Monthly Meetings

We meet at 7.30pm for 8.00pm start on the third Thursday of the month (unless indicated otherwise) and our programme is as follows. In addition to our regular ‘live’ meetings we are holding a number of meetings via Zoom.

Please see our contact us page for more information about the venue and directions.

There are a number of extra events taking place during the year. Please check them out.

Venue: The Meeting Room, The Parish Church of St John the Baptist, 55 Main Road, Danbury, Essex, CM3 4NG.


11 Jan 2024 ZOOM Meeting – Central Mexico Prof Frank Sengpiel
18 Jan 2024 Plant nutrition & Members’ evening Dr Richard Rolfe
15 Feb 2024 Exploring all the ‘A’s Brian Cradwick
22 Feb 2024 ZOOM meeting – Travels in Arabia Alan Butler, Malaga
07 Mar 2024 ZOOM meeting – Where North meets South – The cacti of Mendoza and Neuquen Elisabeth Sarnes
21 Mar 2024 Ramble through the collection Julian Cooke
18 Apr 2024 3D Adventures in Chile Jonathan Clark
20 Apr 2024 Chelmsford Cactus Mart – Display & sales New Village Hall, Rawreth, Essex
16 May 2024 Practical photography Marion Sidebottom, Professional photographer
15 Jun 2024 Cactus display & sales Danbury Village Hall, Essex
20 Jun 2024 Gardening with succulents Paul Spracklin
18 Jul 2024 North East Mexico – Part 2 Dr Hazel Taylor
31 Jul 2024 RHS Hyde Hall Flower Show – Display and Sales 31 July to 4 August
19 Sep 2024 Monsters, freaks and chimeras Chris Coombes
03 Oct 2024 ZOOM Meeting – Mesembryanthemums Alice Vanden Bon
17 Oct 2024 AGM – Members’ evening
21 Nov 2024 Haworthias & Caudiciforms Wasim Siddiqui & Ron Crawford
12 Dec 2024 Members’ WhatsApp photos from the year WhatsApp Administrator & members