Dennis & Gnasher’s Big Bonanza at Wakehurst

Get ready for jokes, plants and pranks this Easter with Dennis, Gnasher and all their friends from Beano.

Dennis and Gnasher from Beano


Wednesday 31 March – Sunday 18 April 2021


Trail and Banana Mission: 10am - 4pm




Included with entry to the gardens except some ticketed activities

You must select a time slot for your visit in advance

The Beano Banana Mission: £4.50 per child

Join Beano for fun this Easter holiday at Wakehurst with our festival of jokes, plants and pranks.

We'll be celebrating Dennis' birthday with Dennis, Gnasher and all their Beanotown friends with a brand new specially made comic strip and an interactive story trail around the gardens.

Along the way, there will be lots of fun activities to learn about some amazing plant superpowers.

Perfect for kids and big kids alike, you'll meet characters from the popular Beano comic and much-loved TV series Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!

Beano Trail

Price: Included with entry to the gardens

Pre-book your time slot

Join Dennis and his friends to help save Bananaman who has been hired to protect some vital Kew Science research but has been shrunk by evil Dr Gloom.

Discover the slimy, sticky, smelly and deceptive powers of plants to help save the day and unlock how to get Bananaman back to his normal size.

Will the 'banana bunch' succeed in their mission? Come to Wakehurst this Easter for Dennis' big birthday bonanza to find out how the story ends.

The Beano Banana Mission

Location: Outside the Millennium Seed Bank

Price: £4.50 per child (accompanying adults do not need to buy a ticket)

Pre-book with your day ticket or buy on the day, subject to availability (card payments only)

Do you dare to take on the Beano Banana Mission? Track down the hidden bananas buried amongst our wild habitat parterres and discover the letters that come with each piece of fruit.

Solve the anagram to crack the password and you'll be rewarded with a top-secret prize!

Wakehurst and Kew member's early opening

Dates: Thursday 8, Saturday 10, Thursday 15 and Sunday 18 April

Time: 9am - 10am

Price: Free to Wakehurst and Kew members

Get a head start on the Beano trail with exclusive entry before 10am for Wakehurst and Kew members.

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COVID-19 (coronavirus) notice

You can book for Dennis & Gnasher's Big Bonanza at Wakehurst with confidence. 

Come along knowing that the safety and wellbeing of our visitors is of the upmost importance to us. We are continually monitoring and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic situation as it evolves.  

If you are unable to attend because of government restrictions in place due to coronavirus, please contact the customer service desk at at the earliest opportunity to discuss further.

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