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Posted on Wed 25 May
Shrewsbury Flower Show returns for the first time since 2019 and will be celebrating its 133rd show, making it one of the world’s longest running independent flower shows.
On Friday 12 and Saturday 13 August The Quarry, a beautiful 29-acre park in the heart of Shrewsbury, will once again be awash with wonderful flowers, fabulous food and live entertainment, making it the ultimate summer day out.
Attractions for all ages will include stunning floral arrangements and inspiring show gardens, equestrian competitions and exciting arena entertainment, including The Shetland Pony Grand National.
There will be great shopping opportunities to be had with the dedicated food hall, crafts marquee and a large trade stands area.
Celebrity gardener Toby Buckland, known for presenting numerous gardening TV shows, including BBC Gardeners’ World and the RHS Chelsea Flower Show coverage, will be on hand to offer advice. He will be joined by Penny Meadmore and David Domoney.
Welcoming to the Dingle Marquee for the first time this year, Fleurs de Villes who have, for the past five years, been delighting audiences globally with their signature fresh floral mannequins. Popping up in cities around the world, their brand of floral story-telling is compelling with local florists in each city bringing floral art to life in a fashionable way. This year marks the launch of the Fleurs de Villes FEMMES series - featuring floral works of art inspired by remarkable women.
ITV’s This Morning’s chef Phil Vickery will also be demonstrating his cookery skills on both days, along with other local chefs.
On Friday evening live music will be by The Ronnies and on Saturday, South African pop star, Amy Jones will take to the stage. Both days will be topped off with choirs, the massed bands finale and a colourful fireworks display.
With children 15 years and under admitted free when accompanied with a paying adult the Shrewsbury Flower Show is an ideal family day out. Tickets are available at shrewsburyflowershow.org.uk
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