Orchids festival at Kew

Orchids Festival

Kew's annual Orchids Festival returns on 10 February to 11 March 2018.

Children at Wakehurst covering their eyes with apples

Bountiful Botanics

Join us during the autumn half-term weekend when the hedgerows are heaving with fruit, crops are abundant and seeds ripe for collecting. We have a programme of activities for all the family. Highlights include apple pressing, artisan cider blending and tractor rides. 14 and 15 October.

Outdoor theatre, The Dream Fairies

Outdoor family theatre

The return of the Australian Shakespeare Theatre company with two enchanting productions set in beautiful locations at Wakehurst. Pack a picnic and join in the magic!

Theatre on Kew

Theatre on Kew

This summer join us for a fun-filled family theatre production of The Wind in the Willows and Dream Fairies: an adventure through Bubble Land, in the magical setting of Kew Gardens. Until 28 August.

Christmas at Kew 2017

Christmas at Kew

There’s something for everyone in our magical after dark experience. Our one mile sparkling trail winds its way through the gardens, illuminating trees and buildings and boasting over one million twinkling lights. From 22 November to 1 January 2018.

The Insect Adventure Camp at Kew this summer

Insect adventure camp

Get to know our native pollinators by taking part in lots of fun science and craft activities. Daily until 3 September.

Pollination films

An inspiring range of films offering an insight into the lives of bees and an exploration of plants and pollination. Daily until Sunday 3 September.

Glow Wild lantern festival

Glow Wild winter lantern festival

Join us for a magical after-dark walk through Wakehurst’s beautiful botanic gardens and majestic woodlands - brought to life with glowing, handcrafted lanterns. Booking opens on 29 August.

October half term fun

October half-term fun

Enjoy arts and crafts, games, fun facts and a trail - following a theme of 'storm survivors'.