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What's on at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2020

Enjoy plants, gardens and experts galore in the stunning grounds of Chatsworth Estate

Visitors enjoy Chatsworth Flower Show
The RHS Chatsworth Flower Show (11-14 June 2020) returns with a burst of summer colour, prize blooms and innovative design set in the rolling Derbyshire countryside.

Expert growers from all over the country will be at the show, ready to showcase stunning and usual plants and share advice for growing your own at home.

Highlights this year include the unveiling of the Floristry Laboratory and Academy, hosted by Evolve Flowers from Spalding. Try your hand at floral arrangements and unleash your creativity. Who knows, you may discover a hidden talent.

For the first time beautifully dressed moon gates will create focal points throughout the ground, providing visitors with inspiration as they walk the show.

Read on to discover the 2020 show and remember book in advance and save.

Find the perfect plant

Shopping in the Chatsworth Plant Village
The Plant Village and Floral Marquee are the perfect places to pick up a new addition for your garden and meet an array of expert growers and nurseries from all over the UK.

See breath-taking blooms at the peak of perfection and learn the best way to grow them at home. Plus, our RHS Gardening Advice team will be offering a free advice service, providing answers to any questions you may have.

Take home inspiration from the gardens

Space Within Mindfulness Garden
This year sees the return of our Mindfulness Gardens, a popular category launched in 2019 to celebrate the benefits of gardens and outdoor spaces for our health and wellbeing. You’ll be able to find plenty of inspiration for creating your own outdoor sanctuary at home with these designs.

Five special gardens offer spaces of tranquility and escape. Be sure to look out for first-time designer James Hutchison's A Reflective Garden featuring a long, tranquil pool at the centre and an intimate summerhouse, providing private space to reflect. 

We’ll also have a range of eye-catching Show Gardens, which combine the best of horticulture with stunning design and innovative landscaping. You’ll find plenty of ideas to keep you busy in the garden all summer long.

By popular demand the Long Borders are back. The 15 colourful designs show an array of emotions, brought to life through imaginative planting designs. See how fear is portrayed, and joy, a welcoming contrast. 

The RHS Feature Gardens are full of inspiration and include a ‘Rewilding Garden’ by RHS Gold Medal-winning designer Phil Hirst, which explores how people can encourage a natural biodiversity into their gardens. Multi award-winning designer Matt Childs advocates the power plants can have on reducing flooding with a garden installation packed with inspiration for gardeners to take away.

Alexandra Noble’s Edible Flower Garden will bring sustainability, soil health and organic produce to the fore in a display that promises to be both practical and beautiful.

Chatsworth House

Visitors in front of Chatsworth House
Providing the impressive backdrop to our Derbyshire show is Chatsworth House, home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire.

The house has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family. It is renowned for the quality of its art and landscape and contains works of art that span 4,000 years, from Ancient Roman and Egyptian sculpture, and masterpieces by Rembrandt, Reynolds and Veronese, to work by outstanding modern artists, including Lucian Freud, Edmund de Waal and David Nash.

RHS Chatsworth 2020 ticketholders can enjoy 50% off Chatsworth House & Garden tickets during the show. Simply present your RHS Chatsworth ticket on the day at any entry point to Chatsworth House or Garden.

One discounted Chatsworth ticket can be purchased for each RHS ticket presented. This offer is valid for the duration of RHS Chatsworth, 11-14 June 2020, and is not valid for online bookings or with any other discount or offer.

Talks and events

Chris Smith in the Potting Bench Theatre

Our expert talks always go down a treat and 2020 will be no exception. We’ve got expert plantspeople, celebrities and foodies joining us at the show, sharing their passion for gardening, cookery and more. Watch experts in the Dig In Live Kitchen Theatres hosting Q&A sessions, talks and demos thought-out the week. 

Plus, with a range of workshops planned, there’s plenty of opportunity for you to try something new and take home a new skill.

Gardeners will get their questions answered in a series of demos and workshops with knowledgeable expert Martin Fish. Potting Bench Talks will share the expertise of BBC Gardeners’ World Joe Swift and floristry expert Jonathan Moseley.

Keep an eye out for the Edible Allotments too, new to 2020. Here visitors get the chance to chat with passionate exhibitors and take away inspiring planting schemes.

Gardening for all age groups

There will be plenty for children to enjoy too with a Discover & Grow zone, educating school groups on the power of bees in supporting nature, as well as how forest schools can boost brain power. All ages will be able to admire the 27 school planters, showing visitors how to walk on the wild side with colourful creations from local school children.


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