Viking announced as Hampton Court sponsor

by | Feb 11, 2016 | News | 0 comments

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.

more latest news ➡

Burgon & Ball wins four stars at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

BURGON & BALL WINS FOUR STARS AT RHS CHELSEA

Burgon & Ball, creator of beautiful garden tools since 1730, has won four stars from the Royal Horticultural Society for its stand at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024. In its twenty-seventh year at the show, the Sheffield-based company has been honoured for the...

BOT shows catering performing well

Clothing and catering strong in April’s BoT figures

The Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) Barometer of Trade (BoT) for April is out and shows clothing and catering leading the way when compared to the same month last year. There was also a positive, 3.77%, year-to-date variance, but 10 of the 13 categories recorded...

Hozelock auto reel mobile

Hozelock unveils ground-breaking automatic hose system

The demands of modern gardening have evolved as consumers search for more convenient and efficient methods for an array of tasks, from planting and pruning to garden watering. This year, Hozelock has expanded its’ extensive hose storage offering with the launch of...

Squire's achieves peat free milestone

Squire’s achieves peat free milestone

Squire’s Garden Centres has confirmed that it no longer sells any bagged compost containing peat. The UK government proposed to ban the sale of bagged compost containing peat to home gardeners in England by the end of 2024. Although the ban is not yet in force,...

Horticultural manager wanted

Opportunity for horticultural manager

A garden centre in the Ipswich area is looking for a new horticultural manager to run the plant area. The new recruit will lead and develop a small team whilst enjoying the freedom to make decisions. Garden Centre Horticultural Manager £32 – 35,000 + Package &...

Read GCR's latest edition!

Subscribe ToThe Wednesday Word

Subscribe To
The Wednesday Word

 

Get all the latest news, events & more straight to your inbox every Wednesday.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This