Event    From 1862 

Chelsea Flower Show

Categories: Gardens / Agriculture

Originally known as the 'Royal Horticultural Society Great Spring Show', it was first held at the RHS garden in Kensington. It moved to The Royal Hospital, Chelsea in 1905 and now takes place annually for five days in May.

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Chelsea Flower Show

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Sir Reginald Blomfield

Sir Reginald Blomfield

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Michael Norton

Michael Norton

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Edward Bowles

Edward Bowles

Horticulturalist. Born Edward Augustus Bowles but professionally known as E. A. Bowles. Born at his family's home, Myddelton House near Enfield, where he later created a garden, now open to the pu...

Person, Gardens / Agriculture

1 memorial
Highbury Fields Association

Highbury Fields Association

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Group, Community / Clubs, Gardens / Agriculture

2 memorials
Burgess Park

Burgess Park

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Place, Gardens / Agriculture

1 memorial