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Autumn Conference & AGM 2019

16th November 2019 - 17th November 2019

The 2019 AGS conference, which runs alongside our Annual General Meeting, will take place on 16-17 November.

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This year’s theme is ‘Celebrating 90 Years of Alpine Gardening’ to mark the start of our 90th anniversary year.

The venue for 2019 is the four star Stratford Manor Hotel. Set in 22 acres of stunning grounds, the hotel is just minutes from historic and picturesque Stratford-upon-Avon.

This year’s E.B. Anderson Memorial Lecture at the AGM will be given by Robert Rolfe.

Annual General Meeting

The AGM is open to all members and attendance is free. It will take place on Saturday 16 November 2019.

Programme

10:00
Registration, coffee & plant sales
10:30
AGM
12:00
Presentation of show awards
12:45
Lunch
14:00
E.B. Anderson Memorial Lecture: Robert Rolfe - Contemplating 16 at 90: Significant figures from the Society's past and their plants
15:00
Close of AGM

Conference

Open only to delegates – now fully booked.

Saturday Programme

15:00
Conference registration
15:30
Harry Jans - 25 years after ACE
16:30
Tea
16:50
Alex O'Sullivan - My year at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
17:20
Andreas Groeger - Georgia: A biodiversity hotspot between east and west
18:15
End of session
19:45
Conference dinner & plant auction

Sunday Programme

9:30
Registration
10:00
Brian Burrow: Plants over the years
11:00
Coffee
11:30
Steve Furness: How not to build a rock garden
12:30
Lunch
13:45
Martin Sheader: Plants of Peru and South America
14:45
John Fielding: Flowers of Crete
15:50
Close

Conference tickets

***Please note: we are now fully booked for this event***

Two day residential delegates

£199 for one night with breakfast in a shared room at the Stratford Manor Hotel, two hot buffet lunches and three course Conference Dinner.

£230 for one night with breakfast in a single room at the Stratford Manor Hotel, two hot buffet lunches and three course Conference Dinner.

Day delegates

£53 for Saturday including lunch; £68 for Sunday including lunch.

Book

The conference is now fully booked

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