The Wind In The Willows Dates and Times

Please note: This is an open-air picnic style event. There is no seating available, and the performance area is completely uncovered.

This critically acclaimed, outdoor theatre production set against the magical backdrop of Kew Gardens' lake, is packed with much-loved colourful characters, music, song and laughter. There is fun for young and old alike as the Head Chief Rabbit transforms your young ones into rabbits with a waggle of the ears and a wiggle of the nose. The young rabbits then join in the riverbank adventure with fun-filled laughs and surprises along the way. A favourite of children everywhere, this is interactive theatre at its very best. Come along and be part of the adventure! Suitable for adults and children of all ages.

Running Time - 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Location - Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - Northern End of the Main Lake Enter through Victoria Gate Only. This performance commences at the Northern end of the Main Lake and migrates to a second location.

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Getting Here


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Performance located at the northern end of the main lake

By Tube: Kew Gardens station (500m to Victoria Gate)

By Train: Kew Bridge station (800m to Elizabeth Gate)

By Bus: Route 65 stops at Victoria Gate

By Bike: Racks are available at all gates

By Car: Parking is available at Kew Gardens carpark (TW9 3AF) near Brentford Gate.

Free Accessible Parking: Blue Badge Holder spaces available at Kew's car park on Ferry Lane, (TW9 3AF). Blue Badge Holder's street parking available on Lichfield Road, Leyborne Park, Burlington Avenue. Spaces are limited.

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Performance Times


Wednesday & Sunday: 10:30am
Thursday - Saturday: 10:30am & 2:00pm
Monday 30th August: 10:30am & 2:00pm

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Bringing outdoor theatre to the beautiful
Kew Gardens this summer