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25 December 2014

Inspiring Kew

Coffea arabica from the Kew Collection

This exhibition at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art will reveal how - from the creation of the original ‘physic’ garden in 1759 to its position today as a UNESCO World Heritage site and world-class research establishment - Kew has been a source of inspiration.

Event date: 
30 August 2014 to 1 February 2015, 1am to 12am
Event details: 
Everyday, except for Mondays. Please note the Gardens are closed on 24 and 25 December.
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens. 

Venue: 

Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art. Due to staff shortages, both the Shirley Sherwood Gallery and the Marianne North Gallery will be closed on Mondays until further notice. Please contact the galleries on 020 8332 3622 to confirm opening hours.

Festive Plants walk

Detail of holly leaf with berry

Enjoy a winter walk discovering the stories behind the plants associated with Christmas and other seasonal festivals.

Event date: 
1 December 2014 to 4 January 2015
Event details: 
Please note the Gardens are closed on 24 and 25 December.
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens.

Venue: 

Tours start and finish at the Guides Desk, Victoria Plaza

Inspired by Kew

Painting of Laelia tenebrosa

Visit the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art to see the paintings that inspired Dr Sherwood's world famous collection.

Event date: 
15 August 2014 to 1 February 2015, 1am to 12am
Event details: 
Open everyday except for Mondays. Please note the Gardens are closed on 24 and 25 December.
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens

Venue: 

Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

26 December 2014

Inspiring Kew

Coffea arabica from the Kew Collection

This exhibition at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art will reveal how - from the creation of the original ‘physic’ garden in 1759 to its position today as a UNESCO World Heritage site and world-class research establishment - Kew has been a source of inspiration.

Event date: 
30 August 2014 to 1 February 2015, 1am to 12am
Event details: 
Everyday, except for Mondays. Please note the Gardens are closed on 24 and 25 December.
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens. 

Venue: 

Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art. Due to staff shortages, both the Shirley Sherwood Gallery and the Marianne North Gallery will be closed on Mondays until further notice. Please contact the galleries on 020 8332 3622 to confirm opening hours.

Christmas by Day

Christmas by Day image of Santa

It’s the time of year when Kew Gardens becomes a landscape of winter wonder. Take the day to explore the grounds, see Santa, hear carols and enjoy many more festive activities...

Event date: 
6 December 2014 to 4 January 2015
Event details: 
6 December 2014 - 4 January 2015 (EXCEPT 24 & 25 December)
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens (Special winter ticket price £9.50)

Venue: 

Kew Gardens

Festive Plants walk

Detail of holly leaf with berry

Enjoy a winter walk discovering the stories behind the plants associated with Christmas and other seasonal festivals.

Event date: 
1 December 2014 to 4 January 2015
Event details: 
Please note the Gardens are closed on 24 and 25 December.
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens.

Venue: 

Tours start and finish at the Guides Desk, Victoria Plaza

Christmas at Kew

Lights shining on the Palm House, Christmas at Kew 2014 (image by Kit Fanner)

New for 2014, this glittering after-dark trail includes a garden of fire, Tunnel of Lights, sparkling giant snowflakes, Santa’s Snowflake Grotto and much more, making it the perfect Christmas experience.

Event date: 
26 November 2014 to 3 January 2015
Event details: 
5pm to 10pm (Closed on 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 24 and 25 December 2014). Timed entrance between 5pm and 8.15pm.
Venue: 

Main entrance - Victoria Gate. Tickets with pre-paid parking - entrance at Brentford Gate. Entry price excludes Santa’s Snowflake Grotto and rides. The White Peaks area and Brentford exit gate will close from 9.30pm.

Inspired by Kew

Painting of Laelia tenebrosa

Visit the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art to see the paintings that inspired Dr Sherwood's world famous collection.

Event date: 
15 August 2014 to 1 February 2015, 1am to 12am
Event details: 
Open everyday except for Mondays. Please note the Gardens are closed on 24 and 25 December.
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens

Venue: 

Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

27 December 2014

Inspiring Kew

Coffea arabica from the Kew Collection

This exhibition at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art will reveal how - from the creation of the original ‘physic’ garden in 1759 to its position today as a UNESCO World Heritage site and world-class research establishment - Kew has been a source of inspiration.

Event date: 
30 August 2014 to 1 February 2015, 1am to 12am
Event details: 
Everyday, except for Mondays. Please note the Gardens are closed on 24 and 25 December.
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens. 

Venue: 

Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art. Due to staff shortages, both the Shirley Sherwood Gallery and the Marianne North Gallery will be closed on Mondays until further notice. Please contact the galleries on 020 8332 3622 to confirm opening hours.

Christmas by Day

Christmas by Day image of Santa

It’s the time of year when Kew Gardens becomes a landscape of winter wonder. Take the day to explore the grounds, see Santa, hear carols and enjoy many more festive activities...

Event date: 
6 December 2014 to 4 January 2015
Event details: 
6 December 2014 - 4 January 2015 (EXCEPT 24 & 25 December)
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens (Special winter ticket price £9.50)

Venue: 

Kew Gardens

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