Benhill-Crescent Horticultural Society

Benhill Road, Sutton, Surrey SM1 3SA

We are open every Sunday from 10:00 until 12:30.

Come see what's in stock at the BCHS Trading Hut

Open Every Sunday!

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Benhill-Crescent Horticultural Society is an active not-for-profit society for allotment holders and gardeners, based at the Benhill Allotment site in Benhill Road, Sutton.

 

With origins going back to 1957, the society currently has approximately 250 members from around the borough and beyond.

 

Even if you’re not an allotment holder, you can become a member and take advantage of the great prices at the Trading Hut.

 

You can also be part of the many social events throughout the year, sharing expertise, time and fun with like-minded people. Most events are free and all members are welcome to attend.

 

Call in to the Trading Hut at Benhill Road on any Sunday morning  to join.

 

 

An allotment at Benhill

About Us

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Supporting Charity:

Every year we select a charity to support.

 

Please note: that as our Shows and Social events were postponed in 2020 we have carried over fund raising for The Diamond Centre into 2021.

 

The Diamond Centre for Disabled Riders provides therapeutic riding and carriage driving for children and adults with disabilities.

As part of the Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), The Diamond Centre exists to provide disabled people with the opportunity to ride, carriage drive or vault at the level of their ability to benefit their health and well being.

 

Find out more about BCHS Supporting Charity

 

Diamond Riding Centre

Events

All members of the society can join in the social events arranged throughout the year. All members are welcome and most events are free.

 

ALL EVENTS SUBJECT TO PANDEMIC

 

Events for 2021:

 

Saturday June or July - Coach Outing with Surrey Organic Gardening Group - Awaiting Details

 

Saturday 10 July - Quiz Night and Fish n' Chips on the 'lawns' of Benhill Allotment site.

Starts at 7:00pm

Our Quiz Night and Fish n' Chips takes place on Saturday 10 July 2021 at 7pm.  A team event held at the allotment site....teams can be made up in advance or on the night. Tickets £TBA from the Trading Hut, bring your own nibbles and drink.

 

Sunday 11 July - Allotment Holders Show Incl. ‘Spud in a Tub’ and Refreshments at 12.00 on the Benhill Allotment Site

Staging betweed 9:00am - 11.30am, Spuds to be in between 10.00 and 11.00, Refreshments at 12:00 noon.

(See the Shows page on this website for more information)

 

Saturday 11 September - Autumn Show at the Benhill Allotment Site

There are over a hundred different classes which any member can enter. These include domestic and horticultural classes, as well as photography, art, handicrafts and also a children’s section, which is free to enter.                                                                                                        

The Show is open to the public at 2pm and is free to all.

Refreshments are available to purchase and all proceeds from the raffles, plant sales and refreshments are donated to the Society's chosen charity for the year.

(See the Shows page for more information)

 

Sunday 21 November - AGM

Starts at 12noon

AGM at the Allotments.  Please come along and support the Society.

 

Sunday 19 December - Festive Celebrations and Food

Starts at 11:00am

Our final social gathering for the year, with mulled wine, mince pies, raffle and lucky dip.

 

Sunday 26 December, 2 January 2021

Trading Hut closed

 

The Trading Hut opens for the New Year from Sunday 9 January 2022