Southport Flower Show is the largest independent flower show in the country, attracting over 50,000 visitors across 4 days.
Set to be bigger and better than ever before, we’re delighted to announce this year’s theme as: The Curious Garden.
Inspired by a sense of mystery, wonder and curiosity - this year, you’re invited to something very peculiar… Find your way through the foliage to reveal the strange and delightful secrets of the British garden.
Through a twist, a turn and a secret door - what will you discover?
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Whether they’re sharing gardening tips, teaching you new skills in the kitchen or simply keeping the kids entertained - Southport Flower Show attracts a wide range of exciting celebrity guests.
In recent years Ainsley Harriott, Jean Christoph-Novelli and Simon Rimmer have all graced our cookery theatre, taking you through step-by-step demonstrations on how to cook their incredible signature dishes.
Carol Vorderman has opened the show for us, along with Anton de Beke, Sherrie Hewson and Suranne Jones.
Can you guess who this year’s curious themed special guests will be? Keep your eyes pealed for the announcement - coming soon.Buy Tickets
Take a seat in the cookery theatre and enjoy some of the nation’s most-loved chefs sharing their tips while they cook - live!
Once you’ve got your inspiration, head to the bustling food marquee - where you can sample and buy produce from over 60 independent gourmet producers.
Exhibitors and professional chefs for 2017 to be announced soon.Buy Tickets
Details on our Garden Roadshow will be announced soon.Buy Tickets
There’s more to the show than gardening, you know!
With live music, stunt acts, professional actors, live art demonstrations and an array of hands-on children’s activities - Southport Flower Show is packed with entertainment to suit absolutely everybody.
We haven’t forgotten it’s the summer holidays, either! Bring the kids along (for free!) and let them dive into our jam-packed children’s activities programme - including our brand new Interactive Zone.
More to be announced in 2017.Buy Tickets
Southport Flower Show offers a Minecraft experience at the show, with visitors getting the chance to meet leading YouTubers and to compete to build the best Minecraft garden.
Minecraft is one of a number of educational experiences at the show, where young and old can take part in activities in the Interactive Zone.
Make sure your trip to the show includes a visit to our Interactive Zone and prepare yourself to be amazed!
Minecrafter YouTubers Wizard Keen, MiniMuka and Tomohawk were at last year’s show.
Information on our Interactive Zone for this year will be announced soon.Buy Tickets
Prepare to be bee-wildered by the bee-keepers in our Honey Marquee, who will give you a live demonstration of the honeybees performing their amazing “Waggle Dance”, sourcing nectar from up to three miles underground and transforming the nectar into delicious honey!
Once you’ve watched the curious work done by these amazing creatures, treat yourself to their spoils! With a selection of honey and beeswax on sale from local bee-keepers, you’ll be able to sample and take-home their gorgeous preserves.Buy Tickets
Arguably the most popular attraction at the show, over 92% of our visitors make a point to visit the Show Gardens.
Led by the show theme each year, these incredible gardens are constructed by Garden Designers and Landscapers in just under two weeks. Inspired by the show’s annual theme, this year our exhibitors go head-to-head to create the most Curious Garden and impress our judges.
Whether you’re looking for inspiration, ideas or the professionals who will do the job right - you’ll leave our breath-taking Show Gardens excited to transform your own.
Want to become a Show Gardener/Exhibitor? Contact Clare Mason on 01704 547 147.Buy Tickets