A weekend of colour and inspiration

It’s pretty damp and dismal outdoors right now and no doubt it’s going to get worse before it gets better.

So why not take your mind off the wintry weather ahead and start planning a few days out during spring and summer?

One of the events that’s sure to be high on many lists is the Belvoir Castle Flower & Garden Show

A weekend of colour and inspiration for those with a love of gardening which makes a welcome return to Leicestershire on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July.

Organiser Andy Tudbury will be making a welcome return too when he joins June in the studio this Sunday with a quick update on how things went at the 2021 event and – more importantly – what’s already on the cards for 2022.

Whether you’re looking for inspiration from the stunning show gardens and borders, the chance to buy something special for your own garden or need help from the expert horticulturalists in the Let’s Talk area, you’ll find all this and more in the beautiful setting of Belvoir Castle.

No day out would be complete without food and drink of course and you’ll find plenty of both to enjoy while you relax and listen to some of the artists performing on the music stage.

Make sure you’re tuned to 107.8FM or listening online, on the apps or on Alexa from 11.10am on Sunday morning to hear what Andy has to say…

And to find out how to book your Early Bird tickets for this family-friendly day out in July!

It’s show time!

Back in 2018, Andy Tudbury joined the Girls Around Town to talk about a brand new event he was bringing to one of the best-known venues in the region.

Set in the stunning grounds of Belvoir Castle, the first Belvoir Castle Flower and Garden Show took place in July that year, bringing together a range of show gardens from award-winning designers, a host of well-known nursery and floral exhibitors in the grand Lakeside Pavilion, a Gardeners’ Question Time panel and an educational area.

One year later, almost to the day, the festival was back bigger and better than before and until a few months ago Andy was busy preparing for more of the same this July.

Needless to say, that wasn’t to be under the current circumstances but Andy’s back with some good news when he joins June by phone this weekend – the show will go on in just a few weeks’ time…

Tune in to 107.8FM or listen online from 11.20am on Sunday to find out what Andy has to say about what’s on the programme for this year’s show, now taking place on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 September, and how to pre-book tickets to the event.

Make sure you stay tuned in till the end of the chat too because he’ll be sharing some exclusive news about 2021 – you’ll hear it first here on Girls Around Town!