The Bamboo Society of Great Britain

Programme for EBSGB Meeting, Cornwall 20-23 May 2016

Friday 20 May

4:00PM–6:00PM Welcome reception and registration at Trebah Garden

Saturday 21 May

9:30AM Arrival at Trebah Garden House

9:45AM 1½ – 2 hour guided tour of the garden

12:00AM–1:00PM Lunch – delegates will be given a £10 voucher to use in the café

2:00PM–4:00PM Dave King talk Making Musical Instruments from Bamboo; Maria Vorontsova talk Evolutionary History of Bamboos

7:00PM–9:00PM Kevewi Kernow (Cornish Party) – an exciting outdoor evening of local performance, from the Cadgwith Singers to folk duo Salt and Sky, Trebah welcomes some of Cornwall's most talented groups and individuals to our Amphitheatre.

Additional guests of delegates £10.50 per adult and £5.50 per child

Sunday 22 May

Free morning

2:00PM–4:00PM Simon Olpin & Mike Bell talk Little known Bamboos; Susanne Lucas talk Bamboos in New England Gardens

5:30PM Evening barbeque at Trebah, with cash bar

Additional guests of delegates £10.50 per adult and £5.50 per child

Monday 23 May

Garden visits (not included in the main fee):

Contact details for booking: Andy Ward, CRBO,, tel 01726 879500 Tickets can also be purchased here.


£125 per person, accommodation & garden visits not included, but does include a bamboo Trebah-branded souvenir

£65 per person for a day ticket

Amphitheatre additional guests to evening £10 per adult and £5 per child

BBQ additional guests £10.50 per adult, £5.50 per child

Additional Information

Cornish gardens to visit while in the area:

Bamboo Gardens

Plantsmans Gardens

Other gardens with bamboo interest