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This summer is shaping up to be the hottest yet here at Frenchgate and we will be kicking things off with our first ever Frenchgate Flower Show LIVE! This will be your chance to delve deep into the weird and wonderful world of flowers and fashion.

Here’s just a selection of what we have going on.

Seed bomb workshops – Bentley Urban Farm

Visit the guys at the Bentley Urban Farm to take part in their exclusive seed bomb workshop.  Explore the world of seeds and weeds and get hands on to create your very own seed bomb. Create a floral wonder than you can take to your garden and let the flower flourish.  [Wednesday 31st May & Thursday 1st June 2017. 11am to 4pm] 

Opening of the gardens with VIP celebrity guest

Day one of the Frenchgate Flower Show LIVE will see the opening of our winning gardens by our VIP guest [to be announced closer to the date.] Come and say hi and make sure you bring your camera as there will be the chance for a snap or two. [Friday 26th May. Press Day] 

Explore the gardens 

This will be first chance for you to explore the horticulture genius created by our talented category winners. Spend some time wandering through our fragrance garden or take a virtual trip into the gardens of the future. 

Vote for best in show

Once you have completed your adventure around each garden you will have your chance to vote for the best in show! This is your opportunity to give feedback on our entries, the event and to put forward your ideas for 2018! 

Half term meet & greet with Ben & Holly

To link up with the Flower Show LIVE we will be offering the little ones a chance to meet Ben and Holly from Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom. There will be plenty of photo opportunities alongside a LIVE story time narration. [Friday 2nd June. 11am – 4pm] 

Flowery face painting 

What event would we be hosting if we didn’t offer you a chance to paint your face like a life size plant? 

Floral Fashion

Where would any flower show be without the fashion? To coincide with the Frenchgate Flower Show LIVE our retailers will be showcasing some of their flagship floral fashion for Spring Summer 2017. 

Attending?.... Here’s all the important information you will need. 

  • Press day with VIP guest – Friday 26th May
  • Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom – Friday 2nd June
  • Seed Bomb Workshops - Wednesday 31st May & Thursday 1st June 2017
  • Frenchgate Flower Show LIVE – Friday 26th May to Sunday 11th May 2017 

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