Flower Show Schedule
Run in conjunction with the Lambeth Horticultural Society, there are 83 different classes to enter with prize winnings on offer for each class.
Flower and pot plant exhibits – Cacti and succulents exhibits – Bonsai exhibits – Fruit and vegetables exhibits – Floral art exhibits – Children’s exhibits – Domestic exhibits – Handicraft exhibits.
All classes of the competition are open to amateur exhibitors only. Only one entry per class is allowed. Full details on classes can be found in the Flower Show Schedule.
Scarecrow & Recycled Garden Competitions
Congratulations to Clare Thorpe who won the 2019 Scarecrow Competition with her entry ‘Size isn’t everything’. Clare chose her favourite cartoon villain, Plankton, from SpongeBob SquarePants.
2019 Theme: “Heroes and Villains”
Recycled Garden Competition
Congratulations to Sarah Collings for winning this year’s competition with her entry ‘Home Grown Throne’.
Vegetable Sculpture Competition
Although part of the Flower Show Competitions, this class 68 deserves a section all to itself. Our Vegetable Sculpture Competition attracts unrivalled interest and queues around the block from people itching to see these amazing these vegetable pieces of art – not forgetting puns galore!
Congratulations to Florence Creffield for creating “Kaleing Eve”… our 2019 winner!
Best in Show Sheep Schedule
It just wouldn’t be a Country Show without a Best in Show. Farmers from all around the UK enter their best breeds and sheep to Lambeth each year.
With 35 classes to enter livestock in to, you can expect to see over 100 sheep across 25 different breeds on display… all competing for Lambeth Best in Show 2019.
Classes include: Longwool. Shortwool, Hill & Heath, City Farms & Farm Parks, Primitive Sheep and more.
Please see our full schedule for details on these classes and how to enter:
All entries for 2019 are now closed.
You can register to help out in various roles on show days in either half day or full day slots. As a volunteer you will be offered a lunch voucher for your time, as well as a certificate of recognition signed by the Mayor of Lambeth. It is a great development opportunity to learn new skills and gain new experiences, as well as meeting members of your local community.
Every year there is a big selection of sporting competitions to take part in at our Activate Zone, which is programmed and managed by the Lambeth Sports and Physical Activity Team.
We are always looking for experienced and enthusiastic individuals to help us produce the show. There may be further opportunities to work on a freelance basis, as well as on site at the event itself.
Please send your CV and covering letter outlining your skills and experience to firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like us to add you to our database.
Trading / Exhibiting / Performing
Applications to trade, exhibit and perform in 2019 are now closed.
Press & Filming Enquiries
If you are a journalist with a media enquiry, you can contact Lambeth Council’s press team.
Film enquiries for the show are managed by FilmFixer Ltd. Please call 020 7620 0391 or email email@example.com.
Alternatively please visit the Lambeth Film Office website to make an application to film.
Awards / Certifications
2019 – Charter of Best Practice Bronze Award – Attitude is Everything
2018 – Access Starts Online Certification – Attitude is Everything
2015/16 – Creative Industry Green certification (3 stars) – Julie’s Bicycle
2015 – Major Event of the Year (Finalist) – National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA)
2015 – Public Event of the Year (Finalist) – Event Production Awards
2014 – London Festival of the Year (Finalist) – London Lifestyle Awards
2013 – Friendly Event of the Year (Winner) – National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA)