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Orchids 2017

From 4 February to 5 March 2017 the beloved Orchids Festival returns. Inspired by the vibrant colours, culture and magnificent plant life of India, this year’s festival will feature giant floral displays created using exotic orchids, decorative rickshaws, Indian soundscapes, films and much more.

This will be Kew’s 22nd annual Orchids Festival and the first themed around India.  

Save over 15% on the standard adult ticket when you enter promo code INDIA at checkout. Offer is valid for adult daytime admission during festival dates. Friends of Kew enter free of charge.

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Orchids Lates 2017

9 February 2017 to 2 March 2017, 6pm to 9.30pm

TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS ONLY. Join us after dark for a series of intimate evenings among thousands of orchids and tropical flower displays at our 2017 Orchids Festival
Princess of Wales Conservatory
£15 per person £13.50 for Friends of Kew (Friends of Kew will be required to show their membership card to enter with a discounted ticket)
Related festival: 
The Princess of Wales Conservatory lit up at night

See the horticultural displays of the Orchids Festival by night at one of our Orchids Lates events for over 18s only.

Enjoy Indian music, Bodhi leaf and mandala colouring and drop-in yoga sessions set among thousands of exotic flowers in Kew Gardens’ Princess of Wales Conservatory. Decorate your hands with beautiful botanical henna and meet Kew’s science and horticulture experts to learn about their fascinating work.

Taste delicious Indian-inspired food and cocktails, which will be available to purchase from bars and pop-up shops at the event.

Orchids Lates take place every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the Orchids Festival from 6pm to 9.30pm (last entry at 9pm). Join in the conversation on Twitter and Instagram using #KewLates


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