2021 Plant Fairs

Sun 21 March Middleton Hall, Warks

Sun 28 March Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire EXTRA DATE

Fri 2 April Whittington Castle, Shrops

Sat 3 April Bodenham Arboretum, Worcs

Sun - Mon 4 - 5 April Dorothy Clive Garden, Staffs

Sun 11 April Thoresby Park, Notts NEW VENUE

Sat 17 April Arley Hall & Gardens, Cheshire NEW VENUE

Sunday 18 April Sugnall Walled Garden, Staffs

Sun 25 April Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire

Sun - Mon 2 - 3 May Weston Park, Shrops

Sat 8 May Middleton Hall, Warks EXTRA DATE

Sun 9 May Adlington Hall, Cheshire

Sun 16 May Norton Priory, Cheshire

Sun 23 May 1620s House Donington Le Heath, Leics

Mon 31 May Carsington Water, Derbys

Sun 6 Jun Bramall Hall, Stockport

Sat - Sun 12 - 13 June Hodnet Hall, Shrops

Sat 26 June Thoresby Park, Notts NEW VENUE

Sun 27 June Middleton Hall, Warks

TBC July Sandwell Valley Park

Sun 4 July Whittington Castle, Shrops EXTRA DATE

Sun 18 July Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire

Sun 1 August 1620s House Donington Le Heath, Leics

TBC August Southwell Minster, Notts

Sun 15 August Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire

Sun 22 August Carsington Water, Derbys

Sun - Mon 29 - 30 August Dorothy Clive Garden, Staffs

Sat 4 September Bodenham Arboretum, Worcs

Sun 5 September Ness Botanic Gardens, Wirral

Sun 12 September Weston Park, Shrops

All events are subject to prevailing Covid-19 restrictions. Please follow us for latest updates. Please check event status before travelling.

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Possible Pop-Up Fairs:

If the situation improves we will schedule in some pop up events. Watch this space!

Middleton Hall

Near Tamworth, B78 2AE

Sunday 21st March 2021

Saturday 8th May 2021 EXTRA DATE

Sunday 27th June 2021

Times: 9am-5pm

Entry to fair and gardens: £3.00

Dogs on leads welcome

2021 will be our 7th year at Middleton Hall and the plant fair has become firmly established in all plant lovers' calendars.

The fair attracts some of the best nurseries from across the country and has a welcoming, friendly atmosphere. We will of course be making some adaptations to increase space and distancing with the fair but the quality and range of plants will be as high and wide as usual.

At present it seems the hall will be closed but your ticket will still give to access to the plant fair, gardens and walks.

The grounds are a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) including a nine acre lake, noted Walled Garden and a children's play park. Adjacent to the grounds are the RSPB reserve, Middleton Lakes.

There is an adjacent Craft Centre, with specialist shops and cafe.

Middleton Hall has a special place in the history of our understanding of plants. It was the home of Francis Willughby, the naturalist an original Fellow of the Royal Society and it was here that he brought his teacher and friend, the first great English naturalist, John Ray. Ray compiled his Catalogus Angliae here, one of the first attempts at a comprehensive listing of British plants.

Click the dates to see to line ups:

Nurseries and Artisans confirmed for Sunday 21 March:

Amorosa from Leicestershire: Up-cycled and recycled garden ornaments

Bridge Farm Plants from Derbyshire: a wide range of hardy, herbaceous perennials: Unusual varieties as well as cottage garden favourites, a small election of shrubs and other plants.

ChickenStreet from Shropshire: perennial grasses, native species, and easy care herbaceous perennials

Colourfence from West Midlands: Coloured metal fencing, railings and gates

Conquest Plants Nursery from Cheshire: pecialist growers of variegated and coloured foliage, hardy plants

Hall Farm Nursery from Shropshire: garden plants, perennials, woodland plants, herbs and many other plants which are not widely available. RHS Gold medallists. RHS Partnership Nursery.

Hooksgreen Herbs from Staffordshire: Culinary, Medicinal and Aromatic Herb Plants and Seeds. RHS Gold medallists.

Linda Scott Plants from Nottinghamshire: Unusual perennials particularly hardy geraniums

Lyneal Mill Nursery from Shropshire: Cottage garden plants specialising in Aquilegia and Dahlias

Malcolm Allison Plants from Gloucestershire: with hardy perennials, alpines, alstroemerias and shrubs

Mayfields Plants from Cheshire: bee and butterfly-friendly cottage garden perennials

Mr D'Arcy's Heritage Fruit Trees from Lincolnshire: Container grown heritage variety fruit trees

Orchard Furniture from Gloucestershire: High quality teak garden furniture

Packhorse Farm Nursery from Derbyshire: Acers, trees and shrubs RHS Gold medallist

Penmere Plants from Cheshire: Hardy and Species fuchsia

Peter the Bee and Friends from Worcestershire: Insect friendly native wildflowers

Piecemeal Plants from Leicestershire: Hardy herbaceous perennials, flowering bulbs, half-hardy and tender plants

Plantazia Lincoln from Lincolnshire: herbaceous perennials and primulas

Pottertons Nursery from Lincolnshire: Alpines, Dwarf Bulbs and Woodland Plants. RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold

SpecialPerennials from Cheshire: Perennials all grown in our bee and butterfly friendly garden

The Gobbett Nursery from Worcestershire: Shrubs, perennials inc Iris, Cornus, Syringa RHS Medallists

Nurseries and Artisans confirmed for Saturday 8 May:

Amorosa from Leicestershire: Up-cycled and recycled garden ornaments

Bridge Farm Plants from Derbyshire: a wide range of hardy, herbaceous perennials: Unusual varieties as well as cottage garden favourites, a small election of shrubs and other plants.

Colourfence from West Midlands: Coloured metal fencing, railings and gates

Conquest Plants Nursery from Cheshire: pecialist growers of variegated and coloured foliage, hardy plants

Green's Leaves from Gloucestershire: shrubs, perennials, grasses, foliage plants

John Cullen Gardens from Lincolnshire: Plants for the pollinators, scented plants and edible plants. National Collection of Achillea millefolium. RHS Chelsea medallists

Jurassicplants Nurseries from Denbighshire: Starter plants of rare woody edibles and other hard to find trees and shrubs

Linda Scott Plants from Nottinghamshire: Unusual perennials particularly hardy geraniums

Lyneal Mill Nursery from Shropshire: Cottage garden plants specialising in Aquilegia and Dahlias

Mr D'Arcy's Heritage Fruit Trees from Lincolnshire: Container grown heritage variety fruit trees

Orchard Furniture from Gloucestershire: High quality teak garden furniture

Packhorse Farm Nursery from Derbyshire: Acers, trees and shrubs RHS Gold medallist

Penmere Plants from Cheshire: Hardy and Species fuchsia

Piecemeal Plants from Leicestershire: Hardy herbaceous perennials, flowering bulbs, half-hardy and tender plants

Plantazia Lincoln from Lincolnshire: herbaceous perennials and primulas

Pottertons Nursery from Lincolnshire: Alpines, Dwarf Bulbs and Woodland Plants. RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold

SpecialPerennials from Cheshire: Perennials all grown in our bee and butterfly friendly garden

The Cottage Herbery from Worcestershire: Herbs, Unusual Edibles, Aromatics & Scented Foliage Plants. RHS Gold medallists

Tissington Nursery from Derbyshire: Wide range of perennials. RHS medallists

Nurseries and Artisans confirmed for Sunday 27 June:

Amorosa from Leicestershire: Up-cycled and recycled garden ornaments

Bridge Farm Plants from Derbyshire: a wide range of hardy, herbaceous perennials: Unusual varieties as well as cottage garden favourites, a small election of shrubs and other plants.

ChickenStreet from Shropshire: perennial grasses, native species, and easy care herbaceous perennials

Colourfence from West Midlands: Coloured metal fencing, railings and gates

Conquest Plants Nursery from Cheshire: pecialist growers of variegated and coloured foliage, hardy plants

Hall Farm Nursery from Shropshire: garden plants, perennials, woodland plants, herbs and many other plants which are not widely available. RHS Gold medallists. RHS Partnership Nursery.

Jurassicplants Nurseries from Denbighshire: Starter plants of rare woody edibles and other hard to find trees and shrubs

Linda Scott Plants from Nottinghamshire: Unusual perennials particularly hardy geraniums

North Staffs Hostas from Staffordshire: Hostas, Hemerocallis, Ferns, Hedera, Geums, Carex Grasses. National Collection of Hosta.

Packhorse Farm Nursery from Derbyshire: Acers, trees and shrubs RHS Gold medallist

Penmere Plants from Cheshire: Hardy and Species fuchsia

Peter the Bee and Friends from Worcestershire: Insect friendly native wildflowers

Piecemeal Plants from Leicestershire: Hardy herbaceous perennials, flowering bulbs, half-hardy and tender plants

Plantazia Lincoln from Lincolnshire: herbaceous perennials and primulas

SpecialPerennials from Cheshire: Perennials all grown in our bee and butterfly friendly garden

The Gobbett Nursery from Worcestershire: Shrubs, perennials inc Iris, Cornus, Syringa RHS Medallists

Tissington Nursery from Derbyshire: Wide range of perennials. RHS medallists

Venue Address:

Middleton Hall Trust
Middleton Hall
Middleton
Tamworth
B78 2AE

website: www.middleton-hall.co.uk

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MiddletonHallTamworth

Articles by and about Middleton Hall:

Grounds Development at Middleton Hall (from our 2017 newsletter)

Middleton and John Ray (from our 2016 newsletter)