Kew After Hours: Orchids Festival

 

Immerse yourself in a celebration of Thailand’s vibrant colours, culture, and magnificent plant life at the Orchids Festival: After Hours event. Enjoy exclusive access to the tropical paradise of The Princess of Wales Conservatory after dark and wander amongst the vibrant displays of orchids after the crowds have left for the day.

It’ll feel like you’re in Thailand as you and your friends enjoy:

🇹🇭 Traditional Thai dance performances –talented dancers will represent north and south Thailand

🇹🇭 An authentic Thai head massage and spa treatments – wellness and serenity, both in body and mind, are important in Thai culture

🇹🇭 Thai art of vegetable carving – enjoy demonstrations of this intricate and exceptional art, where the chef will create flowers and patterns almost too good to eat!

🇹🇭 Try on traditional Thai dress – learn about Thai traditional dress and enjoy the most tropical selfie opportunity you’ll get this Winter

🇹🇭 Delight in the aroma of orchids – learn how orchids attract their pollinators with gorgeous – and not so pleasant – scents, with our perfume expert

🇹🇭 Be awed by the orchids – hear from Kew experts on how the orchid festival was built and how important orchids are to our ecosystem

There will be traditional Thai cuisine for you to purchase and enjoy, and a themed bar serving cocktails, alcoholic drinks as well as insects you can eat!

Grab your friends and enjoy a night out like no other.

Share your photos from the event using #KewOrchids

*Over 18s only*

Dates: 15, 16, 22, 23 February and 1, 2 March 2018. 6pm to 9.30pm.
Venue: Princess of Wales Conservatory. Entrance via Jodrell Gate only.
Price: Buy tickets (choose from three sessions: 6pm, 7pm, 8pm) £16. Carers go free.

Author: Editor

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