Short courses

Learn something new in our Kew Gardens short courses (in person and online) and Wakehurst workshops.

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Explore Kew Gardens' courses

Enrich your spare time with our seasonal array of short courses & workshops, delivered with the specialist knowledge of trained experts.

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    Short courses

    Botanical watercolour: Intermediate

    Custom date
    13 to 15 February 2024
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    Pot of ink, pen and paper with calligraphy
    Short courses

    Modern calligraphy workshop

    Custom date
    28 March 2024
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    Short courses

    Stitch in bloom: Botanical embellishment workshop

    Custom date
    29 to 31 January 2024
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Online courses

Bring the experience of Kew to your home with exclusive online courses run by experts.

Gift voucher

Give the gift of creative learning at Kew Gardens.
Christmas, birthday, anniversary or just to say thank you – leave the arrangements to us and we’ll send your loved one a special card. Contact below for more details.

Wakehurst workshops

With our unique range of Wakehurst workshops, you can learn a brand new skill in just one day.

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    Willow weaving workshop
    Short courses

    Willow weaving workshops

    Custom date
    Selected dates, 24 May to 19 July 2024
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    Willow deer making
    Short courses

    Willow deer making workshop

    Custom date
    Selected dates, 26 October to 17 November 2024
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    Wreath making
    Short courses

    Christmas wreath making workshop

    Custom date
    Selected dates, 28 November to 8 December 2024
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Continuing Professional Development

Our science department runs short courses aimed at equipping working professionals with specialised skills.

Get in touch

For more information on our short courses please contact us:

For Kew Gardens short courses

Email: shortcourses@kew.org

For Wakehurst workshops

Emailwakehurst@kew.org

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