Learn about our history and Royal Patronage

Learn about our history and Royal Patronage

The Society was founded by Queen Victoria and has been honored with The Sovereigns patronage ever since

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Check out our competition schedule

Check out our competition schedule

Our competitive classes are open to amateurs and professionals alike. We have lots of fun children's classes for all the family to enjoy.

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What you can experience at The Summer Show

What you can experience at The Summer Show

The Summer Show has been held in the grounds of Windsor Castle almost every year since 1898. With Horticultural displays, Celebrity chefs and the best of British Craft it is a quintessentially British day out.

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The Royal Windsor Summer Show, held on Saturday 20th July, is an engaging and fun day out for family and friends in the magnificent grounds of St George’s School, Windsor Castle with activities all day from 11.00am to 5.00pm

Enjoy live music, an urban farm, tasty food, drinks, children’s fun activities, artisan ice cream and visit the 114th Royal Windsor Rose and Horticultural Society annual exhibition of the best local floral displays, home grown vegetables, arts & crafts.

To enter, download our schedule which is full of exciting classes whether you are a seasoned grower, baker, crafter or if this is your first time entering. Remember anyone may enter regardless of age or experience.

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RWRHS Summer Show Schedule 2019

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Here are some of the highlights of previous shows

From the top left.  Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex with fashion designer David Emanuel and Society chairman Andrew Try, The Balloon Man, The Imposed Class in full swing, RWRHS Trustee and ex show manager of RHS Chelsea, Alex Denman reviews the competition tent, entertainment from Susan Handy School of Dance, World Champion Chocolatier and Great British Bake Off Creme de la Creme winner Mark Tilling judges the cakes.

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 The History of The Royal Windsor Rose and Horticultural Society

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Our Patron Her Majesty The Queen

The Royal Windsor Rose and Horticultural Society is one of the oldest local organisations in Windsor and has been honoured with the patronage of six Sovereigns. Founded in 1892, under the name of the Windsor, Eton and District Horticultural Society, it held an inaugural Show in the Royal Albert Institute on 8th July of that year.  Even at this early stage, Royal favour was already being extended to the organisation, for the guests of honour were Princess Christian, daughter of Queen Victoria, who lived at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park, and Princess Helena of Schleswig-Holstein. From that time every Sovereign has honoured the Society with Patronage. The Society is aimed at all ages in our community.  We are all about fun, education and competition centred around our annual summer show held in the grounds of Windsor Castle.

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Our wonderful Show venue

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