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AGM and Early Show Sunday 18 March 2018

Please note that as a result of the snow this has been CANCELLED. Please note that Anne Wright’s Daffodil Day which was cancelled due to the previous Beast from the East will now be held on Sunday 25 March 2018 … Continue reading

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Harrogate Spring Flower Show 2018

The Schedule for the Dafodil Show at Harrogate can be seen here.

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Northern Group Late Show 2018

The Northern Group Late Show will be held on Saturday 12 May 2018 at Tankersley Welfare Hall, Pilley S75 3AP. The schedule for the show can be seen here.

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Northern Group AGM 2018

The Annual General Meeting 2018 will be held on Sunday 18 March 2018 at Tankersley Welfare Hall, Pilley S75 3AP commencing at 2pm. In conjunction with the AGM there will be the Northern Group Early Show. To see the schedule … Continue reading

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Autumn Flowering Daffodils 2017

Wendy and I made over 20 visits together to Spain, Portugal and France to see daffodils growing in the wild. These included two trips to see those that flowered in the autumn and two unsuccessful winter searches around Luarca in … Continue reading

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AGM 2017

Autumn Meeting   Sunday 8th October 2017 Dear Daff Enthusiasts The season has come round once again and you are cordially invited to attend the autumn meeting and bulb auction to be held in Tankersley Village Hall, Pilley S75 3AP The … Continue reading

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Wendy Akers

The non-religious funeral service to celebrate the life of Wendy Akers will take place on Friday 25 August 2017 at 2:20pm at Wakefield Crematorium, Standbridge Lane, Wakefield, WF4 3JA. All present are warmly invited by Wendy’s family to join them … Continue reading

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Sad News

We are sad to report the death of our President, Wendy Akers on Sunday 5 August 2017. Details of the funeral arrangements will be posted on this site when available. James Akers

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Elsecar 9 April 2017

Most of the flowers which had been on the bench at Wakefield the previous day (or at the the shows the weekend before) made an appearance at Elsecar. One exception were those belonging to Steve Ryan  who judged, however they … Continue reading

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Wakefield Paxton Show 8 April 2017

This was a sad day at Wakefield when after 140 years the Paxton Society held its final show. Founded in 1877 it wasn’t the lack of money or exhibitors but the inability to attract enough members to carry out the … Continue reading

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