Discover everything included in your ticket to BBC Gardeners' World Live!

One ticket, a Show-load of summer inspiration!

In this helpful guide you can uncover all the garden inspiration to be had with a ticket to the BBC Gardeners’ World Live in June 2024. Don’t forget, your ticket includes entry to the BBC Good Food Show Summer, so that’s two events, just one ticket…

The ultimate gardening day out awaits...

We can’t wait for another Show next summer filled with garden inspiration, expert advice, tip-top shopping, live entertainment and much more! Save the date for 13-16 June 2024.

Top experts, entertaining and informative talks

There’s no better place to find a Show-load of expert advice. Catch the experts on the BBC Gardeners’ World Live Theatre as they share topical tips and seasonal advice to help you make the most of your space. It’s going to be a great day out!

What’s more, you’ll be able to pick up even more expert advice from the drop in stages around the Show, from the Let’s Talk Plants Stage to the House Plant Hub.

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Garden inspiration

Looking to be inspired for your own plot? There’s plenty to dig into at the Show

  • Show Gardens: Discover show-stopping gardens bursting with inspiration  
  • APL Show Gardens: All designed to typical back garden sizes, these gardens are always packed with great ideas that you can apply to your own space. 
  • Beautiful Borders: Space-savvy ideas to make the most of your garden no matter the size of your plot.
  • Showcase Gardens: Smaller than the Show Gardens, but bigger than the Beautiful Borders, the Showcase Gardens show what incredible results can be achieved in a compact garden setting.

BBC Good Food Show Summer

Entry to the BBC Good Food Show Summer is included with all tickets to BBC Gardeners’ World Live.

The BBC Good Food Show Summer is a summer foodie celebration like no other! There’ll be food and drink to taste and buy, even create a tasty summer picnic to enjoy at the Show, with exhibitors on hand to serve up the best product knowledge and ingredients advice. 

The Floral Marquee

Browse one of the largest floral marquees in the country to find an incredible variety of plants for sale, direct from the growers. You’ll find stunning displays to inspire you and plenty of growing advice on hand.

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Toe-tapping live entertainment

Enjoy live entertainment throughout your visit, with you’ll find toe-tapping tunes from the Bandstand. With the line-up soon to be announced, there’s something for everyone’s taste!

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Subscriber Club Lounge

If you’re a subscriber to BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine, you’ll get to enjoy the Subscriber Club Lounge at the Show. Situated next to the BBC Gardeners’ World Live Theatre, you can watch your favourite presenter on stage, pick up some goodies and enjoy added extras including a morning welcome from the BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine team, on-hand for advice and info. To access the Lounge, simply bring along your voucher which you will receive alongside your e-tickets, and present it for scanning at the reception desk.

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One-to-one expert advice

In the heart of the Floral Marquee, you’ll find The Plant Experts. Their advice desk is the place to head for one-to-one gardening help, so come armed with questions! 

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So, what will you do first?

Your ticket to BBC Gardeners’ World Live gives you access to a day blossoming with inspiring gardens, experts, fun activities, and inspiration. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just someone who loves soaking up the change in seasons, the Fair has something for everyone.

Get ready to learn, explore, and have fun alongside fellow nature lovers at the Show– the ultimate celebration of all things gardening!

New year, new garden, new trends!

We’re through the garden gate into 2023, with a host of gardening trends blooming throughout the country. From house plants reaching dizzying heights of popularity, to the colour of the year ‘Viva Magenta’, read on for our full list of trends.

To get up close and personal with fresh garden inspiration, new plants, the latest gardening kit and more, join us in 2023.

Colour of the Year 2023

Hand-picked by Pantone, the colour of the year has been named as ‘Viva Magenta. 

Pantone describe the colour as ‘brave and fearless, and a pulsating colour whose exuberance promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration, writing a new narrative.’

Discover a world of colour and scent in the stunning Floral Marquee,  bursting with award-winning nurseries and display.

Sustainable gardening

Whilst your garden might seem to already be very green, it can always be greener!

Discover ways you can make gardening more sustainable, like upcycling common items to make stylish features. What was a pallet, hessian bags, bits of pipe, and tin cans, could become a planter, grow bags, water features, and wildlife habitats.

Be inspired by the BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine editorial team as they’re joined by experts to give tips and advice.

Grow your own food

Looking to go from soil to supper this year? Get brilliant advice from the National Allotment Society at the event.

Peat-free gardening

Learn about the latest peat-free compost from exhibitors who can offer face-to-face advice.

Indoor gardening

Foliage doesn’t just belong outside – bring nature indoors and be inspired by the Houseplant Hub.

Mindful gardening

Beautiful Borders returns with this year’s theme ‘My Garden Escape’ to give you space savvy ideas.

Gardening on a budget

Discover different ways you can let your garden bloom under a tighter budget, with advice from expert gardeners.

Fermented foods

Visit the BBC Good Food Summer Show (with free entry with your ticket!) and discover the latest foodie trends.

Feeling inspired? Find out what else is happening at BBC Gardeners’ World Live this June!