Join our celebration of Thailand’s vibrant colours, culture, and magnificent plant life at the Orchids Festival: After Hours event. Enjoy exclusive access to the tropical paradise of the Princess of Wales Conservatory, and wander among the vibrant displays of orchids after the crowds have left for the day.
There will be traditional Thai cuisine for you to purchase and enjoy, and a themed bar serving cocktails and other drinks - as well as edible insects!
So get together with your friends and enjoy a night out like no other.
Be entertained by graceful and talented dancers.
Experience wellness and serenity, in body and mind, which are important in Thai culture.
Enjoy demonstrations of this intricate and exceptional art, and see the chef create patterns almost too good to eat.
Learn about Thai traditional dress and enjoy the most tropical selfie opportunity you’ll get this winter.
Delight in the aroma of orchids, and learn how they attract pollinators with gorgeous (and not so pleasant) scents.
Meet Kew's experts and discover how the orchid festival was built - and how important orchids are to our ecosystems.