BBC Gardeners’ World Live returns to the NEC from 18-21 June, 2020. It’s the ultimate day out for keen, hands-on gardeners with inspiring Show Gardens, a vast Floral Marquee, great shopping and the nation’s favourite gardening experts live, including Monty Don, Carol Klein plus Alan Titchmarsh and much more.
Book now to save 20 per cent on standard tickets, quoting code GWC2 (excluding Saturday tickets and VIP/Luxe packages):
Subscribers to BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine save 25 per cent on their tickets. Visit Secret Garden now to access your exclusive discount code.
The Show Gardens are an unbeatable place to find ideas for your own plot. From inspirational designs to space-savvy concepts and solutions for making the most of every inch, you’ll get a head full of ideas for your next project. Don’t miss the Young Landscapers Award front gardens; five ‘A Very British Affair’-themed APL Avenue back gardens; and the What Lies Beneath Garden showing how to create well-built garden features that’ll stand the test of time.
BBC Gardeners’ World Live Theatre
Monty Don and James Alexander-Sinclair at the BBC Gardeners’ World Live Theatre
Enjoy seeing your favourite presenters live on stage. The line-up includes Monty Don, Carol Klein, Adam Frost, Joe Swift and Frances Tophill plus Alan Titchmarsh on Saturday. Include seats when booking tickets for just £3 for standard sessions, or £4 for Premium.
Floral Marquee and Plant Village
A visitor exploring the Floral Marquee at BBC Gardeners’ World Live
Browse one of the largest floral marquees in the country to find an incredible variety of plants for sale, direct from the growers. Along with the Plant Village, you’ll find over 100 places to shop for plants at BBC Gardeners’ World Live. There will be stunning displays to inspire you and growing advice on hand. Brand new for 2020, the Floral Marquee will feature a sensational Foxtail Lily (Eremurus) display, the new House of Plants room-set and the all-new My Gardeners’ World Stage.
Subscriber Club Lounge
Monty Don and Lucy Hall in the Subscriber Lounge at BBC Gardeners’ World Live
As a valued subscriber to the magazine, you’ll get to enjoy the BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Subscriber Club Lounge. Situated next to the BBC Gardeners’ World Live Theatre, you can watch your favourite presenter on stage, pick up your free goodie bag and enjoy added extras including a morning welcome from the BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine team, on hand to share their highlights of the Show.
Beautiful Borders area at BBC Gardeners’ World Live
The Beautiful Borders, unique to BBC Gardeners’ World Live, are packed with take-home ideas for how to squeeze the most into your garden, be it growing veg in tight spaces, eye-catching planting or clever use of materials. With a ‘Flower Power’ theme in 2020, you can expect a wide range of inspiration including the era of Flower Power itself, a celebration of floral colours, the power of flowers for supporting wildlife and biodiversity or their qualities for health and wellbeing.
Find out more about Beautiful Borders
The Plant Experts
The Plant Experts area at BBC Gardeners’ World Live
In the heart of the Floral Marquee you’ll find The Plant Experts, with one-to-one gardening help. Come armed with your gardening conundrums to benefit from their expertise. New for 2020, the Plant Experts will host a Book Swap, so you can bring along a pre-loved gardening book to exchange for something new-to-you.
Add sparkle to your day out as a VIP. The classic VIP tickets includes access to the VIP Lounge with a glass of fizz, cloakroom, goody bag, VIP parking and more. The VIP Luxe package includes everything that comes with the classic VIP tickets, plus exclusive extras including front row seats in unlimited theatre sessions (including the BBC Good Food Show Summer’s Big Kitchen), a complimentary bar, light buffet lunch and the chance to meet Monty Don. VIP tickets are strictly limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.
The BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Stage
Kevin Smith and Joe Swift
Come along to our dedicated Magazine Stage where the magazine editors will be joined for a full line up of talks with the faces of the TV programme. They’ll cover some of the most topical gardening tips, inspiration, techniques and entertain you with their gardening wit and wisdom. Stage sponsors Legal & General will host a topical container gardening session on the stage each day.
BBC Good Food Show
Visitors enjoying the BBC Good Food Show
All tickets include entry to the BBC Good Food Show Summer packed with top chefs including Mary Berry, plus tasty treats and artisan food and drink to sample and buy. You can see the BBC Good Food team on stage, buy a cookbook to have signed by your favourite culinary star and find all the ingredients for a picnic to enjoy amongst the Show Gardens.
Find out more and book now
For more details, visit bbcgardenersworldlive.com. Book tickets today, quoting GWC2 to save 20 per cent*. If you’re a BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine subscriber, visit the Secret Garden, where you can save even more on tickets.
Adult standard Thursday/Friday/Sunday
Full price: £26.00
With 20 per cent discount: £20.80
Over 65s standard Thursday/Friday/Sunday
Full price: £24.00
With 20 per cent discount: £19.20
Any-One-Day (excludes Saturday)
Full price: £27.50
With 20 per cent discount: £22.00
Saturday tickets cost 50p more and discounts do not apply
Classic VIP Ticket: £95.00 (£100 Saturday)
VIP Luxe Package: £200 (Friday and Saturday only)
* Discounts on advance Adult/Over 65s tickets only, excluding Saturday. Not valid on VIP/Luxe packages, theatre tickets, add-ons, gift vouchers or with any other offer. £2.95 admin fee per order. Calls cost 7p per minute. Not all experts appear on all days. Details correct at time of print.
Book your tickets for BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2020 now