CANCELLED - SOUTH WEST CACTUS, SUCCULENT & EXOTIC PLANT FAIR. JUNE 27th 2020

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CANCELLED - SOUTH WEST CACTUS, SUCCULENT & EXOTIC PLANT FAIR. JUNE 27th 2020

Post by tonyironscacti » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:28 pm

The 9th Annual 'South West Cactus, Succulent & Exotic Plant Fair' is being held at the usual venue , namely.....

The Portishead Youth Centre,

1, Harbour Road, Portishead, Bristol. BS20 7DD.

This is just 1.5 miles from Junction 19 [ Gordano Services ] M5.

Admittance is free with the Venue open from 9.30 - 1.30.

The Snack Bar will be open throughout the entire event.

Because of the popularity of the Event virtually the whole of the ground floor will occupied with stands of Traders attending from all around the country.

Bookings are now open, although stands are quickly being booked already, but last minute applications can still be entertained, but get in touch soon if you don't wish to miss out on this grand event.

A list of those already booked are listed below, with a number of fresh faces amongst them.................

RALPH NORTHCOTT 'Cactus Shop'..............Ralph is well established here in the West Country with both Mail Order and sales at Major Events around the country. He always has a good selection of plants appealing to the General Public as well as serious collectors. He has a large stand so he can offer a big selection.

CLIFF MORCOM............All the way from deep Cornwall, he is helped by his wife Debbie. The plants are always fresh to the buyers and a popular stand to visit.

TONY IRONS CACTI.......... I always try to have a varied selection of home grown and imported plants available. The stand is run by my son Richard who is well known around the country. Lithops are a speciality so please look closely for those choice plants.

DAVID NEVILLE............Again, a well respected seller of plants, seen at most top quality shows.His choice of all types of species is one not to be missed. Make a 'beeline' to his stand to grab those bargains.

COACH HOUSE CACTI......................David Ennals and his wife are regulars at this event . They come from the Dorset coast and always offer something a bit different. He may even have some pots for sale.

MINT PLANTS WOTTON............Since last year, due to the popularity of there goods they have opened a second shop. They offer a mixed range of quality Cacti, Succulents and related Exotic plants, as well as a fashionable range of ornamental pots. Come and make yourselves known to Hayley and her helpers.

WILLIAMS CACTI........Since we started 9 years ago, Craig has always run a stand here and offers a wide range of arid plants especially caudiciform succulents. If you want a rare/choice plant then this is the nurseryman to see !

WOODSIDE CACTI.........A great range of arid plants from this husband & wife team , plus also the biggest array of associated cacti & succulent trinkets.

ALAN WEADON........Alan is a local , but his reputation for raising those choice, slow growing plants are second to none . Sclerocactus, Turbinicarpus, Pediocactus are just a few of his favoured plants. Possibly the only person in the U.K. that you can speak to on the care of these plants and supply them.

INTERIOR OASIS.........Steve owns a 'top-end' shop in Clifton, Bristol selling high quality interior displays of not only cacti & succulents but other exotic plants.....well worth a visit !

C & V Cacti..........From Sussex, it is there 2nd year at this event supplying plenty of choice seed grown plants for the keen grower.

A really good selection of Traders booked in already and I expect others to join the list soon. However it is on a first come, first served basis.

Mark the date in your diaries so that you do not miss out on it !

Hope to see you on the day.

Tony.
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Re: SOUTH WEST CACTUS, SUCCULENT & EXOTIC PLANT FAIR. JUNE 27th 2020

Post by tonyironscacti » Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:16 pm

Since my first post I have booked up some more Traders for the Fair, namely...................................

POSSET POTTERY..............A warm welcome to another local seller, who is becoming more popular over time. Julie makes her own bespoke ceramic pots that will be more than suitable for enhancing any of the days purchases.

COASTAL SUCCULENTS & CACTI...................Chris has a beautiful nursery in Uphill Village and supplies his unique blend of plants throughout the South West and is a good addition to this years Fair.

MINISTRYOFBOTANY..........Dino Zelenika is quickly getting a good reputation in this area for his wide range of Orchids. Please make yourselves known to him on his first appearance at the Fair.

I will keep you all up to date as other Traders book in for our stunning event.

Good growing,

Tony.
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Re: SOUTH WEST CACTUS, SUCCULENT & EXOTIC PLANT FAIR. JUNE 27th 2020

Post by tonyironscacti » Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:33 pm

Due to the Covid-19 virus, we have no other option but to cancel this event.

It has been re-booked for June 26th 2021.

Tony.
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Re: CANCELLED - SOUTH WEST CACTUS, SUCCULENT & EXOTIC PLANT FAIR. JUNE 27th 2020

Post by jhb » Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:54 am

Morning Tony.
Thanks for that info. Not surprised at all, need to keep all safe. The only plus is that next year I will have even more pennies to spend on Lithops at Portishead & the National. Take care.
Jayne H.B.
Growing Mamms, Turbs, Ario`s & a bit of most genera in darkest North Devon. Love Lithops too.Now getting hooked on Haworthia`s & Cono`s.
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