The RHS will hit the road again and team up with other organisations to hold a number of RHS On Tour events in 2017. Visitors will find specialist growers, talks workshops and free gardening advice provided by the RHS, amongst an array of content provided by our event partners. The RHS On Tour events are free to everyone.
Our next event
RHS on Tour
Date: 3 September
Venue: Brentford Festival, in Blondin Park, London
Time: Sunday, 12noon–6pm
Dates for 2017
4–5 March - Sample, (an Urban Village Fete), in the Greenwich Peninsula
A contemporary twist on the traditional village fair celebrating the best in design, music, art and modern craftsmanship. The RHS will be leading the plant area at the event, and will focus on houseplants and urban growing. Plus, in case you need a bite to eat, there will be food stalls around to keep you satisfied.
29–30 April - FLEA (vintage and maker's market), at London Bridge
A vintage and makers market with a mix of stalls selling clothes, furniture, ceramics, books and other interesting objects. Along with the regular traders, the RHS will be there to focus on plants & horticulture, especially those suitable for growth in containers, on balconies and indoors. There will be an array of free workshops including seed sowing and flower crown making, as well as a stage featuring talks on gardening, cooking and crafts. James Alexander Sinclair will be hosting the stage on Saturday 29 April.
16-17 June - Crossrail Place Roof Garden, Canary Wharf, Open Squares & Gardens Weekend
Friday: 11am-7pm, Saturday: 10am-6pm
This event ties in with the Open Garden Squares weekend in London, and will feature specialist growers and workshops, as well as tours of the stunning Crossrail Roof Gardens with the Head Gardener. Exhibitors include House of Plants, Blueleaf Plants and Rotherview Nursery. We will also be offering some plants for sale that are featured in the Roof Gardens, focusing on ferns. Free workshops include floral crowns (Friday, throughout the day), and taking cuttings to grow on at home with our horticultural expert Joseph Ford (both days, on the hour for half an hour). You can also sign up for paid-for workshops including how to make a succulent living frame, and creating a kokedama (Japanese-style hanging houseplant). Please refer back to this webpage for links to online booking for these paid-for workshops two weeks before the event.
- Timings for tours of the roof garden with the Head Gardener: Friday, 1pm – 1.45pm; Saturday, 12.15pm – 1pm & 2pm – 2.45pm
- Workshops: make the most of your visit and book onto an exciting workshop
15-16 July - Lambeth Country Show, at Brockwell Park
After the success of last year's event, the RHS will be returning to curate the Flower Zone at this popular event.
3 September - Brentford Festival, in Blondin Park
Located near Kew Gardens, the RHS will be bringing a horticultural area to this community festival event, featuring workshops, talks and plant sellers.
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