Christmas at Kew  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 2ND JANUARY 2016

ADDRESS
, Kew, Richmond, TW9 3AB
 
 
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  until 
 
OPENING TIMES
5pm-10pm (timed entrance between 5pm and 8.15pm)
 
PRICES
In adv: £16 (Adults), £10 (Children 4-16yrs), £48 (Family), FREE (Children Under 4)
 
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Christmas at KewA 50-foot Christmas tree and mile-long illuminated trail turns Kew Gardens into an enchanted winter landscape this Christmas. The beautiful gardens open their doors after dark to reveal a walkway peppered with giant light sculptures, a tunnel of lights and light projections on the Palm House and in 2015 there's a newly designed fire garden, scented with pine, frankincense and cedar. This year the focus is on the Christmas tree. It was here, after all, in the 1790s that Queen Charlotte, a founder of Kew Gardens, first dressed the branches of a Christmas tree at Kew Palace for all to enjoy.

 

About Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

Since the 18th century, these extensive gardens have been the spiritual home of botany in England, if not in Europe. From the cooling glades of the British Woodland Garden to the pulsating humidity of the exotic Palm House, the delicate beauty of the Rose Garden to the soothing tranquillity of the Waterlily House, at Kew you can witness over 40,000 plants embarking on a fascinating journey through their annual cycles - flowering and fruiting, growing and resting. More about Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Kew Gardens Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Gunnersbury Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Kew Gardens Overground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Gunnersbury Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Old Deer Park
 
20 minutes walk
 
Syon House Car Park
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  35% off
67-75 Broadway, W13 | 2.4 miles from Christmas at Kew
Located just a 25 minute tube ride away from central London, the Holiday Inn Express London Ealing is close enough to enjoy all that the city ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Brentford Lock
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Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens), Kew, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Christmas at Kew
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Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens), Kew, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Christmas at Kew
A guided walk around the gardens....More
 
 
 
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Brazil: A Powerhouse Of Plants: Exhibition
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th February to 29th August 2016 - 10am-5pm
Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens), Kew, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Christmas at Kew
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Kew Palace
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Built in 1631 for merchant Samuel Fortrey, and later acquired by George II as an annexe to Kew House, Kew Palace served as a family country ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Charlotte's Cottage
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King George III's country retreat. Built in 1772 and nestled among bluebell woods, Queen Charlotte’s Cottage was used regularly by the royal family as a cooling summer ... More
 
 
 
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3-5 Kew Green, Richmond, TW9 | 1 minute from Christmas at Kew
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The Pavilion Restaurant
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Kew Grill
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10B Kew Green, TW9 | 3 minutes from Christmas at Kew
The Kew Grill is one of two restaurants that TV chef Anthony Worrall Thompson managed to save from the administrators at the begninning of 2009. Along ... More
 
 
 
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The Greyhound
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The Bell and Crown
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The City Barge
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Kew Palace
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Creating A Botanical Sketchbook: CourseCreating A Botanical Sketchbook: CourseJoin freelance botanical artist, Lucy T Smith, and learn how to keep a botanical sketchbook.2016-05-24T10:00:00+01002016-05-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens),   Kew  Richmond    TW9 3AB
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Creating A Botanical Sketchbook: Course
Simply RedSimply RedMarking their 30th anniversary, the inimitable Mick Hucknall and his soulful band perform their hits.2016-07-12T18:00:00+01002016-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens),   Kew  Richmond    TW9 3AB
Category: event
 
Simply Red
Kew the MusicKew the MusicKew the MusicSimply Red, Will Young, the Gipsy Kings and Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra are on the Kew the Music line-up when it returns for more summer concerts in July 2016. The series of outdoor picnic concerts set against the backdrop of the Victorian Temperate House at Kew Gardens has been running for five years now and its sixth year is 2016-07-12T00:00:00+01002016-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens),   Kew  Richmond    TW9 3AB
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event > Concerts
PRICING  Will Young, Gipsy Kings £45 (General), £65 (Reserved Enclosure), Simply Red £55 (General), £75 (Reserved Enclosure)
DATES  12th to 17th Jul 2016
VENUE  Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens) 
Simply Red, Will Young, the Gipsy Kings and Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra are on the Kew the Music line-up when it returns for more summer concerts in July 2016. The series of outdoor picnic concerts set against the backdrop of the Victorian Temperate House at Kew Gardens has been running for five years now and its sixth year is ... More about this event
 
Will YoungWill YoungThe pop singer-songwriter, who rose to fame on Pop Idol, performs material from across this six albums, plus special guest Billy Ocean.2016-07-13T18:00:00+01002016-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens),   Kew  Richmond    TW9 3AB
Category: event
 
Will Young
Bjorn AgainBjorn AgainThe affectionately parodic sing-along Australian tribute act, still going strong since they formed in 1988.2016-07-14T18:00:00+01002016-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens),   Kew  Richmond    TW9 3AB
Category: event
 
Bjorn Again
Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues OrchestraJools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues OrchestraThe rhythm and blues pianist is accompanied by his 20-piece orchestra featuring Gilson Lavis plus special guests Pauline Black and Arthur "Gaps" Hendrickson from The Selecter and guest vocalists Ruby Turner, Louise Marshall and Beth Rowley.2016-07-15T18:00:00+01002016-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens),   Kew  Richmond    TW9 3AB
Category: event
 
Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
The CorrsThe CorrsThe four-piece family band from Dundalk, also known as Andrea, Caroline, Jim and Sharon, perform soft-rock and folk.2016-07-16T18:00:00+01002016-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens),   Kew  Richmond    TW9 3AB
Category: event
 
The Corrs
Gipsy KingsGipsy KingsGrammy Award-winning ensemble from the south of France harness the rhythms and sounds of Spanish culture.2016-07-17T18:00:00+01002016-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens),   Kew  Richmond    TW9 3AB
Category: event
 
Gipsy Kings
Kew the MoviesKew the MoviesKew the MoviesSet within the stunning Kew Gardens, Kew the Movies sees the beautiful botanical gardens of southwest London host a pleasant pop-up cinema beneath the stars over two consecutive nights. In 2016 Kew the Movies takes place mid-week starting with 'Star Wars - The Force Awakens' as Harrison Ford's Han Solo makes a triumphant return. It's followed by St2016-08-24T00:00:00+01002016-08-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens),   Kew  Richmond    TW9 3AB
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event > Film Events > Film festivals & seasons
PRICING  £29 (Adults premium), £16.50 (Adults), £13.50 (Children), £47 (Family)
DATES  Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th August 2016
VENUE  Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens) 
Set within the stunning Kew Gardens, Kew the Movies sees the beautiful botanical gardens of southwest London host a pleasant pop-up cinema beneath the stars over two consecutive nights. In 2016 Kew the Movies takes place mid-week starting with 'Star Wars - The Force Awakens' as Harrison Ford's Han Solo makes a triumphant return. It's followed by St... More about this event
 
 

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