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12 November 2014

Inspiring Kew

Coffea arabica from the Kew Collection

This exhibition at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art will reveal how - from the creation of the original ‘physic’ garden in 1759 to its position today as a UNESCO World Heritage site and world-class research establishment - Kew has been a source of inspiration.

Event date: 
30 August 2014 to 1 February 2015, 9.30am to 5.30pm
Event details: 
Everyday, except for Mondays. The exhibition will close at 3.45pm from Sunday 26 October
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens. 

Venue: 

Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art. Due to staff shortages, both the Shirley Sherwood Gallery and the Marianne North Gallery will be closed on Mondays until further notice. Please contact the galleries on 020 8332 3622 to confirm opening hours.

Botanical Illustration for Beginners - Fully Booked

Take a course at Kew Gardens to learn botanical illustration for beginners

Ever wanted to try botanical illustration, but didn’t know where to start? Join us on the five-day course at Kew Gardens to find out.

Event date: 
10 November 2014 to 14 November 2014, 9.30am to 6.30pm
Event details: 
NEW
Price: 

Course Fee: £300 (£250 Concessions, Friends of Kew)
Deposit payable on enrolment: £50
(maximum capacity 15 places)
 

Venue: 

Kew Gardens

Wartime tour of the Gardens

Gain an insight into Kew's fascinating wartime history, through the sites, plants and people who were involved.

Event date: 
1 November 2014 to 30 November 2014, 12pm to 1pm
Event details: 
Daily during November (2014 to 2018)
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens

Venue: 

Tours start at the Guides Desk, Victoria Plaza

Inspired by Kew

Painting of Laelia tenebrosa

Visit the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art to see the paintings that inspired Dr Sherwood's world famous collection.

Event date: 
16 August 2014 to 1 February 2015
Event details: 
Open everyday except for Mondays
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens

Venue: 

Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

13 November 2014

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 2014 to 23 December 2014
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

Inspiring Kew

Coffea arabica from the Kew Collection

This exhibition at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art will reveal how - from the creation of the original ‘physic’ garden in 1759 to its position today as a UNESCO World Heritage site and world-class research establishment - Kew has been a source of inspiration.

Event date: 
30 August 2014 to 1 February 2015, 9.30am to 5.30pm
Event details: 
Everyday, except for Mondays. The exhibition will close at 3.45pm from Sunday 26 October
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens. 

Venue: 

Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art. Due to staff shortages, both the Shirley Sherwood Gallery and the Marianne North Gallery will be closed on Mondays until further notice. Please contact the galleries on 020 8332 3622 to confirm opening hours.

Botanical Illustration for Beginners - Fully Booked

Take a course at Kew Gardens to learn botanical illustration for beginners

Ever wanted to try botanical illustration, but didn’t know where to start? Join us on the five-day course at Kew Gardens to find out.

Event date: 
10 November 2014 to 14 November 2014, 9.30am to 6.30pm
Event details: 
NEW
Price: 

Course Fee: £300 (£250 Concessions, Friends of Kew)
Deposit payable on enrolment: £50
(maximum capacity 15 places)
 

Venue: 

Kew Gardens

Wartime tour of the Gardens

Gain an insight into Kew's fascinating wartime history, through the sites, plants and people who were involved.

Event date: 
1 November 2014 to 30 November 2014, 12pm to 1pm
Event details: 
Daily during November (2014 to 2018)
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens

Venue: 

Tours start at the Guides Desk, Victoria Plaza

Explore Kew's Archives

A rare opportunity to look into Kew's extensive Archive collections of historical letters and documents.

Event date: 
11 November 2014 to 15 November 2014, 2.30pm to 4pm
Event details: 
The event takes place at various times - see below for details
Price: 

Free. Entry to the Gardens not included.

Venue: 

Library, Art & Archives Reading Room, HLAA Building, Kew Green

Inspired by Kew

Painting of Laelia tenebrosa

Visit the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art to see the paintings that inspired Dr Sherwood's world famous collection.

Event date: 
16 August 2014 to 1 February 2015
Event details: 
Open everyday except for Mondays
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens

Venue: 

Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

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