Chelsea Flower Show
Annual Flower Spectacular
Every May the grounds of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea are transformed into a patchwork of show gardens, inspirational small gardens and vibrant plant displays as the great and the good of the gardening world gather for the UK’s most famous flower show. Set in 11 acres, this is the most prestigious flower show in the country, showcasing all the latest in garden design innovation. Dubbed ‘the garden equivalent of Paris Fashion Week’, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show has become an important venue for watching emerging gardening trends.
This show is the one that the top professionals want to be known for, with over 550 exhibitors all striving for the horticultural prize of prizes, a Chelsea Gold Medal. The Great Pavilion is the centre piece, housing a vast exhibition of displays by growers from all over the world, the Floral Design Studio showcases some of the best, most creative and technically accomplished floral designers from around the UK and overseas, while the Show Gardens incorporate tranquil water features, sculptures and carefully conceived plantings, making them an annual highlight and the talking point of every show.
With so many exciting exhibits to see, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is an essential date in any garden lover's diary.
The RHS Chelsea Flower Show, formally known as the Great Spring Show, is a garden show held for five days in May by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in Chelsea, London. Held at Chelsea since 1912, it is the most famous flower and landscape gardens show in the United Kingdom, and perhaps in the world. The show is attended by members of the British Royal Family and attracts visitors from all continents.
Highlights to the Chelsea Flower Show include the avant-garde show gardens designed by leading names with Floral Marquee at the centrepiece. The Show also features smaller gardens such as the Artisan and Urban Gardens.
The dates of the Chelsea Flower Show for 2018 were the 22–26 May.
2017 was an outstanding success and tickets sold out quickly.
We don't know exactly the dates for 2019 but hope you will see there!