Welcome to the Web Page for BAGS

Last updated 25-July-2021

About Us

Our basic annual programme of activities would usually include a plant sale, a summer flower and produce show, at least one talk by a gardening professional, and an annual trip to gardens of interest. All sadly lost in 2020 but we are planning our Summer Show in 2021.

BAGS' membership covers our affiliation to the Royal Horticultural Society and the National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners (NSALG) (£3 per member) which includes a quarterly magazine and free legal advice; participation in the Suttons Seeds discount scheme which gives 40% off seeds and 10% off other items all year round; discounts at local nursery Simpsons and at Hedgehog Plants at Risby Barns.

Membership is open to all Burwell's gardeners whether they have a back yard with flower pots or a full-sized allotment plot. To join us costs £10 per household per year from 1st April to 31st March.

Events 2021
To take place at Mandeville Hall, Reach Road
No charge for entries, 8-9pm on Friday 30th or 9am-12noon on 31st
Open for displays and refreshments 2-4pm
See List of Classes covering flowers, vegetables, fruit, home produce, photography, etc. Entry forms must be completed and can be collected from Mandeville Hall on Friday 30th between 8 and 9pm, or on Saturday morning. No entries accepted after 12noon.
Our current committee
Chairman: Caroline Dyer email
Treasurer and Membership Secretary: Angela Ratcliffe email
Secretary:Hilary Foreman email
Committee: Sue Gray, Sophie Stock, Colin Smith, Richard Dyer, Phil Lane, Martyn Foreman

To join us please contact our Membership Secretary.
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