Events 2022

Well Hello to everyone, you seem to have found our Events page, here you will find a detailed calendar of events for this year.

All of our usual events at the site are listed here, including; all the Committee Meetings, the Coffee Mornings and Plant Sales, Apple Press Afternoons and all this leads up to the Annual Show our crowning glory of the year. The year concludes with the Annual General Meeting.

Help wanted

All of the events we run on the site are for members of the allotment as well as the wider community, without help we would not be able to continue to function, we do need your help so if you can in some small way ease the burden of the few it is most appreciated.

Here’s a few ideas that we always need help with; some baked goods for the Coffee Mornings or the Annual Show, some spare plants for the Plant Sales, Prizes for raffles, some of your time to help put up and take down items like marquees for the Show, help with the Apple Pressing, the list goes on and on but any help you can give would be more than welcome.

So without further ado here is the schedule of events to be held here at Burley Model Allotments.

 

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2022 Events

January

The new Kings and D.T. Brown seed orders will soon be available from the Trading Hut, call in to the Trading Hut to pick up your orders.

I lost my job at the bank on my very first day. A woman asked me to check her balance, so I pushed her over.

February

Saturday 5th Committee Meeting at 11.30 a.m. After the hut closes

Did Adam and Eve ever have a date? No, they had an apple!

March

Saturday 12th Committee Meeting at 11.30 a.m. to be held at the Trading Hut.

What do you call sad coffee? Depresso

April

Monday 11th Committee Meeting to be held at the Trading Hut.at 7.00 p.m.

Friday 15th GOOD FRIDAY

Sunday 17th EASTER SUNDAY

Monday 18th EASTER MONDAY

What’s wrong with Easter jokes? They crack you up

May

Monday 2nd EARLY MAY BANK HOLIDAY

Monday 9th Committee Meeting to be held at the Trading Hut.at 7.00 p.m.

Saturday 28th Plant Sale and Coffee Morning. Starting at 11.00 a.m. in the Trading Hut. Call in for a cuppa as well as meeting people and swapping stories, see if you can pick up a few plants into the bargain, and what a bargain.

 

June

Thursday 2nd SPRING BANK HOLIDAY

Friday 3rd QUEENS PLANTINUM JUBILEE

Monday 9th Committee Meeting to be held at the Trading Hut.at 7.00 p.m.

Saturday 25th Plant Sale and Coffee Morning. Starting at 11.00 a.m. in the Trading Hut. There’s not just coffee but tea as well and the odd raffle. Come and meet old friends and make new one’s there will be plants to buy at knock down prices.

July

Monday 11th Committee Meeting at the Trading Hut 7.00 p.m. We welcome all new Committee Members at any time of the year.

The definition of a Committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done.

August

Monday 8th Committee Meeting at the Trading Hut 7.00 p.m. Call along and see us to get a flavour of what we do before joining us.

Monday 29th SUMMER BANK HOLIDAY

The difference between a good committee member and a bad committee member is that a good one sleeps upright and a bad one sleeps horizontally.

September

Sunday 4th Annual Show

The main entrance to the Site is on Lumley Place, The Show opens to the public at 2.00 p.m. Planning for this year’s show is already in progress, please make a note of the date in your diary and come along and bring your family and friends with you to help make the show as successful this year as it has been in recent years. The show is for all plot holders and we’d like as many as possible to contribute. The schedule will be similar to previous years and copies will be available at the hut from late July. There will also be information and advice available for those who are novices at showing.

Monday 12th Committee Meeting at the Trading Hut 7.00 p.m. All new members are welcome as are old ones as well.

Saturday 17th Apple Pressing to be held ay the rear of the Trading Hut from 11.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m. Remember to bring some apples and bottles for the juice.

October

Monday 10th Committee Meeting at the Trading Hut 7.00 p.m. All new Committee Members are welcome to join us. Come along and see what happens and find out how the site is managed.

Saturday 29th Annual General Meeting. 11.30 a.m. at the Trading Hut. The usual format will be followed an introduction by the chair followed by the Officer Reports. Here members of the Association are given an update on the progress of the Association through the Officer Reports and are also invited to raise issues for discussion relating to the site at the meeting. A new Committee will be elected and then any changes to the Constitution and rules will be discussed and voted on. We would request that if there are any additional items for the agenda please let us know before the meeting

November

Monday 14th Committee Meeting at the Trading Hut 7.00 p.m. After the Annual General Meeting a number of new Committee Members will no doubt have joined the committee. If you did not join us at the A.G.M. feel free to pop along and see your Committee in action.

December

Monday 12th Committee Meeting at the Trading Hut 7.00 p.m.

The new D.T. Brown seed order catalogues will be available from the Hut in mid-December, please call in on Saturday morning to pick up your copy.

There’s a reason they’re called committees. When you’re on one for too long, you start to think about committing something else- suicide, murder or yourself into a mental institute.

"No one is listening until you make a mistake."

"Do not worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older it will avoid you."
Joey Adams

"When life gives you melons, you might be dyslexic."