Most meetings will be held in St Peter's Church Hll, Monkmoor Road, Shrewsbury normally starting at 7.30pm.

Non-members are also welcome for a charge of £5 inclusive of tea and biscuits after the talk.


             The lecture by Tony Russell will be held in the Main Building of the University on Frankwell, also at 7.30pm.

                                    2018 Programme        (click here for downloadable version)

Tuesday 9th January  

: Dr George Nash  on The Tilley Project and beyond

Tuesday 13th February

AGM at 6.30pm
followed by the postponed talk by Dr Zoltan Hamori of Jurassic Plants on "Some less known and unusual hardy edible ornamental trees and shrubs"

Tuesday 13th March        

Talk: By Simon Lloyd, Chief Executive, on "The work of the Royal Forestry Society"

Tuesday 10th April          

Talk:  By Andrew Allott on "The History of Woodlands in the Marches"

Saturday 12th May   10.30 am     
Pitchford Hall, Shrewsbury, the Tree house and near-by interesting trees.  

Saturday 9th June        

To Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (Bifor) Norbury, Near Market Drayton

Saturday 14th July          

Visit: Spetchley Gardens, Worcestershire

Sunday 12th August    

Visit: Tree collection at Cholmondeley Castle Gardens, Cheshire 


Saturday 8th September

Visit: Oteley Gardens, Ellesmere


Saturday 13th  October       

Visit: The RFS's Leighton Redwood Grove amd Ackers Arboretum, near Welshpool


Tuesday 13th November  

 By Tony Russel  "Gardening with Trees in the 21st Century


Tuesday 11th December

 By John Tuer "Looking after your Garden Trees"