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Format: 2018-07-20
Format: 2018-07-20

Saturday, March 31, 2018 to Sunday, September 16, 2018

An illustration of Eucalyptus macrocarpa by David Mackay
Art and exhibitions
31 March to 16 September

Down Under II: Works from the Shirley Sherwood Collection

A mixture of illustrations of native Australian and New Zealand plants created by local and international artists. Until 16 September 2018.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 to Sunday, September 30, 2018

Friends of Kew
Until 30 September 2018

Early openings for Friends of Kew

Exclusive early entrance for Friends of Kew from 8am to enjoy quiet times in the Gardens this summer.

Monday, May 7, 2018 to Sunday, September 2, 2018

Gnomus waits to tour Temperate House
Family-friendly
Walks and tours
Daily from 21 July to 2 September.

Gnomus: caretaker of the Earth

Follow Gnomus the giant gnome around the Temperate House as he shares stories about the amazing plant collection inside. From July to September 2018.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Kew Palace in spring
Walks and tours
Daily at 11am and 1.30pm, tour lasts about an hour.

Introduction to the Gardens

Explore Kew with an experienced guide who will give you an insight into our history and work, identify exotic plants in one of our glasshouses, then recommend what's looking good in the Gardens. Daily at 11am and 1.30pm.
Included with entry to the Gardens
Kew Explorer land train
Walks and tours
Daily, running every 30 minutes between 11am to 4.30pm.

Kew Explorer land train

Enjoy a guided tour around the Gardens on the Kew Explorer land train and learn about Kew's flora and fauna, historic buildings and vital conservation work.
Longitudinal plan of Temperate House
Art and exhibitions
Saturday 31 March to Sunday 16 September 2018

Plans and Plants: The making of the Temperate House

In celebration of the reopening of the Temperate House, come and examine Decimus Burton's original plans. You'll find out which plants were on show in 1863 and where in the world they came from. Until 16 September 2018.
An illustration of Stenocarpus sinuatus by Angela Lober
Art and exhibitions
From 31 March to 16 September 2018

The Florilegium: Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

An exhibition of works illustrating the beauty and diversity of plants grown by the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust. Until 16 September 2018.
Goldy the dragon (Image: Historic Royal Palaces)
Family-friendly
Friday 30 March to Sunday 30 September 2018. Trail from 10am, exhibition from 10.30am, until Gardens close.

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.
The Pagoda at Kew
Festivals and events
Daily. Various timeslots will be available. Running 13 July to 30 September 2018.

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.
Encephalartos_woodii
Walks and tours
5 May to 31 August, 12 noon and 2.30pm

Temperate Treasures tour

Learn about the some of the 10,000 plants held within the newly restored Temperate House on this guided walk. Daily at 12 noon and 2.30pm.
Groups of 6 or more must book a bespoke tour (fee applies).
Call 020 8332 5604
Kitchen Garden
Walks and tours
Every Friday, 1 June to 28 September 2018, 12.30pm

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.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Kew Palace in spring
Walks and tours
Daily at 11am and 1.30pm, tour lasts about an hour.

Introduction to the Gardens

Explore Kew with an experienced guide who will give you an insight into our history and work, identify exotic plants in one of our glasshouses, then recommend what's looking good in the Gardens. Daily at 11am and 1.30pm.
Included with entry to the Gardens
Kew Explorer land train
Walks and tours
Daily, running every 30 minutes between 11am to 4.30pm.

Kew Explorer land train

Enjoy a guided tour around the Gardens on the Kew Explorer land train and learn about Kew's flora and fauna, historic buildings and vital conservation work.
Longitudinal plan of Temperate House
Art and exhibitions
Saturday 31 March to Sunday 16 September 2018

Plans and Plants: The making of the Temperate House

In celebration of the reopening of the Temperate House, come and examine Decimus Burton's original plans. You'll find out which plants were on show in 1863 and where in the world they came from. Until 16 September 2018.
An illustration of Stenocarpus sinuatus by Angela Lober
Art and exhibitions
From 31 March to 16 September 2018

The Florilegium: Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

An exhibition of works illustrating the beauty and diversity of plants grown by the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust. Until 16 September 2018.
Goldy the dragon (Image: Historic Royal Palaces)
Family-friendly
Friday 30 March to Sunday 30 September 2018. Trail from 10am, exhibition from 10.30am, until Gardens close.

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.
The Pagoda at Kew
Festivals and events
Daily. Various timeslots will be available. Running 13 July to 30 September 2018.

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.
Encephalartos_woodii
Walks and tours
5 May to 31 August, 12 noon and 2.30pm

Temperate Treasures tour

Learn about the some of the 10,000 plants held within the newly restored Temperate House on this guided walk. Daily at 12 noon and 2.30pm.
Groups of 6 or more must book a bespoke tour (fee applies).
Call 020 8332 5604
Cirque Bijou's Jorri Singh in the Temperate House
Family-friendly
Festivals and events
Weekends and bank holidays from 26 May to 2 September, performances at 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm.

Harmonic by Cirque Bijou

Gasp in awe at this breathtaking aerial performance in the rafters of the glorious Temperate House. Weekends and bank holidays from 26 May.

Saturday, July 21, 2018 to Monday, August 27, 2018

Alice in Wonderland tea party
Family-friendly
Saturday 21 July to Sunday 27 August 2018. Tuesday to Sunday 10.30am, Friday and Saturday 10.30am and 2pm

Theatre on Kew: Alice in Wonderland

Join Alice at Kew Gardens on her amazing journey through Wonderland and experience an adventure like no other. 21 July to 27 August 2018.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Kew Palace in spring
Walks and tours
Daily at 11am and 1.30pm, tour lasts about an hour.

Introduction to the Gardens

Explore Kew with an experienced guide who will give you an insight into our history and work, identify exotic plants in one of our glasshouses, then recommend what's looking good in the Gardens. Daily at 11am and 1.30pm.
Included with entry to the Gardens
Kew Explorer land train
Walks and tours
Daily, running every 30 minutes between 11am to 4.30pm.

Kew Explorer land train

Enjoy a guided tour around the Gardens on the Kew Explorer land train and learn about Kew's flora and fauna, historic buildings and vital conservation work.
Longitudinal plan of Temperate House
Art and exhibitions
Saturday 31 March to Sunday 16 September 2018

Plans and Plants: The making of the Temperate House

In celebration of the reopening of the Temperate House, come and examine Decimus Burton's original plans. You'll find out which plants were on show in 1863 and where in the world they came from. Until 16 September 2018.
An illustration of Stenocarpus sinuatus by Angela Lober
Art and exhibitions
From 31 March to 16 September 2018

The Florilegium: Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

An exhibition of works illustrating the beauty and diversity of plants grown by the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust. Until 16 September 2018.
Goldy the dragon (Image: Historic Royal Palaces)
Family-friendly
Friday 30 March to Sunday 30 September 2018. Trail from 10am, exhibition from 10.30am, until Gardens close.

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.

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