Celebrities enjoy the sunshine at RHS Chelsea

Stars from the world of showbiz attended the Private Viewing, as well as members of the Royal Family

A host of celebrities attended the Preview Day for this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The sun was shining brightly as many stars from the world of showbiz gathered to admire the stunning displays. Spotted among the crowds were Jennifer Saunders, Piers Morgan and Chris Evans, along with the BBC presenting team, which included Joe Swift, Sophie Raworth and Rachel de Thame.

The Queen also attended along with the Duchess of Cambridge and Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie.

Champagne was provided by Fortnum and Mason. Dame Judi Dench had a rose named after her and this was announced with a big ceremony at the David Austin stand. Irish dancers performed at the unveiling of the world’s hottest chilli, Dragon’s Breath. Fashion models posed with stunning peony headdresses to help showcase the grand display of this popular wedding floral. Meanwhile, the collection of lilies and clematis also turned heads.


Famous faces

Charlotte Hawkins

Charlotte Hawkins looked pretty in a long summer dress, meanwhile Dame Judi Dench opted for a beige outfit.

Dame Judi Dench

Piers Morgan was among guests and chatted with friends

Piers Morgan

Chris Evans also attended and viewed his Radio 2 garden

Chris Evans

Actresses including Floella Benjamin were also spotted browsing the show

Floella Benjamin

Sophie Rawoth and Joe Swift presented for the BBC

Sophie Raworth

Jennifer Saunders added a touch of Ab Fab to the day

Jennifer Saunders

Alan Titchmarsh was on hand to share his expertise

Alan Titchmarsh