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BSV Meetings & Events Calendar

General Meetings – Monday

Are held at 7-30pm on the fourth Monday of each month (except December).  Monday meetings can be a demonstration or a Workshops. The monthly program is included below and will be updated from time to time. Workshops provide an opportunity to work on your trees and to seek assistance from other members.  [ Jump to Monday Meetings]

Style & Review Meetings – Saturday

Are held at 12 noon on the second Saturday of each month. Bring a tree or two for review and working on or you are welcome to observe.  Dates can vary to avoid public holidays so please check the program below.  [ Jump to Saturday Meetings]

Meetings are held at:

Main Hall, East Kew Uniting Church, 142 Normanby Rd, East Kew, 3102 ( Melways45H3 ).

Other events conducted by the Bonsai Society of Victoria are listed near the bottom of this page.

Annual Bonsai Show –  [ Jump to Show]

Annual Sale Day

Information about other events of interest to members is also included below. Usually this will include the Annual Australian Bonsai Convention and visits by international bonsai masters.
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Bonsai Society of Victoria Monday Meetings for 2017

Monday Meetings 2017
January 23 “Who Gives a FIG” Demo by Steve and Tom.
February 27 Deciduous Trees: Taming the Tree by Craig W.
March 27 Styling – bending and wiring.
April 24 Juniper Madness.
May 22 Styling – Design.
June 26 Starting Out.
July 24 Workshop – Show Preparation.
August 28 Demonstration by Rui Ferreira – see Workshop details below.
September 25 Wisteria.
October 23 Literati.
November 27 AGM / Satsuki Azaleas.

Saturday Styling Review & Workshop Meetings 2017

January 14
February 11
March 18  Third Saturday to avoid Public Holiday.
April 8
May 13
June 3  First Saturday to avoid Public Holiday.
July 8
August 12
September 9
October 21 Third Saturday to avoid Show.
November 11
December 9

Annual Show 2017

14 & 15 October, Box Hill Town Hall.  Set up on October 13.

Workshops by Rui Ferreira from Portugal in collaboration with BFA (Southern).

27 August 2017 – Morning and Afternoon Workshops.  Box Hill Town Hall.

28 August 2017 – Afternoon Workshop . East Kew Uniting Church Hall, 142 Normanby Rd., East Kew.

More details available early August.

Sale Day 2017

1 July – Saturday.  9-30am East Kew Uniting Church Hall, 142 Normanby Rd., East Kew.

National Convention AABC

19 – 22 May, 2017. Brisbane, Queensland. Link

The 6th Symposium on Australian Plants as Bonsai

4 & 5 March, 2017.  Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne. Link