The Committee

The Society is served by an active committee who manage the running of the Stores, organise three Flower Shows each year (which are growing in popularity), organise Talks and Quiz Nights, produce a Year Book and Newsletters, and arrange several Coach Outings each year.

Picture of the 2020 Committee

Left-to-right: Gill Bouchereau, Bob Frith, Jenny Whitworth, Gill Horgan, Austin Betts, Hazel Cade, Peter Colvin, Doreen Colvin, Stephen Gostling, Laurence Chapman, Alice Coulter, June Willetts, Lyn Vanderheide, Neville Crabb, Sue Foxen, Terry Babbage.

The 2020 Committee

Position Name(s)
Trustees Mr. T. Babbage
Mrs. H. Cade
Mr. R. Frith
Executive Committee Chairman
General Secretary
Stores Manager
Chairman Mr. T. Babbage
Vice Chairman Mr. R. Frith
Treasurer Mrs. H. Cade
General Secretary Mrs. A. Coulter
Show Secretary Mrs. S. Foxen
Assistant Show Secretary Mrs. Lyn Vanderheide
Minutes Secretary Mrs. G. Horgan
Membership Secretary Mr. Laurence Chapman
Social Secretary Mrs. J. Whitworth
Outings Secretary Mrs. H. Cade
Stores Manager Mrs. D. Colvin
Committee Members Mr Austin Bett
Mrs. G. Bouchereau
Mrs. D. Colvin
Mr. N. Crabb
Mr Stephen Gostling
Mrs. L. Vanderheide
Hon. Auditor Mrs. D. Norton

Latest News

Updated 22nd September 2020 @ 7:31pm


Autumn Planting Bulbs in store now. We have Daffodils (inc. miniatures) Tulips (inc. miniatures), Hyacinths (prepared & outdoor), Crocus, Alliums, & more. We also have Onion & Garlic sets.

We have had a small delivery of Ericaceous & John Innes 2 & 3. We also have Compost & Manure in stock.

We have plenty of Pansies, Violas, & Primroses in store and more for that bit of colour over Autumn & Winter.

We are working with Castle Point Council to offer Garden Waste Sacks at the usual price of £6 in store.

The Grand Raffle has now been drawn raising £750 for Havens Hospice. Thank you to everyone who bought a ticket and/or donated a prize. Click here to find out if you’ve won a prize.

The committee has decided to cancel all remaining events this year with the possible exception of the AGM which may go ahead in some form. We hope that we can return to some kind of normality next year and we will be thinking carefully about how this can be achieved.

In the BHS Diary

Monday 12th October 2020
Club Event
Demonstration by Pam Cantellow from Writtle entitled 'My Love for Flowers'

Cancelled due to Covid-19

There's more...

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Why not join us?

Membership is just £2.50 a year per household.
3 Shows each year.
Quiz nights
Outings throughout the year.
Affiliated to the major societies.
Comprehensive Year Book.
Regular newsletters.

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