Coleman's Hatch Flower Show

An anual event, open to all amateur gardeners. 


A great way to show what can happen in even the smallest of gardens.If you have just started your own garden or have loved gardening for years, come along and enter your produce into the show, there are classes for all ages and abilities. We also have handicraft classes, domestic, artistic and a whole section just for the children. Have a look at our schedule for 2018 on our download page to plan your entries for this year.



Summer Show 2017

Autumn Show 2017

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About us

Coleman's Hatch Flower Show Saturday 28th July 2018 



The RHS Bronze Medal is awarded anually for the best exhibit in the Novice section. Last year the medal was awarded to Emma Hopkins.


If you have never entered before and would like to take part for the first time,  click here to see the Novice Classes for 2018 - Good Luck!


The show is open to the public at 12.30. The entrance fee is £2.50 for adults and  children under 13 go free.

There is ample car parking space and dogs are welcome on leads.




How to find us


Shepherds Gate Farm

Coleman's Hatch

East Sussex




Activities on the Field




After the Fancy Dress Competition, the children's fun races follow, for classes 

4-6 years, 7-9 years and 10-12 years.


There are 3 races in each class,

Running, Egg and Spoon and Sack race. 


Rosettes are awarded to all and the overall winner

will also receive The Suntings Cup which is currently held by

Louis Jaques of Coleman's Hatch.


         Running Race

      The 4 - 6 year olds running

           for the winning post!

          Sack Race

Fun races include the ever popular                Sack Race.

       Egg & Spoon Race

       Always a great favourite and

                 fun to watch too!






   The sports events end with the

Children's Tug of War

  for all entrants! 

The show opens with music from 


The Echoes

New Orleans Jazz Band.


At 1pm the childrens fancy dress parade starts in the main arena, the theme this year is "The Circus"  This is hosted by Marco the Magician and will be judged by our guest of Honour, Suzie Mitchell, who will present rosettes and prizes to all who take part.







Later in the afternoon the Ashdown Forest Morris Men will be performing on the field (adjacent to the Beer Tent).