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Southport Flower Show announces award winning broadcaster to open anniversary show

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Southport Flower Show announces award winning broadcaster to open anniversary show

Southport Flower Show are delighted to announce that Adele Roberts will open this year’s show on Thursday 15th August. 

Southport Flower Show, sponsored by the Seventy Ninth Group, is the UK’s largest independent flower show and attracts over 55,000 visitors across 4 days.

Southport born Adele is most recently known for her television appearances on I’m a Celebrity…Get me Out of Here! and Dancing on Ice.

In 2002 she landed her first radio job at Rock FM and in 2020 it was announced that she would be the new host of Radio 1’s Weekend Breakfast Show. In August 2021 she provided cover for Trevor Nelson on BBC Radio 2. 

Adele was diagnosed with stage two bowel cancer in 2021. She underwent colostomy surgery and chemotherapy. The received the all-clear from doctors the following June, and now lives with a stoma bag. She also became the fastest woman to complete the London Marathon with a stoma, clocking a time of 3hr 30 min and 22sec.

In her new memoir, Personal Best: From Rock Bottom to the Top of the World, the radio presenter speaks about how she first had cancer symptoms while on I’m a Celeb in 2019.

They can’t wait to welcome Adele to this year’s show. Adele will be opening the show at 11am in the Garden Theatre and will remain in the Theatre for a Q&A session and to talk about her new book “Personal Best”.

Visitors to this year’s show can enjoy inspirational show gardens, spectacular floral displays, gardening advice, a pop-up shopping village with everything you need for the home and garden, cookery demonstrations, live music, entertainment and so much more! 

Special guests confirmed to date for the Garden Theatre are Carole Baxter and George Anderson of Beechgrove Garden, Adam Frost of BBC Gardeners’ World, David Domoney of Love Your Garden, Skinny Jean Gardener of Blue Peter and CBeebeies Star Justin Fletcher.  

Celebrity chefs confirmed to date are Phil Vickery of This Morning, Platinum Pudding winner Jemma Melvin, Matt Tebbutt of Saturday Kitchen and Nisha Katona MBE – Restaurateur, cookbook author and TV chef.

So why not join them, Thursday 15th – Sunday 18th August 2024 to celebrate 100 years of Southport Flower Show.

Find out more information on the Southport Flower Show website.

Find all the latest Southport news here.



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