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  • Child and dad looking at cactus in Princess of Wales Conservatory
    Travel the world in a day... From the rainforest to the desert, have an epic adventure at Kew Gardens this half term
  • Early opening for Friends Enjoy the Gardens from 8-10am before the gates open. Until 30 September.
  • Hive artist impression
    The Hive: coming soon Step inside and discover the secret life of bees, from 18 June
  • Plant of the Month tour May 2016, rhododendron
    Plant of the month tour Take a guided tour behind the scenes with Kew Horticulture and Kew Science
  • 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.
  • Margaret Mee Don't miss the exhibition from this pioneering artist running from 20 February to 29 August 2016 in the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art
  • Magnolia in flower in spring at Wakehurst
    An introduction to the Gardens Get an insight into our history, science and seasonal highlights on a guided tour.
  • Joe Archer
    Kitchen garden talks with Joe Archer Find out about kitchen gardening on Fridays and Saturdays from June to September 2016.

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26 May 2016

Early opening for Friends 2016

Don't miss this opportunity to enjoy Kew Gardens before the gates open to all
Event date: 
1 May 2016 to 30 September 2016
Event details: 
8-10am, 1 May to 30 September 2016 (except 9 and 10 May)
Price: 
Free, exclusive to Friends of Kew and their normal complement of free guest/children
Venue: 
Kew Gardens

Kew certificate in botanical illustration

Gallery visitors enjoyed looking at Lucy's artwork.
A year's course leading to the Kew Certificate in Botanical Illustration. The 2015/16 programme begins in September 2015
Event date: 
7 September 2015 to 29 July 2016
Event details: 
Exact dates and times to be confirmed
Price: 

Certificate fee: £3000 (£2800 Concessions, Friends).
Deposit payable on enrolment: £500.
Maximum capacity 10 places

Venue: 
Kew Gardens

Creating a botanical sketchbook

Course: Aspects of botanical illustration (Image: Alios Wilfling)
On this three-day course you'll learn how to sketch plants and make field notes to create your own botanical sketchbook.
Event date: 
24 May 2016 to 26 May 2016
Price: 
Course fee: £195 (£145 concessions, Friends of Kew). Maximum capacity: 15 places.
Venue: 
Kew Gardens

Alpine and woodland plants tour

Explore Kew's Woodland and Rock Gardens and visit the Alpine House on this seasonal walk.
Event date: 
1 May 2016 to 30 June 2016
Event details: 
A second tour takes place at 2pm
Price: 
Included with entry to the Gardens
Venue: 
Meet at Victoria Gate (Guides Desk)
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