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16 February 2016

Plant collecting past and present – documentary screenings

William Milliken, Exploring the unknown Amazon
Watch two specially selected films on the theme of plant hunting and exploration 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: February 2016

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

Half term activities: February 2016

Keep the children entertained during the February half-term with drop-in sessions of activities with an orchid theme.
Event date: 
13 February 2016 to 21 February 2016
Price: 
See individual activities
Venue: 
Princess of Wales Conservatory

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 6 March, tours at 1.30pm, 2pm and 2.30pm
Price: 
£10 per person
Venue: 
Tropical Nursery, meet outside the White Peaks shop (please meet ten minutes before the tour start time)

17 February 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

International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition 2016

Overall winner
The International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) exhibition showcases the winners and runners-up from this annual competition.
Event date: 
6 February 2016 to 13 March 2016
Price: 
Included with entry to the Gardens
Venue: 
Nash Conservatory

Plant collecting past and present – documentary screenings

William Milliken, Exploring the unknown Amazon
Watch two specially selected films on the theme of plant hunting and exploration 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

Growing orchids from seed: February 2016

Sugar and spice orchid hybrid <i>Phalaenopsis</i> from Kew's Orchid Festival<br>
Find out from the experts how you can grow orchids from seed on this one-day course at Kew Gardens.
Event date: 
17 February 2016 to 17 February 2016
Event details: 
This event also takes place on 3 March 2016
Price: 
Course fee: £60 (£55 concessions, Friends of Kew). Maximum capacity: 12 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

Half term activities: February 2016

Keep the children entertained during the February half-term with drop-in sessions of activities with an orchid theme.
Event date: 
13 February 2016 to 21 February 2016
Price: 
See individual activities
Venue: 
Princess of Wales Conservatory

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
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