General Meetings – Monday
Are held at 7-30pm on the fourth Monday of each month (except December). Monday meetings can be a demonstration, a Workshop or a combination. The monthly program is shown below and can 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]
Saturday Afternoon Program
Are usually held from 12-30 to 4pm on the second Saturday of each month. Helpers to set up the Hall are most welcome. If times vary, details will be included below. Activities can vary but generally there will be opportunities to work on your trees and there may be a focus on a particular tree species or technique. On occasions, tutored Workshops or bus trips may be organised. Bring a tree or two for review and working on or you are welcome to observe. Dates can vary 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 2018
|Monday Meetings 2018|
|January 22||Figs – Brief discussion and then Workshop|
|February 26||Banksia Demonstration|
|March 26||Carving Demonstration|
|April 23||Yamadori Demonstration|
|May 28||Pines – Discussion and workshop|
|June 25||VTP – Desert Ash – Don De Luca|
|July 23||Maples and Deciduous Trees Workshop|
|August 27||VTP Roger Hnatiuk – Styling Native Trees|
|September 24||Flowering species for bonsai – Mike S.|
|October 22||Shohin by Peter F.|
Saturday Afternoon Program 2018
|March 10||Azalea focus activities|
|April 14||Full Day for tutored workshop sessions. Details TBA|
|May 12||Carving session|
|June 9||Deciduous focus activities|
|July 14||Full Day for tutored workshop sessions. Details TBA|
|September 8||Workshop & Show Tree Preparation|
|October||No Workshop due to overlap with Show.|
Geelong Bus Trip – Cancelled.
Annual Show 2018
13 & 14 October, Box Hill Town Hall. Setup on 12 October.
Sale Day 2018
National Convention AABC
20 – 23 July, 2018. Melbourne, Victoria. Link
BSV Bonsai Exhibition, Rippon Lea Estate
September 8 & 9, 2018. Rippon Lea Estate, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick. Link.