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  • Salvia uliginosa
    Plant of the month tour Take a guided tour behind the scenes with Kew Horticulture and Kew Science. Every Tuesday.
  • Kew the movies 2016 small banner
    Kew the movies Join us for our open air cinema, located outside
    Kew Palace.
  • Write on Kew 2016
    Write on Kew 2016 Our literary festival returns on 22-25 September 2016, with a line-up of over 70 authors.
  • The Hive at Kew Gardens
    The Hive A multi-sensory experience, exploring bees and pollination.
  • Runners in front of Kew's Palm House
    Richmond Runfest Join the only Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k to run inside the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. On 18 September 2016.
  • Early opening for Friends Enjoy the Gardens from 8-10am before the gates open. Until 30 September.

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30 August 2016

Pollination Trail

Bee on daisy
Follow a trail round the Gardens to learn about pollen and its relationship with bees and plants.
Event date: 
18 June 2016 to 23 December 2016
Price: 
Included in admission price to the Gardens
Venue: 
Kew Gardens

Plant of the month tour: August 2016

Bog sage (Salvia uliginosa)
Hear fascinating facts about a different plant or fungus each month, including its history, horticulture and biology. August tours will feature salvias.
Event date: 
2 August 2016 to 30 August 2016
Event details: 
Tours take place on TUESDAYS only. There is a second tour from 2.30pm to 4pm.
Price: 
Adults £5; Friends of Kew £4; Children £1; NB: Tickets do not include entry to the Gardens, which must be purchased separately.
Venue: 
Kew Gardens

The Hive explained

The Hive at Kew Gardens artist impression
Meet our specially trained ‘Hive Explainers’ who will be on hand to enhance your journey through this unique structure.
Event date: 
18 June 2016 to 30 October 2016
Price: 
Included with admission price to the Gardens
Venue: 
The Hive

Daily walking tours

Bees forage for Nigella pollen
Themed tours will take place at various times throughout the day. Get an introduction to the Gardens, learn about plants and their pollinators or discover the Great Broad Walk Borders.
Event date: 
1 July 2016 to 30 September 2016
Price: 
Included with admission price to the Gardens
Venue: 
Meet at the Information Desk at Victoria Gate Plaza
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