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Top gardening names come together to support ‘Big Day Out’

THREE top gardening names have come together to support the inaugural Big Day Out at Kate Humble’s farm in Monmouthshire on July 4, 2015.

Westland Horticulture, Unwins Seeds and Birds & Bees will sponsor the festival line-up, which now includes television celebrities, award-winning chefs, fantastic live music, feathered film stars and lots, lots more.

Must-see acts at the festival include: Nation’s favourite choir master Gareth Malone OBE, Harry Potter bird trainer Lloyd Buck and his feathered acting friends, cookery author Genevieve Taylor, Dallas Campbell from Bang Goes The Theory and The Gadget Show, Matt Tebbuttfrom Channel 4’s Drop Down Menu and Food Unwrapped and one half of the Fabulous Baker Brothers.

All three gardening names will have a strong presence at the all-day outdoor festival. A stand, educational gardening talks and giveaways of flower and vegetable seeds, gardening produce and bird food are all planned for festival go-ers.

Westland Horticulture is one of the leading horticultural companies in the UK creating unique and innovative gardening products. The Northern Irish firm produces a variety of gardening products, including compost, feeds, fertilisers, seeds and wild bird food.

Birds & Bees is a range of bird and bee-friendly products with environmental credentials. The brand encourages more people to look after birds and bees in their own gardens and more farmers to farm in a wildlife friendly way. It has also committed to planting 1 square foot of wildflower meadow for every new customer. Kate Humble is its brand ambassador.

Unwins Seeds can trace its roots back over 100 years, is synonymous with the development of sweet pea seeds and produces one of the largest and most successful ranges of flower, fruit and vegetable seeds in the UK.

Keith Nicholson, Marketing Director for Westland Horticulture said: “We are delighted to  be supporting Kate in her first ever festival venture.

“The line-up looks fantastic and I know it will be fabulous day out for all the family!”

Kate Humble said: “We are delighted and proud to have such talented people working with us to help make the Big Day Out an irresistible mix of food, music, craft and good old fashioned fun, all in the beautiful surroundings of our Wye Valley farm.”

The Big Day Out opens at 10am, with the fun starting at midday and carrying on until midnight, with overnight camping available.

Visit the website to get a full line up and ticket information

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