Orchids galore & exquisite botanical art
Join us for this show, which in the Lawrence Hall features a spectacular array of exotic orchids from specialist growers and plant hunters from around the world, while in the Lindley Hall is a display of unseen work from some of the world’s best botanical artists. Learn about the extraordinary history of orchids, wonder at their unique beauty and buy some highly collectible and new species.
See a list of exhibitors at this year's show (253kB pdf)
There will be talks on orchid culture in the Lawrence Hall, plus potting demonstrations organised by the Orchid Society of Great Britain. (Download a full list of orchid talks (306kB pdf). A British Orchid Council judging symposium on Saturday in the conference centre will include a talk by Bill Thoms, an orchid grower from Florida, and this will be open to all those who are interested. Joint show and Bill Thoms lecture tickets are available to purchase.
Tickets are also available for the Exclusive Preview Evening on 10 April when visitors can be the first to experience all the show has to offer in this special after-hours event. Spend an evening enjoying the show. Drinks and supper will be available to purchase on the night.
Highlights from the 2013 show
The finest orchid exhibitors from around the world displayed and sold quality, highly collectable plants – and visitors were also able to see and enjoy international works of botanical art.
Other highlights included: