Behind the Scenes Tour - May

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

Living Medicine: Digestive Discomforts

Join this fascinating course to better understand how digestion works, from common digestive problems to plant actions, how to identify parsley (and/or cabbage) plant family, food & herb know-how kit, and remedy making: grain/pulse dish, digestive decoction, mucilage powder mix and pesto. Read more

I-Tea Bar: Smart Device Photography for Beginners

New for 2019, Ivor David's four-day course is designed to help you take better photos on your smart device and manage them. You will be taught how to backup your pictures to the Cloud and use images to create postcards or greeting cards. Read more

Chelsea Fringe Glasshouse Tour

Glasshouse Manager Jess Snowball will lead a fascinating tour of our historic glasshouses, home to scores of exotic plants. Read more

Thinking with your nose: Introduction to plant perfumes

We're teaming up with the wonderful Organic Pharmacy to bring to life the scent-sational world of plant perfumes, from the plants, science and jargon of perfumery to making your own perfect personal blend to take away. For ages 11 - 16 Read more

Romeo & Juliet - Friars and Frenzies

Fun and engaging garden-based workshop celebrating Shakespeare's world of plants, focusing on storytelling and using Shakespearean themes of apothecary, potions & poisons, medicines and maladies. For ages 5 - 12 Read more

Medicinal Plant Summer School

This practical four-day course explores the history of medicinal plants and botanical gardens from a European context, from the 1st Century AD to the present. With garden history lecturer Letta Jones & medical herbalist Maria Vlotides. Read more

Behind the Scenes Tour - June

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

Primary Teachers' Open Evening

This is a chance for you to visit Chelsea Physic Garden and see what we have on offer for nurseries, schools and home-schooled groups. Our Education team will be here to answer any questions and take you on a tour of this wonderful outdoor educational resource. You’ll have the chance to learn some new skills around the subject of plants, history, art and science. Read more

Botany for Gardeners

Is a potato a root? How do fruits form? What exactly is photosynthesis? If you are interested in answering these questions, then this day course could be for you. It offers complete beginners a relaxed introduction to the world of botany. With Karen Van Oostrum. Read more

Best of British in bloom with British Academy of Floral Art

New for 2019, award-winning Floristry Masters Julie Collins and Tina Parkes bring their unique, independent and inspirational workshops to the Garden. Read more

Secret Gardener: Kirsty Wark in conversation with James Alexander-Sinclair

We are honoured to welcome novelist, broadcaster and Newsnight presenter Kirsty Wark to the Garden as our 'Secret Gardener" Read more