The Kew Guild Annual Dinner 2022

On behalf of the Kew Guild, as its President, I request the pleasure of your company at the Kew Guild Annual Dinner to be held at Cambridge Cottage, 37 Kew Green, TW9 3AB on Thursday 26th May 2022.  

We are delighted to announce that we are very honoured to have our Patron HRH Princess Alexandra attending this year’s Kew Guild Dinner.

The Dinner provides the perfect opportunity to renew old friendships, make new friends, catch up on news, and meet the current Kew Diploma students and Guild Committee members.

The Guest Speaker will be Richard Deverell Director, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. In addition to this special occasion all day free admission to Kew Gardens has been agreed for all applicants. Cambridge Cottage will be open from 5.30pm with a pre-dinner drinks reception from 6:15p.m with carriages at 11:00p.m.

Tony Overland has once again arranged a menu with an excellent selection for you to choose when applying for your tickets. There will be a cash bar to purchase drinks throughout the event. The current students will organise a cash raffle / auction to help support student travels. There will be no reserved seating.

Any member requiring financial assistance to facilitate attendance at the Dinner should contact Maxine Briggs, Awards Scheme Secretary, in confidence by email by Thursday 31st March.

We look forward to meeting you all at what will be an excellent occasion for the Guild. Please complete the attached application form to reserve your place[s].

You can apply by completing the form here.

Yours sincerely,

Chris Kidd, President 2020-22

Car Parking Information

Please note that 24 hour parking restrictions apply to all roads around Kew Green, and only paid for parking is available.

Alternative parking is available at the Kew Ferry Lane car park with access, during the day, to the gardens through the Brentford Gate.

Free parking will be available for members and guests in the Herbarium car park from 6.00pm until the end of the event.