The Royal Horticultural Society has announced that leading river cruise line Viking Cruises is headline sponsor of this year?s Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.
According to the RHS: ?The partnership has developed naturally over the last four years, with Viking Cruises having a presence at both the RHS Chelsea and RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Shows?.
Nick Mattingley, Head of RHS Shows, said: ?Over the past couple of years Viking Cruises has shown considerable commitment to the RHS. We are delighted to have them on board as headline sponsor and we look forward to working with them over the next three years.?
Wendy Atkin-Smith, managing director of Viking Cruises UK, said: ?We are thrilled to be the headline sponsor of RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show and to be working with the RHS again. Following excellent feedback from our guests, we know that they look forward to this show every year.?
The 2016 show features the return of the popular Water Garden category after an eight-year absence. Three gardens will be based on a water theme, including a debut design by Viking Cruises, called ?The Viking Cruises Scandinavian Garden? designed by Stephen Hall.
Stephen Hall said: ?It is a great honour to be working alongside the best garden designers from the UK and around the world at this year?s RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.?
The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show will run from 5?10 July 2016.