shrewsbury flower show

30 Jul 2018
Children accompanying adults will have free access to the Shrewsbury Flower Show this year - and will find plenty to do in a dedicated area with everything from crafts to circus skills to keep them busy. Everything in the children’s area is completely free and will keep youngsters entertained throughout the weekend in The Quarry on 10 th and 11 th August Garden designer Chris Beardshaw, who won...
30 May 2018
Shrewsbury Flower Show has been crowned the UK’s Favourite Flower and Garden show for 2018 - following a massive response from the public. The show triumphed over stiff opposition from 11 other entries by gaining 60 per cent of the votes in the online competition organised by HolidayLettings.co.uk, a TripAdvisor company. The results were announced following a voting frenzy by supporters of the...
21 May 2018
Shrewsbury Flower Show has been shortlisted for the final of the UK’s Favourite Flower and Garden Festival Award - but needs assistance urgently from the public to help scoop the winning title.   The show, which will be held on August 10 and 11, is among 12 locations in the running for the award in an online voting competition, but time is short and votes need to be cast as soon as possible.  ...
10 May 2018
Preparations for this year’s Shrewsbury Flower Show are in full swing with new exhibitors being added to the agenda every day. With three months to go until the big weekend, numerous star names have been announced including Gardeners’ World favourite Chris Beardshaw and award-winning garden designer Penny Meadmore. Food fans are in for a treat with appearances from Dragons’ Den entrepreneur Levi...
12 Aug 2016
Shrewsbury Shopping's Darwin and Pride Hill centres have been supporting the Shrewsbury Flower Show this week, with “Gardeners’ Question Time” representatives stationed outside St Chad’s Church in the town. The comedy characters have been helping make sure that visitors to the show have a map to guide them into and around the town centre.
Photo of hearing loop sign and Shrewsbury Flower Show programme in flower bed
09 Aug 2016
Local charity Signal is working with the organisers of the Shrewsbury Flower Show to help people with hearing loss enjoy the show’s popular lectures and demonstrations to the full. Signal has joined with the Shropshire Horticultural Society to provide hearing loops in the Lecture Marquee and a section of the Foodhall at this year’s show on 12-13 August. A loop system can channel sound directly to...
14 May 2015
A family-owned insurance firm that has been working with businesses across Shropshire and beyond for more than 40 years is to be one of the sponsors at this year’s Shrewsbury Flower Show. Based at Sweetlake Court in Shrewsbury chartered insurance brokers Beaumont Lawrence has supported the local community for many years and is one of the main sponsors of the town’s Grand Prix event - taking place...
26 Nov 2014
Secondary school Students across Shropshire are being invited to design a garden for the 2015 Shrewsbury Flower Show.   The winning design will be built over the 2 days of the show alongside the Professional Show Gardens and the successful students will have hands on experience by helping with the construction of their design The theme of the Show Gardens is ‘Climate Change’, so it is an...
10 Aug 2014
By guest blogger Laura Noszlopy This weekend’s Horticultural Society’s Shrewsbury Flower Show was blessed with sunshine, crowds and the wide range of excellent plant, product and charity stalls, horticultural and culinary demonstrations, entertainments and displays that the show’s regular visitors expect.  The 127th show had a special significance, commemorating the centenary of the 1914 “show...
10 Aug 2014
The Red Hot Chili Pipers followed by the Massed Bands Display Finale and the Grand Fireworks Display. Photos by Jonathan Kinnear Photography
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