Knowsley Flower Show 2012

Flower Show
Celebrating 18 Years!

• Court Hey Park, Huyton,

Sunday 7th August 2016

11am - 5pm

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Welcome to the Knowsley Flower Show website, we hope you enjoy visiting the site and that you find the information that you require.

A very warm welcome to all our exhibitors in this, the 18th year of the Knowsley Flower Show. Without the support of our loyal exhibitors the wonderful displays of owers and vegetables would not be there for visitors to admire, and wish that they could achieve that standard of excellence.

2016 is The Year of the English Garden, and that is the theme of this yearís show. It is a celebration of the 300th anniversary of the birth of Capability Brown, a landscape gardener who revolutionised the design of English gardens. Obviously, through the centuries, garden styles have changed but the quintessential English gardens he created still exist. I hope entering the marquee will be like stepping into the past, full of colour and scent evoking English gardens past and present.

As well as our regular exhibitors we welcome new ones, and we have Novice classes where they can compete knowing that they can ask for help and advice. Vases for owers, and plates for vegetables are provided for the Novice Section. If you would like more information then please get in touch with me, my contact details are below.

Good luck to all and good gardening.

We are delighted that the Knowsley Feelgood Festival will take place the day before our show on Saturday 6th August from 1-5pm on the Gladstone eld of Court Hey so we look forward to also welcoming families to what promises to be an exciting event!


You can see all the photographs from both events on the councilís Flickr page

Download free shuttle buss timetable

Over 23,000 people enjoyed a great day out at the Knowsley Flower Show in Huyton on Sunday.

Knowsley Flower Show Prize winners

The Arthur Jackson Master Gardener Class - Richard Burniston
The Freda Gabrielsen Class - Helen Dolan
Best in General Cut Flowers - Helen Dolan
Best in Dahlias - Steve Burns
Best in Roses - Alice and Tony Bracegirdle
Best in Pot Plants - Chris Bright
Best in Vegetables and Vegetable Society Silver Medal - Vinny Kilshaw
Best in Novice - Maurice Maline
Best Boy Exhibitor - Reuben Birchall
Best Girl Exhibitor - Toni Woods
Best in Children's Classes - Reuben Birchall

A Special Award of a Child's Spade and Fork Set was made to Roby Park Primary School for their outstanding display at the show

The North of England Dahlia Association E.W Winterbottom Trophy for the Best Dahlia Exhibit - Steve Burns
The Albert Sutcliffe Memorial Trophy for Most Points in Dahlia Classes - Steve Burns
The Ford Sports and Social Club Gardening Challenge Cup for Most Points in Vegetable Classes - Richard Burniston
The Jack Denson Rose Class - Alice and Tony Bracegirdle
The Merseyside Pot Leek Society Plaque for the Best Pot Leek Exhibit - Ron Hill
The Royal Horticultural Society Banksian Medal for the Most Points in the Show - Richard Burniston
The Knowsley Flower Show Trophy for the Best Exhibit in the Show - Helen Dolan

To find out more about us, use the navigation menu to look around the various parts of the Knowsley Flower Show Website. Also the images below provide quick links to parts of the site that we think you may be interested in.

National Wildflower Centre

If you would you like to become part of our close knit horticultural family and perhaps join our Committee, please call our Show Secretary, Christine Yates on 0151 480 8666 or for advice on entering the show or volunteering as a Committee member.



Find out why Rowan Williams (picture below) has green blood...

Rowan Williams in the news

Stallholders booking forms

Looking to book your stall? Download the forms to book:

Craft Stalls:

(Word doc) (pdf)

Community and Charity Stalls:

(Word doc) (pdf)

Trade stands booking form:
Please call for more information.

(Word doc) (pdf)

Plant Society stands

(word doc) (pdf)


Look through our photos of what goes on at our Flower Shows...


2016 Schedule

Download what's on this year
(click the schedule below)

Download the schedule
Class no 72 –
Dish of 10 cherry tomatoes –


Our supporters:

Royal Horticultural Society
Merseyside Bio Bank sponsor National Wildflower Centre
Knowsley Town Council sponsor Landlife Prescot Town Council
Geraud Markets Liverpool
Recycle for Merseyside and Halton Love Food Target




Mrs J Denson Mr E Frith Mrs C Simkin
Mr P Doyle Mr T Hill Mr R Sumner
Miss K Mc Loughlin Mr V Kilshaw Mr D L Sutcliffe
Mr K Silcock Mrs K Brady Mrs R Walker
Mr A Gabrielsen
Mrs C Yates
Mr K Silcock


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