New NBS Website

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.


ALL  shows and area meetings cancelled 2020.

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 £20.00 a year !

Terry and Shirley

You can download an application form here.

To join the NBS at the fee of £2o.00 for the year……..Follow this link

Overseas Visitors can join the UK society by following this link and completing the form.

Membership 2021

Can we please ask all Members’ to pay their Membership via Direct debit if possible.

It makes it easier for you, as it’s done each year without you needing to do anything.

Can you please start your Direct Debit on 1st November, as this gives Terry and Derek, time to list your names as being paid.(After you click this link please scroll down to sheet 2 for direct debit instructions)

Can I also remind you that UK membership is now £20.00 for the 2021 season.

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

Latest short article from Ian Rhys Williams September 29th

A first class display from John Hamilton September 2020.

Seasons conclusion article from Tony Shepherdson posted Late August 2020

*** Lockdown Photo Competition

Judging by Colin Nicklin ***

Voting has started for your favourite set of photos

2020 Full Members Only Lockdown Competition.

Closing Saturday 19th September – Voting sheet available 20th September in right hand column or at the bottom of the page if using a mobile phone. Voting closes on 30th October 2020.

Every member can vote.

Voting has started for your favourite set of photos.

The final article for the season from Phil Champion Cut Bloom champion late August.

A contribution from Danny Davies

Robert Bryce 2020 Week by week Countdown New update August Week 13 Closure

Through the season with Steve Jones British 7 Pot Champion September plants closing down.


It has been reported by some members that they have an issue with using the photo galleries when accessing via Internet Explorer 11.00 or earlier versions. If this issue effects you our advice is to upgrade your browser to Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.