2018 Daffodil Shows and Competitions

Here are the dates and details of some of the 2018 Daffodil Shows and Competitions that will be held this year:

Royal Horticultural Society Daffodil Competitions and Shows

RHS Garden Rosemoor
Rosemoor Daffodil Competition will be held on Saturday 10th March 2018 and Sunday 11th March 2018.  On Saturday, the Rosemoor Daffodil Competition will open at 11.30am after judging has finished.  The Early Camellia Competition and the Hyacinth Competition will also be held on the same weekend at Rosemoor.  The Daffodil, Camellia and Hyacinth Shows at Rosemoor are free to enter, and open to anyone who wishes to exhibit at the show, entry forms are available from georginabarter@rhs.org.uk
Visitors to the show can enjoy viewing a display of Daffodils created by a local school, there will also be trade and advice stands.
Information for disabled visitors to RHS Garden Rosemoor can be found here

RHS Garden Wisley
The Early Daffodil Competition will be held in the Glasshouse, at RHS Garden Wisley, on Tuesday 27th March 2018 and Wednesday 28th March 2018.
Information for disabled visitors planning to visit RHS Garden Wisley can be found by clicking here.

RHS Garden Wisley
The Daffodil Show will be held in the Pinetum Marquee, at RHS Garden Wisley, on Tuesday 10th April 2018 and Wednesday 11th April 2018.
Information for disabled visitors planning to visit RHS Garden Wisley can be found by clicking here.

RHS Garden Harlow Carr
The Late Daffodil Competition
will be held on Saturday 5th May 2018 and Sunday 6th May 2018 at RHS Garden Harlow Carr.  A Tulip Competition will also be held over the same weekend.
Information for disabled visitors planning a visit to RHS Garden Harlow Carr, can be found here.

For more information on these or any other RHS Shows visit the RHS website.

The Surrey Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society Spring Show at Abinger Hammer is one of many very special daffodil shows planned for 2018.

More 2018 Daffodil Shows and Events:

Saturday 17th March 2018 – Wokingham Horticultural Association Spring Show will be held in St Paul’s Parish Rooms, Reading Road, Wokingham, RG41 1EH.  Doors open at 2pm and the show closes at 4pm.

Sunday 18th March 2018 – Jacobs Well Horticultural Society Spring Show will be held at Jacobs Well Village Hall, Jacobs Well Road, Surrey, GU4 7PD.

Wednesday 21st April 2018Sandhurst Horticultural Society Daffodil Show will be held at Sandhurst Community Hall, Yorktown Road, Sandhurst, GU47 9BJ.  For all the details, please click here.

There are classes for every kind of daffodil, from miniature daffodils, double daffodils, specie daffodils, wild forms, hybrids, and daffodils in every Division of the RHS Daffodil Classification System. So whichever daffodils are your favourite, you can find a show to enter your daffodil blooms.

Saturday 24th March 2018 and Sunday 25th March 2018 – The South West Daffodil Group Show will be held at Trelissick Garden, Feock, near Truro, Cornwall, TR3 6QL.  The Show opens from 10.30am until 5pm.

Saturday 24th March 2018 – Epsom Garden Society Spring Show will be held in St Martin’s C of E Junior School, Ashley Road, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 7AD.  The Show is open to visitors from 2pm until 4.30pm.

Saturday 24th March 2018 – Fernhurst Horticultural Society Spring Show will be held at Fernhurst Village Hall, Glebe Road, Fernhurst, Haslemere, GU27 3EH.  The Show opens to visitors at 2pm.

Saturday 24th March 2018 – Haywards Heath Horticultural Society Spring Show and Plant Sale will be held at the Centenary Hall, St Wilfrid’s Way, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 3QH.  The Show opens to visitors from 2pm until 4.30pm, admission is free.

Saturday 24th March 2018 – Puttenham and Wanborough Garden Club Spring Show will be held at 2.30pm today, for more details please see Puttenham and Wanborough Garden Club’s website.

Saturday 24th March 2018 and Sunday 25th March 2018 – Isle of Wight Daffodil Society Spring Flower Show will be held at Busy Bee Garden Centre, Brading Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 1QG.

Saturday 24th March 2018 and Sunday 25th March 2018 – Falmouth Spring Flower Show will be held at Princess Pavilion, Melville Road, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4AR.  The Falmouth Spring  Flower Show will open from 10.30am to 5pm on Saturday, and from 10am until 4pm on the Sunday.

Sunday 25th March 2018 – The Daffodil Society Mid Southern Daffodil Group Spring Show which was due to be held at Cobham Village Hall, Lushington Drive, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 2LU has now been cancelled.  This Show has been cancelled due to the recent bad weather, which has naturally affected the daffodils.

Visiting a Horticultural Society’s Spring Show, or a Daffodil Show is a lovely way to make new friends and celebrate springtime.

On Easter Saturday 31st March 2018, Sidmouth Daffodil Day will be held at Kennaway House, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8NG, from 10am until 3pm.  Visitors can enjoy a plant fair, daffodil talks, daffodil artwork, a photographic exhibition, a children’s daffodil painting competition, and of course walks to daffodil sites.  Lady Christine Skemersdale of Broadleigh Gardens, herself a holder of a National Collection Holder of Alec Gray hybrid miniature daffodils, will be giving an interesting and informative talk on ways of using daffodils in the garden.  Nursery man Kevin Hughes will be giving an informative talk, full of information on the natural habitats that daffodils grow in, with lots of advice to help you grow daffodils successfully in your gardens.  While the President of the Sid Vale Association, Rev. Handel Bennett, will be giving a talk about benefactor Keith Owen, and his vision for a million blooms to flower in the Sid Valley.  This sounds a lovely and very special day, with free entry for visitors, for all the details, please click here.

Saturday 31st March 2018 – Elstead Garden Club Spring Show will be held at Elstead Village Hall, Thursley Road, Elstead, Surrey, GU8 6DG.  This Spring Show opens to the public at 2pm, and closes at 4pm.

Saturday 31st March 2018 and Sunday 1st April 2018The Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society Spring Show will be held in the Fletcher Building, at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Arboretum Place, Edinburgh, EH3 5NZ.  This show is open to both novice and experienced growers, for the show schedule and all the details of this show, please click here.

Sunday 1st April 2018 – The Surrey Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society Daffodil Show will be held at Abinger Hammer Village Hall, Felday Road, Abinger Hammer, Surrey, RH5 6QX.  The Show opens at 1.30pm.

The Surrey Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society Spring Show at Abinger Hammer is a lovely show to visit and to enter.

Tuesday 3rd April 2018 – Lightwater Gardening Club Spring Show will be held at The Link, St Johns Church Hall, Windlesham.

Saturday 7th April 2018 – Ash Parish Garden Club Spring Show will be held today at Victoria Hall, 121 Ash Hill Road, Ash, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU12 5DN.  The Show opens from 2.30 – 4.30pm.

Saturday 7th April 2018 – Bramshott, Liphook and District Spring Show and Fuchsia and Begonia Sale will be held at the Church Centre, Liphook, GU30 7DJ.  The show starts at 2pm and is open to all. Tea and fabulous home made fresh cakes will also be available.

Saturday 7th April 2018 – Churt Horticultural Society Spring Show will be held in Churt Village Hall, Crossways, Churt, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 2JA.  Churt Horticultural Society will also be holding a raffle and plant sale at this Show.  The Show opens to visitors at 2.30pm.

Saturday 7th April 2018 – Ewell Horticultural Association Spring Show will be held at Blenheim High School, Longmead Road, Epsom, KT19 9BH.  The Show opens to visitors at 2.30pm and entrance is free.

Saturday 7th April 2018 – Frensham and Dockenfield Horticultural Society Spring Show will be held in Marindin Hall, Frensham Road, Frensham, Surrey, GU10 3DG.  This Show opens to visitors at 2.30pm.

Saturday 7th April 2018 – Headley Horticultural Society Spring Show will be held at Headley Village Hall, Church Lane, Headley, Surrey, KT18 6LD.  This Show opens to visitors at 2.30pm.

Saturday 7th April 2018 – Milford Horticultural Society Spring Show will be held at Milford Village Hall, Portsmouth Road, Milford, Surrey, GU8 5DS.  The Show opens to visitors at 2pm, with the Prize Giving taking place at 4pm.

Saturday 7th April 2018 – Thursley Horticultural Society Spring Show will be held in Thursley Village Hall, Dye House Road, Thursley, Surrey, GU8 6QD.  This Show opens to visitors at 2.30pm, the raffle will be drawn at 4pm and Thursley Horticultural Society’s Prize Giving will be held at 4.30pm.

Sunday 8th April 2018Tilford Gardening Club Spring Show will be held at Tilford Institute, The Green, Tilford Road, Tilford, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 2DA, at 2.30pm.

Daffodils pictured at Milford Horticultural Society’s Spring Show.

Friday 13th April 2018 Froyle Gardening Club Spring Show will be held at 7.30pm, at Froyle Village Hall, Ryebridge Lane, Lower Froyle, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4LG, for all the details, please click here.

Saturday 14th April 2018 – Banstead Horticultural Society Spring Show will be held at Banstead Community Hall, Park Road, Banstead, SM7 3AJ.  The Show opens to visitors from 2pm until 5pm.

Saturday 14th April 2018 – Caterham & District Horticultural Society Spring Show will be held today at Hillcroft School, Chaldon Road, Caterham, CR3 5PG.  The Show opens at 2.30pm

Saturday 14th April 2018 – Chiddingfold Horticultural Society Spring Show will be held today at Chiddingfold Village Hall, Coxcombe Lane, Chiddingfold, GU8 4QA.  The Show opens at 11.30am, and closes at 1.15pm, light lunches are available.

Saturday 14th April 2018 – Ewhurst Horticultural Society Spring Show will be held in the Village Hall, Ewhurst, Cranleigh, Surrey at 2.30pm.

Saturday 14th April 2018 – Grayshott Gardeners Spring Show will be held at Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Road, Grayshott, Surrey, GU26 6TZ, from 2pm – 4pm.

Saturday 14th April 2018 – Kingswood, Walton, and Tadworth Horticultural Society Spring Show will be held at in the Church Hall, 1 The Avenue, Tadworth, Surrey, KT20 5AS. This Spring Show opens from 2pm, until 5pm.

Saturday 14th April 2018 – Witley Gardening Association Spring Show will be held today, from 2.30pm at Chichester Hall, Petworth Road, Witley, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 5PL.  Visitors and new exhibitors are welcome at this Spring Show, where you’ll find a spring flowers, cookery, crafts, a photography exhibit, raffle, teas, and cake.  The Prize Giving is at 4pm, for all the details, please click here.

Visiting a Horticultural Society Spring Show or a Daffodil Society Show is a rather wonderful way to make friends and see some lovely daffodils.

Wednesday 18th April 2018Sandhurst Horticultural Society Late Spring Show will be held at Sandhurst Community Hall, Yorktown Road, Sandhurst, GU47 9BJ.  For all the details, please click here.

Saturday 21st April 2018 and Sunday 22nd April 2018 – The Daffodil Society Annual Show 2018 will be held at Coughton Court, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5JA.  For more information please see The Daffodil Society’s website.

Saturday 28th April 2018 – Daffodil Society Late Competition 2018 will be held at The Orchard Community Centre, Sullivan Street, Kings Reach, Biggleswade, SG18 8SZ.  For more information please visit the Daffodil Society’s website.

Visiting a Horticultural Society’s Spring Show, or a Daffodil Show is a lovely way to spend an afternoon.

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One thought on “2018 Daffodil Shows and Competitions

  1. Alan Moody

    March 13, 2018 at 7:53pm

    Beth, thank you for mentioning Surrey Chrysanth and Dahlia Society’s Daff Show at Abinger Hammer- do hope to see you there
    Alan
    PS we have a web site again

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      Pumpkin Beth

      March 13, 2018 at 10:02pm

      Great stuff Alan! I hope to see you at the Show. Best wishes to you and everyone at the Surrey Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society, Beth

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