Chelsea 2013 uncovered by Charles Hawes

May 21, 2013

in Articles, Events, General Interest, Shows

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

It was the Gnome Year.

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

The photographers hope to get a press pass again next year…

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

Sweetie time.

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

Prey..

Chelsea Flower Show 2013 copyright Anne Wareham for thinkingardens

Alan Titchmarsh lends a hand …

 

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

We dress up

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

We dress up in a variety of ways..

 

Chelsea 2013 copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens

We dress up for fun…

Chelsea Flower Show 2013 copyright Anne Wareham for thinkingardens

and some of us enjoy dressing up..

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

Some of us take pictures

Chelsea Flower Show 2013 copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens

Everyone takes pictures…

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

and everyone makes Judgements

Chelsea 2013 copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens

Some people win prizes! (what you get for Best in Show)

 

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

Sculpted

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

Take off

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

The point of it all….

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

Chris Young re-launches..(one could be your prize..)

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

Umm..what’s he after?

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

Fun is had by all..

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

Chelsea used to be all in black and white. Who knew?

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

A lovely garden…

Chelsea Flower Show, 2013, copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens.

She’s going to drown it…

Chelsea Flower Show 2013 copyright Charles Hawes for thinkingardens

And then there’s the endless housework…

 

Charles Hawes has a good selection of high resolution photographs of Chelsea Flower Show on GAP Photos. (Including one on the photo library front page.)

The photographs on this page and other high res Chelsea photographs can also be obtained for a certain consideration from Charles.

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Rupert Otten May 26, 2013 at 1:27 pm

A beautiful take on Chelsea. Nice to focus on the people who made it happen and go to visit. Is that Marc Quinn sculpture any good ? Most of the sculpture at Chelsea is terrible. I saw 3 good pieces this year but can’t include the Quinn in that list.

annewareham May 26, 2013 at 3:15 pm

Wouldn’t want it in my garden.

Get Going May 24, 2013 at 7:22 pm

What’s up i am kavin, its my first occasion to commenting anywhere, when i read this article i thought i could also make comment due to this brilliant post.

Ellen Rooney May 22, 2013 at 12:32 pm

Dear Charles,
I love your humorous take on Chelsea…great photos and captions. I’m sorry I didn’t meet you
there.
Ellen

annewareham May 22, 2013 at 12:40 pm

Yes! Great place to meet…and thanks!

Peonies May 21, 2013 at 9:18 pm

“Alan Titchmarsh lends a hand …” Brilliant.

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