Kew Guild

Category: Event Reports


Guernsey, April 6th – April 9th 2017

A truly memorable visit to Guernsey, April 6th – April 9th 2017

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Bodenham Arboretum, Saturday 21st October 2017

So have I heard the cuckoo’s parting cry, From the wet field, through the vext garden trees, Come with the volleying rain and tossing breeze. Mather Arnold, 1822-1888 How apt that just a few days before our visit to Bodenham…

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Kew Guild AGM 2017

Past Presidents of the Kew Guild

Report of the Kew Guild AGM, held on Saturday 9th September 2017

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Dorset & Hampshire weekend, 13-14 May 2017

Kew Guild members enjoy the railway at Exbury Gardens

Not everyone is fortunate enough to visit the magnificent gardens of both Compton Acres in Poole, Dorset and Exbury in Hampshire and be met by their owners and key staff members.  Our hosts not only graciously outlined the history, their…

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Report of the Kew Guild Annual Dinner, 2017

by Richard Ward The Annual Kew Guild Dinner was held on Thursday 25th May in Cambridge Cottage, Kew Green. On one of the hottest days of the year nearly 60 Guild members and guests enjoyed free access to the Gardens…

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Benington Lordship Trip, February 2017

On a fine but cold Sunday in February, 23 intrepid Guild members including their guests met at the stunning spring garden of Benington Lordship the home of the Bott family. We were met by Richard Bott, the present owner, and…

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Grow Wild awards light up Kew Orangery

The Orangery lit up with colour, laughter and wild flower fun for the first ever Grow Wild awards, an opportunity to bring together Grow Wild volunteers, groups, partners and supporters in one of Kew’s most iconic venues. Grow Wild is…

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A Royal Invitation

Sylvia Phillips and Tony Overland visiting Buckingham Palace

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Visit to Thorpe Perrow Arboretum, 22nd October 2016

11 Kewites travelled far to this northern outpost one Saturday late in September, when the 100 acre Arboretum was bathed in autumn sunshine.

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Norfolk Report

Kew Guild Norfolk Weekend 11/12 June 2016 – Part 1 The group’s first visit, on this brilliantly orchestrated weekend by John Simmons and others, was to Blickling, a National Trust complete Norfolk Estate, set in North Norfolk. We were welcomed…

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