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Aberdeen District Flower Club

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Aberdeen District Flower Club

Honorary President Mrs Helen Webster cuts the cake at the Club's 55 Anniversary afternoon tea celebration in June 2019

Meeting day: 2nd or 3rd Wednesday at 1.45pm

Venue: St. Marks Church Hall

Address: Rosemount Viaduct,

Subscription: £42 per year. Number of meetings per year : 9

Chairman: Mrs Gillian Forrest Secretary: Mrs Ishbel Fraser

Aberdeen's Afternoon Club was founded in 1964, our objective is 'Friendship through Flowers'.

The Club gives an opportunity for relaxing, learning, and being entertained by excellent Floral Art Demonstrators from all over the country, who arrange flowers and foliage in a variety of ways to a chosen theme. These arrangements are raffled at the end of each meeting.

Our Club gives you the chance to meet new friends and enjoy the company of others.
Tea is served during the interval

Aberdeen District Flower Club

Syllabus 2019



Wendy Gillick (Fintray)

 Enchanted Forrest


MARCH 13th

Mrs Gill Garrow (Elgin)



APRIL 17th

Tour – Mrs Lynn Stott ( Preston)



MAY 8th

Mrs Linda Soutar (Dunfermline)



JUNE 12th Club 55th Anniversary

1pm light lunch £5 followed by

Mr John McDonald (Auchterarder)

Emerald Anniversary



Mrs Lynda Fraser (Carlisle)

Spell Bound




Mrs Audrey Buchan (Montrose)

Festival Fun



Club Show ‘’ 6pm viewing

Fashion Show by The Fountain, Port Elphinstone 7.30pm

 Curl Aberdeen, Eday Walk, Aberdeen AB15 6LN



1pm – Annual General meeting

Tour – Mrs Patti Dawson (Cumbria)

Twas the night before Christmas




Club members exhibited at the SAFAS AREA SHOW – ‘A Floral Medley’ at Stirling in October 2015

Mrs Jean Couper won 1st prize for her entry in the Petite Class – Bonnie Wee Thing.

She also won ‘Best use of Garden Plant material’ for this exhibit.

Mrs Gillian Forrest gained a Highly Commended in Class 4 – ‘It’s in the News’.

The Club Show took place at Curl Aberdeen on 26th October 2015 where Members and Guests enjoyed the Exhibits as well as a Fashion Show provided by CatWalkers of Ellon.

Judge - Mrs Evelyn Young ( Arbroath) had difficult decisions to make as 20 members provided 58 exhibits for the Show – ‘The Joy of Christmas’.

Mrs Katie Parker was presented with her Trophy for best Exhibit Overall by Honorary President

Mrs Helen Webster, looking on is retiring Club Secretary Mrs Anne Russell.

9 Miniature and 13 Petite entries – an amazing amount!

Other entries


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