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The top 10 things to see and do at the Blenheim Palace Flower Show 2019

05/06/19

Set in the stunning grounds of Blenheim Palace, the Blenheim Palace Flower Show is back for its seventh year this June – and we’ve been sowing the seeds for the biggest flower show in the event’s history.

If you’ve never been to the Blenheim Palace Flower Show or if you’re wondering what’s new this year, here are our top 10 things to see and do at this year’s event:

The Grand Floral Pavilion

This year’s show will feature our Grand Floral Pavilion showcasing dozens of individual plantsmen, growers and societies that excel in their horticultural field. The Pavilion will be a riot of colour, fragrance and amazing plants and awards will be up for grabs for Gold, Silver Gilt, Silver and Bronze as well as a Best in Show Award. Click here for more details.

Celebrities

The show will be officially opened by TV presenter George Clarke at 10am on Friday 21st June. Visitors will have the chance to see George Clarke at the opening as well as throughout the day at the show, including two Q&A sessions in the Gardening Talks Theatre.  Click here for more details.

Floral Carousel

New for 2019, take a step into our Floral Fairground where you’ll find all the fun of the fayre with our stunning Floral Carousel designed by celebrity florist Mig Kimpton.

Show Gardens

Not only will you be able to explore the beautiful gardens at Blenheim Palace, but there will also be three stunning Show Gardens on display, all specifically designed for the show. Filled with beauty and inspiration the show gardens are not to be missed. Click here for more details.

Gardening Talks

Pick the brains of the gardening experts in a series of gardening talks throughout the show weekend. On Friday 21st June TV presenter George Clarke will take to the stage for a relaxed talk and Q&A session with visitors. Click here for more details.

NAFAS Floral Art Competition

Roll up, roll up! The NAFAS Floral Art Competition has a brand new theme for 2019: Circus – The Big Top. The competitive floral art competition showcases the talent of the creative floral designers from NAFAS with some classes also open to the public. Click here for more details.

Live Entertainment

There’s going to be entertainment for all ages at this year’s show including live music from Britain’s Got Talent’s Pippa Langhorne as well as Hollie-Blue Huntsman.

Shopping

Looking for something new for your home or garden? You’ll find plenty of plants, crafts, tools, sundries, garden furniture, outdoor buildings and more to ensure you can create the perfect garden sanctuary. Click here for more details.

Festival of Food and Drink

Taste your way around the world in the Festival of Food and Drink where top billed food and drink companies will sell an array of delicious sausages, oils, cheese and confectionery, many offering irresistible free tasters. Plus there will be a Fine Food and Drink Pavilion, snacks, bars and more! Click here for more details.

Blenheim Palace and Gardens

And finally, you can’t visit the Blenheim Palace Flower Show without exploring the stunning palace and gardens. Dating back to 1705, the palace was the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and is now a World Heritage Site.There are over 2,000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown landscaped Park to explore and a number of delightful Park walks are available. The Pleasure Gardens are also the perfect place for families to let off steam. Hop on the miniature train from the Palace for family fun in the Pleasure Gardens including the giant Marlborough Hedge Maze, Adventure Play Area, the Butterfly House and the Gardens Cafe. Click here for more details.

The Blenheim Palace Flower Show takes place at Blenheim Palace from 21st – 23rd June 2019. Gates open from 10am – 5pm and parking is free. To book your tickets or for more information visit: www.blenheimflowershow.co.uk.

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