NATIONAL
ST LOUIS
USA
19 - 22 April
Gateway to Bonsai
Guest artists: Marc Noelanders, Bjorn Bjorholm and Matt Reel
20 Workshops, 17 seminars, juried exhibit, $1,000 Best in Show
Auctions, demos, and large vendor area.
For more information: www.absbonsai.org

REGIONAL
QUEST
FRANCE
21 - 22 April
Expo bonsaï Jardinerie du Levant Les HAIES 35370 Saint Germain Du Pinel

NATIONAL
GENK
BEGIUM
22 - 23 April
Shinpaku bonsai Exhibition.
Venue: The Casino, Genk. Demonstration by Filip Haesen; selection of the Belgium NTC candidate for 2020.
More info: www.shinpaku.be/

INTERNATIONAL
MALAYSIA
23 - 29 April
Malaysia–Bonsai Clubs International (BCI) – International Friendship Tour And Exhibition
Come and enjoy the Peace of Mind, totally different BCI’s experiences from us
with Bonsai, Stone & Wood Exhibition
Favourite Local Malaysian Food and a Great Shopping Experience with Sight Seeing.
E mail - malaysiabci2018@gmail.com Tel H/P : +6019-3372539

NATIONAL
SLOVAKIA
27 April - 1 May
16th National Bonsai Exhibition organized by Slovak Bonsai Association, Cassovia Bonsai Studio and Bonsai club Kosice
Demonstrations by Vasek Novak, Sandor Papp, Pavel Slovak and Juraj Szabo.
More info: http://bonsai-sba.sk/galerie/narodne-vystavy/16-nv-2018-kosice/

INTERNATIONAL
ARCO
ITALY
4 - 6 May
European Bonsai Association Convention 2018, combined with European Suiseki Association and
UBI Congress VIII Arco Bonsai Trophy Italian Bonsai Club Contest, EBA and UBI New Talent Contest
Demonstrations by Hotsumi Terakawa.
Venue: Congress Centre, Casino Municipal, Arco
More than 50 Traders
Info: www.arcobonsai.com

REGIONAL
BOURNEMOUTH
UK
6 May
Wessex Bonsai Annual Show & 29th Open Competition
Kinson Community Centre, Pelhams Park, Kinson, Bournemouth, BH10 7LH Admin:£3.50 1030-1630.hrs www.wessexbonsai.co.uk

INTERNATIONAL
NECKARGEMUND
GERMANY
11 - 13 May
Generation Bonsai, MINORU BONSAI
Alter Bammentaler Weg 10 69151 Neckargemünd
This Year Generation Bonsai will hold a great weekend of action-packed Bonsai for you. Details and contact michael.tran@minorubonsai.de for questions and registrations for the points of program. During the event the Minoru Bonsai Center will happily open its gates for everyone at 9:00 am.
Demonstrators
Luis Vila Gonzalez, Spain. Alberto Pumar, Spain. Leo Blanco, Spain. Walter Pall, Germany. J P Hoareau , France. Maria Haidijc Croatia, Andrija Zokic, Croatia. Alexandre Escudero, France. Jan Culek Czech Republic Todd Schlafer USA Rene Alber, Saxony Germany www.generationbonsai.com/

INTERNATIONAL
SAARWELLINGEN
GERMANY
12 - 13 May
Three Nations Bonsai Exhibition, Germany France and Luxembourg Venue: 66793 Saarwellingen
Festival Hall Email: ahans2@t-online.de bonsaifreundesaar.de Tel. 0172 5626161

REGIONAL
SOUTH
FRANCE
12 - 13 May
Exposition Region Sud Salle polyvalente Donzac 82340
Contact: Pierre BEDES 06 71 50 97 60

NATIONAL
CHICAGO IL.
USA
12 - 13 May
Midwest Bonsai Society, 14 Annual Spring Bonsai Exhibit An educational Bonsai event in conjunction with World Bonsai Day. Held at the Chicago Botanic Garden with exhibits, vendors tours and workshops.
www.midwestbonsai.org/
midwest.bonsai@yahoo.com

REGIONAL
QUEENSLAND
AUSTRALIA
19 - 20 May
Bonsai Horizons – sharing bonsai knowledge and friendship.
Venue: Top Floor of the Calamvale Hotel 678 Compton Rd, Calamvale, Qld 4116.
The Bonsai Society of Queensland hosts a weekend of bonsai, with demonstrations and workshops by Joe Morgan-Payler and Hugh Grant,together with a range of other artists providing tutorials throughout the weekend.
www.bonsaisocietyqld.asn.au for more details.

REGIONAL
RUISLIP, MIDDX
LONDON
UK
20 May
Middlesex Bonsai Society Annual Show
10.00am -4.00pm, Woodford Hall, Poplars Close, Ruislip ,Middlesex., HA4 7BU Adults £2 children FOC
Sales tables- advice on the day. Light refreshments. Contact roger.gibbs@talktalk.net www.middlesexbonsaisociety.weebly.com

REGIONAL
BIRMINGHAM
UK
20 May
South Staffs Open Show, Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 10.00 am – 4.00 pm.
Exhibits invited from individuals with quality trees.
Contact Malcolm Hughes for application forms. mandkhughes795@gmail.com

INTERNATIONAL
MEDVODE
SLOVENIA
19 - 20 May
VIII International Bonsai Exhibition, Sports Hall Medvode, Ostruvrharjeva ulica 4, Medvode, Slonenia.
Demonstations, Trade and other attractions

NATIONAL
GOTHENBURG
SWEDEN
26- 27 May
Annual national meeting of the Swedish Bonsai Association.Exhibition.
Workshop and demo by Peter Warren.
Free entrance. For information contact Dan Petersson: danpetersson001@gmail.com

NATIONAL
NOTTINGHAM
UK
26 - 28 May
40years of Greenwood Bonsai
We are pleased to announce that we will be welcoming Bill Valavanis from USA who will be holding daily demonstrations and workshops at Greenwood Bonsai Studio.
Contact www.bonsai.co.uk

REGIONAL
NORTH
FRANCE
2 - 3 June
Exposition Région Nord

REGIONAL
MARLOW
UK
3 June
Chiltern Bonsai Society ANNUAL SHOW
Venue: Liston Hall, Chapel Street, Marlow. SL7 1DD. 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.
Entry £2.00, Bonsai displays Chiltern and other local clubs, a display by the British Suiseki Club.
Sales of trees, books and pots, including speciality pots.
Workshop and demonstrations Harry Harrington. Website: Chiltern Bonsai Society

REGIONAL
EAST
FRANCE
9 - 10 June
Exposition Région Est
Vivier au court , Salle des fêtes La VIVAROISE, rue Jules Manil

REGIONAL
SUSSEX
UK
10 June
EASTBOURNE & WEALDEN BONSAI SHOW 2018
Herstmonceux Village Hall, Herstmonceux, East Sussex, BN27 4JX. 10am – 4pm. Adm: £2.50
Demonstration throughout the day. Reg Bolton is Judging and lecturing
Trade Stands, Beginners Advice and Refreshments
Contact: Brian Dale, 01323 731369. www.eandwbonsaiclub.co.uk

REGIONAL
EXMOUTH
UK
10 June
Bonsai South West 2018
Hosted by Exeter Bonsai Society, at The Pavilion, The Esplanade, Exmouth. EX8 2AZ, doors open from 10.00am. - 4.30 pm.
Info:- Brian-01392 437525 01392 437525, or brian.mackichan@mypostoffice.co.uk

REGIONAL
BIRMINGHAM
UK
10 June
Midland Bonsai Society, Annual Show will be held at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, B15 3TR, from 10.30 till 4pm.

REGIONAL
CALIFORNIA
USA
16 - 17 June
Descanso Bonsai Society will hold its 49th Annual Bonsai Show
Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive in La Canada-Flintridge, CA, USA.
Hours are 9AM to 4 PM with demonstrations at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
The indoor show will be held in Van De Kamp Hall. Trees from novice to master exhibitors in the art of bonsai will be on display. A large selection of bonsai and pre-bonsai trees, as well as bonsai pots, plants and bonsai related items will be for sale.
All events are free with Garden admission Info www.descanso-bonsai.com

NATIONAL
NEWPORT
SOUTH WALES
17 June
BONSAI SHOW - THE ART OF BONSAI SOUTH WALES
The Riverfront Newport - 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Spectacular Venue Superb bonsai specimens In a unique setting overlooking the river in the centre of Newport.
Adjacent Friars Walk & Kingsway shopping.
Café - trade stands. Easy access by rail Bus or car Car parks adjacent
Disabled access £3 entry fee A warm welcome from Wales www.cardiffbonsai.org.uk

NATIONAL
BRMINGHAM
UK
14 - 17 June
“BBC Gardeners World Live”
National Convention Centre, Birmingham.
Bonsai Societies exhibiting, held in conjunction with “The Good Food Show”.

NATIONAL
CHICAGO IL.
USA
17 - 19 August
Midwest Bonsai Society 41st Annual Mid-America Bonsai Exhibit.
A large juried Bonsai competition held at the Chicago Botanic Garden. The Exhibit includes Vendors from across the US, workshops, and demonstrations. The largest Bonsai Exhibit in the US Midwest.
http://www.midwestbonsai.org
midwest.bonsai@yahoo,com

REGIONAL
BEDFORDSHIRE
UK
23 - 24 June
Bedfordshire Bonsai Society Annual Show
Poplars Garden Centre, Harlington Road, Toddington, Bedfordshire, England. LU5 6HE

REGIONAL
CHESHIRE
UK
23 June
Manchester Bonsai Society Annual Show
Lymm United Reformed Church, Brookside Road, off Eagle Brow, Lymm, Cheshire, from 10 am - 4 pm.
Park on Davies Way, WA13 0WQ.
Please pay on the door: £3 adults, £2 concessions, under 10s free. www.manchesterbonsaisociety.org.uk for more details.

REGIONAL
BRISTOL
UK
24 June
Bristol Bonsai Society Annual Show 2018 June24th, Failand Hall. 10.00am – 4.00pm £4.00

REGIONAL
CHICHESTER
UK
7 - 8 July
Chichester Bonsai Annual Show= Manor Nursery, Pagham Road, Runcton, Chichester, West Sussex PO20 1LJ. Admission free, ample parking is available - open from 10.00am until 5.00pm Saturday the 8th and from 10.00am until 3.30pm Sunday

REGIONAL
NORTH LONDON
UK
8 July
North London Bonsai Group Summer Show
At Capel Manor Gardens ,Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, EN14RQ
Doors open 10 am- 4pm
Entry £5.50 to show & Gardens
Further Info, ray-powell@hotmail.co.uk, Tel 07927346294

INTERNATIONAL
ROCHESTER
USA
8 - 9 Sept
6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Total Sports Experience (TSE)
435 West Commercial Street East Rochester, NY 14445
Demos. Peter Warren, England Enrique Castano, PhD, Mexico Tony Tickle, England Minoru Akiyama, Japan
Suiseki Japanese Viewing Stones by Sean L. Smith, Pennsylvania

REGIONAL
DEVON
UK
9 Sept
BONSAI IN THE PARK 10.00am - 4.30pm
Exhibition and traders in the Grade 2 listed building in parkland: Lupton House, Churston Ferrers, Brixham, Devon TQ5 0LD
Award winning trees and society displays. All day refreshments, free parking.
See website for updates during the year: www.southdevonbonsaisociety.wordpress.com or Facebook: South Devon Bonsai Society 

NATIONAL
DENDER
BELGIUM
8 - 9 Sept
VBV Dender, Exhibition, demonstrations, workshops.
More information: www.vlaamsebonsai.be/kalender/377/dender-najaarsvergadering-vbv

NATIONAL
NOTTINGHAM
UK
12 - 14 Sept
BONSAI BASH 2018
To mark 40 years at Greenwood we will welcome Sean Smith from USA.
This Bonsai Artist and Suiseki expert will be holding workshops and demonstrations www.bonsai.co.uk

REGIONAL
OREGON
USA
14 - 16 Sept
Pacific Northwest Bonsai Clubs Association and Bonsai Society of Portland, Oregon
2018 NW Bonsai “Rendezvous”, truly unconventional bonsai convention.
NW artists of international acclaim, Ryan Neil, Michael Hagedorn, Joe Harris, III, Matt Reel, joined by nationally recognized local artist Scott Elser, David DeGroot, Bobby Curttright, and Dennis Vojtilla. All plant materials for workshops are high quality, having been selected by the guest artist themselves. Trees are either collected native North American materials or have been field grown and developed for Bonsai training.
Registration from Sept 1, 2017.
Info. contact https://portlandbosai.org
The “Rendezvous” web site at https://www.bonsairendezvous.org

REGIONAL
BRISBANE
AUSTRALIA
15 - 16 Sept
Bonsai Society of Queensland Annual Exhibition
Venue: Mt Gravatt Showgrounds, 1644 Logan Rd, Mt Gravatt, Qld 4122. 9am to 4pm.
Annual exhibition of bonsai, plus demonstrations of styling and sales of trees, books and pots.
www.bonsaisocietyqld.asn.au

INTERNATIONAL
DECIN
CZECH REPUBLIC
21 - 23 Sept
Bonsai Trienalle and Annual CBA Congress 2018
Bonsai Trienalle is common project of three National Bonsai Asociations - Czech, Polish and Mitteldeutscher ones.
About 100 trees of all 3 partner organisations shall be displayed The event will be combined with CBA National Exhibition and CBA annual Congress.
There will be workshops, demos , critique sessions and traders area. Info: info@cba-bonsai.cz

INTERNATIONAL
SALIEU
FRANCE
6 - 7 Oct
6th European-Bonsai-San-Show
International Bonsai Exposition featuring 100 exceptional trees from all over the continent. International guest artists, demonstrations, conferences and over 50 traders will be present.
More info: http://www.european-bonsai-san-show.com/4/ chenal.frederic@wanadoo.fr

INTERNATIONAL
MULHOUSE
FRANCE
12 - 14 Oct
BCI 2018, Mulhouse City will host this event to include the French Bonsai Federation convention, the French Suiseki Federation convention and about 10 other exhibitions

NATIONAL
HEATHROW
UK
21 Oct
Heathrow Bonsai Show
Harlington Sports Centre, Pinkwell Lane, Harlington, Middlesex. UB3 1PB
Adm: £3 & Children/OAP £2
Times: 1000 - 1600.hrs
Demonstrating: TBA
Contact: Mark & Ming Chen Moreland 07850.771201
Email: markmoreland@live.co.uk
Website: www.heathrowbonsai.weebly.com

NATIONAL
DONCASTER
UK
28 Oct
British Bonsai Traders Association AUTUMN SHOW
Doncaster Deaf Trust, Leger Way, Doncaster, DN2 6AY
Info Corin Tomlinson office@bonsai.co.uk

 

2019

 

INTERNATIONAL
GENK
BELGIUM
9 - 10 Feb
20th TROPHY, Genk, Belgium
8 demonstrators, Exhibition, bonsai market with over 90 traders, ...
More info: bonsaiassociation.be/trophy