Behind the dragons

A master carver, 3D printers, a Buddhist blessing and a wind tunnel. Craig Hatto, Project Director for the Great Pagoda tells us how his team brought 80 dragons back to life.

Climb the Great Pagoda

Venture up 253 steps to the top of the Great Pagoda and enjoy spectacular views across London. From 13 July - 30 September.

Watercolour workshop: painting on vellum

Try a different approach to watercolour by painting on vellum, a traditional material that has been used for centuries. 22 to 23 September . FULLY BOOKED - WAITING LIST ONLY

Pen and Ink Workshop: Fungi

Be inspired by the diverse world of fungi on this weekend course. You will use pen and ink to explore shape, shading and structure. 20 to 21 October. FULLY BOOKED – waiting list only.

Here Be Dragons

Follow the Dragon Trail and hunt for dragon sculptures around the Gardens. Marvel at our exhibition showcasing Blue Peter competition entries. 30 March to 30 September.

Little Explorers

Hands-on fun 60-minute learning sessions aimed at children aged 2-5 and their parent/carer. Last Monday of the month, 23 April to 26 November