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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Christmas Flower Arranging with Floral Legend Judith Blacklock
– Friday 15th November at 7.30pm –

The York Club Windsor Great Park

Learn how to do stunning Christmas floral decorations by one of the countries leading designers and teachers.

Judith, Blacklock, founder of the Judith Blacklock Flower School, will be
showing us how to create inspirational and effective designs for the festive season that won’t cost a fortune.

Her school has an exceptional reputation for teaching classic flower arranging skills and cutting-edge contemporary floristry. She arranges flowers at high-profile venues such as Kensington Palace and creates bouquets for many members of the Royal Family.

The evening is £12.50 to RWRHS members and Crown Estate employees, and £17.50 for guests. The price includes a complimentary glass of Prosecco or Sparkling Elderflower.

You will also have the chance to take home one of Judith’s designs as each one will be raffled off at the end of the evening. This event is being held at the recently refurbished York Club, Windsor Great Park, SL4 2HT.

Buy tickets at www.rwrhs.com/shop or send a cheque to RWRHS, 18 Horton Road, Datchet, SL6 9ER. Questions, email rwrhs@comxo.com.

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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