The Preview Evening in pictures

An unforgettable evening of flowers, live music and fireworks at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival Preview Evening


Picnic by the waterLounge on the banks of the Long Water and enjoy a picnic in the summer sun - the perfect way to spend an evening.

The Brass Monkeys playEnjoy the great line-up of musical entertainment. Dance the night away to Latin, Spanish and Jazz numbers at our bandstands, or lounge along the Long Water listening to our headline acts. With stages and wandering bands among the flowers, you won’t be far from a tune or two.

Show Garden
View the Festival first and gain inspiration for your own garden. The limited number of guests means you can soak up every detail of the Show Gardens at your own pace.

fine diningReserve a seat in one of the restaurants and take a break from the Festival to indulge in a fine dining experience.

Warner's Gin in the Dig In TheatreCatch a talk at Dig in Live and hear from our amazing line-up for some culinary inspiration.

Sitting in deckchairs in the evening sunThe relaxed atmosphere at the Preview Evening allows for time to just sit and enjoy the sunshine. Meet with friends, listen to live music and sip a glass of fizz.

woman with shoppingShop without the crowds and discover a wide selection of quality plants, homewares and food - brought to you by specialist nurseries, boutique stalls and artisan traders.

Finish your evening on the banks of the Long Water watching a spectacular firework finale.

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