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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Gardening Event, from 16 Feb 2017


Kew Gardens

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Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 17 Sep - Sun 5 Mar Flora Japonica exhibition
Sat 4 Feb - Sun 12 Mar International Garden Photographer of the Year 2017
Mon 23 Jan - Sun 31 Dec Introduction to the Gardens
Thu 23 Feb Orchid Nursery behind-the-scenes tour
Sat 4 Feb - Sun 5 Mar Orchids 2017
Thu 23 Feb Orchids Lates 2017


Explore the Orchids Festival after hours at one of our Orchids Lates events for over 18s only. Enjoy an evening inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory celebrating the contemporary sights, senses and sounds of India’s exotic and vibrant culture, with entertainment including:

Traditional Indian music performances played on the Indian violin by Jyotsna Srikanth.
Bodhi leaf and mandala colouring with Raksha Patel.
The chance to try on traditional Indian clothing at wardrobe drop-in sessions with Rupinder Kaur.
Have your hands and arms decorated with traditional freehand botanical inspired designs using plant based henna.
Nature yoga classes with Anil Jangi, connecting you with the earth and environment.
Indian ingredients sessions with Monisha Bharadwaj, teaching you about the different uses of Indian plants.
In addition, a variety of Kew experts from our Science and Horticultural teams will be on hand to chat to you about their fascinating work and how you can care for your orchids at home. Delicious Indian food and drink will also be available for purchase from bars and pop-up shops.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsWheelchairs available

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 23 Feb 2017 18:00 to 21:30
Tue 28 Feb 2017 18:00 to 21:30
Tue 7 Mar 2017 18:00 to 21:30
Thu 9 Mar 2017 18:00 to 21:30
Every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 February throughout the Orchids Festival from 6pm until 9:30pm (last entry at 9pm). Join us after dark for a series of intimate evenings among thousands of orchids and tropical flower displays at our 2017 Orchids Festival


£15 per person £13.50 for Friends of Kew (Friends of Kew will be required to show their membership card to enter with a discounted ticket). *Please note bookings must be made in advance



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Map reference: TQ 187773  Lat: 51.48254 Long: -0.29120

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.
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Parking: with charge


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available