Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

On 10-15 July 2018, the Gardens close at 5pm, last entry at 4.00pm and the glasshouses, galleries and Climbers & Creepers close at 4.00pm (due to Kew the Music)

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THE HIVE RECEPTION £140.00 (£130.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Gates open at 5:30pm Commence your evening with an exclusive reception, set within The Hive structure, enjoy a glass of Champagne whilst you experience the extraordinary life of bees from Kew's unique multi-sensory Hive. Created by Wolfgang Buttress, The Hive is an award winning immersive sound and light experience connected to a live beehive within Kew Gardens. Your package includes: Your Ticket: Reserved Enclosure Ticket (Face Value £65.00) Your Exclusive Hospitality: Champagne served alongside a delicious selection of savoury canapes Whilst you experience the intricate surroundings of Kew's extraordinary Hive Please note: Due to The Hives delicate structure, in the case of wet weather, the reception will be relocated to the equally stunning Princess of Wales Conservatory. Should this happen, we will be unable to offer any refunds or compensation. Large bags are not permitted into The Hive, should you wish to bring a picnic, you will be asked to leave it in The Orangery building, whilst you enjoy your reception.
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More information about Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra tickets

Kew the Music is a glorious week-long festival of summer picnic concerts set within the stunning and iconic grounds of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The 2018 concerts run between Tuesday 10 July – Sunday 15 July with a fantastic line up that offers something for everyone. 

A series of sensational summer evenings, with an eclectic mix of artists guaranteed to appeal to all generations of music lovers, the popular concerts make the perfect outing for the whole family to enjoy. Guests are welcome to bring their own food and drink, or to enjoy the open-air bars and tasty street food stalls.

Sunday 15 July - Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
Jools Holland, whose musical credits are both countless and stellar, returns to Kew the Music with another crowd-pleasing show. A musical leviathan, Jools has been touring with his veritable musical army, the Rhythm & Blues Orchestra featuring Gilson Lavis for more than 20 years and, once again, he will be joined by regular guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall.

Free entry for children under 1 (no ticket required). Discount for children aged 1-15.

Any customers wishing to purchase a disabled access or wheelchair platform ticket for Kew the Music 2018, please get in touch with the promoter at