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Capel Horticultural Society Supper & Quiz

Saturday March 9th2019 Capel Village Memorial Hall. 7.00 for 7.30pm   No sooner the Christmas decorations are put away we start on our annual programme of activities.  The menu for our hugely popular quiz night has been decided and now we would like to take your bookings. Choices this year are:   Beef & Ale Stew with Horseradish Spiral Dumplings, Continue Reading →

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CHS Member Discount

We have recently agreed a discount deal for our members with Buckland Nurseries (near Reigate on A25) on the production of membership card. If anybody has lost their card or needs a new one please contact

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Christmas Wreath/Table Decoration making

Would you like to make your own Christmas Wreath or Table Decoration this year? Then join us in Capel Parish Hall on Thursday 13 December at 7.30 pm. All you need to bring is a pair of secateurs, a camera/smart phone would help you remember what to do for future years and if you have greenery from your own garden that you would like Continue Reading →

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Capel Show Review

Another amazing show brought over 5000 visitors from near and far to Capel Recreation Ground on Saturday 18 August.  The wonderful summer weather produced an increase in the number and types of entries to the classes on display in the Horicultural Society’s Grand Marquee.  Fruit and vegetables were dwarfed by a massive pumpkin that needed four people to carry into Continue Reading →

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Scarecrows Come to Capel

Don’t be surprised to see an invasion of scarecrows when passing through Capel between now and mid August. Capel Show is set to take place from 12 noon on 18thAugust and the scarecrows want to be sure you don’t forget to come along!  The Horticultural Society celebrates its 125thAnniversary this year and their Flower Show in the Grand Marquee sits Continue Reading →

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Allotment Competition Winners

Congratulations to this year’s Allotment Competition Winners   Judged Best Recreation Ground Allotment:     Alf Shepherd Runner up:                                                        Martin Earp   Judged Best Temple Lane Allotment:     Terry Ward Runner up: Continue Reading →

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Capel Show: Children’s Group Entry Class

Whoops!  We’ve had several enquiries about the Robot Model Class and inadvertently forgot to add the appropriate detail – sorry.  Please click here for all the info you need.

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Spring Show

Whilst the sun might not have been shining Capel Memorial Hall was full of bright and cheerful exhibits at this year’s Spring Show on Sunday 8th April. Narcissi and other flowering bulbs sat alongside spring flowers, sticks of rhubarb and vegetable exhibits. The children’s entries put a smile on every face and the amazing home baking presented some mouth-watering treats. Continue Reading →

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Capel Horticultural Society – 125 years and still growing strong!

When originally founded in 1893 we were known as Capel and District Horticultural Society so it seems only appropriate that members of the current Newdigate and Ockley Societies join us in the various celebratory events planned for this anniversary year. Our first event on 13 February was a trip to RHS Wisley for a celebratory lunch followed by an illustrated Continue Reading →

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Happy New Year!

Capel Horticultural Society would like to wish all its members a very Happy New Year. Details of our 2018 events and activities coming soon! Photos from our “Decorate a Christmas Tree” and “Christmas Wreath Making” events are available to view in our Gallery

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