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by bcss
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Death of two senior BCSS members: Gordon Rowley and Alan Hill
Replies: 7
Views: 479

Re: Death of two senior BCSS members: Gordon Rowley and Alan Hill

The arrangements for Alan Hill's funeral are as folllows: Thursday 5th September at 12:30. Grenoside Crematorium, Skew Lane, Grenoside, Sheffield S35 8RZ. There are refreshments afterwards and Alan's family would like to meet as many of Alan's friends as possible. They would like to have an idea of ...
by bcss
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Death of two senior BCSS members: Gordon Rowley and Alan Hill
Replies: 7
Views: 479

Re: Death of two senior BCSS members: Gordon Rowley and Alan Hill

Gordon's funeral will be at Easthampstead Park Crematorium, South Road, Bracknell, Wokingham, RG40 3DW at 12.00 noon on Tuesday 27th August. There will be gathering nearby to follow, details to be arranged.

Tony Mace
by bcss
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Death of two senior BCSS members: Gordon Rowley and Alan Hill
Replies: 7
Views: 479

Death of two senior BCSS members: Gordon Rowley and Alan Hill

I am very sorry to tell members that Gordon Rowley has died at the age of 98. Gordon was the most senior member of the NCSS and BCSS (member no 57) having joined in 1946. Gordon has been in a care home for some months and was in very poor health having no quality of life left. Gordon was a Fellow of...
by bcss
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Auction at MSG Event in Banstead on 29th September
Replies: 0
Views: 2704

Auction at MSG Event in Banstead on 29th September

M.S.G. AUCTION - BANSTEAD SEPTEMBER 29TH 2018 ABSENTEE BIDS AUCTION (You can also bid on the day) Volume 13 of Aloe (South African Succulent Society publication) which was dedicated to Hans Herre on his 80th birthday and signed by him, specially bound in dark green in a limited edition, in excellent...
by bcss
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: 4 Greenhouses available
Replies: 0
Views: 2696

4 Greenhouses available

There are four aluminium and glass greenhouses available for acquisition in Sompting, West Sussex. Three are 8 x 12 foot and one is 10 x 12 foot. These formerly housed a substantial collection of two brothers who sadly died recently. Regretably we had no prior knowledge of this collection as they we...
by bcss
Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: 2019 BCSS Calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 2584

2019 BCSS Calendar

The BCSS Calendar for 2019 is now available for purchase. The prices are the same as last year. Copies will be available at the BCSS Convention Leicester at the lower non-posted price. Please note the individual month pictures on the calendar webpage still refer to the 2018 edition, I will get these...
by bcss
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Derek Bowdery
Replies: 35
Views: 10206

Derek Bowdery

It is with great sadness we have to announce that the Society has lost one of its greatest friends. Derek Bowdery died today at 1.30pm having been in hospital since Christmas day. He was finally diagnosed with Leukemia on 14th November he has had prostate cancer for over 20 years and managed to cont...
by bcss
Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A Checklist of Brachystelma Ceropegia and the Genera of the Stapeliads
Replies: 0
Views: 1617

A Checklist of Brachystelma Ceropegia and the Genera of the Stapeliads

Following an enquiry last week we discovered a small stock of copies of this IAS publication which we thought was out of print. If anyone is interested in a copy we will have them for sale at the Sevenoaks Mart this coming Saturday and also at ELK priced at £15. You can also get them by post from Su...
by bcss
Wed Dec 21, 2016 11:29 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mesa Garden
Replies: 5
Views: 1767

Re: Mesa Garden

Something a bit weird has happened. I have increased the bandwidth allowance as far as 'unlimited' but that bandwidth exceeded message still persists. A server reboot didn't solve it either. A support query has been lodged with Fasthosts so it should be resolved soon. The site currently includes a m...
by bcss
Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Bill Maddams Books and journals
Replies: 3
Views: 1161

Bill Maddams Books and journals

We still have some books and journals to dispose of which were not bid on in the auction.

If you would like a list (excel spreadsheet) please email bcss@bcss.org.uk

This includes two items which did not meet their reserve:

3 Vols of White Dyer & Slaone : The Stapeiads
Peter Bally's : Monadenium