Summer Explorers

A bumper-packed summer holiday filled with music, story-telling and crafty sessions perfect for all the family. See our weekly programme of events below. 23 July- 2 September.

Gnomus: caretaker of the Earth

Follow Gnomus the giant gnome around the Temperate House as he shares stories about the amazing plant collection inside. From July to September 2018.

Harmonic by Cirque Bijou

Gasp in awe at this breathtaking aerial performance in the rafters of the glorious Temperate House. Weekends and bank holidays from 26 May.

Here Be Dragons

Follow the Dragon Trail and hunt for dragon sculptures around the Gardens. Marvel at our exhibition showcasing Blue Peter competition entries. 30 March to 30 September.

Badger watching at Wakehurst

A rare chance to watch badgers going about their lives deep within the woodland. Tuesdays from 10 April to 25 September 2018. SOLD OUT

Little Explorers

Hands-on fun 60-minute learning sessions aimed at children aged 2-5 and their parent/carer. Last Monday of the month, 23 April to 26 November

Music and movement for 0-2 year olds

Children aged 0-2 and their parent/carer will take a journey around the world through hands on music making, interactive stories, songs, rhymes and dance. Wednesdays, monthly, 25 April to 28 November