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Capel Show Wows Again

Despite gloomy weather forecasts all week, the sun came out for Capel Show.  The brass band played, the craft stalls kept busy, the horticultural marquee was filled with beautiful exhibits and the classic cars gleamed on Capel Recreation Ground last Saturday. Over 5000 people turned out for a terrific family day and they certainly enjoyed themselves.  More than 600 classic Continue Reading →

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Allotment Results for 2019

Sunday 14 July saw the judging of the annual Capel Allotments Competition. Dave Goodall kindly judged the allotments with Mandy Schryver ably assisting. The results are as follows: Capel Recreation Ground allotments – First prize allotment No. 10 Alf Shepherd   Runner up allotment No. 11a /b Nancy Williams   Temple Lane allotments – First prize – allotment No 10 Continue Reading →

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Another successful Plant Sale

Another hugely successful Plant Sale was organised by the Society last weekend. Villagers queued and crammed themselves into Capel Memorial Hall searching out bargains. Vegetable plants are always popular, whilst colourful bedding plants were quickly sold out. Capel gardens will no doubt be looking glorious over the coming summer months! Thank you to all those who came along whether to Continue Reading →

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Annual Litter Pick bags 40 sacks

Capel Horticultural Society organised the annual litter pick around the village last weekend (Saturday 27 April). Society members and villagers turned out to collect an amazing 40 black sacks of rubbish as well as garden furniture, a bicycle and a pushchair all left abandoned around the village. A huge “thank you” to those that helped with this community event, and Continue Reading →

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Slinfold Open Gardens

After a break last year, Slinfold gardeners are again throwing their gates open for you to explore five very different gardens, from manicured designs to wildlife friendly apple orchards.  

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Annual Plant Sale

Capel Horticultural Society invite you to their Annual Plant Sale which takes place at Capel Village Memorial Hall on Saturday 11th May starting promptly at 10 a.m. (Usually all finished by noon.) There will be bedding plants, shrubs, perennials, and village grown vegetable and herb plants on sale at competitive prices.  Tea, coffee and biscuits on offer too As usual we Continue Reading →

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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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