The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Join the Very Hungry Caterpillar at Kew Gardens this Easter and be transformed into a beautiful butterfly.

The very hungry caterpillar surrounded by a yellow sun and green apple

Date and time

2 to 18 April 2022

All day


Kew Gardens, near Victoria Gate


Included with entry to the Gardens

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Join the Very Hungry Caterpillar this Easter and follow our enchanting trail through the Gardens. 

Embark on a transformational journey to becoming a beautiful butterfly, based on Eric Carle’s much-loved book, and wind through sculptures of juicy fruits and a cosy chrysalis along the way.

Digest facts about the wonder of nature and the close connections between plant and insect life on Earth.

You can also explore the seasonal plants in the Gardens, with tulips, bluebells, magnolias, and cherry blossom all bursting to life.

™ & © 2022 Penguin Random House LLC. The Very Hungry Caterpillar™. All rights reserved.

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