Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Kew Gardens - September highlights at Kew

We are stepping into autumn which means the Gardens are glowing with gold and fiery red leaves. If you’re a Friend of Kew, Don't miss this opportunity to enjoy the Gardens before the gates open in our early opening hours now until 30 September.

With your day admissions to the Gardens, We recommend you visit The Hive and a walking tour for insight into Kew’s history, plants, science.

Open House
17 September to 18 September 2016
10am to 5pm
Explore behind the scenes of The Herbarium, Library Art & Archives and Tropical Nursery all free of charge. With Kew experts on hand, explore the 45,000 tropical plants, 7 million dried plant specimens and artefacts usually locked away.
Flora Japonica
17 September 2016 to 5 March 2017
10am to 5.30pm
Flora Japonica displays intricate botanical paintings by 30 of Japan’s best contemporary and most revered botanists and artists showcasing the natural beauty of plants such as Camellias, Cherry Trees and the Japanese maple.
Write on Kew
22 to 25 September 2016
10am to 8pm
Don’t miss out on seeing high profile authors discussing the creative process and their latest releases, Write on Kew gives you the opportunity to debate with and meet some of the country’s leading writers.

Receive an extra 10% discount on orders over £15 by entering the code KEWOFF15 in the checkout.  The code is valid until 30th September and on everything except ebooks. Click here to visit
BE perform ONE
28 and 29 September 2016
From 6pm
ONE is the soundscape composed for The Hive installation at Kew. BE is the collective name of the musicians who recorded it, and features The Hive’s creator Wolfgang Buttress and 40,000 UK bees.
Handmade at Kew
6 to 9 October 2016
10am to 6pm
Handmade at Kew is a very special chance to invest in beautiful, unique products and unearth the stories, inspirations and processes behind the exquisite work of the world’s most talented craftspeople.