BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair

Date: 28th - 30th May 2021
Location: NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT

The organisers of the 28-year strong BBC Gardeners’ World Live at The NEC, are looking forward to brighter times with the addition of a new outdoor spring gardening event.

The BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair, partnered by Hillier, will take place in the beautiful open grounds of Beaulieu in Hampshire, home of the National Motor Museum and the ancestral Montagu home Palace House, from Friday 28 May to Sunday 30 May 2021.

The Fair will present a select number of high-quality nurseries with displays and plants for sale, aninspirational collection of planting ideas in the Beautiful Borders and a range of gardening exhibitors to shop from. The BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine team will be on hand with spring gardening tips at their What To Do Now Stage.

Hillier Nurseries has been announced as headline partner. Founded in 1864 in Winchester, Hampshire, today Hillier has a network of 18 Garden Centres across the South of England, is the UK’s largest grower of semi-mature trees and grows more than 900,000 plants a year at the company’s Hampshire Nurseries.  The stunning Hillier Experience feature at the heart of the Fair will be overflowing with spring garden ideas and planting combinations. Visitors will be able to speak to experts from Hillier who will be on hand to share one-to-one advice. The Hillier Experience shop will allow inspiration to become reality, with a selection of plants grown by Hillier on their Hampshire nurseries available to purchase. The Fair organisers are delighted that Hillier plan to launch two stunning new plants at the Spring fair.

As with BBC Gardeners’ World Live, the newFair will harness the synergy between gardening and food by incorporating a BBC Good Food Market presenting specialist and seasonal produce to taste and buy. Visitors will enjoy all this plus toe-tapping live entertainment from the bandstand and mouth-watering delights from a hand-picked selection of independent street food vendors.

As gardening becomes increasingly popular and positively contributes to our wellbeing in this uncertain climate, the new outdoor BBC Gardeners’ World Fair offers up a chance for more gardeners to experience the Gardeners’ World brand coming to life.

Amplifying the value of this great day out, tickets to the Spring event include access to the stunning Beaulieu grounds and gardens.

Find out more and book tickets at bbcgardenersworldfair.com