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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    Illustration of orchid plant and flowers by Sarah Ann Drake
    Short courses

    Flower drawing and dissection: Intermediate

    Custom date
    13 to 14 May 2024
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    Kitchen Garden
    Short courses

    Organic gardening

    Custom date
    28 May 2024
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    Oyster mushroom
    Short courses

    Grow your own mushrooms

    Custom date
    14 October 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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