COGS Events

Unless otherwise stated, Monday meetings take place at:
Bassil Shippam Centre, Tozer Way, St Pancras, Chichester PO19 4LG
Meetings start at 7.30pm, doors open at 7.15pm
Members: £2.00 Non-members: £3.00

Monday January 31st. Members' evening

A chance to share ideas, tell others about successes, maybe taste items made from our garden produce?

Monday February 28th. Ed Bowring from the Bishop's Palace Garden

Ed will talk about its development and the concept of therapeutic gardening.

Monday March 28th. Nik Knight will talk about Bats.

How gardeners can help. He's the Chairman and County Bat Recorder for Hampshire. He calls his talk Bats - superheroes of the night.

Monday April 25th. Melanie Oxley will talk about Gardening in a climate crisis

Melanie is an ecologist, now based in Petersfield, , founder member of Plantlife, and Wilder Garden Champion of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Monday June 6th. Spring fling

A chance for a shared meal and a plant or seed swap.

Summer visits

In summer we hope to arrange visits to members' gardens. All offers welcome. Please contact the committee.

Autumn talks

Monday September 26th. David Standing, Head Gardener at Gilbert White's garden in Selborne

For 38 years. Now retired, he still continues to research the history of the garden and 18th century garden plants.