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Past festivals and events at Kew Gardens

Shaun the Sheep Easter Festival 2015

Shaun the Sheep at Kew Easter 2015, promotional image


Shaun the Sheep came to Kew for Easter 2015.

Easter festival 2015

Full of Spice 2015

A fun look at spices, their uses, and where they come from.


Full of Spice 2015

Annual Festivals


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 2016


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


Write on Kew

Write on Kew 2015 side promo image

Kew's literary festival, which took place for the first time in 2015, hosting around 80 events across various genres and introducing many new authors as well as well-loved favourites will be returning to Kew in the autumn.

Sign up for more information


Christmas at Kew

The illuminated trial of Christmas at Kew 2013

Christmas at Kew is our annual festive fun for all the family.

Christmas 2015




Kew Orchids 2016

Orchids 2016 small promo image

A spectacular carnival of dazzling Brazilian colour