Setting up for exhibitors from 9am to 11am. Judging from 11 to 12. The show opens to the public from 1pm and winners announced at 4pm. The show schedule is available on the website. Tea and cakes sold on the refreshment stall and there will be produce and plants on sale as well. The Spring Show also hosts the Schools competition.
The RCHS Proudly Presents Anne Swithinbank
Tuesday 8th September 2020 7.30PM
Anne will be joining us on the 8th September to give a talk on An Autumn to Winter Garden
This will be a ticketed event only with a limited number. Tickets on sale via the Website soon
Anne Swithinbank (born 1957 in Belvedere in Kent) is a trained horticulturist, freelance gardening broadcaster and writer. She trained at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew Gardens and was Glasshouse Supervisor at the Royal Hortcultural Society’s garden at Wisley, Surrey.
She is known for being a regular panellist on Gardeners’ Question Time since 1994, she has also presented television gardening programmes including The Gardens of the Caribbean and The Chelsea Flower Show.
She writes for several magazines and papers including the News of the World and BBC’s Gardeners’ World Magazine. She has written several books on Gardening including the Gardeners’ World Book of Houseplants and Gardeners’ World Book of Containers.
In 1986 she left Wisley to work as a freelance gardener and speaker. She then joined the team on BBC 2’s Gardeners’ World where she was a regular presenter for five years, subsequently she has made guest appearances.
Anne Swithinbank is a patron of the charity the British Cactus & Succulent Society.
This event is one where the Committee raises money for the Society and at the same time have fun while exercising the brain – What more could you want?
Tickets are £10 pp and tables will be for 6 persons. You can come as a group or as a pair or individual. The price of the tickets includes the Supper which will be served from 7pm onwards. The food option will always include a vegetarian option. More details nearer the event. This is a very successful evening as testified by the number of people who come every year.