Programme of events


All CABAHS meetings are on the third Monday in the month, except April 2022, which is on the 2nd Monday due to Easter. Meetings start at 7.30pm at Charlton House, SE7 8RE.
Outings and Events where CABAHS have a stall or information stand are also listed.

Monday 26 September – PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE!
Members Autumn Flower, Fruit and Vegetable Display

Sunday 16 October Horn Fair at Charlton House:

We will have a plant stall and really welcome members donations of plants for sale. Proceeds will go to the Hospice, Speaker programme and the walled gardens. Please email if you can help on the day.

Monday 17 October
‘Thorncroft Clematis. a talk by Peter Skeggs-Gooch

Monday 21 November
‘Peter Beales Roses’

Past Events:

Monday 17 January
Dahlias‘, a talk by Anne Barnard of Rose Cottage Plants. 

Monday 21 February
AGM followed by ‘The Rothschild Legacy in Horticulture‘, a talk by Melanie Aspey

Saturday 19 March 2.30pm
The Charlton Society: a talk by Kathy Aitken about Charlton House walled gardens.

Saturday 26 March, 2-5pm
CCRA Wildlife Watch at St Richard’s Church Hall, Swallowfield Road
CABAHS will run an information stall, mainly about the volunteer scheme

Monday 21 MarchWe are sorry this meeting was cancelled
‘Jane Wells Webb Loudon: a nineteenth century horticulturalist’, a talk by our Chair, Vija.

Sunday 10 April, 11am-2pm
Bunnies in the Beds
Children’s Easter Trail and Open Garden to showcase the walled gardens at Charlton House

Monday 11 April (please note: 2nd Monday of the month, due to Easter)
Members Spring Flower Show

Wednesday 11 May Members Outing to RHS Wisley

Monday 16 May
Butterflies in Gardens‘ a talk by Val Bourne

Sunday 22 May, 11am-4pm
CABAHS Plant Sale and Community Day
Our big plant sale! Another extraordinarily successful event.

Monday 20 June
‘The Salutation garden, Tenders and Tropicals’, a talk by Steve Edney

Monday 18 July – We are sorry this meeting was cancelled due to extreme weather.
‘Jungle Planting’, a talk by Philip Oostenbrink (from Perennial). This will be re-scheduled!

Monday 15 AugustAmateur Gardeners Question Time, in the Charlton House gardens.

Wednesday 14th September
Members outing to Pashley Manor Gardens and their Dahlia exhibition.

Previous programmes, 2021 and before