Come rain, shine or snow! We look forward to welcoming you all this weekend.

Trevince Garden Festival

24th and 25th March, 10am to 4pm

There will be lots to see, hear and explore this weekend at Trevince … with the blessing of fine dry weather forecast for both days, we look forward to welcoming you all.

Here’s a little taste of what’s in store for you as you enjoy exploring Trevince grounds and historic walled garden

Potter along ‘Nurserymen’s Row’ and around the Stable Yard to find our plant specialists:

  • Pinsla Gardens
  • Treseder Wallcottage Nursery
  • Hayle Plants
  • Noble Palms
  • Selma Klophaus [Saturday only]
  • Barracott Plants
  • National Dahlia Collection
  • Nigel Rafferty Ground Care Machinery
  • The Garden Lady – Herbs

Pop into the Stable Courtyard to discover:
Coach House:

  • Nick Lock Plants [Saturday only]
  • Buffalo Home – Garden Tools and Homeware
  • ‘Perennial’ – Gardeners’ Royal Benevolent Society
  • British Succulent & Cactus Society
  • Trevince Gifts


  • Kenwyn Valley Flower Society
  • Tresamble Trading – Restored horticultural & architectural tools & equipment

Tack Room:

  • Caharrack Animal Feeds

The Arch Gallery:      

  • Botanical Artists:
    • Mally Francis
    • Lucy Morely
    • Miggy Bruce
  • Glass Art:
    • Mary Jones
  • Trevince Gifts



Take a seat in the dining room and listen to some interesting talks from our wonderful selection of guest speakers – our ‘Keynote Speakers’ for both days – John Harris & George Kestell kick off the event each morning, with their knowledgeable and inspiring presentation at 11:30

Saturday 24th March

11:30         John Harris             60 Years of Gardening
12:30         Dr Chris Page         International Conifer Conservation Programme
13:15         Louise Danks          National Dahlia Collection
                  Chairperson: Richard Stone, Owner of Trevince, With a panel of guest gardeners.                                                  [Bring your plants in a sealed bag & ask the panel for advice]
14:30         Ian Facey-McLeod  Kenwyn Valley Flower Club, ‘Spring Time Flowers’ Demonstration
14:45         Clif Morcom             Succulent Plants and where you can grow them
15:15         Dr Alex Thornton    The Cornish Jackdaw Project, Exeter University

Sunday 25th March
11:30         George Kestell        A Passion for Perennials and Horticulture
12:30         Ian Facey-McLeod  Kenwyn Valley Flower Club, ‘Spring Time Flowers’ Demonstration
13:15         Clif Morcom             Succulent Plants and where you can grow them
                   Chairperson: Bradley Newton, Head Gardener, Trevince, with a panel of guest  gardeners. [Bring                        your plants in a sealed bag & ask the panel for advice]

14:30         Louise Danks          National Dahlia Collection
14:45         Bradley Newton      My Plant Hunting Trip to China
15:15         David Hearle           Composing by the ‘Quick Return Method

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