BURWELL ALLOTMENT AND GARDEN SOCIETY (BAGS)
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Last updated 27 April 2018

Events (2018)
Start growing for BAGS SUMMER SHOW at the Gardiner Memorial Hall, Saturday 28th July. Open to all.
See the list of classes here: Summer Show 2018 Classes (PDF File) or for more details email the secretary below.
BAGS ANNUAL TRIP TO RHS WISLEY, Sunday 9th September for the final day of the flower show.
Open to members and non-members. Contact the secretary if you are interested in going.
About Us

Our basic annual programme of activities includes 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.

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, free legal advice, a substantial discount on the annual seed order from Kings Seeds which benefits BAGS as well as you by supplying high quality, good value seeds. BAGS' members are entitled to discounts at local nurseries Simpsons and Scotsdales and also at Hedgehog Plants and Gardens 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 it costs £10 per household per year from 1st April to 31st March. This charge is held until year ending 31st March 2019.

Our current committee
Chairman, Richard Dyer email
Treasurer, John Crisp email
Secretary, Angela Ratcliffe email
Membership Secretary, Caroline Dyer email
Committee: Paul Hawkins, Andy Isaacson, Richard Newell, Sophie Stock.
To join us please contact our Membership Secretary.
Events
Action
• Aura Power, a renewable energy developer, is looking to develop a battery-based energy storage system (BESS) on land at Weirs Drove, Burwell

View PDF File
Proposed Battery Storage Facility - Parish Council Questions and Answers
More information on RADE Web Site
Area Photos
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Burwell Lode Bridge
Burwell - St Mary's Church
Burwell Windmill
Burwell Lode
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