KCLSU Recommends... Kew's Orchids Festival

Saturday 10 February 2018

KCLSU Recommends... Kew's Orchids Festival

 

 

Saturday 10 February 2018
10am - 4:15pm
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond TW9 3AB

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KCLSU Recommends... Kew's Orchids Festival

Plan your winter escape with a visit to Kew’s 23rd annual Orchids Festival, where you can bask in the tropical paradise of the Princess of Wales Conservatory.

Immerse yourself in a celebration of Thailand’s vibrant colours, culture, and magnificent plant life. Enjoy our colourful floral displays, including a bright Vanda tunnel and arches decorated with orchids.

  • Admire handcrafted Thai umbrellas, an exquisite Bang Pa-In inspired orchid palace and a special Thai cart on loan from Thailand’s embassy in London.
  • Learn about the significance of orchids in Thai cuisine, medicine and culture.
  • Find out how Kew scientists are involved in describing and naming orchids, as well as helping to save endangered plant species.
  • Experience our soundscapes depicting different aspects of Thai life, from tranquil temples to lively forests.
  • Visit our pop-up shop to browse an exclusive range of Thai-themed products.

Find out more and book tickets here