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

Wiggly Wild Show

Discover the wonderful world of mini-beasts, bugs, reptiles and creepy crawlies with 'The Wiggly Wild Show'. See and hold a pygmy hedgehog, giant snails, millipedes and much more! For ages: 3 - 7 Read more

Wiggly Wild Show

Discover the wonderful world of mini-beasts, bugs, reptiles and creepy crawlies with 'The Wiggly Wild Show'. See and hold a pygmy hedgehog, giant snails, millipedes and much more! For ages: 3 - 7 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

Lotions and Potions - an introduction to herbal medicine for a spring boost

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. We will show you how to make some of your own natural and low-cost remedies to tackle spring ailments and plant a mini medicinal garden to take-away. For ages: 8+ Read more

Early Years Art Safari

Meet the creatures of the Garden and explore their habitats with our education team. You’ll have a chance to pond-dip to see tadpoles, newts and many more creatures, as well as hunt for mini-beasts. Create art and crafts inspired by the Garden and use your senses to explore the many flavours, sounds, smells and textures. For ages: 3-6 Read more

Early Years Art Safari

Meet the creatures of the Garden and explore their habitats with our education team. You’ll have a chance to pond-dip to see tadpoles, newts and many more creatures, as well as hunt for mini-beasts. Create art and crafts inspired by the Garden and use your senses to explore the many flavours, sounds, smells and textures. For ages: 3-6 Read more

Smartphone Photography in the Garden

Bring your smartphone along to capture the Garden in striking and unusual ways. Advice on lighting, composition, texture and form will be provided, as well as some top tips on photographing wildlife and making plant portraits. For ages: 13-16 years Read more

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

Pulp Fiction: Paper-making & Wonderful Wire

We welcome the return of this popular activity run by artist, inventor and designer Darcy Turner. A fantastic opportunity to see paper, metal and wire in new ways and have a go at making wonderful sculptures to take home. Also, there’ll be the chance to learn how to make your own paper with innovative environmental educators ecoACTIVE. Ages: 6+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