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South West Lancs Budgerigar Society

The society will be holding their Gold Patronage show on Sunday 17th August 2014 at Warrington Collegiate, Warrington.

Over £3000 in prize money to be won. FREE BIRD ENTRY TO ALL EXHIBITORS.

Judges engaged, R Allen, C Wixon, R McCabe, R Carr and A Cameron.

Information and schedules available from Eric Gibbons, 7 Canberra Sq, Warrington, WA2  0DY, tel 01925822850, mobile 07879678178 or email


Midland Budgerigar Association

The January edition of the MBA newsletter has been posted to all 2013 members. Any member who has not received their copy please contact us via e-mail on This edition of the newsletter includes a schedule for the Associations Nest feather show on Sunday 23rd March at St. Mary’s Church Hall, 30 Hobs Meadow, Solihull, Birmingham, B92 8PN. Hall opens at 9.00am judging commences at 10.30am. Contact number 07968920273. After the Nest Feather show the Association will hold its AGM and members are urged to attend. Members are politely reminded that subscriptions for 2014 are now due.

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Dorset & District Spring Seminar & Show 2014

To be held on Sunday 16th MARCH

Kinson Community Centre, Pelhams, Millhams Road

Bournemouth, Dorset

BH10 7LH

It’s a day to celebrate Roy Aplin’s year as Budgerigar Society President.

Guest Speakers Jeff Attwood and Maurice Roberts

Show Judge – Terry Tuxford

Programme for the Day

9am – 10am Benching of Birds – entries on the day – Tea and Coffee available

10am Seminar Welcome and Introductions by Roger Carr, Chairman for the Day

10.15am Maurice Roberts – Chairman of the BS talks about the Budgerigar Society and Jeff Attwood on the future of the Budgerigar Fancy

10.30am Show Judging to commence – Terry Tuxford

11.30am Tea and Coffee.

11.45am Roy Aplin’s My Life and Memories with Budgerigars

12.45pm lunch

1.45pm Jeff Attwood and Maurice Roberts talk about the basics of breeding and management with budgies.

2.45pm Tea and Coffee

3pm Question & Answer Session with Jeff Attwood, Maurice Roberts and Roy Aplin with Roger Carr in the Chair.

4pm Seminar Presentations with BS President Roy Aplin

4.15pm Closing


Hull Budgerigar Society AGM 2014

Hull bs held their AGM on Tuesday 14th of January at the new Walton club Walton street hull

Officers elected as follows

President gary sheperdson

Chairman Kevin bettney

Secretary gary bird

Treasurer brian newton

Publicity officer colin brockwell

Open show manager john bullement

Open show secretary colin kirk

Club show manager brian pearson

Club show secretary brian newton

Points secretary john bullement

Silverware secretary bob witherwick

The open show will be held on Sunday the6th of july at the new Walton club Walton street hull

Judges  r.keeber, m.widdoson and w.bloxham to be con firmed


c.s.brockwell hull bs publicity officer


Sussex BS

Convention May 26 at Lancing West Sussex. Speakers Huxley & Marchant & Daniel Lutolf. Starts 9.30 – 16.30 – admission £5 Tickets from Roy Powell 01903 266606 or email


Jan/Feb 2013

Hull BS

Held their AGM on Tuesday the 11th of January at the new Walton Club Walton Street Hull. The following officers were elected. President Colin Kirk, Chairman Kevin Bettney, Treasurer Brian Newton, Secretary Gary Bird, Publicity Officer Colin Brockwell, Open Show Manager John Bullement.

To encourage new members to join the society for 2013 subscriptions are free.
Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 8.00 pm at the new Walton Club Walton Street Hull.

Hull BS would like to thank both Colin Brockwell and Colin Kirk for the hard work and dedication they both brought to the roles of President and Chairman over the last few years.

For further details contact Gary Bird on 01405 766487

C S Brockwell Publicity Officer