Diary Dates 2014

Wed 6rd Feb
Closing date for New Entrants Workshop reply slips and AGM nominations.

Wed 20th Feb
EMiB New Entrants Workshop followed by
AGM (one person from each 'Bloom' or IYN entry in 2014 is entitled to attend) To be held at: Immingham Civic Centre, Pelham Road, Immingham, North East Lincolnshire DN40 1QF

Wed 30th Apr
We need your competed entry form by the end of April!
Closing date for
EMIB Entry Form,
IYN Entry Form and
Special Awards Form Blooming Bunting

Fri Jun 6th
Closing date for best school garden special award.
Best School Garden Entry Form
Best School Garden Information

Fri Jun 6th
Closing date for EMIB Children's Art & Digital Photography Competition

Mon Jul 7th-18th
EMIB Judging Period

Mon Jul 7th-31st
EMiB It's Your Neighbourhood assessment period.

Wed Sep 17th
EMIB Awards Presentation at Lark Hill Village, New Rise, off Clifton Lane, Nottingham NG11 8BF.

East Midlands in Bloom Newsletters


Download the East Midlands in Bloom Winter 2013 Newsletter


Download the East Midlands in Bloom Spring 2013 Newsletter


Download the East Midlands in Bloom Winter 2012 Newsletter



Notable Themes for 2014

  • 50th Anniversary of first Britain in Bloom campaign
  • 100th Anniversary of the start of WW1

RHS Growing for Gold for Pollinators
launch event, 12th - 19th April 2014

(coincides with National Gardening Week) Growing for Gold for Pollinators is the theme for 2014s Britain in Bloom launch event and we hope that groups will register with the RHS to participate launching their Bloom activities at the start of the planting year. The RHS offers of seeds to be announced shortly. All Bloom and Its Your Neighbourhood groups registered with East Midlands in Bloom and other regions and nations in 2013/14 will be eligible for the chance to apply.   East Midlands in Bloom Judges look forward to seeing how these seeds will be used imaginatively and effectively by those entrants who have received them, in our region, this summer.

Britain in Bloom Key Dates 2014

30th January 2014 -Finalists Seminar (venue tbc)
28th July-8th August - BIB judging fortnight
16th October - Britain in Bloom Awards (Bristol)
17th October - Judges Surgeries (Bristol)
end of October Wild about Gardens week


Funding Opportunities

Look out for any current details in the latest RHS Grass Roots magazine which you should receive from the RHS if you are an EMiB Bloom or IYN entrant.