Quite a busy meeting, as we had to fit in a short formal meeting to discuss some Club Business following the announcement that our Chairman would have to resign his positions on Health grounds.
That done, the winner of our annual club competition for the Alan Taylor Shield was announced. This competition is part of our annual display at the Market Bosworth Show, where the public is invited to vote for their favourite bonsai and the winner of the most votes will be awarded the shield for twelve months.
Below is a picture showing part of the display.
We managed to get 449 votes this year (not quite beating our record from last year). Every tree on display got at least five votes, which is encouragement for our new or less experienced members who displayed trees for the first time.
The tree with the most votes and winner of the…
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