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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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1 March 2016

Afternoon tea at the Orangery

Make your Orchids festival visit extra special by joining us for a delicious afternoon tea with a glass of prosecco followed by freshly made sandwiches and cakes.
Event date: 
4 February 2016 to 5 March 2016
Event details: 
Not Mondays and Tuesdays
Price: 

£17.50 per person for a classic afternoon tea
£24.00 per person with a glass of prosecco

Venue: 
Orangery restaurant

Guided tours: orchid nursery

Thursdays only. Come on a behind-the-scenes tour of our orchid nursery and see a part of Kew normally closed to the public.
Event date: 
11 February 2016 to 3 March 2016
Event details: 
Thursdays 11, 18, 25 February and 3 March, tours at 1.30pm, 2pm and 2.30pm
Price: 
£10 per person, Friends of Kew £8
Venue: 
Orchid Nursery, meet outside the White Peaks shop (please meet ten minutes before the tour start time).

Guided tours: Tropical Nursery

Cephalotus follicularis in Kew’s Tropical Nursery
Saturdays only. Come on a fascinating behind-the-scenes tour of our tropical nursery and see part of Kew normally closed to the public.
Event date: 
13 February 2016 to 5 March 2016
Event details: 
Saturdays 13, 20, 27 February and 5 March, tours at 1.30pm, 2pm and 2.30pm
Price: 
£10 per person/ Friends of Kew £8
Venue: 
Tropical Nursery, meet outside the White Peaks shop (please meet ten minutes before the tour start time)

2 March 2016

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

Plant collecting past and present – documentary screenings

William Milliken, Exploring the unknown Amazon
Learn more about the challenges of plant hunting and exploration in remote parts of the Amazon, weekdays in the Princess of Wales Conservatory Film Room.
Event date: 
6 February 2016 to 6 March 2016
Event details: 
Weekdays only (not during half term from 15–19 February)
Price: 
Included with entry to the Gardens
Venue: 
Princess of Wales Conservatory Film Room

Orchids for beginners: March 2016

A selection of photos of orchids from Kew's 2013 Orchid Festival
Ever wanted to grow your own orchids? Join us on this one day course and learn how from an expert.
Event date: 
2 March 2016 to 2 March 2016
Event details: 
This event also takes place on Tuesday 16 February 2016
Price: 
Course fee: £60 (£55 concessions, Friends of Kew). Maximum capacity: 50 places
Venue: 
Kew Gardens

Library, Art and Archives tours

Looking at exhibits on a tour of Kew's Library
Event date: 
10 February 2016 to 2 March 2016
Event details: 
Wednesdays only
Price: 
£5 (no entry ticket for the Gardens necessary, but can be purchased separately)
Venue: 
Library, Art and Archives

Afternoon tea at the Orangery

Make your Orchids festival visit extra special by joining us for a delicious afternoon tea with a glass of prosecco followed by freshly made sandwiches and cakes.
Event date: 
4 February 2016 to 5 March 2016
Event details: 
Not Mondays and Tuesdays
Price: 

£17.50 per person for a classic afternoon tea
£24.00 per person with a glass of prosecco

Venue: 
Orangery restaurant

Guided tours: orchid nursery

Thursdays only. Come on a behind-the-scenes tour of our orchid nursery and see a part of Kew normally closed to the public.
Event date: 
11 February 2016 to 3 March 2016
Event details: 
Thursdays 11, 18, 25 February and 3 March, tours at 1.30pm, 2pm and 2.30pm
Price: 
£10 per person, Friends of Kew £8
Venue: 
Orchid Nursery, meet outside the White Peaks shop (please meet ten minutes before the tour start time).

Guided tours: Tropical Nursery

Cephalotus follicularis in Kew’s Tropical Nursery
Saturdays only. Come on a fascinating behind-the-scenes tour of our tropical nursery and see part of Kew normally closed to the public.
Event date: 
13 February 2016 to 5 March 2016
Event details: 
Saturdays 13, 20, 27 February and 5 March, tours at 1.30pm, 2pm and 2.30pm
Price: 
£10 per person/ Friends of Kew £8
Venue: 
Tropical Nursery, meet outside the White Peaks shop (please meet ten minutes before the tour start time)

3 March 2016

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
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