Celebrity guests Chorley flower show - Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 July 2017
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Special Guests

Celebrity gardeners will be on hand to answer your questions

chris beardshaw

Saturday 29 July 2017

Chorley flower show – Celebrity special guests

Chris Beardshaw is a modern day celebrity ‘renaissance man’ in all matters horticultural, from landscape and garden design projects, to gardening television programmes and books and articles.

Many will know Chris from his long broadcasting career, which includes television, hit series such as Gardeners’ World, Hidden Gardens and the hugely popular The Flying Gardener. He is also heard by millions on the weekly BBC Radio 4 Gardeners’ Question Time panel. Chris is a hugely popular celebrity show garden designer, having produced award winning schemes at all of the RHS shows as well as many international flower and garden shows. He has already collected over 30 awards including many RHS Best in Show’s and Gold awards as well as a growing selection of international accolades.

Chorley Flower Show - Chris Beardshaw
Chorley Flower Show - Carol Klein

carol klein

Sunday 30 July 2017

Chorley flower show – Celebrity special guests

Carol Klein is one of the most familiar celebrity experts working in the media today, most famous for her role as regular presenter of Gardeners’ World.

As well as covering all the wonderful shows from Chelsea and Tatton to Hampton Court and our very own Chorley flower show, Carol has fronted many series, including Grow Your Own Veg and Open Gardens. She originally trained as a fine artist and spent many years teaching art in schools and colleges. She started gardening and running a nursery from her home in Devon, and her hobby eventually became a career. She began exhibiting at RHS shows in 1990 and went on to win several gold medals. Carol has also presented a brand new series of Gardeners’ World and her four part Plant Odysseys was broadcast on BBC2 in summer 2016.


View the schedule for the Gardening Theatre where Chris and Carol will be appearing.