Enjoy the cooler months at Rosemoor

RHS Rosemoor Winter Sculpture Exhibition Roger Davies – Rutting Stags2.

As autumn colour begins to creep into the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) gardens,
a packed roster of exciting events awaits visitors to RHS Garden Rosemoor this autumn and winter.

From live music and dog-friendly opening hours, to festive winter walks that see the garden aglow, these events offer the chance to make the most of the changing seasons. For full listings, please visit https://www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/rosemoor/whats-on

September

RHS Photographic Competition Exhibition, Friday, 3rd September to Sunday, 10th October

View a selection of winning images from the 2021 RHS Photographic Competition celebrating the essence and beauty of gardens, plants, wildlife and the great outdoors.

Rum & Rhythm music weekend, 24th & 25th September

Enjoy a late-summer weekend of live music and delicious local food and drink, set in the Garden Room at RHS Garden Rosemoor.

October

30th Anniversary Apple Festival and the Taste of Autumn Food Fair, Saturday, 2nd & Sunday, 3rd Oct (10am-4pm)

Enjoy seasonal apple displays, identification, tasting, tips and talks, children’s activities and trails, as well as family entertainment, live music and a bar.

Woodfest, Saturday, 9th & Sunday, 10th October

Admire traditional skills in a weekend-long celebration of the natural beauty of wood including artisan woodcrafts and tours of Rosemoor’s woodland.

‘A year in lockdown’ photography exhibition, Saturday, 9th to Sunday, 24th October

This incredibly emotive exhibition reflects the realities of life during the challenging times of the past year and a half, through the lenses of the local people of Devon. The artworks on display have been taken by both amateur and professional photographers, and if you would like to submit your own images please email rosemoorevents@rhs.org.uk.

Autumn Carnival Half Term Fun, Saturday, 23rd to Sunday, 31st October

Discover the magic and colour of the season with trails and activities for families.

November

Winter Sculpture Exhibition, 13th November, 2021 to 31st January, 2022

Discover an eclectic selection of sculpture on this trail, set against the backdrop of the garden in winter. The exhibition features work by local artists and those from further afield.

Danni Bradford Exhibition, Thursday, 11th to Sunday, 21st November (11am – 4pm)

This unique exhibition showcases the work of artist Danni Bradford, who specialises in the ancient art of Vérre-églomisé (the gilding of glass). The scarcity of Vérre-églomisé in the arts has meant it is now listed by the Heritage Craft Association as ‘critically endangered’, and Danni’s distinctive and contemporary pieces bring an innovative twist.

Glow, 18th November to 30th December

See the RHS Rosemoor gardens in a whole new light: twinkling trails and colourful displays illuminate sculptural trees, winter blooms and special garden features as dusk falls.
Advance booking essential.

Christmas Craft Fair, Friday, 26th to Sunday, 28th November

Discover inspiring gifts from a plethora of talented artists and makers at the return of Rosemoor’s popular festive craft fair.

December

Christmas craft workshops, throughout December

From wreath making to needle felting, join a friend and learn a new craft this Christmas with a selection of festive workshops at RHS Garden Rosemoor.

Christmas Celebration Craft Fair, Friday, 3rd to Sunday, 5th December

New for 2021 at RHS Garden Rosemoor, is the Christmas Celebration Craft Fair. Discover unique and wonderful gifts from a mix of stalls, created by carefully selected artisan traders from around the West Country.

Magic of Christmas Food & Craft Fair, Friday, 10th to Saturday, 11th December

Indulge in the delights of a magical fair full of temptation and treats at RHS Garden Rosemoor. This is a special place to come and buy those unique and wonderful gifts from a mixture of food and craft stalls, created by carefully selected artisan traders from around the West Country.

Cinderella Family Christmas Show with Hotrock Productions, 18th December

This family-friendly Christmas classic is not to be missed.

Advance booking essential.

Santa Experience, Monday, 20th to Friday, 24th December

The perfect festive family day out. Meet Santa in RHS Rosemoor’s Wonderland Cob Shelter, and receive a little gift decoration from the tree.
Advance booking essential.

Author: Laura White

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