New NBS Website

ADMIN NOTE – Sorry if you have had issues logging in but there was a security update that went a bit wild ! All should be fine now. 4th Aug 2020

Welcome to the updated National Begonia Society website. In common with most societies we are introducing a members registration and password ‘login’ to protect the society and its membership.


East Midlands Area Show (Beauvale Horticultural ) have decided to cancel this years show due to the coronavirus

It is with regret that we have to announce there will be NO National Begonia Society Flower Show at Shrewsbury this year due to Covid-19 lockdown and social gathering restrictions.

We look forward to returning in 2021 and will inform when we know the selected date but would expect that to be 13th/14th August.

Southport Flower show has been cancelled.

Ball colegrave  their summer showcase as been cancelled ,they are hoping to do something later in the year if possible,

Also to all our exhibitors in the South West the regional show on 9th August at Bideford has also been cancelled for 2020

Central area NBS members only meeting in Worcester cancelled.

Worcester show cancelled .

Northwest and Southwest area meetings cancelled .

Photo of Nick Landon
Nick Langdon

To have full access to all the great cultural and society detailed information and to enjoy all the society can offer, please register for an online account here and then apply for full membership. It’s only £18.00 a year !

Terry and Shirley

You can download an application form here.

To join the NBS at the fee of £18 for the year……..Follow this link

Free to view PUBLIC Photo Gallery

Click the link above to see some of the wonderful Begonias grown by our members


FREE – The Art of growing Begonias – FREE

PART 1 -Propagation

Only Fully Paid Up Members can view the Website in full

Robert Bryce 2020 Week by week Countdown New update August Week 11

Article from Tony Shepherdson posted June 2020

New Articles throughout the season from Phil Champion Cut Bloom champion August.

Through the season with Steve Jones British 7 Pot Champion Early August.

Feed back is always appreciated by the authors

*** New Entries in Lockdown Photo Competition now online below ***

2020 Full Members Only Lockdown Competition-Enter this month when your plants are at their BEST.


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