The National Auricula and Primula Society (Northern Section), is the oldest of the National Society Sections being formed in 1873 and shortly to celebrate its 150th Anniversary.
It was set up for enthusiasts to exhibit their plants in competition, and remains a primary purpose today. However not all our members exhibit, some maintain often large collections purely for their own enjoyment in their greenhouses, gardens and auricula theatres.
Our members range from the novice, for whom separate show classes are provided, to the major breeders, growers and exhibitors in the world. New members can be assured of a warm and friendly welcome with assistance and mentoring given to those who wish it.
The things we do!
Each spring, we hold three flower show competitions for our members at Ossett West Yorkshire; Cheadle Greater Manchester and Newbottle Co. Durham, which are open to the public.
At the Harrogate Spring Flower Show our Society host a stand to display the plants we grow, based around a traditional Auricula Theatre. Members are in attendance to give advice and information on Primulas and Auriculas. Come along, meet with us and ask any questions you may have regarding our plants.
The North-East group also hold regular meetings throughout the year.
Many of our members support the Ancient Society of York Florists Spring Show, exhibiting in the various classes of Auriculas and Primulas.
For further details on the things we do, look at the Diary page
Why not join us
We hope our website promotes your interest in our plants and that you are tempted to join the Society.
Membership provides access to like minded enthusiasts who will be willing to share their knowledge and experience of growing these wonderful plants.
For further details on, and the benefits of, membership see our Members' Area page.