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  • Plant of the Month tour May 2016, rhododendron
    Plant of the month tour Take a guided tour behind the scenes with Kew Horticulture and Kew Science
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    Kew the Music 2016 Tickets now on sale for Kew the Music 2016, presenting Simply Red, Will Young, Jools Holland, The Corrs and Gipsy Kings.
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    An introduction to the Gardens Get an insight into our history, science and seasonal highlights on a guided tour.

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17 May 2016

Friends Week 2016: Arboretum Tours

The Arboretum in blossom at Kew Gardens
Join Kew’s Arboretum Manager, Ray Townsend, who will lead Friends through the many highlights of the Arboretum.
Event date: 
17 May 2016 to 18 May 2016
Price: 

Free for Friends of Kew and a friend

Venue: 
Meet at Victoria Gate (guide desk)

Friends Week 2016: Photography classes

Summer Garden Flame by pallab seth on Flickr

FULLY BOOKED

Join photographer Jeff Eden for a taster class in garden photography.
Event date: 
16 May 2016 to 18 May 2016
Event details: 
Various times
Price: 

Free for Friends of Kew and a guest. Booking is essential.

Venue: 
Meet at the Aquatic Garden

Friends Week 2016: Fungarium Tour

Photo of someone identifying a fungus
Meet Kew’s mycologists and take a look behind-the-scenes in the oldest, largest, and most important mycological reference collections in the world.
Event date: 
16 May 2016 to 20 May 2016
Event details: 
On Tuesday 17 May the tour starts at 3pm
Price: 

Free for Friends of Kew and a guest

Venue: 
Meet at the Aquatic Garden

Friends Week 2016: Plant of the Month

The Rhododendron Dell at Kew Gardens
Discover the fascinating, world-leading science, conservation and horticultural work that Kew is undertaking via a different seasonal plant or fungus group.
Event date: 
17 May 2016 to 17 May 2016
Price: 

Free for Friends of Kew and a guest

Venue: 
Meet at Victoria Gate (guide desk)

Woodland and mountain plants tour

Explore Kew's Woodland and Rock Gardens and visit the Alpine House on this seasonal walk.
Event date: 
1 May 2016 to 30 June 2016
Event details: 
Tours take place at 12noon and 2pm
Price: 
Included with entry to the Gardens
Venue: 
Meet at Victoria Gate (guide desk)

Friends Week 2016: School of Horticulture Tours

School of Horticulture
An exclusive look behind the scenes at Kew’s School of Horticulture.
Event date: 
16 May 2016 to 17 May 2016
Event details: 
Various times
Price: 

Free for Friends of Kew and a guest.

Venue: 
Meet at the Aquatic Garden

Friends Week 2016: Library, Art and Archives tours

Library
Join our library staff in the Herbarium for a tour of the Library, Art and Archives Collection.
Event date: 
16 May 2016 to 17 May 2016
Price: 

Free for Friends of Kew and a guest

Venue: 
Meet at Elizabeth Gate

Introduction to the Gardens

A guide leads a tour through one of Kew's glasshouses
Get an insight into Kew’s history, plants, science and seasonal highlights. Every day of the year except 24 and 25 December.
Event date: 
1 January 2015 to 31 December 2016
Event details: 
Daily at 11am and 1.30pm - tours last one hour
Price: 

FREE with entry to the Gardens

Venue: 
Tours start and finish at the Guides Desk, Victoria Plaza

18 May 2016

Early opening for Friends 2016

Queen Charlotte's Cottage at Kew Gardens
Don't miss this opportunity to enjoy Kew Gardens before the gates open to all
Event date: 
1 May 2016 to 30 September 2016
Event details: 
8-10am, 1 May to 30 September 2016 (except 9 and 10 May)
Price: 
Free, exclusive to Friends of Kew and their normal complement of free guest/children
Venue: 
Kew Gardens

Kew certificate in botanical illustration

Gallery visitors enjoyed looking at Lucy's artwork.
A year's course leading to the Kew Certificate in Botanical Illustration. The 2015/16 programme begins in September 2015
Event date: 
7 September 2015 to 29 July 2016
Event details: 
Exact dates and times to be confirmed
Price: 

Certificate fee: £3000 (£2800 Concessions, Friends).
Deposit payable on enrolment: £500.
Maximum capacity 10 places

Venue: 
Kew Gardens

Friends Week 2016: Tai Chi

Tai chi will be peformed in the Gardens during the Plantasia festival, summer 2014
For an invigorating start to the day, why not join Fiona Anderson for some early morning Tai Chi in the magnificent setting of Kew Gardens?
Event date: 
16 May 2016 to 22 May 2016
Event details: 
Various times
Price: 

Free for Friends of Kew

Venue: 
Syon Vista

Friends Week 2016: Arboretum Tours

The Arboretum in blossom at Kew Gardens
Join Kew’s Arboretum Manager, Ray Townsend, who will lead Friends through the many highlights of the Arboretum.
Event date: 
17 May 2016 to 18 May 2016
Price: 

Free for Friends of Kew and a friend

Venue: 
Meet at Victoria Gate (guide desk)

Friends Week 2016: Photography classes

Summer Garden Flame by pallab seth on Flickr

FULLY BOOKED

Join photographer Jeff Eden for a taster class in garden photography.
Event date: 
16 May 2016 to 18 May 2016
Event details: 
Various times
Price: 

Free for Friends of Kew and a guest. Booking is essential.

Venue: 
Meet at the Aquatic Garden

Friends Week 2016: Fungarium Tour

Photo of someone identifying a fungus
Meet Kew’s mycologists and take a look behind-the-scenes in the oldest, largest, and most important mycological reference collections in the world.
Event date: 
16 May 2016 to 20 May 2016
Event details: 
On Tuesday 17 May the tour starts at 3pm
Price: 

Free for Friends of Kew and a guest

Venue: 
Meet at the Aquatic Garden
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