The Great North Carnation Society

Affiliated to the BNCS

Growing Pinks, Border Carnations and Perpetual Flowering Carnations

Society Pinks Championship Show

Dobbies Garden Centre Birtley
Just a quick update Championship was won by Brian Duffy who also won the vase of twelve. The show was well attended with over 450 blooms and stems.
As soon as I receive photos I will create a page for the show with brief report.


GNCS Meeting Venue

From March 2018 the society meetings will be held in the

clubhouse of St George's Church Durham Road Gateshead
Directions:- From Newcastle take Durham Road A167 towards Low Fell, take the first left after the church at the
traffic lights on Dryden Road (Left after the Snooker Hall) and follow the road round taking the first left again after the
fire station, parking is in either street adjacent to the church.
The meetings will be held in the clubhouse.
From Low Fell take the Durham Road and at the set of traffic lights at the snooker hall take the right turn and then
first left after the fire station, parking as above.
Durham Road is well served by all buses from the region and stop outside the church.

We will post the dates for 2019 meetings
Our next meeting is on
July 4th 2019
Hopefully we will be able to look at the classic Tom Gillies recording on carnations
Meeting starts 7.00pm prompt

Please Note!!
The Clubhouse has had some security issues which means we have to lock the inner door at 7.00pm. If you arrive late please ring the bell

Starting on the Member's page a monthly update on HOW I GROW CARNATIONS

Digital Newsletter
We did not get as many replies for this request as I had hoped, by agreeing to this it does not mean you can't have a hard copy we will still print enough for all members. You will still be able to pick one up at one of the meetings after it is issued.