Home » Festivals and Events » RHS London Botanical Art Show at The RHS Lindley Hall – 26th and 27th February 2016

RHS London Botanical Art Show at The RHS Lindley Hall – 26th and 27th February 2016



The RHS Lindley Hall will host the RHS London Botanical Art Show from 26-27 February. This show focuses entirely on botanical art, promoting the world-class Lindley Library collection and championing the skills of some of the world’s best botanical artists through a display of unseen work.  In its seventh year, the show celebrates the beauty, technical artistry and scientific importance of botanical art. There is also an element of competition with artists from Thailand, Japan, Australia and Turkey joining British artists, all hoping to win a coveted Gold Medal. Last year, Japanese artists at the show won four of the six gold medals. There are works in graphite, watercolour and pencil, gouache and acrylic, with subjects ranging from trees and fruit to vegetables and wild plants.


Interest in botanical art is increasing around the world, part of this interest is that botanical art is not necessarily the exact reproduction of the plant or flower. The finished painting is often a composite of many elements that allows the artist to show their creativity. It is this creativity that allows an attention to details that would get lost in a photograph.


The show is an opportunity for visitors to talk to the artists about their work and in some cases, purchase works and prints directly from the artist

There will also be the opportunity for visitors to buy a variety of art products and talk to representatives from florilegia societies and botanical art and illustration societies about their work and courses.

What’s on

Meet the artists working in our pop-up studio

Learn about their processes, watch them work, gain tips and advice

Buy a variety of art products

For more information or to book tickets, visit the RHS website here

London Visitors is the official blog for the Visiting London Guide .com website. The website was developed to bring practical advice and the latest up to date news and reviews of events in London.
Since our launch in 2014, we have attracted thousands of readers each month, the site is constantly updated.
We have sections on Museums and Art Galleries, Transport, Food and Drink, Places to Stay, Security, Music, Sport, Books and many more.
There are also hundreds of links to interesting articles on our blog.
To find out more visit the website here




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Follow me on Twitter


Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

%d bloggers like this: