The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is one of the highlights of the gardening year.
Find some inspiration for your own home by admiring the fabulous Show Gardens filled with a fusion of summer smells, colours and sounds. From contemporary gardens to the more traditional, there will be plenty of handy tips for revitalising and replenishing your green spaces.
This year the Duchess of Cambridge will be co-designing her own garden alongside the award-winning Davies White Landscape Architects, and Beth Chatto has been named as the show's Horticultural Hero, in honour of her unparalleled contributions to gardening.
Creative workshops include calligraphy with Alice Gibb, flower crown making with Mary Gilmore, cake decorating with Alo Anderson, and garden tool essentials with Japan's Niwak.
You'll also be able to browse around 300 different stalls selling all kinds of plants and gardening equipment, and quiz some of the specialists from Britain's top nurseries.
> Craig’s review of Hampton Court Palace – “If you grew up within ten miles of Hampton Court Palace then this place was your educational day out. This is how they'd teach you some British history. They'd cram fifty kids into a big bus and then make you troop around the grounds for two hours counting up the Tudor chimneys (because every single chimney is different, you see -- and if you came here ten thousand ti… continued”
Jools Holland at the Hampton Court Festival – 6 Jun 2019 – Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra will be playing at the Hampton Court Palace Festival
The Jacksons at the Hampton Court Festival – 7 Jun 2019 – Legendary Motown band The Jacksons will be playing at this year's Hampton Court Palace Festival
Busted at the Hampton Court Festival – 8 Jun 2019 – Busted are back together and will be playing in the Base Court at this year's Hampton Court Palace Festival
Caro Emerald at the Hampton Court Festival – 12 Jun 2019 – Caro Emerald will be playing in the Tudor Base Court at this year's Hampton Court Palace Festival
RHS Chelsea Flower Show – 21 to 25 May 2019 – The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is the gardening equivalent of Ascot, and is held in the grounds of Christopher Wren's Royal Hospital.
41-gun salute, to mark the Queen’s Coronation – 3 Jun 2019 – The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery will be firing a 41-gun salute to mark the 66th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation.
41-gun salute to mark Prince Philip’s birthday – 10 Jun 2019 – The KTRHA will be firing a 41-gun salute for Prince Philip in Hyde Park to mark the Duke of Edinburgh's 98th birthday.
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