Kew’s unwanted guests: Tackling Oak Processionary Moths

You might have noticed that parts of the gardens are sometimes closed off. Kew is hard at work tackling the spread of Oak Processionary Moths – but what are they, and why are they a problem? Our Head of the Arboretum, Tony Kirkham, tells us more.

Tours of the Kitchen Garden

Join us to discover the stories behind this historic garden, and find out more about the wide range of fruit and vegetables grown here. Every Friday at 12.30pm until 28 September.

Meet the experts guided tour

Meet Kew's horticultural and science staff and find out about their work behind the scenes. September tours will focus on Compositae. Every Tuesday at 11.30am.

Food in focus: coffee

See your favourite morning beverage in a whole new light in this exclusive event with scientist Aaron Davies. 25 September.

Christmas at Kew

See the Gardens light up for an unforgettable after-dark festive trail of lights. 22 November 2018 to 5 January 2019.

Handmade at Kew

We're bringing together over 150 of the most exciting international and UK-based contemporary designer-makers. Don't miss your chance to shop for unique textiles, jewellery, ceramics, glass, furniture and more. 4 - 7 October 2018.

The Botanical Eye

On World Botanical Art Day (18 May 2018) we would like to celebrate the achievements of all botanical illustrators, and commend those freelance artists who work at Kew and contribute to its associated scientific publications and monographs.