Rosemoor Live!

Be part of an exciting programme of live entertainment at RHS Garden Rosemoor

We’re proud to present Rosemoor Live! – a fantastic line-up of live events running throughout the year at RHS Garden Rosemoor. Join us for evenings of live music and dancing, inspiring afternoon talks and book signings, and a science extravaganza for the whole family.

Bus service
For all evening performances we are running a return bus service from Bideford to Great Torrington and onto RHS Garden Rosemoor. Please book your bus seat with your Rosemoor Live! tickets following the links below.

What’s on for 2022

An afternoon with Amanda Owen

Amanda OwenWednesday 18 May 2022
Doors open at 2pm; talk starts at 2.30pm; book signing at 4pm

Enjoy an afternoon with Amanda Owen – a shepherdess, mother to nine children, passionate photographer and Sunday Times bestselling author of books including The Yorkshire Shepherdess. Hear Amanda speak about her love for the great outdoors with her usual good humour and heart-warming tales.

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Friday 20 May 2022
Doors open at 7pm; performance starts at 8pm

One of the biggest selling bands of the 1980s, led by flame-haired singer Carol Decker. Fans can see Decker perform  stripped back and intimate versions of all their classic hits, accompanied by her live band, and hear the stories behind the songs.

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Unbelievable Science with Morgan & West

Sunday 22 May 2022
Doors open at 2.30pm; show starts at 3pm

Join Morgan and West for a fun family science extravaganza filled with captivating chemistry, phenomenal physics and bonkers biology. Expect explosive thrills, chemical spills and a risk assessment that gives their stage manager chills.

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An afternoon with Alys Fowler

Thursday 26 May 2022
Doors open at 2pm; talk starts at 2.30pm; book signing at 4pm

Spend the afternoon with gardener, writer and presenter Alys Fowler for a look into her life and work. Learn more about her latest book, Eat What You Grow, in which Alys shows you how to create a rich, biodiverse garden that feeds not only you but supports pollinators and other wildlife.

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Thursday 30 June 2022
Doors open at 7pm; performance starts at 8pm

Having sold more than 20 million records, Showaddywaddy’s uplifting live show features all their greatest hits, including Under the Moon of Love, Three Steps to Heaven and Hey Rock & Roll. So come and join the Dancin’ PartyYou Got What It Takes!

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The Fleetwood Mac Songbook (Sold out)

Saturday 2 July 2022
Doors open at 7pm; performance starts at 8pm

The Fleetwood Mac Songbook (tribute show) is made up of six experienced musicians who are dedicated to celebrating one of the all-time great rock, pop and blues bands – Fleetwood Mac. The band deliver faithful live recreations of the Mac’s well-loved and best-known songs.

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CK Gospel Choir

Sunday 3 July 2022
Doors open at 2pm; show starts at 2.30pm

Children of the Kingdom, or CK Gospel Choir, are a 16-piece group from London united by their love of gospel music. Encompassing a mix of talented singers and musicians with different musical styles, they blend traditional gospel with jazz, soul, blues, classical and Latin genres.

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An afternoon with Jo Thompson

Jo ThompsonWednesday 6 July 2022
Doors open at 2pm; talk starts at 2.30pm

Come along and spend an afternoon with Jo Thompson at RHS Garden Rosemoor as part of our wonder Rosemoor Live! line-up. During the talk, Jo will discuss her extraordanary life and career as well as her inspiration and passion for design, including the design for the Rosemoor's newest area The Cool Garden.

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Musical Bingo

Friday 8 July 2022
Doors open at 7.30pm; event is between 8pm–11.30pm

It’s bingo, but with music! Guests are given cards with song titles instead of numbers, and then mark off tracks as they’re played by Bring & Share’s pioneering DJs. With silly prizes from glow sticks to toasters, Bring & Share has been a hit from the National Theatre to Wayne Hemingway’s Vintage.

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The South

Saturday 9 July 2022
Doors open at 7pm

This impressive nine-piece band features former members of The Beautiful South including singer Alison Wheeler and lifelong sax player Gaz Birtles. Listen out for treasured songs including A Little Time, Perfect 10, Rotterdam, Song For Whoever, Old Red Eyes Is Back Good as Gold, Don’t Marry Her plus many more.

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Devon Opera

Devon operaWednesday 27 July 2022
Performance starts at 7.30pm

Enjoy an evening of summer entertainment listening to the sounds of Devon Opera. With the backdrop of the gardens to enjoy, fine food and professional opera singers with piano accompaniment, this grand experience of popular arias, duets and opera extracts are the perfect opportunity to dress up in your evening finery.

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An afternoon with Raj Bisram

Raj BisramSaturday 30 July 2022
Doors open at 1.30pm. Show run time 2pm–4pm

Join fine arts and antiques expert Raj Bisram as he talks about his fascinating life and career. Learn more about his career as a celebrity auctioneer for top events in the UK and Europe and his appearences on many TV programmes including BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, Bargain Hunt, Would I Lie to You and Richard Osman’s House of Games. A Q&A session follows Raj’s talk as well as the chance to network and chat. 

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An afternoon with Charlie Ross

Charlie RossSunday 31 July 2022
Doors open at 1.30pm. Show run time 2pm–4pm

Spend an afternoon with auctioneer Charlie Ross, hearing about his extraordinary life and career. He’ll talk about travelling the world conducting many high-profile and high-value auctions, as well as his experiences on TV programmes including Antiques Road TripCelebrity Antiques Road Trip and Bargain Hunt. A Q&A session will follow Charlie’s talk with the opportunity to ask him any questions. 

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Wilderland and 3 Daft Monkey (New date)

New September Date:
Friday 23 September 2022

Doors open at 6.30pm; live music between 8pm–11.30pm

One-man band Wilderland, Andy Souch, also joins us for the evening. Andy was a drummer in numerous punk bands and brings a raw, sometimes angry energy to his music. It’s also playful, as Andy hands out tambourines and teases you to keep up with his fearless pace.

3 Daft Monkeys are celebrating an unbelievable 21 years of music making. The band are known for their theatrical live performances and infectious dancing rhythms, and with a fiery blend of influences from East and West, their music is uniquely wild.

Please note: This event has been rescheduled from its original Saturday 14 May 2022 event date.

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Ceilidh Night (New date)

New September Date:
Saturday 24 September 2022

Bar opens at 6.30pm; doors open at 7pm; music between 7.30pm–11.30pm

Grab your partner by the hand and gather together for a night of dancing and fun at RHS Garden Rosemoor. Enjoy live music from Banned From The Moor – a lively and multi-talented group based in and around the southern slopes of Dartmoor – as well as a caller to keep you dancing all night long.

Please note: This event has been rescheduled from its original Friday 13 May 2022 event date.

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