Beautiful orchids brighten up the winter

By Chris Willmott Thursday 13 December 2012 Updated: 18/12 16:21

Latest News

Buy photos » Solihull & District Orchid Society’s secretary Janet James with her fabulous orchids. 48.012.017.solnc1 (www.buyphotos247.com)

THE HALLS of Arden School were filled with the sweet smell of orchids as the Solihull & District Orchid Society hosted its bi-annual show.

Enthusiasts from the society and neighbouring organisations descended on the Knowle School to battle it out for various titles and to pass on their passion and knowledge of orchids to interested visitors.

Observer photographer Neville Collins captured these images of the event.

Latest News

Buy photos» Judy Ralph and her fine exhibits. 48.012.017.sol.nc2

Latest News

Buy photos» 48.012.017.sol.nc7

Latest News

Buy photos» Fabulous orchid jewellery by Laura and Alison Powers. 48.012.017.sol.nc6

Latest News

Buy photos» Martin Mitchell with some fabulous flora. 48.012.017.sol.nc4

Latest News

Buy photos» 48.012.017.sol.nc3

Latest News

Buy photos» Visitors to the show were treated to some wonderful displays. 48.012.017.sol.nc5

Popular »

1 Audiences set to fall under spell of Witches show

2 No arrests as English Defence League descend on Solihull

3 Touchwood plans 'will hurt businesses'

4 Bluebell walk is back in memory of Farmer John

5 Strictly Come Dancing wows Barclaycard Arena

More news »

Tributes paid to campaigning farmer

TRIBUTES have poured in for Hockley Heath farmer

Lorry crash prompts call for action

A WOMAN whose house was badly damaged when

Comet store closes

WORKERS at Comet have been dealt a festive

Protesters vent train fares anger

DISGRUNTLED rail passengers gathered outside Solihull Station to

Regional news »


Coventry Observer
Coventry teenager in coma after gang drove him to suicide ...

A COVENTRY teenager is fighting for his life after he ...

Redditch Standard
Funnyman Andy ready to raise the roof at the Palace

ANDY Parsons will be Live and Unleashed at the Palace ...

Leamington Observer
For England and Saint George in Leamington

RED roses were presented to the ladies of Leamington on ...

Stratford Observer
Wootton Wawen Bluebell Walk returns

THE SPECTACULAR Wootton Wawen Bluebell Walk is back this Bank ...