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  • Write on Kew 2016
    Write on Kew 2016 Our literary festival returns on 22-25 September 2016, with a line-up of over 70 authors.
  • Joe Archer
    Kitchen garden talks with Joe Archer Fridays and Saturdays, June to September 2016.
  • Poppy which are used as a symbol of remembrance
    Somme 100 at Kew A free talk on Kew's links to the Somme battlefields and their regeneration with a tribute to the men who fought there. 6 July, 6pm.
  • The Wind in the Willows live theatre at Kew
    The Wind in the Willows Live theatre production for children from Wednesdays to Sundays 23 July to 28 August 2016.
  • The Dream Fairies. Adventure through bubble land
    The Dream Fairies Interactive theatre production for younger children. Wednesdays to Sundays 30 July to 28 August 2016.
  • The Hive at Kew Gardens
    The Hive A multi-sensory experience, exploring bees and pollination.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Early opening for Friends Enjoy the Gardens from 8-10am before the gates open. Until 30 September.
  • 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.
  • 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

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3 July 2016

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
Drop-in – no payment or booking needed
Kew Palace kitchens

Daily walking tours

Bees forage for Nigella pollen
Themed tours will take place at various times throughout the day. Get an introduction to the Gardens, learn about plants and their pollinators or discover the Great Broad Walk Borders.
Event date: 
1 July 2016 to 30 September 2016
Included with admission price to the Gardens
Meet at the Information Desk at Victoria Gate 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
Included with admission price to the Gardens
The Hive

Meet Kew's Experts: bees

An opportunity to hear Kew's experts talk about the fascinating work with bees being carried out by Kew scientists
Event date: 
1 July 2016 to 28 October 2016
Included with admission price to the Gardens
Plant Family Beds
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