RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

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RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2018

Dates
2 - 8 July 2018
2 July Press Day                                                    
3 - 4 July RHS members only                                             
5 - 8 July RHS members & non-members                                  

Time
3 - 7  July 10.00am – 7.30pm
8 July 10.00am – 5.30pm (sell off starts at 4.30pm)

Venue
Hampton Court Palace, Surrey KT8 9AT
 

About the Show

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s largest annual flower show boasting an eclectic mix of gardens and displays over 34 acres either side of the dramatic long water.

Alongside show sponsor Viking Cruises, the show offers a stunning selection of gardens designed and created by word-class designers. The 2018 flower show is set to be filled with fabulous displays, inspiring gardens and plenty of creativity all set against the stunning backdrop of the historical palace.

As well as the show-stopping gardens, there’s lots to see and do. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful setting and discover the different sculptures, plus plenty of nurseries and tradestands featuring the best, newest, finest and most unusual and colourful blooms and products in the different marquees.

As well as a having a horticultural focus, the show also features the popular Cookery Theatre with celebrity chefs giving demonstrations and talks throughout the week, making the show a great day out for everyone, from serious gardeners to first-time champions alike.

Families can enjoy a variety of activities with an exciting line-up for little visitors including the popular Scarecrow Competition which sees primary schools across the South East add imaginative twists to traditional scarecrow designs. Plus, children under 16 can go for free with a paying adult.

This year’s Preview Evening on Monday 2 July will celebrate the show’s opening and allow visitors to enjoy live music with friends and family while viewing the beautiful gardens and floral displays before its official opening on Tuesday. A magnificent fireworks display will mark the special occasion.

Situated just on the doorstep of London, the show is a great day for those looking to escape the city and spend the day amongst the blooms.

 

For further information or to buy tickets, please visit the RHS website at www.rhs.org.uk/hamptoncourt
 

 

Contact

For more information about the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, please contact Alice McDermott in the RHS Press Ofice: alicemcdermott@rhs.org.uk

RHS Show Manager, Gemma Lake: 'RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the perfect place to spend a summer's day with friends and family, surrounded by plants in an historic setting. With over 400 exhibitors at the show we can offer expert advice in horticulture and design. There really is something for everyone – for the enthusiast, amateur and professional. The show is brimming with ideas to take home, plants to buy and things to see; from gardens, floristry demonstrations, planting designs and much more. Raising an emphasis on the fact that everyone can be a gardener, RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show should be on everyone’s list to visit.'