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    Handmade at Kew Browse original jewellery, glassware, ceramics, furniture and more at our contemporary craft event on 6–9 October 2016.
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    Meet the experts tour Take a guided tour behind the scenes with Kew Horticulture and Kew Science. Every Tuesday.
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    The Hive A multi-sensory experience, exploring bees and pollination.
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3 October 2016

Flora Japonica exhibition

Acer Palmatum by Kyoko Ohara
An exhibition celebrating the richness of Japanese native flora and its influence on horticulture in the west.
Event date: 
17 September 2016 to 5 March 2017
Event details: 
No booking necessary (except for guided tours)
Price: 
Included with entry to the Gardens
Venue: 
Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

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 2016/17 programme begins in September 2016
Event date: 
5 September 2016 to 28 July 2017
Price: 

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

Venue: 
Kew Gardens

Pollination Trail

Bee on daisy
Follow a trail round the Gardens to learn about pollen and its relationship with bees and plants.
Event date: 
18 June 2016 to 23 December 2016
Price: 
Included in admission price to the Gardens
Venue: 
Kew Gardens

Bee films

Bees forage for Nigella pollen
Gain an insight into the lives of bees with these short films telling the story of bees.
Event date: 
2 July 2016 to 30 October 2016
Price: 
Included with admission price to the Gardens
Venue: 
Princess of Wales Conservatory film room

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

The Hive explained

The Hive at Kew Gardens artist impression
Meet our specially trained ‘Hive Explainers’ who will be on hand to enhance your journey through this unique structure.
Event date: 
18 June 2016 to 30 October 2016
Price: 
Included with admission price to the Gardens
Venue: 
The Hive

Daily walking tours: autumn 2016

Get an introduction to the Gardens on a themed tour. Explore Kew's unique tree collection and admire the autumnal reds, yellows and oranges as you wander through the arboretum.
Event date: 
1 October 2016 to 30 November 2016
Event details: 
Tours take place at various times throughout the day.
Price: 
Free with entry to the Gardens
Venue: 
Kew Gardens

Confessions of a show gardener

Photo of Jodrell Wolfson Wing
Kew Mutual Improvement Society lecture
Event date: 
3 October 2016 to 3 October 2016
Price: 

Entry £2 on the door

Venue: 

Jodrell lecture theatre

4 October 2016

Flora Japonica exhibition

Acer Palmatum by Kyoko Ohara
An exhibition celebrating the richness of Japanese native flora and its influence on horticulture in the west.
Event date: 
17 September 2016 to 5 March 2017
Event details: 
No booking necessary (except for guided tours)
Price: 
Included with entry to the Gardens
Venue: 
Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

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 2016/17 programme begins in September 2016
Event date: 
5 September 2016 to 28 July 2017
Price: 

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

Venue: 
Kew Gardens

Pollination Trail

Bee on daisy
Follow a trail round the Gardens to learn about pollen and its relationship with bees and plants.
Event date: 
18 June 2016 to 23 December 2016
Price: 
Included in admission price to the Gardens
Venue: 
Kew Gardens

Bee films

Bees forage for Nigella pollen
Gain an insight into the lives of bees with these short films telling the story of bees.
Event date: 
2 July 2016 to 30 October 2016
Price: 
Included with admission price to the Gardens
Venue: 
Princess of Wales Conservatory film room

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

Watercolour: Autumn fruits

Find out how to paint autumn fruit in watercolour. The course is a great introduction to botanical painting for beginners as well as more experienced artists.
Event date: 
4 October 2016 to 6 October 2016
Price: 
Course Fee: £195 (£145 concessions, Friends of Kew) (maximum capacity 15 places)
Venue: 
Kew Gardens

Meet the experts guided tours: October 2016

Hear fascinating facts about a different plant or fungus each month, including its history, horticulture and biology. October tours will feature fungi.
Event date: 
4 October 2016 to 25 October 2016
Event details: 
Tours take place on TUESDAYS only. There is a second tour from 2.30pm to 4pm.
Price: 
Adults £5; Friends of Kew £4; Children £1; NB: Tickets do not include entry to the Gardens, which must be purchased separately.
Venue: 
Kew Gardens
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