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Past festivals and events at Kew Gardens



Sugar and spice orchid hybrid <i>Phalaenopsis</i> from Kew's Orchid Festival<br>

Every year Kew brings some tropical colour to winter with its annual orchids festival. The spectacular display is found in the Princess of Wales Conservatory and runs for a month during February and March.

Orchids festival 2015


Kew the Music

The audience enjoying their picnics while listening to Chas and Dave. Photo by Andrew McRobb

Kew the Music is our annual festival of summer concerts renowned for their magical and relaxed atmosphere in Kew Gardens.

Details of this year's concerts



Kew the Movies

Kew the Movies outside the Kew Palace

Kew the Movies is our annual summertime open-air cinema which shows a selection of classic films in the beautiful surroundings of Kew Gardens and Wakehurst.

Read more about Kew the Movies


Christmas at Kew

The illuminated trial of Christmas at Kew 2013

During Christmas 2014 we opened our doors after dark, taking visitors on a magical journey along an illuminated trail through the Gardens. With its boutique market and Victorian carousel, Christmas at Kew offered festive fun for all the family.

Read more about Christmas at Kew