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  • The Hive at Kew Gardens
    The Hive A multi-sensory experience, exploring bees and pollination.
  • Early opening for Friends Enjoy the Gardens from 8-10am before the gates open. Until 30 September.
  • Plant Family Beds in full bloom at Kew in the summer
    An introduction to the Gardens Get an insight into our history, science and seasonal highlights on our daily guided tours.
  • Poppy which are used as a symbol of remembrance
    Somme 100 at Kew A talk on Kew's links to the Somme battlefields and their regeneration with a tribute to the men who fought there.
  • Joe Archer
    Kitchen garden talks with Joe Archer Fridays and Saturdays, June to September 2016.
  • Tuscan Olive tree in the Mediterranean Garden
    Plant of the month tour Take a guided tour behind the scenes with Kew Horticulture and Kew Science. Every Tuesday.
  • Runners in front of Kew's Palm House
    Richmond Runfest Join the only Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k to run inside the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. On 18 September 2016.
  • Margaret Mee Don't miss the exhibition from this pioneering artist running until 29 August 2016 in the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art
  • Kew the Music 2016
    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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28 June 2016

Early opening for Friends 2016

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

Georgian cookery demonstrations

Children watching georgian cookery demonstrations in the Kew Palace kitchens.
Find out what type of food King George III was eating during his time at Kew Palace at these drop-in cookery demonstrations in Kew Palace kitchens.
Event date: 
28 May 2016 to 2 October 2016
Event details: 
Various dates between 28 May and 2 October
Price: 
Drop-in – no payment or booking needed
Venue: 
Kew Palace kitchens

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

Plant of the month tour: June 2016

The Judas tree, Ceris siliquastrum
Tuesdays only. Afternoon tours take place at 2.30pm.
Hear fascinating facts about a different plant or fungus each month, including its history, horticulture and biology. The plant family featured in June will be legumes.
Event date: 
7 June 2016 to 28 June 2016
Event details: 
Tours take place on Tuesdays at 11.30am and 2.30pm and last approx 90mins
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

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

Alpine and woodland 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: 
A second tour takes place at 2pm
Price: 
Included with entry to the Gardens
Venue: 
Meet at Victoria Gate (Guides Desk)

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

29 June 2016

Early opening for Friends 2016

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

Georgian cookery demonstrations

Children watching georgian cookery demonstrations in the Kew Palace kitchens.
Find out what type of food King George III was eating during his time at Kew Palace at these drop-in cookery demonstrations in Kew Palace kitchens.
Event date: 
28 May 2016 to 2 October 2016
Event details: 
Various dates between 28 May and 2 October
Price: 
Drop-in – no payment or booking needed
Venue: 
Kew Palace kitchens

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

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
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