There are a number of categories to choose from (you can enter as many categories as you like) for the first show:

1. Frost

2. Reflections

3. Human Form

4. Light and Shadow

5. Nostalgia

6. Up in the Air

The Show dates are as follows (entry’s to be received by Wednesday before each show)

23 March 2024

06 July 2024

14 September 2024

Entry form and more details available here: https://rivergardeners.com/photography-competition-2024/


Secondly, we invite you to join us for a fun and friendly Quiz Night on 13 April 2024, where you can test your General Knowledge and trivia. The quiz will be held at the River Village Hall from 7 pm to 10 pm, and tickets are £3 per person, with teams of up to eight. It’s an American Supper Style evening, so bring your own food & drinks.

You can book your tickets online, but hurry as spaces are limited: rivergardeners.com/event/quiz/

Dates for your Diary

Summer show: 06 July 2024

Autumn Show: 14 September 2024

AGM / Coffee Morning: 02 November 2024

2024 Show Schedule

Our 2024 Show Schedule is available to download on our website here:

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