Manchester Flower Show 2022: what is planned across the Jubilee weekend - and where will it take place?

The show takes place across all four days of the upcoming Platinum Jubilee weekend

The Manchester Flower Show 2022 takes place over the Jubilee weekend and is set to once again showcase some of the finest areas of the city.

With a host of events planned, you’ll be sure to find something to take your interest in at this year’s show.

Ahead of the start of the show, here’s all you need to know about where the show takes place, when events will happen, and how you can attend.

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    What is the Manchester Flower Show?

    Manchester Flower Show

    One of the Manchester Business Improvement District’s major events of the year, the flower show is a celebration of flowers and the city of Manchester.


    Floral displays and themes will be visible throughout the city, and many different events to mark the show will take place.

    When is the Manchester Flower Show 2022?

    The 2022 show will take place across the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Weekend, with events taking place from Thursday 2 June and Sunday 5 June.

    What is planned for the show?

    Amongst the events for the four day floral celebration is a main stage which will showcase performances for all ages.

    The stage is located in Exchange Square and performances will take place across all four days.


    Below is the schedule for the main stage at the 2022 show.

    Thursday 2 June

    10am – 11am: Flower Show Kids Time

    11am – 12pm: TALK: Learn About the New Castlefield Viaduct Sky Garden with National Trust

    12pm-3pm: LIVE MUSIC: Ada Grace Francis

    3pm-5pm: LIVE MUSIC Calaita Flamenco Sun


    5pm-7pm: DJ: Kiss Me Again

    Friday 3 June

    10am – 11am: Flower Show Kids Time

    11am-12pm: TALK: Creating a Garden Inspired by Derek Jarman with Manchester Art Gallery and LGBT Foundation

    12pm-2pm: LIVE MUSIC: Harriet Dagnall

    2pm-3pm: DJ: Love Party


    3pm-5pm: LIVE MUSIC: Daisy Valentine

    5pm-7pm: DJ: Love Party

    Saturday 4 June

    10am – 11am: Flower Show Kids Time

    11am-12pm: TALK: How to Be a Climate Change Conscious Gardener

    12pm-2pm: DJ: Good Afternoon


    2pm-3pm: LIVE MUSIC: Ellis Davis

    3pm-5pm: LIVE MUSIC: RunRemedy

    5pm-7pm: LIVE MUSIC: Ellis Davis and Rioghnach Connelly of Honeyfeet

    Sunday 5 June

    10am – 11am: Flower Show Kids Time

    11am-12pm: MASTERCLASS: Learn Ikebana with Junko Popham


    12pm-2pm: LIVE MUSIC: Cupid’s Bow

    2pm-5pm: LIVE MUSIC: Yemi Bolatiwa

    Other stand out events at the show include a craft market, a cocktail train, a sunflower meadow display and the Blossoming Big Red Bus display.

    The NOMA estate in Manchester City Centre will host the Sunflower Meadow Display, with hundreds of sunflowers set to line the embankment.

    The full list of events taking place at the show are available on the Visit Manchester website.

    You can also follow the preparations and the show itself through the show’s social media channels.


    Which Fringe Displays will be at the show?

    The 2022 show will also have several fringe displays for you to visit and enjoy.

    Some of these include the hidden oasis of Deansgate Mews, the garden at Derek Jarman Pocket Park, and a floral display at Manchester Science and Industry Museum.

    The full list of these fringe displays and all the information you need relating to bookings and where they are taking place can be found at the Visit Manchester website.