Speaker schedule has just been announced for the first annual Garden Festival at Christ Church Cathedral from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th June 2014
What could be more stunning than to witness thousands of flowers displayed in one of the finest cathedrals in Ireland and one of the most spectacular buildings in all of Dublin?
From Friday 13th until Sunday 15th June 2014, Christ Church Cathedral will be transformed into a stunning floral arcadia with contemporary and classic arrangements designed by some of Irelandâs most talented and award-winning floral artists. The unique event, right in the heart of the city, will also feature talks from a host of gardening experts including Diarmuid Gavin, Gerry Daly and Helen Dillon.
There will be a stunning display of creative and beautiful flower designs on show and a range of fun activities for all the family including: horticultural displays; a petting zoo; birds of prey; craft demonstrations; urban gardens; live entertainment and an outdoor artisan food tent full of gourmet food including afternoon tea by the fabulous foodies Peacock Green.
Guest speakers will include renowned garden designer and TV personality Diarmuid Gavin; horticulture expert and celebrity gardener, Gerry Daly; gardening expert and editor of Garden Heaven, Dermot OâNeill; world-renowned plants woman, writer, lecturer and broadcaster, Helen Dillon; and award-winning florist and Chelsea Flower Show medallist Christopher White. Each day, a number of talks entitled -Gardening With The Expertsâ will take place in the Cathedralâs historic South Transept featuring the prolific expert gardeners discussing everything from money-saving composting to creating your very own urban garden.
Open Friday 13 and Saturday 14 from 9am until 9pm and Sunday 15 from 12.30pm to 7pm. Admission €12 / €10 concession, children under 12 go free. Early Bird: €10 (offer ends 6th June). For groups of 10 or more, please call the Office on 01 677 8099. For further information please visit our website or book tickets now from Ticketmaster.