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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    Paintings from the Illustrations and Artefacts Collection
    Short courses

    Botanical drawing: Intermediate

    17 October to 19 October 2022
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    A stylized angel made of weaved willow
    Short courses

    Christmas willow weaving

    Custom date
    15 December 2022
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    An illustration of a pine cone and fir branches
    Short courses

    Pine Cones in Pen and Ink

    22 October to 23 October 2022
Person painting an image of a flower

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, 22 April to 7 October 2022
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    Cherry blossom on branches in spring
    Short courses | Wellbeing

    Moving meditations

    Custom date
    4 June and 14 August 2022
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    A view through the trees at Wakehurst
    Short courses | Wellbeing

    Yoga Morning

    Custom date
    Selected Saturdays, 23 July to 27 August 2022
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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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