The Great Garden Festival
5th July 2013
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This year the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is combining the exquisite beauty of one ofBritain’s greatest flower shows with all the fun and excitement of a spectacular summer festival. Hands-on inspiration is at the heart of the event with a mix of glorious show gardens, country crafts, fine dining, dazzling floral displays and all things “grow-your-own”, live music, fabulous shopping, fashion and food.

Three new exciting “zones” will also be introduced, each with its own distinctive theme and flavour.

Grow is the heart of the show with magnificent displays in the Floral Marquee and opportunities to “Ask the Experts” and get stuck in.  With superb plants and the latest equipment on offer, you can plan some great new looks for your garden over a delicious treat from the mouth-watering arrays of wholesome and healthy food.

Escape the hustle and bustle and step into a countryside idyll brimming with country crafts, Artisan food and vintage roses. You’ll find lots of practical help as well as a shopper’s paradise with everything from beautiful furniture, practical tools and plants to over 100 artists, craftsman and designers. 

Inspire unleashes your imagination. Stroll through this interactive zone dedicated to the latest in design and outdoor living, with show gardens, design clinics and fabulous tradestands featuring everything from wood-burning stoves to sculpture.

Arrive at the show by Turk Launches boat from Richmond or Kingstonand save £2 on the adult fare.

With delicious food, brilliant music and fantastic shopping, it’s the festival day out that has something for everyone! Visit

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