Attractions include:
Talks given by participants and visiting
Plant and Book sales
Meet like-minded people in a pleasant social
Price includes two nights accommodation in
en-suite single rooms, all meals and
refreshments, and wine with the two evening
Total cost (inc. VAT) £215
There is a bar offering real ale (much liked by
many cactophiles!)
Leicester Botanic Gardens is adjacent to the
The Cactus Explorers Club
An informal group for cactus enthusiasts
The 13th annual
Cactus Explorers Club Meeting
September 15th – 17th 2017 at
Beaumont Hall, Leicester University

You are invited to attend the Cactus Explorers Club Weekend. Beaumont Hall at Leicester University
Halls of Residence that has been booked for the weekend of 15th - 17th September 2017, that is 1 week after
ELK. Regular attendees have received their invitation already.
Our invited speakers this year are Elisabeth and Norbert Sarnes. They have travelled extensively in
Patagonia and will talk about the cacti from that region and a second talk about
Pterocactus. I am also
pleased to say that we have a second speaker who will travel specially from Brazil for our meeting. Rodrigo
Pontes lives in Rio Grande do Sul and will give two talks about the cacti of that state.
If you would like to attend, please contact Graham at the address below.
The Cactus Explorers Club, Briars Bank, Fosters Bridge, Ketton, Stamford, PE9 3BF England
We hold an annual residential weekend meeting
which anyone interested is welcome to attend.