Family Weekend

Kids go free!

On Saturday and Sunday, paying adults can bring up to two children under 18 to the show, absolutely FREE! (Children under 6 years get free admission into the show every day). 

Bring the whole family along - it is a perfect opportunity to:
  • Educate children about gardening and wildlife
  • See how fruit and veg are grown
  • Teach children about healthy eating and taste new and exciting food at the BBC Good Food Show Summer
  • Enjoy a day out with all the family


Family activities on Gardeners' Green

  • Sow n' Grow with the Skinny Jean Gardeners at 11:30am and 2pm on Saturday and Sunday
  • Lucas Hatch, RHS Young Gardener of the Year 2012 joins the Skinny Jean Gardeners each day
  • Brownfield Byrne Quintet
  • Jolly Pots – come along and paint up some pots - 11am-4pm each day
  • Morris Dancers - 10:30am, 12:30pm and 3pm on Sunday
  • Guide Dogs – children can come and pet the puppies! 12:30pm and 2:30pm each day.

Hanging Baskets

Support the local school children and children's groups who've entered the RHS School Gardening Competition, the Hanging Baskets of Wonderland. Themed around the centenary of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland there'll be some colourful and inventive designs!