Bee films at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Film, Sat 2 Jul - Sun 30 Oct 2016
Also at this Venue
Events at this Venue
|Sun 28 Sep - Thu 29 Sep||An intimate concert: Live in The Hive|
|Sat 2 Jul - Sun 30 Oct||Bee films|
|Wed 28 Sep||Digging into the History of Kew Gardens|
|Wed 17 Sep - Sun 5 Mar||Flora Japonica exhibition|
|Fri 1 Jul - Fri 28 Oct||Meet Kew's Experts: bees|
|Sat 18 Jun - Fri 23 Dec||Pollination Trail|
Gain an insight into the lives of bees with these short films telling the story of bees.
Drop into the film room in the Princess of Wales Conservatory to watch an inspiring range of films offering an insight into the lives of bees and an exploration of plants and pollination.
The Life of the Honey Bee (1911)
A silent film by Charles Mason charting the life of a honey bee.
Courtesy of BFI
The First 21 Days of a Bee’s life
After raising bees in his back garden, photographer Anand Varma created this beautiful film. It shows us one of the reasons for a worrying decline in bee health, the parasitic varroa mite.
Courtesy of National Geographic
The Hidden Beauty of Pollination (2011)
The recent puzzling loss of honey bees inspired filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg to produce his film “The Wings of Life”. This excerpt captures the world of pollination in captivating slow motion.
Courtesy of TED
“Into” – Be (2016)
Experience the soundtrack to The Hive and imagine the sound of British summertime through a bee’s viewpoint.
Courtesy of Wolfgang Buttress
These short films will be playing on a loop throughout the day, no booking necessary, just turn up!
|Sat 2 Jul - Sun 30 Oct 2016||10:00 to 17:30|
Included with admission price to the Gardens
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Public transport is very convenient and there is limited parking. Victoria Gate, the principal gate, is on Kew Road (A307) and is a 7 minute walk from Kew Gardens Station.
Tube : Kew Gardens
Train : Kew Gardens and Kew Bridge
Bus: 65, 237, 267, 391
Car:Coming from the south or west on the A316 or M3 motorway (which becomes the A316) turn left at the Richmond roundabout onto Kew Road (A307). You will see the Pagoda to your left - park in a permitted place, alongside the Gardens, on Kew Road.
For further information visit www.tfl.gov.uk
- Coach parties accepted
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- Facilities for groups
- Facilities for educational visits
- Gift shop
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Public toilets
- Wheelchairs available