Orchids Lates 2017 at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Gardening Event, from 9 Feb 2017
Also at this Venue
Events at this Venue
|Wed 4 - Tue 31 Jan||Entry only £8 until 31 January|
|Wed 17 Sep - Sun 5 Mar||Flora Japonica exhibition|
|Mon 23 Jan - Sun 31 Dec||Introduction to the Gardens|
|Mon 23 Jan||No dig abundance: fewer weeds, save time|
|Tue 24 Jan||Meet the experts guided tours|
|Tue 24 - Thu 26 Jan||Watercolour: spring bulbs|
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.
|Thu 9 Feb 2017||18:00 to 21:30|
|Tue 14 Feb 2017||18:00 to 21:30|
|Thu 16 Feb 2017||18:00 to 21:30|
|Tue 21 Feb 2017||18:00 to 21:30|
|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|
£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
TQ 187773 51.48254 -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.
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