The Ancient Society of York Florists

          the oldest horticultural society in the world - founded 1768

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Welcome to The Ancient Society of York Florists

(a Society for the Amateur Gardener, Grower & Exhibitor

of Fruit, Flowers & Vegetables, Floral Art, Handicrafts & Baking)

we hold the record for 'worlds longest running horticultural show - established 1768'

all shows held in the Recreation Hall, The Village, Wigginton YO32 2LL.

there will be a stall selling show variety daffodil bulbs at the show this saturday at rock bottom prices. Come along, enjoy the show, have a coffee and a cake and grab yourself a bargain.

PLEASE NOTE 

We cannot get in to the hall until 7pm on friday 22 october to set up the tables & staging. we will however stay late for all who wish to stage their exhibits on the friday evening.

 

 

Auricula Ancient Society

         Auricula Ancient Society was raised by Mr K Bowser and named after the Ancient Society of York Florists. A popular Gold Centred Alpine Auricula that many exhibitors now grow. Photo by K. Leeming

 

 

 

Affiliated to:

The National Chrysanthemum Society     The National Dahlia Society     The National Vegetable Society

The Daffodil Society        The Royal Horticultural Society        The National Sweet Pea Society

 

      Copyright: Webmaster / ancient society of york florists 2009                                                          last updated: 13 Sept 2021

 
 

PATRONS  His Grace The Archbishop of York;  The Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor of York;  Lady Deramore;                           Sir Marcus Worsley Bt.;  Sue Biggs, Director General RHS;  Liz Philip, (Principal, Askham Bryan College);                     Peter Goodchild; M Fish, North of England Horticultural Society; Air Cdre W G Gambold DL, FCMI, RAF Rtd   

PRESIDENT  Mrs P Dawson Brown