Celebrities enjoy the sunshine at RHS Chelsea23 May 17
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.
Charlotte Hawkins looked pretty in a long summer dress, meanwhile Dame Judi Dench opted for a beige outfit.
Piers Morgan was among guests and chatted with friends
Chris Evans also attended and viewed his Radio 2 garden
Actresses including Floella Benjamin were also spotted browsing the show
Sophie Rawoth and Joe Swift presented for the BBC
Jennifer Saunders added a touch of Ab Fab to the day
Alan Titchmarsh was on hand to share his expertise