2023 Beautiful Scotland Key Dates

End January – 30 April: On-line registration open for Beautiful Scotland

26 April: On-line Spring Seminar

May - end June: Mentor support available from judges

3 July: Deadline for Beautiful Scotland portfolio submission; deadline for Discretionary Award submissions and seven supporting images per submission

July (date and format TBC): Judges training day

21 July: Deadline for photo submission (for use at Award Ceremony, website and online)

31 July – 13 August: Beautiful Scotland judging takes place

17 August: Judges debriefing day

30 August: Discretionary Award selection panel

September (date and location TBC): Beautiful Scotland Celebration event and presentation of medal certificates, category and discretionary awards, and the overall Rosebowl

September (virtual/in-person): Beautiful Scotland judges' surgeries - the opportunity to chat through your group's mark sheet with your judges

October (date and location TBC): RHS Britain in Bloom UK & CI Finals Award Ceremony

8 November (virtual event TBC): Beautiful Scotland and It's Your Neighbourhood Annual Seminar and presentation of It's Your Neighbourhood certificates, Beautiful Scotland and It's Your Neighbourhood Discretionary Awards and NatureScot It's Your Neighbourhood Pollinator Friendly Award

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