Zone 19 Symposium

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Zone 19 Symposium

Post by Peter B » Thu May 17, 2018 4:32 pm


There are still places available at the symposium but we have now passed the deadline for you to be included in the buffet unless you reply by 7pm tonight, Thursday 17th May.

Plant sales: Williams Cactus, Gordon Foster, David Rushforth, zone members
Book Sales: Keith Larkin

For further details see earlier posts.

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Re: Zone 19 Symposium

Post by Phil_SK » Thu May 17, 2018 4:45 pm

The earlier post is some way down, so the details again:

ZONE 19 SYMPOSIUM, Saturday 19th May 2018

Harald Jainta - Wild Lithops – treasures of the Veldt
Graham Charles – Searching for cacti in Peru
Petr Pavelka – Madagascar, Itremo and the south (Petr’s talk contains new material not seen before)

Venue: St Thomas More Church Hall, Kirkway, Alkrington, Middleton, Manchester M24 1PP
Time: Doors open at 9am
Price: £15 including a substantial buffet lunch
Order of events:
9.00 – 10.25 refreshments, plants sales and general talk among friends
10.25 Welcome address
10.30 to 12.00 Harald Jainta
12.00 to 13.15 Lunch, sales etc
13.15 to 14.45 Graham Charles
14.45 to 15.10 Refreshments
15.10 to 16.40 Petr Pavelka
16.40 to 16.45 Closing address

Tickets can be booked by:
post to: Peter Bint, 313, Manchester New Road, Alkrington, Middleton, Manchester M24 1NR
email to:
Telephone to: 0161 643 8932
Tickets will be sent upon receipt of payment – Cheques to BCSS ZONE 19 please

Harald Jainta has promised to bring copies of his book if attendees wish to purchase them. Anyone wishing to do this will need to state their wish when buying a symposium ticket so Peter can advise him how many copies to bring. It was reviewed in CactusWorld Dec 2017, p.296 if you're unfamiliar with it.
Phil Crewe, BCSS 38143. Mostly S. American cacti, esp. Lobivia, Sulcorebutia and little Opuntia
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