And I’m delighted to be giving away two pairs of tickets to the show, which is on from Wednesday, 15th May until Saturday, 18th May.
If you’re looking for floristry inspiration or ideas for your garden, the Spirit of Summer Fair is the perfect place to visit.
Here are details about the floral and garden related workshops and talks which are taking place:
Summer Lifestyle Workshops
Fabulous Flower Arranging with Philip Hammond, The Dorchester – 11.30am – 15 & 16 May
Join designer florist Phil Hammond as he demonstrates how to create his new signature bouquet for the summer season.
It’s an interactive workshop where you will create a bouquet, which you’ll then be able to take home with you.
Summer Garden Flowers with Philippa Craddock – 11.30am – 17 & 18 May
Philippa Craddock‘s interactive demonstration focuses on fabulous summer garden flowers, teaching you a variety of simple techniques and how to create a unique floral design, using flowers and foliage which you could pick from your own garden.
You will leave at the end of the workshop inspired and thrilled with your very own arrangement!
Stunning Water-Based Truffles with Paul A.Young- 2.30pm – Daily
Join master chocolatier and flavour alchemist Paul A.Young and learn how to make stunning water-based truffles.
Paul will experiment will seasonal flavours including floral, herbs, fruits and summer teas.
Interiors & Garden Theatre
Good Garden Design and Star Plants for Small Gardens & Terraces with Matthew Wilson, Clifton Nurseries – 12.15pm – Daily (11.15 on 17 May)
There will be five stylish room sets…one of which is a city garden designed by Matthew Wilson for Clifton Nurseries.
Inspiration is a roofless garden ‘Old meets New’, Italian olive trees with modern Gloucester furniture and contrasting meadow grass.
For a chance to win a pair of tickets, simply leave a comment below telling me the name of your favourite flower.
Terms & Conditions
- Competition open only to those over the age of 18.
- No cash alternative will be offered.
- The competition is for UK residents and one entry per household only.
- The competition is open until midnight on Monday, 13th May.
I’ll put all the names in a hat and choose two winners, who’ll be notified by email on Tuesday 14th May. Their tickets will be available on arrival at the fair in the Press Office.
(Images : Spirit of Summer Fair)