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RHS Chatsworth Flower Show - 5-9 June 2019

Flower Show

Venue:
Chatsworth House
Date:
05 Jun 2019 -
09 Jun 2019
Location:
, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1PP
Opening times:
10am-6:30pm

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BALI is looking forward to visiting RHS Chatsworth Flower Show between 5-9 June 2019 between 10am-6:30am. 

Chatsworth is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family. It is a family home, a working farm and a living landscape.

The house is renowned for the quality of its art and landscape, containing works of art that span 4,000 years, from Ancient Roman and Egyptian sculpture, and masterpieces by Rembrandt, Reynolds and Veronese, to work by outstanding modern artists, including Lucian Freud, Edmund de Waal and David Nash.

Key facts about RHS Chatsworth House:

  • The show site is approximately 21 hectares in size; big enough to fit 26 football pitches
  • The biggest bridge span is 51 metres
  • They used 5000m of trackway in 2017
  • Exhibitors have just 3.5 days to create their amazing displays in the Floral Marquee, which are judged the day before show opens
  • Sir Joseph Paxton’s Great Conservatory at Chatsworth, demolished in the 1920s, was the inspiration for the centrepiece at the heart of the 2017 show. A representation of the majesty of the original conservatory was created using the latest in inflatable technology
     
  • The raised beds in the Great Conservatory contained more than 30 large trees and palms and nearly 6,000 plants
     
  • James Wood of Totally Wild UK foraged the ingredients for his cookery demonstration on the Artisan Kitchen Theatre on his walk to the show
  • Both the Wedgwood Show Garden and the Institute of Quarrying Show Garden have now been rebuilt and opened in their permanent homes at World of Wedgwood and the National Memorial Arboretum
  •  A planted container was roped off and left in situ for two weeks post show as a bird had made a nest

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