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...
Volunteers meeting visitors at Shrewsbury Flower Show.
01 Jul 2018
Businesses and residents from across Shropshire have the chance to be involved in the world’s longest-running flower show. The organisers of the Shrewsbury Flower Show are offering the chance for companies to sponsor elements of the event, which this year takes place on August 10th and 11th. Show organisers are also looking for members of the public to join the team of volunteers which help at...
Garden designer Chris Beardshaw (Credit photographer John Campbell)
26 Jun 2018
Chelsea Flower Show winner Chris Beardshaw will be looking for designers to follow in his footsteps when he judges the gardens at Shrewsbury Flower Show this summer. Garden designer Beardshaw won the prestigious Best Show Garden at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show and is one of a number of award winners from the event who will be heading to The Quarry on August 10 and 11. The multi-award winner...
01 Apr 2017
Shrewsbury has ramped up its vibrant offer this spring with a host of festival activity to fill warm weekends and bank holiday breaks. Whether it’s fantastic flash mobs and brilliant buskers or awesome authors and cartoonists, there’s plenty to keep you entertained. Here are some highlights of what’s in store. Music maestro please The streets will be alive with music when more than 100 acts...
09 Aug 2016
Building work is currently underway for a stunning new collection of houses by leading Shrewsbury developers, Morris Homes. The private development will host 11 exclusive homes ranging from four to five bedrooms and is located in one of Shrewsbury’s most desirable residential areas, The Mount, and benefit from being within walking distance of the town centre. The detached properties will each be...
08 Aug 2016
Shropshire Horticultural Society President, Robin Morris (left), is pictured admiring the latest tribute to the town’s forthcoming Flower Show – three huge hand crafted sunflowers.                                                                     The sunflowers were commissioned by three long-established Shrewsbury businesses – Balfours Property Professionals, Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors and...
18 Jul 2013
Organisers of this year’s Shrewsbury Flower Show are calling on people to offer homes to the Chelsea Flower Show Gnomes, who have been left homeless since the show closed in May. After 100 years of being refused entry to this revered flower show, many gnomes rejoiced that they were allowed entry into the grounds of Chelsea and took up residence in some of the world’s most respected and iconic...
11 Aug 2012
  Shrewsbury Flower Show Day Two   In my first report from the show I spoke of the arena events mostly and didn’t say too much about the rest of the show. Now to address that imbalance and take you to the other side of the Quarry Park where a whole host of interesting things were occurring. Before that however, one feels obliged to thank the weather arranger for getting it just so right. Both...
11 Aug 2012
The Flower Show day one. Who would have believed that 125 years ago Shrewsbury Flower Show would still be packing the people in? Heaven knows what someone from 1887 might have thought had they been there amongst the high tech arena displays or the plethora of bands and attractions, not forgetting the most beautifully cultivated blooms, which the show is really all about. It is possible at the...
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