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
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
Join our Head Gardener, or another member of the senior gardening team to explore areas of the Garden that are not usually open to the public.
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
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
The team from Pukka Herbs get in on the ‘Beverages, Bubbles and Brews’ act with a talk from experienced herbalist/herbal strategist Simon Mills. Supper will be served before and after. Read more
Learn how to make your own tea and infused oil using a selection of herbs from the Garden, with Katie Pande from Pukka Herbs.Read more
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.
The Lettering Arts Trust's Rachel Gundry talks about her work on the Garden's 'An Elixir of Letters' exhibition, followed by a tour taking in all the beautiful pieces including Rachel's Apple Bird Bath and "A Laughing Pomegranate" sculpture.Read more
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
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