Japan Society, Kew Gardens, Japan House London and the Embassy of Japan welcome all visitors to celebrate Tanabata. Enjoy a range of workshops, activities, tours and performances marking this ancient summer event. 2 and 3 August.
This summer Kew Gardens will be transformed into the perfect outdoor cinema set against the backdrop of Kew Palace. We will be showing the classic films Ghostbusters, Pulp Fiction and Grease (sing-a-long). The open air screenings take place on 30 August, 6 and 7 September 2017. In collaboration with The Luna Cinema.
Visit an enchanting world filled with seasonal cheer under tree canopies drenched in Christmas colour. Our 2017 winter trail boasts over one million twinkling lights. From 22 November to 1 January 2018.
To mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of Victorian Britain's most important scientists, Joseph Hooker (1817–1911), Kew is holding an exhibition of a selection of his photographs, journals and paintings. Daily until 17 September.