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Usk is a small market town of 2300 people in South East Wales. Its history goes back to the Romans and Normans.

The Usk in Bloom committee was formed in 1981 by a group of enthusiasts.  Since then the town has won many awards and attracted visitors to its wonderful display of flowers.  All work is done by volunteers.

  • Winner of Communities in Bloom (World) Small International Category 2018
  • Winner of the Wales in Bloom Large Village 2018. And it’s a Gold! 37th year in a row!
  • Britain in Bloom 2018 Finalist Gold Medal.
  • We won Britain in Bloom 2017. Usk was named joint winner of the large village category in the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom awards.
  • Winners of class in “Wales in Bloom” 1982 to 2018.
  • Won “Britain in Bloom” five times, finalists in another six years.
  • Represented the United Kingdom in the European Entente Floral competition on three occasions.

The aims of the committee are to:-

  • Improve Usk by the imaginative planting of trees, shrubs, bulbs and floral displays.
  • Address environmental issues and preserve wildlife.
  • Work with and educate the youngsters in Usk from nursery to junior age.
  • Continuously plant and maintain the current flower beds and tubs around the town.
  • Foster partnerships with other organisations in Usk to achieve these aims.


For more information please contact:

Usk in Bloom Chairman – Tony Kear uskinbloom@gmail.com 07824810182


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If you donate to charity why not consider donating to our cause via:
http://www.totalgiving.co.uk/charity/usk-in-bloom
Registered charity number:- 1152881