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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 6TH AUGUST 2017

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Kew Science FestivalAfter launching last year, the Kew Science Festival is back this August. Taking over Kew Gardens for three days, the festival focuses on the vital importance of conserving the world's plant biodiversity and brings to life, for all ages, the crucial value of plant and fungal science. A series of activities, workshops and tours will inspire children and adults alike, with the chance to take part in experiments such as extracting DNA from vegetables, analysing plant genomes and dissecting plants to learn about how they work. There will also be the chance to go behind the scenes at Kew with tours of the Tropical Nursery, where you'll find a vast number of exotic and rare plant species, and the Herbarium, which is responsible for preserving around 7 million plant specimens.

 

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

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

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Kew Gardens Overground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Gunnersbury Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Old Deer Park
 
20 minutes walk
 
Syon House Car Park
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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