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Altrincham to host floral celebration to coincide with RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park

By David Prior at

Altrincham is to hold a week-long celebration of all things floral with a programme packed with activities, workshops and offers around the town.

The week will coincide with the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, when Altrincham Interchange will host the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park’s free shuttle bus to and from the Tatton Showground.

Altrincham Unlimited, Altrincham’s Business Improvement District which is funded by local businesses, is coordinating activities throughout the week between Saturday 14th July and Sunday 22nd July.

The town will be awash with floral displays as many of Altrincham’s businesses take part in the ‘Best in Show’ floral business front competition which will be judged by the RHS on Wednesday 18th July. A ‘People’s Choice’ competition will run alongside where you can vote for your favourite ‘Best in Show’ on Altrincham Today’s Facebook page.

There will also be floristry workshops and free children’s flowery related craft activities including Graffiti Flowers at The Contemporary, where you can learn about stenciling and try your hand at creating your own artwork with spray paint or learn to sew whilst making your own floral or bug fabric dream catcher at Sew Creative.

Those with RHS Flower Show Tatton Park Tickets can also access a variety of fabulous offers around the town during the week.

Elizabeth Faulkner, BID Manager, said: “It will be great to see the town’s businesses looking amazing as they get creative with the ‘Best in Show’ business fronts competition.

“We know that the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park brings 3,500+ visitors through the town and we want to encourage them to extend their stay at either end of their day at the show, and of course encourage other visitors to come in to Altrincham and enjoy the town, the workshops, FREE children’s activities and to see the floral displays.”

Full details of all the activities can be found here.