The Temperate House
Included with entry to the gardens
Join Siyanda as she unearths the secrets of plants in the Africa zone of the newly-restored Temperate House.
In this 30-minute performance, Siyanda will take you on a journey of discovery, learning about the plants in her care. She’ll reveal how she helps them to thrive and why protecting these plants is so vital. Join Siyanda this autumn to uncover the amazing plant life in the Africa zone of the Temperate House.
Performances last 30 minutes and are at 11am, 12 noon, 1:30pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm (no 3.30pm performance on Sunday 28 Oct due to Garden opening hours changing).
Siyanda: Guardian of the Glasshouse is brought to you by Theatre Rites.
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.