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”
A Star Is Born at Hampton Court – 8 Aug 2019 – Hampton Court Palace will be showing the Lady Gaga movie A Star Is Born on an outdoor cinema screen on the East Front Lawn
Bohemian Rhapsody at Hampton Court – 9 Aug 2019 – Hampton Court will be showing the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody on an outdoor cinema screen on the East Front Lawn
Mamma Mia! — Here We Go Again – 10 Aug 2019 – Hampton Court Palace will be showing the follow-up to Mamma Mia on an outdoor cinema screen on the East Front Lawn
Hugh Jackman’s The Greatest Showman – 11 Aug 2019 – Hampton Court Palace will be showing Hugh Jackman's musical movie on an outdoor cinema screen on the East Front Lawn
Get a closer look at the Albert Memorial – First Sun of the month (Mar to Dec only) – Go inside the Albert Memorial's railings and see one of London's finest looking monuments from up close
Listen to a speech at Speakers’ Corner – Every Sun (around noon) – Visit Speakers' Corner on a Sunday lunchtime and hear orators discussing whatever they like in the name of free speech.
Sunday football on Hackney Marshes – Every Sun – Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
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