Community choir performing in the Temperate House
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Community and access learning programmes

We offer an exciting range of accessible opportunities for groups and individuals to learn more about our science, history, collections, and horticulture.

About our programmes

From horticulture workshops to storytelling sessions, we have accessible opportunities for all ages to learn more about our science, collections, history, and horticulture.

Boy examining plants at Kew

Discovery and access learning

We offer learning opportunities for visitors with limited mobility, additional needs or sensory loss. 

Our programme includes monthly tours with British Sign Language, sensory tours for visitors with sight loss, and out of hours access events for visitors with autism. 

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A discovery and access tour

Youth programmes

Young people have the chance to learn from Kew scienitists, horticuluturalists, and public engagement specialists, to explore innovative ways to engage the public in plant science and conservation. 

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Youth Explainers in the Temperate House

Community Membership Scheme

The Community Membership Scheme is a group annual membership for organisations that provide services directly to people who face physical, sensory, psychological, or social barriers to visting Kew independently.

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Rose Garden

Community learning

We offer monthly hands on horticulture sessions, drop in creative workshops that explore Kew Science, and Continuous Professional Development training for community group leaders. 

These events are open to groups and individuals who are members of our Community Membership Scheme. 

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Community choir performing in the Temperate House

Family and Early Years Learning

Our Family and Early Years Learning programmes offer year-round opportunities for hands on learning. 

These range from bespoke sessions for under-fives, to drop in storytelling for all the family.

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A boy exploring the Temperate House