Midsummer Garden Life Festival – 23, 24 & 25 June 2021
Visitors to the Midsummer Garden Life Festival need not worry about foreign travel restrictions as they will be able to experience three, theatrically themed, floral holiday destinations, without the need of a passport or the any need to quarantine!
Magic of the Mediterranean
Festival goers who are missing their holidays to Europe, can take a stroll into the dry heat and aromatic scents of an ancient olive grove, in a Mediterranean garden created by Olive Tree Specialist Villaggio Verde. Visitors can relax to cool sounds of Latin jazz and enjoy a Mezze of Greek cuisine and refreshments.
Enjoy a jet-lag free trip across the world to enjoy far away, exotic destinations created by award-winning garden designer Peter Dowle and Leaf Creative. The first stop is a vibrant and colourful visit to the floral and musical delights of a Caribbean Island, serenaded with the joyous rhythm of a steel band. Then it is on to the last leg of the travel tour, to enjoy a relaxed stroll through a tranquil acer-filled woodland garden glade in the Far East.
The Happiness Theatre
At the heart of the Festival is the Happiness Theatre which will provide a host of music and musings from special guests including RHS Malvern favourite and gardening guru Carol Klein, who will be talking to Festival goers throughout the three days. There will also be plenty of Midsummer madness from garden designer James Alexander Sinclair, who will be revelling in revealing some of his lesser-known cultural talents, with readings from a selection of his favourite floral poetry.
Shop for plants from the some of the UK’s leading growers and nurseries including Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants, New Forest Hosta, Pheasant Acre Nurseries, Priorswood Clematis and Kitchen Garden Plant Centre, and indulge in retail therapy from a selection of hand-picked garden life retailers.
Those in need of artistic inspiration can relax and enjoy a selection of captivating performances of drama, music, poetry and talks, all held in the spacious, open-air theatre.
When in need of refreshments, choose from delicious alfresco dining eateries all provided by local artisan food suppliers.
Tickets are strictly limited and advance booking is essential.
500 Early Access Tickets 8am-10am: £32.50
General Admission (from 10am): £22.50, Under 5-year-olds: Free (but ticket required)
Parking: Standard Parking free, Priority Parking free with Early Access Ticket, Gold Parking £10
We have been awarded the VisitEngland ‘We’re Good to Go’ industry charter mark. This verifies that our showground meets the Government and public health guidance on COVID-19 and that we have all the required health and safety processes in place to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable visit. Find out more - VisitEngland 'We're Good to Go"
Only assistance dogs are allowed at this event.