BAS Committee 

The Society appoints a ceremonial head -  the President - who is a person of significant local standing and who represents the Society at key events; the President is currently Mr Clive Groves of Groves Nursery.  The Society is run on a day-to-day basis by a Committee of up to 12 members including the Society's officers.  Officers and committee members are elected at the AGM in March.  The Committee Members for 2018-19 are as follows:   


Charles Hallsworth


Michele Westwood    


Susan Lock

Exhibition Organiser

Exhibition Director: Charles Hallsworth

Exhibition Managers: Elaine Butcher and Ros Hipkiss 

Publicity Officer

Mark Cope

Programme Officers

Ros Hipkiss

Val Ravenhill 

Other Committee

Elaine Butcher

Kathy Hallsworth

Mandy Selhurst

Hazel Tunney 

Contact us

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