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Siyanda, Protector of Plants

Come and meet enchanting Siyanda in the Temperate House this half-term. 20 to 28 October 2018.

Event details

20 to 28 October 2018. Performances at 11am, 12 noon, 1:30pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm (no 3.30pm performance on Sunday 28 October).
Venue: 

The Temperate House 

Price: 

Included with entry to the gardens 

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Journey through the Temperate House

Join Siyanda as she unearths the secrets of the South African plants in the newly-restored Temperate House.  

In this 30-minute performance, Siyanda will take you on a journey of discovery, learning about the South African 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 South Africa's amazing plant life.  

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.


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.

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