Speaker to talk Alpine plants

Alpine plants from Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan will feature in the next North East England Group of the Alpine Garden Society meeting.

Guest speaker John Mitchell is responsible for the Alpines section at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh and through his work, he has travelled extensively to mountains and the alpine areas of the world.

His talk will take place in St Mary’s Church Hall, Thornhill Road, on Monday from 7.30pm. Entry for visitors is £2.

For more information, call Terry Teal on 0191 4132574 or email t.teal@btinternet.com