Press Office

Press Releases - Wakehurst Place & Millennium Seed Bank


23 Mar New living willow play area at Wakehurst Place
9 Mar Spring flower weekends at Wakehurst
9 Mar Hello Yellow! Easter at Kew's country estate

20 Jan

Snow clear-up at Wakehurst Place


15 Dec

Winter warmers at Wakehurst Place

02 Dec

The Big Switch On' - see the country's tallest Chrsitmas tree lit up

12 May

Become a junior plant hunter at Kew's country estate this half term

12 May

Special welcome for centenarians

06 May

Seeds go platinum and gold for new exhibition at Wakehurst Place

06 May

Celebrating Kew's 250th anniversary at Wakehurst Place


21 Nov

Kenyan musicians help spread Kew's Seeds for Life conservation message with new CD

30 Oct

Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank deposits UK flora collections as part of China seed bank launch

02 May

London teenagers help Kew scientists save plants from extinction

20 Feb

Seeds from 'Self-destructive' palm arrive at Kew's Millennium Seed Bank

20 Feb

Wakehurst Place Licenced to Wed


16 Nov

Threatened Linnaeus Twinflower Seeds Deposited in MSB

2 Nov

Wakehurst Place Records first Protea to flower in South East

22 Aug

Kew’s Mini Seed Bank – The Ideal Christmas Present for Gardeners or Budding Scientists

25 June

MSB Book Named Outstanding Original Concept

5 June

Millennium Seed Bank re-germinates website

22 May

Kew's Millennium Seed Bank Marks International Biodiversity Day

26 April

Kew Banks Billionth Seed

07 Feb

Century's search for lost plant


4 Jul

Book launch 'Seeds - time capsules of life' -- by Rob Kesseler and Dr
Wolfgang Stuppy


17 Oct

Extinct grass brought back to life

14 Sept

Injecting new life into plant biology


For further information please contact:

Public Relations
Wakehurst Place
Haywards Heath
West Sussex RH17 6TN

Tel: +44 (0)1444 894018