Wiggly Wild Show and Garden Safari

A day of discovery about the wonderful world of animals with 'The Wiggly Wild Show'. See and hold a pygmy hedgehog, giant snails, millipedes and much more! Meet the creatures of the Garden and explore their habitats with our education team. You’ll have a chance to pond-dip and see the many creatures that live in a drop of pond water. For ages: 6 - 11 Read more

Passion for Plants - 5th August

This is the perfect chance to sow the seeds of interest in the next generation of gardeners and botanists. Bring your little and medium sized ones along to find out about the wonderful world of plants and 'how they work'. There will be a selection of things to take home and nurture. For ages: 3-6 Read more

Lotions and Potions - an introduction to herbal medicine for your Summer holiday

Can a food be a medicine? Can a poison be a medicine? Explore a brief history of medicine and find out about the amazing power of plants to heal and soothe. Learn how to make your own natural and low-cost remedies to soothe insect bites and sun-burn, as well as plant a mini medicinal garden to take-away. For age: 8+ Read more

Passion for Plants - 12th August

This is the perfect chance to sow the seeds of interest in the next generation of gardeners and botanists. Bring your little and medium sized ones along to find out about the wonderful world of plants and 'how they work'. There will be a selection of things to take home and nurture. For ages: 3-6 Read more

Storm in a Teacup

Something exciting is brewing at Chelsea Physic Garden… For 2018, Studio Cultivate Play Green presents: ‘Storm in a Teacup’. Join us to discover the bitter, sweet stories of our favourite brew All served with Studio Cultivate’s special blend of dynamic story-telling, dramatic adventure and brilliant botany. We will put our taste-buds to the test as we discover the chemistry behind the perfect cuppa. Read more

CSI: Chelsea - a forensic Biology workshop

Spend a day solving a crime and discover some handy tips from nature. This day is perfect for young scientists who are looking for practical scientific experience. We will also be joined by a professional forensic botanist (Dr. Mark Spencer) who will explain how clues from nature can solve real crimes. For ages: 11 – 15 Read more

Chocolate Tuesday

Join us to look into the history, geography and science of chocolate and celebrate this very special plant-based food. The day will includes craft activities, a Garden tour, chocolate tasting and the chance to create your own mixtures to take away. For ages: 6 - 11 Read more

Living Colour-a Natural Dyes Workshop

Explore the world of colour all around us. Why and how do plants and animals use it to their advantage? Work with the textile artist, Lara Hailey to create some uniquely dyed and beautifully colourful natural art to take away. Read more

Botanical Soaps and Candles

Join us for an enjoyable day of soap and candle making. Learn more about these traditional crafts and the natural ingredients used. Enjoy experimenting with a choice of fragrances to make your own special soap and candle. For ages: 13+ Read more

Recycled Sculptures

Back by popular demand. Working with professional sculptor Michelle Reader, this is a day dedicated to re-using everyday items to create your own brilliant and beautiful sculptures that are based on garden plants and animals. For ages: 8+ Read more

Chocolate Tuesday

Join us to look into the history, geography and science of chocolate and celebrate this very special plant-based food. The day will includes craft activities, a Garden tour, chocolate tasting and the chance to create your own mixtures to take away. For ages: 6 - 11 Read more

Storm in a Teacup

Something exciting is brewing at Chelsea Physic Garden… For 2018, Studio Cultivate Play Green presents: ‘Storm in a Teacup’. Join us to discover the bitter, sweet stories of our favourite brew All served with Studio Cultivate’s special blend of dynamic story-telling, dramatic adventure and brilliant botany. We will put our taste-buds to the test as we discover the chemistry behind the perfect cuppa. Read more