Monty Don at BBC Gardeners World Live 2017

BBC Gardeners’ World Live, along with the BBC Good Food Show Summer, will return to the NEC in Birmingham in 2018, and group tickets are on sale now.

The events, combining both horticulture and food, will take place from 14th to 17th June. Tickets to BBC Gardeners’ World Live automatically include entry into the BBC Good Food Show Summer.

A gardening mecca

The horticultural event will include the inspiring show gardens, in a celebration of how imagination and creativity can transform any type of outdoor space. The show gardens offer a great way for visitors to get ideas for their own gardens.

There will be over 100 places to buy plants and the latest gardening kits, and live stages with expert talks and demos taking place. Plus, BBC Two will film from the show on the Thursday for Friday night’s Gardeners’ World.

In the floral marquee, a Rose Festival will be hosted, plus there will be launches of new plants from specialist growers and special show offers for visitors.

The BBC Gardeners' World Live Theatre will see a packed schedule of entertaining and informative talks. Speakers are confirmed to include Monty Don, Alan Titchmarsh, Carol Klein, Joe Swift, Nick Bailey, Adam Frost and Frances Tophill.

Food for thought

The BBC Good Food Show Summer will be packed with seasonal produce, ideas for al-fresco entertaining, the UK’s top chefs cooking up fresh recipes live on the numerous stages across the Show, and Pimms and picnics galore.

Chefs including Tom Kerridge and James Martin are confirmed to attend. Previous years have seen other celebrities including Joe Wicks, Mary Berry and Nadiya Hussain make appearances.

Group tickets

Group tickets start from £16, and a ‘reserve now, pay later’ scheme means group travel organisers don’t need to confirm numbers and pay until May 2018.

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