View a range of plants at alpine show

A GROUP which meets in Ponteland will stage its big annual event on Saturday.

The North East England Group of the Alpine Garden Society is holding the Autumn Show of alpines, bulbs and small shrubs in the Memorial Hall, Darras Road.

Plant sales will take place from 10.30am and the displays will be open to the public between noon and 4pm. Home-made refreshments are available.

Entry is £2.50 (Alpine Garden Society and Scottish Rock Garden Club members go free).

The next meeting of the group will take place on Monday in St Mary’s Church Hall, Thornhill Road, from 7.30pm.

Guest speakers are Ian and Carol Bainbridge.