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  • Orchids A colourful celebration of India's vibrant plants and culture.
  • Photography credit: Gillian Plummer
    IGPOTY International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition with special Sunday talks, in the Nash Conservatory.
  • A fly stuck to a <em>Drosera auriculata</em>
    Meet the experts guided tours A chance to look behind the scenes at Kew's world-leading work in science, conservation and horticulture.
  • aerial view of The Hive lit up at night
    The Hive at Kew Explore the journey of the British bee through UK innovation and design.

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Kew the Music 11-16 July 2017

Our summer concerts return with a fantastic line-up of artists. Confirmed are Razorlight, Passenger, Haçienda Classiçal and James. Further bands and artists will be confirmed over the coming weeks. 

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Kew Science blog

Image showing Potamogeton acutifolius collecting, Norfolk
23 February 2017
The last decade has seen a range of dynamic and innovative developments in UK biodiversity strategy and policy, in response to the many challenges facing our environment and wider wellbeing. The MSB (Millennium Seed Bank) has matched this with the development of an ambitious UK Programme, working to ensure the best possible quantity, quality and diversity of seed are stored in the MSB and made available for research and conservation.
Image showing Porpax verrucosa from Cambodia
9 February 2017
2016 saw the publication of over 450 new genera, species and varieties of fungi and plants in papers co-authored by Kew scientists and their collaborators around the world. Of these, more than 200 can be directly ascribed to Kew scientists themselves.

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Shopping at Kew

Scarves from Kew's online shop

Get discounts on selected items from our online shop


Flora Japonica book cover

Discover the beauty of Japanese native flora

Wedding venues

An unforgettable wedding in the unique Kew Gardens

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Visit Wakehurst

The Water Gardens at Wakehurst

Kew's country garden in the High Weald of Sussex

Book of the month

Orchid: a cultural history book cover

Orchid: a cultural history tells the story of our interest in orchids.

Science at Kew

DNA extraction

We're using our expertise to help address critical global challenges