We’re delighted to announce that BBC Gardeners’ World Live returns to the NEC from 17-20 June, 2021. 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, Adam Frost and much more.
Book before 31 January, 2021 to save 25* per cent on standard/over 65s tickets, quoting code GWC1 (excluding VIP packages):
*Subscribers to BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine save 30 per cent on their early bird tickets. Simply enter your unique 10-digit subscriber number when booking, to access your exclusive discount.
Keeping you safe
BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2021 has been curated to ensure a wonderful day out can be delivered within the parameters of government guidelines in response to the Covid-19 crisis.
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 Toby Buckland’s headline ‘Navigator Garden’, five Show Gardens themed ‘A Very British Affair’, the Beautiful Borders area and the Showcase Gardens where you can find ideas for small gardens and feature areas.
BBC Gardeners’ World Live Theatre
Enjoy seeing your favourite presenters live on stage. The line-up includes Monty Don, Adam Frost, Carol Klein, Joe Swift, Frances Tophill, Alan Titchmarsh and Toby Buckland. Seats will go on sale closer to the show, with ticket holders receiving priority notice, sign up to the BBC Gardeners World Live newsletter for notice of when tickets will go on sale, subject to availability.
Floral Marquee and Plant Village
Browse one of the largest floral marquees in the country to find an incredible variety of plants for sale, direct from the growers. There will be stunning displays to inspire you and growing advice on hand.
Being a valued and loyal subscriber to BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine, you’ll enjoy your very own dedicated area – The Subscriber Club Lounge. Situated next to the BBC Gardeners’ World Live Theatre, you can relax and take a break from the bustle of the show while watching your favourite presenters live on stage.
More information will be available here, as well as in your Subscriber issues of the Magazine in the run up to the Show.
The Beautiful Border Competition – Design a Beautiful Border in 2021
With a record-breaking number of Beautiful Borders in 2019, this unique garden design competition continues to grow in stature and prominence. The Beautiful Border Competition is a springboard into garden design and Show Garden design, it is an unparalleled opportunity to show off skills, create a unique portfolio piece, rise to a new challenge and meet potential new clients. If you don’t want to get hands on, make sure to visit the Beautiful Border competition entries that 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 .
The 2021 theme is Flower Power – unleashing opportunities for boundless colour, flamboyance and inspiration.
The Plant Experts 2021
In the heart of the Floral Marquee you’ll find The Plant Experts every day. Their advice desk is the place to head to for one-to-one gardening help. So come armed with your gardening conundrums.
The BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine editors, live
Come along to see the magazine editors joined in talks with the faces from the TV programme and some very special guests at this drop-in stage for hands-on practical advice and inspiration.
BBC Good Food Show
All tickets to BBC Gardeners’ World Live include free general admission to the BBC Good Food Show Summer packed with tasty treats and artisan food and drink to sample and shop. Find recipe inspiration, cooking demonstrations and top tips from chefs and experts including Tom Kerridge and Nadiya Hussein.
Find out more and book now
For more details, visit bbcgardenersworldlive.com. Book tickets today, quoting GWC1 to save 25 per cent* before 31 January, 2021. If you’re a BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine subscriber, remember to enter your unique 10-digit subscriber number when booking, to access your exclusive 30 per cent discount.
Adult standard (Thu, Fri, Sun)
Full price: £26.00
With 25 per cent discount: £19.50
Adult standard (Sat)
Full price: £27.00
With 25 per cent discount: £20.25
Over 65s standard (Thu, Fri, Sun)
Full price: £24
With 25 per cent discount: £18.00
Over 65s standard (Sat)
Full price: £25
With 25 per cent discount: £18.75
Unavailable in 2021 due to track and trace
NEW for 2021
To ensure a smooth and safe entry to the Show, when booking tickets you will be asked to select a timed entry slot:
8.15 – 9.00am / 9.00 – 9.45am / 9.45 – 10.30am / 10.30 – 11.15am / 11.15am onwards
*25 per cent off Adult/Over 65s standard, Not valid on VIP packages, Theatre tickets, add-ons, gift vouchers or with any other offer. £3.50/£4.50 fulfilment fee per e-ticket/posted ticket. Calls cost 7p per minute. Not all experts appear on all days. Details correct at time of print.
Please quote code GWC1 to save 25 per cent on your Early Bird tickets – OFFER EXTENDED – expires midnight on Sunday 31 January, 2021.
Transferred tickets from 2020
Anyone who opted to transfer their tickets to the 2021 Show, will receive replacement tickets in due course. This includes theatre seats. You don’t need to do anything.
All transferred tickets will be allocated to the 9am entry slot, so please arrive at the entrance to the Show between 9am and 9.45am on the day of your visit.
Those who have transferred Any-1-Day tickets will be contacted in due course to choose their preferred day of visit as, due to track and trace requirements, any-day tickets will unfortunately not be available in 2021.