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 Dr Aljos Farjon will be held in the Main Building of the University on Frankwell, also at 7.30pm.

  Visits normally begin at 2.00pm at the venue

                                    2019 Programme        (click here for downloadable version)

Tuesday 8th January  

by Mark Duffell   "Identifying conifers"

Tuesday 12th February

followed by two competitions.  First  Identifying conifers - follow-up to Mark Duffell's talk.

Second  Members own favourite tree pictures (please email your entries to Newsletter Editor 


Tuesday 12th March        


Talk: By Dr  Aljos Farjon, Research Associate Kew Gardens on


             "Ancient Oaks in the English Coutryside"

Saturday 13th April           

Visit to Wenlock Edge:  To see the Ancient Lime trees and Holloways

Saturday 11th May   

 Telford's Interesting Trees.  The first 22.  

Saturday 8th June        

Visit:   Winterbourne Gardens, Birmingham 

Saturday 13th July          

Visit:  The Ancient Trees in the Brampton Bryan  


Sunday 10th August    

Visit:  The Arley Arboretum,  near Kidderminster


Saturday 14th September

Visit:  The Bodenham Arboretum, near Kidderminster

Saturday 12th  October       

Visit: John Ravenscroft's Cherry Orchard Arboretum

                                    near Woore


Tuesday 12th November  

 By Dr Graham Piearce.  New Caledonia: A  

                  Dendrologist's Treasure Island

                            University Centre Frankwell

Tuesday 10th December

 By Peter Aspin Silvopastoral Agroforestry