Cub x Seedlip Supper Club

Commonly discarded kitchen ingredients paired with no & low alcohol cocktails inspired by the power of plants will be served at the Garden for the first Cub & Seedlip hosted supper club. Each drink or dish leads to the next, demonstrating innovative techniques and unique flavour combinations. Dinner will be served within the Garden and promises to be a feast for the eyes and the senses. Read more

The New Vegan with Meera Sodha and Tenderstem® broccoli

Meera will give a talk about how spices have inspired her cooking and writing, exploring the spice journey to encourage more people to experiment with flavour. Read more

Morning yoga in the Garden - Single Sessions

We are excited to announce that yoga will be coming to the Garden this summer. In this Monday morning class, you will flow through a sequence of postures, synchronizing breath with movement, working on both body and mind. Read more

Morning yoga in the Garden

We are excited to announce that yoga will be coming to the Garden this summer. In this Monday morning class, you will flow through a sequence of postures, synchronizing breath with movement, working on both body and mind. Read more

Behind the Scenes Tour - August

Join our Head of Plant Collections, or another senior member of the gardening team to explore areas of the Garden not usually open to the public. Read more

Chocolate Tuesday

Learn about the history, geography and science of chocolate and celebrate this very special plant-based food. The day 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

Pulp Fiction: Paper-making, Paper Stixx & Wonderful Wire

We welcome the return of this fantastic opportunity to see paper, metal and wire in new ways. Have a go at making wonderful sculptures to take home and learn how to make your own paper with innovative environmental educators ecoACTIVE. Ages: 6+ Read more

Following 'The Spice Trail' with Kumud Gandhi

Kumud’s talk will explore ‘The Spice Trail’ – the history and origins of spices and their importance in the global trade around the world, charting the use of spices in modern medicines and in culinary use for good health. Read more

CSI: Chelsea - Forensic Biology Workshop

Spend a day solving a crime with some handy tips from nature. Perfect for young scientists looking for practical experience. We will be joined by professional forensic botanist Dr. Mark Spencer, who will explain how clues from nature solve real crimes. For ages 11 – 15 Read more

How to grow your own food in a container

Learn how to make the best use of your growing space, be it a rooftop, balcony, backyard, hanging basket, community garden, or front porch. With Chelsea Physic Garden Plant Records Manager, Kevin Creed. Read more

Lotions and Potions - 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 the amazing power of plants to heal and soothe. Learn how to make your own natural and low-cost remedies for insect bites and sunburn. For ages 8+ Read more

I-Tea Bar: Smart Device Photography for Beginners

New for 2019, Ivor David's taster course is designed to help you take better photos on your smart device and manage them. Read more