Monday 11th to Tuesday 12th April
RHS Harlow Carr, HG3 1UE, Sweet Pea Awareness Days
Sunday 23th April
Arley Hall, Northwich, Cheshire, Sweet Pea Awareness Day
Thursday 11th to Sunday 14th May
RHS Malvern Show
Wednesday 7th to Sunday 11th June
Wednesday 28th to Thursday 29th June
NSPS Early National Show, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes, MK17 8UE
Wednesday 19th July
NSPS Late National Show, Driffield, YO25 9FB. This postcode has just been changed since the beginning of 2017 and is not currently updated on Google Maps. If this causes a problem for you try using the old postcode YO25 9DN
Wednesday 19th to Sunday 23rd July
RHS Tatton Show
Monday 24th to Thursday 27th July
Royal Welsh Show
Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th July
North West Regional Show Chorley
Thursday 17th to Sunday 21st August
Southport Flower Show
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4 June/16 July Chingford Horticultural Society
Show held at Mornington Hall, Chingford. Open 2pm - 4.45pm. Show Secretary Mrs. L. Smethurst, 28 Buxton Road, Chingford E4 7DP. Tel:020 8529 2277. See Society website www.chinghortsoc.org.uk
18 June - Ewell Horticultural Association
Show held at Blenheim High School, Longmead Road, Epsom,
Surrey KT19 9BH. Open to public 2.30pm –4.30pm. Secretary, Lynne Mason
Tel: 0208 393 9257. Various Classes.
18 June –Middle Rasen & District Horticultural Society
Show held at Middle Rasen Village Hall, Wilkinson Drive. Show open 2.30pm –4.30pm. Secretary Mrs. C. M. Bennett, Woodside Farm, West Rasen, Market Rasen,
Lincolnshire LN8 3LZ.
Tel:01673 843206. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Five open classes ranging from specimen bloom to three vases of 9
stems in each. Also a Novice Section. Entries by 12 noon on day of show. Trophies plus NSPS bronze medal and certificate.
Also classes for roses, other flowers, pot plants and floral art.
18 and 19 June –New Forest and District Sweet Pea Society Show
held at Wolvercroft World of Plants, Fordingbridge Road, Alderholt, Dorset.
SP6 3BE. Open Saturday 11am –5pm and Sunday 10am –4pm.
Show Secretary Mr. J. Gillingham, 150 Cutlers Place,
Wimborne, Dorset BH21 2HZ.
Open sweet pea classes.
22 June Blandford and District Horticultural Society Show held at Anne Biddlecome Hall, Tarrant Keynstone, Blandford, Dorset.
Setting up 2pm. Judging 6.30pm. Presentations 8pm.
Show Manager/Secretary Mr. C. F. Hovard, Tzuhalem, Nutford, Blandford,
Dorset DT11 0QJ. Email email@example.com
15 Open Classes and 10 Rose Classes.
25June – Hayling Island Horticultural Society Show
held at Hayling Island Community Centre, Hayling Park PO11 0HB. Show opens 2pm. Show Manager Mr Tim Speller, 2a Wittering Road, Hayling Island PO11 9SP
9 Open Sweet Pea classes including Championship with prizes £50, £30
and £20. For all details see website
25June –Rustington Horticultural Association
Show held at The Woodland Centre, Woodland Road, Rust
ington, West Sussex BN16 3HB. Staging 7am –10.30am. Doors open 2pm.
Show Manager Mrs. Alison Valentini, 29 North Lane, Rustington, West
Sussex BN16 3PL.
Tel: 01903 856007. 13 open sweet pea classes plus 4 classes for growers of 50 plants
or less. NSPS bronze medal. Judge: Mr. D. Collins. Show also has open classes for roses and other flowers, vegetables, fruit, photography and floral art
25 June –Wokingham Horticultural Association Summer Show
Show held at St. Paul’s Parish Rooms, Reading Road, Wokingham RG41 1EH.
Staging 8.30am –11.15am. Judging 11.30am. Open to public 2pm –4pm.
Show Secretary Pauline MacBrayne, 12 Crutchley Road, Wokingham RG40 1XA.
Tel:0118 978 6131.
Classes for sweet peas, 2 vases, 2 different cultivars,6 stems of same cultivar in each vase; 1 vase 3 different cultivars, 3 stems of each cultivar; 1 vase mixed 9 stems; 1 vase of 1 cultivar 6 stems; 1 bowl in own container. Novice 1 vase of 6 stems more than 1
26 June –Rayleigh Horticultural Society
Show held at The Mill Arts & Events Centre, Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh, Essex. Entries at 9am to 11am. Visitors at 2pm.
Show Manager Mr. Peter Noble, 36 Warwick Road, Rayleigh, Essex SS6 8PG.
Tel:01268 745925. 5 classes.
2 July –Ainsdale Horticultural Society
Show held at Ainsdale Village Green, Ainsdale, Southport PR8. Show open 10.00am
–5.00pm. Show Manager/Secretary Mrs. Patricia Pearce, 3 Mickleton Drive, Ainsdale, Southport PR8 2QX.
Tel: 01704 576345. Website www.ainsdalehorticulturalsociety.org.uk
Classes 3 vases –9 stems per vase distinct variety. 2 vases –9 stems per vase. 1 vase maximum 9 stems. 1 bowl old fashioned sweet peas with foliage. Show Schedule will be sent when printed.
2 July –Downton Horticultural Society
Show held at Downton Memorial Hall. Show open 7.00am - 5.00pm.
Show Manager/Secretary Mrs. C. Parry, Cymberline, 51 The Borough, Downton, Salisbury SP5 3LX.
Members and open classes.
2 July –Wingrave & Rowsham Gardens & Allotments Society (WARGAS)
Show held at Wingrave Community Centre, Buckinghamshire.
Staging Friday 1ttJuly 7pm –11pm and Saturday 2nd July 6.30am –10.45am. Open to public Saturday 2ndJuly 2.30pm –4.45pm.
Show Secretary Tony White, 34 Winslow Road, Wingrave, Buckinghamshire HP22 4PS.
Tel: 01296 681548. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Open sweet pea show, 6 vase, 3 vase, single vase and bowls. Includes section
for growers of less than 200 plants. 8 cups/shields +NSPS medal.
Also Includes open village show, vegetables, fruit, flowers, domestic, floral art, photog
raphy and children’s classes.
5 July –Chiltern Sweet Pea Society
Show held at Lane End Village Hall, Church Road, Lane End, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP14 3JE. Staging 12.30pm –4pm, bowls and baskets until 5pm. Open 7pm.
Show manager Mr Chris Gray, 68 Narbeth Drive, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1NU
Mixed open classes including sections for 100 and 200 cordon growers. All exhibitors welcome. PLEASE NOTE THE NEW VENUE
9 July –Droitwich Spa & District Horticultural Society
Show held at David’s Nurseries, Ash Lane, Martin Hussingtree, Worcester. WR3 8TB
Open to public at 1pm. Secretary Val Ja1pm. Secretary Val Jancey, 80 Blackfriars Avenue, Droitwich Spa, Worcs. WR9 8RH.
Tel:01905 778384. Email email@example.com Open to all.
16 July –Ascot Horticultural Society
Show held at the Licensed Victuallers’School, London Road, Ascot SL5 8DR.
Show open 1.00pm –5.00pm. Show Secretary Mrs. D. Hathaway, 35 Kennel Ride, North Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7NS.
Tel: 01344 884637.
16 July –Fordingbridge & District Horticultural Society
Show held at The Fordingbridge Summer Festival, Recreation Ground, Fordingbridge. Staging 7.30am –9.30am. Open to the public 11am –4pm.
Show Secretary Mrs. Doreen James, 8 Sharpley Close, Fordingbridge,
Hampshire SP6 1LG.
Tel: 01425 655509 or 07773732815. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
18 –21 July –Royal Welsh Agricultural Society
Show held at Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells.
Show open 8am each day.
Horticulture Secretary, RWAS Ltd., Builth Wells, Powys LD2 3SY.
Tel:01982 554409. Email email@example.com
Classes –Open, Novice, Restricted.
13 August 2016 –Clutton Flower Show
Show held at Rudges Field, Bendalls Bridge, Clutton, Bristol BS39 5SJ. Multiple and single vase classes. Entries close 9pm 11 August, staging from 8pm on 12 August . Schedule available from Pat Williams, Jaffna, Church Lane, Clutton, Bristol BS39 5SS. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
.Showground with entertainments and refreshments open from 1pm. Exhibition marquee open from 2pm.
20 August –Disley & Lyme Horticultural Society
Show held at Disley Amalgamated Sports Club. Open from12.00pm.
Show Manager Dean Stafford, 21 Scafell Close, High Lane, Stockport SK6 8JA.
Tel:01663 763015. Email email@example.com
Attractions to include arts and crafts, flower arranging displays, Sweet Pea Society display stand and many others. Free shuttle bus from High Lane Library. Website