Thursday 11 / 18 / 25 February & 3 March 2016
18.00 – 21.30
£15 (£12 members)
After the sell-out success of our 2015 inaugural Kew Lates, the Princess of Wales Conservatory will once again throw open its doors after dark for a series of intimate evenings amid the thousands of tropical flowers of our Orchid Festival. Throw yourself into a real celebration of Brazil, its striking plant life and the exotic, colourful and vibrant atmosphere of the annual Carnival of Brazil.
Dive into the spirit of the night with Caipirinhas and other dangerously delicious Brazilian cocktails, while you tease your taste buds even further with an array of Brazilian food.
Enjoy an evening like no other in London, filled with botanical cocktails, inspiring talks, music, food, samba and more, all among a riotous display of tropical flowers within a luscious Kew glasshouse after dark. Tickets must be pre-booked.
Valentine’s Late at Kew Gardens
Saturday 13 February 2016
18.00 – 21.30
Treat someone you love to the perfect winter escape in our steamy Princess of Wales Conservatory for a one off after dark Valentine’s Late at Kew Gardens. Set among hundreds and thousands of tropical flowers, this seductive glasshouse will transform for one night only into a medley of cocktails, music and romance.
Weave your way through a series of delicately suspended orchids and find yourself amongst glowing hanging droplets draped in flowers as you lose yourself in the displays of our much loved Orchid Festival. With the night set to the perfect Brazilian Valentine’s soundtrack, why not build your dream cocktail, colour your way along a trail of illustrations and dabble in face and hand painting while getting fully into the Valentine’s spirit. For those quieter moments, nestle yourselves amongst the flowers and sit back to admire the alluring beauty of nature, illuminated to create a truly spellbinding night.
A Kew Late with a Valentine’s twist, don’t miss your chance to snap up tickets to this unique event, the perfect evening to spend with loved ones and friends. Tickets must be pre-booked, and each includes a delicious refreshment.
About Orchids: A spectacular carnival of dazzling Brazilian colours
Let the winter blues melt away as you step inside the tropical paradise of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew’s Princess of Wales Conservatory and admire its transformation into a celebration of Brazil’s magnificent plant life and fascinating habitats.
This year will see orchids and other tropical plants adorning the remarkable architecture of this steamy glasshouse, creating a sensory journey through the striking flora of Brazil during Carnival season.