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Whats on at Kew Gardens this March

A huge array of activities are available for you to attend this March at Kew.

Orchids 2022

A celebration of Costa Rica, Orchids 2022 must end on Sunday 6 March 2022 at Kew Gardens. This much-loved festival returns to Kew for the first time since 2020, and once again see the Princess of Wales Conservatory transformed by a host of vibrant horticultural displays and animated soundscapes, transporting visitors to the tropics of Central America. 

Orchards at Kew Gardens 2022

International Garden Photographer of the Year

Finishing on Sunday 6 March, the International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition features a selection of winning photographs across categories including  Beautiful Gardens, The Beauty of Plants, Wildlife in the Garden and The World of Fungi, the exhibition takes place in Kew’s stunning Arboretum. Winners of the Captured at Kew special award are also on display.

International Garden Photographer of the Year

Monthly British Sign Language Tours

13 March, 11am – 2pm | These walking tours are led by our specially trained tour guides and tailored for visitors who use British Sign Language. They offer a fascinating overview of the Gardens, its history and important scientific work. These tours are free, with free entry to Kew Gardens included. Advance registration via email is essential.

Sensory Tours

13 March, 2pm- 3pm | Specifically curated for visitors with sight loss and their carers, this sensory experience offers the chance to encounter Kew Gardens through touch and smell. Led by one of Kew’s specially-trained tour guides, these tours are free, with free entry to Kew Gardens included. Advance registration via email is essential.

Horticultural Highlights

From vibrant bursts of daffodils to colourful carpets of crocuses, welcome signs of spring are beginning to appear at Kew Gardens, particularly in the Woodland Garden, the Natural Area around the Temple of Aeolus and the Great Broad Walk Borders. At Wakehurst, visitors can spot the first rare rhododendrons blooming across stunning vistas as they make their way through the dramatic ravine of Westwood Valley, or wander the 3.5 miles of walking trails in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve which teems with new life come spring, from dormice to badgers.

Wellbeing at Kew

Kew’s popular wellbeing events return this March, supporting both physical and mental wellbeing within the inspiring surroundings of Kew Gardens’ 320-acre UNESCO World Heritage site.

Yoga at Kew Gardens in the Temperate House 

For more info on Wellbeing at Kew:

Zadok Ben-David: Nature Reserve

Extended until 24 April 2022 due to popular demand, Zadok Ben David: Natural Reserve continues at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art. This first solo exhibition by the artist in the UK since 2008 includes Blackfield, a space-specific floor installation containing over 17,000 steel etched flowers assembled entirely by hand.

New Family Kitchen & Shop

Situated next to the interactive Children’s Garden, Kew’s brand-new Family Kitchen & Shop not only offers families a place to eat and drink, but also to engage with the natural world and learn more about where food comes from, discovering the important role which plants and fungi play in all our lives. With a capacity to host up to 250 diners, the restaurant is a space where the wonder of nature combines with an interactive food laboratory and is perfect for a visit this spring.

For more info and to book your day out at Kew Gardens:

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