Community Open Week 2023

Get outdoors and be inspired at Kew from 10 to 14 May.

Young people gathered around a Kew scientist inspecting plants and pollinators

Come and explore Kew Gardens and learn more about our important science and conservation work.

Enjoy a taste of our Community and Access Learning Programmes and discover our Gardens free of charge, during Community Open Week.

You’ll have the opportunity to meet Kew scientists and horticulturists, engage with artists and take part in a fantastic range of hands-on workshops, talks, tours and games suitable for all ages.

Immerse yourself in the theme of ‘people and plants’, connect with nature, and enhance your wellbeing through collaborative and inclusive activities.

Essential information


Wednesday 10 May to Sunday 14 May 2023

Who can attend?

The event is open to community groups that are new to Kew Gardens, as well as our existing Community Access Scheme members.

For more information about the groups we work with, please refer to the Community Access Scheme at Kew Gardens page.


Entry to the Gardens and all Community Open Week activities are free of charge to community group participants. This will not affect your Community Access Scheme (CAS) ticket allocation if you are a Kew CAS member.


We will be publicising the full programme in March 2023.

How do I get involved?

Information on how to get involved will be available in March 2023.