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Cornish Dahlia Society

Our website is coming soon

We are currently in the process of building our new website, and we hope to have it live very soon.  While we work diligently behind the scenes, please feel free to scroll down and get a glimpse of what we are currently up to.  Keep checking back for updates on our progress.


About Us

The Cornish Dahlia Society, established in 1981, aims to promote the dahlia in Cornwall.  Our society organises two shows per year, and we provide valuable assistance to our members in cultivating their dahlias for various purposes, such as gardening, cut flowers, or exhibition.


Why not join us?

We are a joyful community of dahlia enthusiasts.  Our society, unites breeders, exhibition growers, and garden growers who share a passion for these beautiful flowers.  We take pleasure in offering free assistance and advice, drawing members from all corners of the South West.  Why not join us and indulge in the delightful world of dahlias?


What's coming up

We always try to bring you an exciting array of upcoming events.  Discover what’s on the horizon for dahlia enthusiasts by scrolling down and we hope to see you.

All our events are for both members and non-members.

Stay tuned for more to come!

What’s coming up ……

All our events are open to both members and non-members

Sunday 25 February 2024

Annual General Meeting

From 1.30pm to 4.30pm (doors open at 1pm) and everyone is welcome.  The AGM starts at 1.30pm and the conference speakers start at 2pm.

Back by popular demand, George Kestell with “A bucketful of treasures“.  This is followed by “Beyond the Garden Gate” with Claire Woodbine.

Refreshments, Raffle and the sale of dahlia tubers.  Plenty of parking.

Why not join us, plenty of oppotunities for advice and to ask questions.

Shire House Suite, Mount Folly, Bodmin, Cornwall. PL31 2DG.



Saturday 11 May 2024

Plant Sale

10.00am to 14.30pm – an opportunity to purchase not only dahlia plants but many other plants.  More details in the new year.

Shire House Suite, Mount Folly, Bodmin, Cornwall. PL31 2DG.



Sunday 17 March 2024

The Compost King

The Compost King, Mick Poultney comes to the South West in his only 2024 appearance.

An exciting afternoon and an opportunity to meet Mick and learn about “Compost” the lifeblood of your garden.  Also the No Dig Approach.

Starts at 2.00pm until 4.30pm (doors open at 1.15pm).  Refreshments, Raffle and plenty of parking.

Shire House Suite, Mount Folly, Bodmin, Cornwall. PL31 2DG.

Please note: This is a ticketed event and tickets must be purchased in advance and shown at the door.  Just £2 for members and £4 for non-members and that includes refreshments.

Sunday 2 June 2024

Special Dahlia Event

Unfortunately this event has had to be postponed.  We will update you when we have details of when this will go ahead.

2024 Show Dates and Schedule

Check back in the New Year for details of our 2024 Shows and to download a copy of our Show Schedule.



Get in Touch

Cornish Dahlia Society

The General Secretary
3 Foxdown Manor
Cornwall PL27 6BD



01208 814604

07989 494 050

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