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  • Magnolia in flower in spring at Wakehurst
    Spring at Wakehurst Celebrate spring colour at the Bluebells and Brimstones festival
  • Children inspecting a cocoa bean at Easter event
    Easter fun Natural play features and creative activities for children at Wakehurst this Easter
  • Wildlife in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve at Wakehurst
    Wakehurst's wildlife The Loder Valley Nature Reserve, with woodlands, wetlands and meadows, is a perfect habitat for plants and animals
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Seasonal stroll and soup

Pond at Wakehurst in the spring time

Join us for the first of our Seasonal stroll and soup series with a look at Wakehurst's spring border colour, water garden and woodland flora.

Event date: 
29 Apr 2014, 10.30am to 1pm
Event details: 
Tutor: Paul Reader
Price: 

Course Fee: £20 per date

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Loder Valley Nature Reserve open days

Stunning view over the Loder Valley Reserve at Wakehurst

Discover the Loder Valley Nature Reserve, a conservation area for over 30 years.

Event date: 
4 May 2014 to 5 May 2014
Event details: 
Please ask at the Ticket Desk for your special open day permit on your day of visit
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens

Spring guided walks at Wakehurst

Magnolia in flower in spring at Wakehurst

A series of guided walks are being held to celebrate spring, lead by Wakehurst’s volunteer guides.

Event date: 
27 April 2014 to 5 May 2014, 12.30pm to 4pm
Event details: 
April 27, May 4 and 5 only
Price: 

FREE with admission to Wakehurst

Kingfisher and badger watching evenings FULLY BOOKED

Your chance to observe badgers and other beautiful creatures in their natural habitat and study their feeding habits and lifestyle.

Event date: 
19 May 2014, 5.30pm to 9.30pm
Price: 

£25 - includes light snack midway through the evening
Maximum capacity 12 places

Kingfisher and badger watching evenings FULLY BOOKED

Your chance to observe badgers and other beautiful creatures in their natural habitat and study their feeding habits and lifestyle.

Event date: 
22 May 2014, 5.30pm to 9.30pm
Price: 

£25 - includes light snack midway through the evening
Maximum capacity 12 places

Birds of Prey at Wakehurst

Photo of a barn owl

A chance to see an amazing falconry display at close range

Event date: 
3 May 2014 to 25 May 2014
Event details: 
May 3, 4, 24 and 25
Price: 

FREE with admission to Wakehurst

 

May half-term lotions and potions

Use plants to create a fizzy bath bomb in this fun activity.

Event date: 
26 May 2014 to 29 May 2014
Event details: 
Daily, 9.30am to 3.30pm
Price: 

£2 per participant
Normal admission applies (accompanied children under 16 are admitted free at Wakehurst)

Seasonal stroll and soup

The second of our 'seasonal stroll and soup' series considers cottage garden colour, ideas and shade-tolerant planting

Event date: 
15 Jul 2014, 10.30am to 1pm
Price: 

£20 per date

Kingfisher and badger watching evenings FULLY BOOKED

Your chance to observe badgers and other beautiful creatures in their natural habitat and study their feeding habits and lifestyle.

Event date: 
4 Aug 2014, 5.15pm to 9.30pm
Price: 

£25 - includes light snack midway through the evening (maximum capacity 12 places)

Kingfisher and badger watching evenings FULLY BOOKED

Your chance to observe badgers and other beautiful creatures in their natural habitat and study their feeding habits and lifestyle.

Event date: 
7 Aug 2014, 5.30pm to 9.30pm
Price: 

£25 - includes light snack midway through the evening (maximum capacity 12 places)

Bat evening

A tree of bats at Wakehurst

This course offers a wonderful opportunity to experience Wakehurst at dusk and to explore the fascinating lifestyles of many of our native bats.

Event date: 
12 Aug 2014, 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Price: 

£20
Maximum capacity 15 places

Dirty Dancing (1987, cert 12)

Scene from Dirty Dancing where Baby is lifted in the air

Get ready for the time of your life, as Dirty Dancing returns to the big screen this summer.

Event date: 
24 Aug 2014, 6.30pm to 9.45pm
Event details: 
Gates open: 6.30pm, performance starts: 8.00pm, performance ends: 21.45pm
Price: 

Premium Adult: £24.50*
General Admission Adult: £14.50*
General Admission Child (5 to 16 years): £10.50*
General Admission Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children): £40.00*

Gravity (2013, cert 12A)

Gravity film poster

Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, the film successfully recreates a zero gravity space environment in a way unseen before in cinema.

Event date: 
25 Aug 2014, 6.30pm to 9.45pm
Event details: 
Gates open: 6.30pm, performance starts: 8.00pm, performance ends: 21.45pm
Price: 

Premium Adult: £24.50*
General Admission Adult: £14.50*
General Admission Child (5 to 16 years): £10.50*
General Admission Family (2 adults, 2 children): £40.00*

Photography walk

The Henry Price walled garden at Wakehurst (full size), gardens, flowers, summer, beautiful

This new one-day photography walk through the fabulous gardens at Wakehurst is designed to show you how to get the very best results from the equipment you already have.

Event date: 
23 Sep 2014, 10am to 4.30pm
Price: 

£50 (£40 concessions, Friends of Kew)
Maximum capacity 15 places

Seasonal stroll and soup

The perfect autumn day at Kew's sister site, Wakehurst place in Sussex

The last of our 2014 'seasonal stroll and soup' series takes in the glorious sunsets and autumn colour of Wakehurst's woodland.

Event date: 
16 Oct 2014, 10.30am to 1pm
Price: 

£20 per date

Free daily guided tours at Wakehurst

Winter Garden at Wakehurst

Daily tours allow visitors to see plants of seasonal interest and discover the fascinating history of the estate.

Event date: 
1 January 2014 to 23 December 2014
Event details: 
Tours run daily at 11.30am and 2pm
Price: 

Free. No need to pre-book. Full details are available from the Visitor Centre on arrival.

Venue: 

Tours start from the Mansion carriage ring.

Wildweave sculpture trail

Tom Hare fungi fairy ring sculptures

Follow a trail of the stunning giant willow sculptures by Tom Hare.

Event date: 
3 May 2014 to 23 December 2014, 10am to 5pm
Price: 

FREE with admission to Wakehurst

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