Orchids After Hours

A unique chance to celebrate the plants, art and culture of Madagascar.

Colourful orchids against a background of baobab trees and lemurs against an evening sky


Friday 9 February 2024

Saturday 10 February 2024

Friday 16 February 2024

Saturday 17 February 2024

Friday 23 February 2024

Saturday 24 February 2024


6pm to 10pm (last entry 9pm)


Princess of Wales Conservatory, Kew Gardens

Entry through Jodrell Gate, Kew Road


Early Bird

Available until midnight on 21 January 2024

Adult £17
Member adult £12.50

From 22 January 2024

Adult £20
Member adult £15

Discover a new side to Kew at Orchids After Hours.

Enjoy exclusive access to the tropical paradise of the Princess of Wales Conservatory as we celebrate Madagascar. Wander among the vibrant displays of colourful orchids beautifully lit, while enjoying food, drink, music and talks.


  • An exuberant and joyful Malagasy band.
  • Live dance and spoken word performances though the evening.
  • A little taste of Madagascar with cooking demos and food tastings.
  • Science and horticultural talks from Kew experts.

Full programme details to be released soon, so do check back!

Plus enjoy delicious food and drink, including cocktails and traditional Malagasy dishes, around the Princess of Wales Conservatory.

All performances and talks are included in the ticket price.

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Orchids After Hours © RBG Kew

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Collage of native flora and fauna of Madagascar


Inspired by the beauty and biodiversity of Madagascar, Kew's annual orchid festival is a vibrant celebration of colour and warmth to brighten up the winter months.