Family fun and garden adventures this Easter - Kew, Peter Rabbit and friends
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A big day out with Peter Rabbit™

Come to a fun-filled Peter Rabbit™ themed Easter at Kew Gardens with entertainment for all the family.

Event details

Friday 30 March to Sunday 15 April 2018
Price: 

Included with entry to the Gardens

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About the event

Join us this Easter to take part in an exciting adventure featuring Peter Rabbit and his friends.

Take part in games and learn about the vegetables Peter found in Mr McGregor's garden.

Follow a trail based on Peter Rabbit and other famous Beatrix Potter characters.

Discover Beatrix Potter’s links with Kew, her struggles to get recognised in the scientific community and how this led her to create her world-famous characters.


Entertainment for all the family

Activities programme

Tops and tails
Identify different vegetables growing under the soil from just their leaves.  Create some bunny ears and take photos of yourself as you join in the garden adventures.
10.30am–3.30pm daily 

Vegetable consequences
Put your imagination to the test and create your own monster vegetable. Draw a picture to take home with you.
10.30am–3.30pm daily

Foody Towers
Did you know plants have families? Take part in this interactive game show to find out which vegetables belong to which families.
11am, 12noon, 1, 2 and 3pm, daily

Grow your own
Learn how to grow your own vegetables. Create an origami Peter Rabbit™ planter to take home with you.
10.30am–3.30pm daily.

Warren building
Join us in a group building workshop to make a rabbit warren suitable for Peter and his family.
10.30am–3.30pm daily.

Beetroot

Talks and tours

Take a spring walk
Join our daily 'Heralds of Spring' walking tour round the Gardens to take in the delights of spring. Walk through the colourful spring bulbs and the blossoming trees.
Daily, 12 noon

What's growing in the Kitchen Garden?
The gardeners at Kew are busy all year round. Find out what's growing in Kew's Kitchen Garden and which crops grow in spring such as lettuces and garlic.

Join our Kitchen Garden team for short talks for families on the Kitchen Garden in spring.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (excluding Bank Holidays),  11.30am and 1.30pm.

Storytelling
Discover the woman behind the stories and find out Beatrix Potter's connection to Kew.
Weekends and Bank Holidays in the Princess of Wales Conservatory film room, times to be confirmed.

Nearby in the Gardens

Pop-up food and drink outlet
Choose from hot and cold drinks, Easter cakes, treats and snacks.

The Hive
Discover what it sounds like to be inside a beehive in this multi-sensory structure designed to highlight the life of bees.

Princess of Wales Conservatory
Explore plants from ten climatic zones including cacti, orchids, carnivorous plants and the amazing Titan arum—one of the world's largest flowering structures.

Alpine House
Explore this specially designed glasshouse which creates cool, dry and windy conditions suitable for alpine plants.

The Davies Alpine House at Kew