Cirque Bijou's Korri Singh-Aulakh in the Temperate House
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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.

Event details

Weekends and bank holidays from 26 May to 2 September, performances at 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm.
Venue: 

The Temperate House 

Price: 

Dizzying heights

Experience the Temperate House like never before with Cirque Bijou's incredible production of Harmonic.

Blending aerial performance with a unique musical score, this 20-minute performance explores biodiversity and the relationship between humans and plants. 

Surrounded by 10,000 plants in the greatest glasshouse in the world, you can gaze up in wonder at this incredible aerial performer, accompanied by a rigger. 

The performance includes music written and performed by cellist Rob Lewis, from his debut album ‘Momentum’.

This one-of-a-kind visual spectacle has been specially created to celebrate the reopening of the Temperate House. 

Performances last 20 minutes and performances are at 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm. 


Cirque Bijou's Korri Singh-Aulakh and Rob Lewis in the Temperate House

Cirque Bijou's Korri Singh-Aulakh and Rob Lewis in the Temperate House. © Mark Lewis


The world's greatest glasshouse

Kew's Temperate House is the largest Victorian glasshouse in the world, and is home to some of the world’s rarest and most threatened plants.

Explore the rich and varied plant life - you'll find 1,500 species from temperate regions around the world.

Discover the history of the Temperate House and the significance of its plants through tours, exhibitions and talks.

Kew's young volunteers have spent the last six months learning about the plants of the Temperate House - they will be waiting to meet you with stories to share and facts to unearth.

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Acknowledgements

Kew would like to thank the Heritage Lottery Fund, Defra, Eddie and Sue Davies, The Garfield Weston Foundation, The Wolfson Foundation, The Linbury Trust, The Hartnett Conservation Trust, and other supporters.

Thanks also to donors supporting the Horticultural and Construction Apprenticeships, including the J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust, the Buffini Chao Foundation, Make My Day Better, The Ingram Trust, the Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation, the Finnis Scott Foundation, the Ernest Cook Trust, CHK Charities Limited, the Sandra Charitable Trust, the Vandervell Foundation, the Radcliffe Trust, the Eranda Foundation, the Worshipful Company of Gardeners, the Lake House Charitable Foundation, the Helen Hamlyn Trust, the February Foundation, and other supporters.

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