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Win VIP Tickets to Gardeners' World Live

Win VIP tickets to Gardeners' World Live

This competition closed on Thursday, 18 January 2018 at 11:55 AM

With inspirational show gardens and floral marquee to explore, advice from the experts and great shopping, there’s something for everyone at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2018.

Make a day of it at this year's Show, 14-17 June, NEC Birmingham. Join Monty Don, Carol Klein and Joe Swift, or even Alan Titchmarsh, in the BBC Gardeners' World Live Theatre, where they'll be sharing the secrets to successful gardening. You can also meet the BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine team – all sharing top gardening tips and advice. Plus, all tickets include free entry to the BBC Good Food Show Summer, packed with tasty, seasonal treats.

We have one pair of VIP tickets to the show valid on Sunday 17 June, to give away. With your exclusive VIP tickets, you’ll enjoy use of the VIP Lounge with glass of fizz, refreshments and cloakroom, as well as VIP demos, goodie bag and parking.

We also have 10 pairs of runner-up entry tickets, valid on Thursday 14, Friday 15 or Sunday 17 June, to give away.

For more information on BBC Gardeners' World Live 2018, visit or call 0844 581 1340. Book earlybird tickets, saving 25 per cent off standard prices until Wednesday 31 January (excluding VIP or Luxe) by quoting code GWC1.

Prize details

  • We have a pair of VIP tickets to BBC Gardeners' World Live, valid for Sunday 17 June, worth £178, available to win
  • We also have 10 pairs of tickets to BBC Gardeners' World Live, worth £48, valid for any any day except Saturday 16 June, available to win
  • The closing date of the competition is 11:55am, Thursday 18 January, 2018
  • Winners will be notified and prizes sent out after this date
The closing date for this competition is noon, Thursday 18 January, 2018. Please note that this competition is open to UK residents only.

Please read our competition rules below before you enter.


Which of the following is a flightless bird?

The answer is:

Darwin's rhea (Rhea pennata)

Winner announced

and the prize goes to…

  • Linda Georgeson of Yorkshire


  • Sarah Mowbray of Northants


  • Peter Hawkins of Middlesex


  • Ann Hartley of Shropshire


  • Honor King of Bath


  • Susan Dumont of Northamptonshire


  • Mary Fielding of Dorset


  • Steve Risbec of Lancashire


  • Susan Grundy of Berks


  • Louise McBride of Lancashire


  • Peter Greenwood of Middlesex


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Competition rules

1.       The promoter is Immediate Media Company London Limited, Vineyard House, 44 Brook Green, London, W6 7BT.

2.       The BBC Code of Conduct for competitions can be found at and all BBC magazines and their associated websites comply with the Code.

3.       The promotion is open to all residents of the UK, including the Channel Islands, aged 18 years or older, except the Promoter’s employees or contractors and anyone connected with the promotion or their direct family members.

4.       The closing date for entries is noon on the date stated above.

5.       Entries received after the closing date of the promotion will not be considered.

6.       Only electronic form entries used within the competition section will be accepted. This does not include emails.

7.       By entering the promotion, the participants agree:

o    to be bound by these terms and conditions; and

o    that their surname and county of residence may be released if they win a prize.

8.       Entrants must supply to Immediate Media Company Limited their full name, email address and daytime telephone number. The Promoter will use entrants’ personal details in accordance with the Immediate Privacy Policy

9.       Only one entry will be permitted per person, regardless of method of entry. Bulk entries made by third parties will not be permitted.

10.    The winning entrant(s) will be the first correct entry/entries drawn at random from all the correct entries after the closing date.

11.    The Promoter’s decision as to the winner is final and no correspondence relating to the promotion will be entered.

12.    The winner(s) will be notified within 28 days of the close of the promotion by email.

13.    If the winner is unable to be contacted within 60 days of the promotion’s closing date, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to a runner up, or to re-offer the prize in any future promotion.

14.    There is no cash alternative and the prize will not be transferable.

15.    Prizes must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred.

16.    The Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize with one of the same or greater value.

17.    The name and county of residence of the winner(s) will be available online on the closed competition page within two months of the closing date of the promotion.

18.    The Promoter reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions or to cancel, alter or amend the promotion at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, or if circumstances arise outside of its control.

19.    The Promoter does not accept any responsibility for lost, delayed or fraudulent entries.

20.    The Promoter excludes liability to the full extent permitted by law for any loss, damage or injury occurring to the participant arising from his or her entry into the promotion or occurring to the winner(s) arising from his or her acceptance of a prize.

21.    The promotion is subject to the laws of England.