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 Margo Marrone of 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 Dr Henry Oakeley, Garden Fellow at the Royal College of Physicians, CPG education and horticultural staff & a medical herbalist. 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

Tree Identification Seminar: Leaves

Identify trees more easily and get to know more about special specimens within the Garden, beginning in the classroom with a practical session studying leaves and other details of trees followed by a tree walk in the Garden to put into practice all you have learned. With Letta Jones, Lecturer in Horticulture and Garden History. Read more

Food, Medicine and Media with Dr Michael Mosley and Anne Morrison

Join us as Anne Morrison – Chair of BAFTA’s International Committee – talks to TV Dr Michael Mosley about our ‘Food is Medicine’ theme and his fascinating life-journey from doctor to television presenter. Read more

Behind the Scenes Tour - July

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