Chorley Chrysanthemum Society

Chorley Chrysanthemum Society
1884 to -date
Chorley Gardening Society logo to head story
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The Society started life in 1884 when a group of the prominent local gentry formed the Chorley Chrysanthemum Society, holding flower shows in Chorley Town Hall & meeting at the Red Lion next door. Through mixed fortunes and two world wars the group evolved into the Chorley & District Gardening Society see http/ , its aims being to encourage the cultivation of flowers, fruit & vegetables and to promote the art and science of horticulture The President of the society is Capt. S Roy Fisher MBE, JP, DL,C St John, B Arch, FRIBA, FRTPI, Past High Sheriff of Lancashire