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School Wheelbarrow competition

Around the World in Thirty Barrows

Around the World in Thirty Barrows

For 2019, the ever-popular School Wheelbarrow Competition has a new theme, Around The World in Thirty Barrows.

Schools are encouraged to look at the plants and gardens, as well as the architecture and cultures, of the world for their inspiration, creating a homage to their chosen land in the space of a barrow! From the Zen gardens of Japan to the intense patterns of Morocco, the bulbs of the Netherlands to the Alpine flora of Switzerland, each barrow will be a creative and colourful potted tribute to the countries of the world as seen through the eyes of the school children.

Apply today

Apply today

If you'd like more details about taking part with your school, do get in touch with Lucy today here >
Awards

Awards

One Primary and one Secondary school will win the coveted Best Barrow Award, and Show visitors vote for the People's Choice Award. 
School excursions to the show

School excursions to the show

Schools taking part in the School Wheelbarrow competition are automatically offered a certain number of pupil and teacher tickets to attend the show. Schools who are not taking part but would like to attend, or those participating who'd like additional tickets, can purchase  tickets for our Schools Day for just £17 with a free teacher ticket with every 8 purchased. 

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