New three-day Flower Show
Blenheim Palace is delighted to announce a brand new event in 2013 – The Blenheim Palace Flower Show, taking place from Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd June. This wonderful three-day flower and garden show, will feature over 150 floral and gardens exhibitors, a Grand Floral Marquee with RHS judges, ten garden landscapes, and lots more including food and refreshments and family activities. Set within the spectacular grounds of Blenheim Palace, The brand new Blenheim Palace Flower Show has it all.
The event celebrates everything floral from award-winning nurseries to gardening celebrities and experts who can help you transform your garden into a tranquil haven. The show is packed with inspiration and colour and celebrates the very best of gardening in the UK. Stunning floral displays will be featured in the Grand Floral Marquee including RHS Gold Medal winning nursery Primrose Bank Nursery who will be displaying their wonderful range of Hellebores. Also see Heucheraholics, Devine Nursery, Roualeyn Fuchsias, Rougham Hall Nursery, whilst Apuldram Roses will be featuring a selection of modern roses in their grand display.
Meet one of TV’s favourite gardening celebrities Christine Walkden in the plant advisory marquee. Christine will be at the show on Saturday and Sunday and will be holding two Q & A sessions a day. Liz Nicholson (from Nicholsons Nursery in Oxfordshire) will be designing a show garden and running “The Tree & Hedging advice” area. The show will feature over 150 gardening exhibitors, including plants, gardening sundries, garden buildings, quality furniture, food & drink. Celebrity Chef Jean Christophe Novelli will be at the show on Friday 21st June demonstrating how to cook the perfect Barbeque food.
The Blenheim Palace Flower Show will take place within the stunning setting of Blenheim Park. Visitors to the Flower Show can enter the Park and Formal Gardens of Blenheim Palace at no extra cost. If you are feeling peckish, Blenheim Palace has a whole range of catering options available at the show from Cream teas to country wines, salads to hot meals.
On Sunday 23rd June, the Heritage Motor Club Rally will also be based within the Park. Advance tickets available. For all up-to-date information visit www.blenheimpalace.com