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Jul
21
Wed
Summer of Sound at Wakehurst @ Wakehurst Place
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

This summer Wakehurst will be brought alive by a symphony of sounds in their major new programme Summer of Sound. As you weave your way through Wakehurst’s wild landscape, you’ll discover six playful, innovative installations from award-winning artists, each offering moments to reconnect and restore your relationship with nature. Highlights include the UK premiere of mobile phone-activated robotic woodpeckers from Marco Barotti, giant wooden megaphones from Estonian artist Birgit Õigus, and two water-based sound installations from 2020 Ivor Novello Award for Sound Art winner Kathy Hinde. Championing the rich diversity of Wakehurst’s multiple habitats, the artworks offer an incredible range of sonic encounters from catching whispers of the forest, to uncovering voices from deep underwater.

In Summer of Sound: After Hours, Wakehurst opens to the public for four nights, offering a rare opportunity to experience the gardens and installations at sundown. Complete with captivating live performances, open-air cooking, and botanical cocktails, Summer of Sound: After Hours forms the perfect midsummer date or night out with friends. Throughout the summer, there will also be a series of interactive workshops for adults and children to enjoy from learning how to talk to birds, and writing Wakehurst-inspired songs, to Deep Listening Walks led by participating artist Kathy Hinde.

Tickets are on sale now from www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound . Summer of Sound runs from 9 July – 12 September 2021, 10am – 6pm, included in day ticket price (£14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free). Summer of Sound: After Hours runs from 12 – 15 August, £15. Pre-booking essential.

Frances Teehan, Wakehurst

‘Wildcats’ Girls Football Training @ Rothery Field
Jul 21 @ 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

The club would love to welcome any new players to its Wildcats section which caters for five to 11 year olds, with new recruits for the under-nine team especially needed with a busy schedule of tournaments expected over the next few months.

The club is also keen to attract older girls looking to try football for the first time as it launches a new under-14 team for next season.

Training takes place at Rothery Field on Nep Town Road on Wednesday evenings with Wildcats from 4.45pm and older age groups from 6pm. For more information please email henfieldfcgirls@gmail.com

Girls Football Training @ Rothery Field
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The club is also keen to attract older girls looking to try football for the first time as it launches a new under-14 team for next season.

Training takes place at Rothery Field on Nep Town Road on Wednesday evenings with the older age groups from 6pm. For more information please email henfieldfcgirls@gmail.com

Jul
22
Thu
Summer of Sound at Wakehurst @ Wakehurst Place
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

This summer Wakehurst will be brought alive by a symphony of sounds in their major new programme Summer of Sound. As you weave your way through Wakehurst’s wild landscape, you’ll discover six playful, innovative installations from award-winning artists, each offering moments to reconnect and restore your relationship with nature. Highlights include the UK premiere of mobile phone-activated robotic woodpeckers from Marco Barotti, giant wooden megaphones from Estonian artist Birgit Õigus, and two water-based sound installations from 2020 Ivor Novello Award for Sound Art winner Kathy Hinde. Championing the rich diversity of Wakehurst’s multiple habitats, the artworks offer an incredible range of sonic encounters from catching whispers of the forest, to uncovering voices from deep underwater.

In Summer of Sound: After Hours, Wakehurst opens to the public for four nights, offering a rare opportunity to experience the gardens and installations at sundown. Complete with captivating live performances, open-air cooking, and botanical cocktails, Summer of Sound: After Hours forms the perfect midsummer date or night out with friends. Throughout the summer, there will also be a series of interactive workshops for adults and children to enjoy from learning how to talk to birds, and writing Wakehurst-inspired songs, to Deep Listening Walks led by participating artist Kathy Hinde.

Tickets are on sale now from www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound . Summer of Sound runs from 9 July – 12 September 2021, 10am – 6pm, included in day ticket price (£14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free). Summer of Sound: After Hours runs from 12 – 15 August, £15. Pre-booking essential.

Frances Teehan, Wakehurst

Jul
23
Fri
Summer of Sound at Wakehurst @ Wakehurst Place
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

This summer Wakehurst will be brought alive by a symphony of sounds in their major new programme Summer of Sound. As you weave your way through Wakehurst’s wild landscape, you’ll discover six playful, innovative installations from award-winning artists, each offering moments to reconnect and restore your relationship with nature. Highlights include the UK premiere of mobile phone-activated robotic woodpeckers from Marco Barotti, giant wooden megaphones from Estonian artist Birgit Õigus, and two water-based sound installations from 2020 Ivor Novello Award for Sound Art winner Kathy Hinde. Championing the rich diversity of Wakehurst’s multiple habitats, the artworks offer an incredible range of sonic encounters from catching whispers of the forest, to uncovering voices from deep underwater.

In Summer of Sound: After Hours, Wakehurst opens to the public for four nights, offering a rare opportunity to experience the gardens and installations at sundown. Complete with captivating live performances, open-air cooking, and botanical cocktails, Summer of Sound: After Hours forms the perfect midsummer date or night out with friends. Throughout the summer, there will also be a series of interactive workshops for adults and children to enjoy from learning how to talk to birds, and writing Wakehurst-inspired songs, to Deep Listening Walks led by participating artist Kathy Hinde.

Tickets are on sale now from www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound . Summer of Sound runs from 9 July – 12 September 2021, 10am – 6pm, included in day ticket price (£14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free). Summer of Sound: After Hours runs from 12 – 15 August, £15. Pre-booking essential.

Frances Teehan, Wakehurst

Jul
24
Sat
Summer of Sound at Wakehurst @ Wakehurst Place
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

This summer Wakehurst will be brought alive by a symphony of sounds in their major new programme Summer of Sound. As you weave your way through Wakehurst’s wild landscape, you’ll discover six playful, innovative installations from award-winning artists, each offering moments to reconnect and restore your relationship with nature. Highlights include the UK premiere of mobile phone-activated robotic woodpeckers from Marco Barotti, giant wooden megaphones from Estonian artist Birgit Õigus, and two water-based sound installations from 2020 Ivor Novello Award for Sound Art winner Kathy Hinde. Championing the rich diversity of Wakehurst’s multiple habitats, the artworks offer an incredible range of sonic encounters from catching whispers of the forest, to uncovering voices from deep underwater.

In Summer of Sound: After Hours, Wakehurst opens to the public for four nights, offering a rare opportunity to experience the gardens and installations at sundown. Complete with captivating live performances, open-air cooking, and botanical cocktails, Summer of Sound: After Hours forms the perfect midsummer date or night out with friends. Throughout the summer, there will also be a series of interactive workshops for adults and children to enjoy from learning how to talk to birds, and writing Wakehurst-inspired songs, to Deep Listening Walks led by participating artist Kathy Hinde.

Tickets are on sale now from www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound . Summer of Sound runs from 9 July – 12 September 2021, 10am – 6pm, included in day ticket price (£14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free). Summer of Sound: After Hours runs from 12 – 15 August, £15. Pre-booking essential.

Frances Teehan, Wakehurst

Jul
25
Sun
Local Artisan Market @ Henfield Hall Car Park
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

 

A range of artisan food and drink stalls from local producers. Markets take place once a month on a Sunday. There is no market in September 21. Organised by the Henfield Community Partnership.

Upcoming events:

29 August

3rd October

7th November

5th December

 

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst @ Wakehurst Place
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

This summer Wakehurst will be brought alive by a symphony of sounds in their major new programme Summer of Sound. As you weave your way through Wakehurst’s wild landscape, you’ll discover six playful, innovative installations from award-winning artists, each offering moments to reconnect and restore your relationship with nature. Highlights include the UK premiere of mobile phone-activated robotic woodpeckers from Marco Barotti, giant wooden megaphones from Estonian artist Birgit Õigus, and two water-based sound installations from 2020 Ivor Novello Award for Sound Art winner Kathy Hinde. Championing the rich diversity of Wakehurst’s multiple habitats, the artworks offer an incredible range of sonic encounters from catching whispers of the forest, to uncovering voices from deep underwater.

In Summer of Sound: After Hours, Wakehurst opens to the public for four nights, offering a rare opportunity to experience the gardens and installations at sundown. Complete with captivating live performances, open-air cooking, and botanical cocktails, Summer of Sound: After Hours forms the perfect midsummer date or night out with friends. Throughout the summer, there will also be a series of interactive workshops for adults and children to enjoy from learning how to talk to birds, and writing Wakehurst-inspired songs, to Deep Listening Walks led by participating artist Kathy Hinde.

Tickets are on sale now from www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound . Summer of Sound runs from 9 July – 12 September 2021, 10am – 6pm, included in day ticket price (£14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free). Summer of Sound: After Hours runs from 12 – 15 August, £15. Pre-booking essential.

Frances Teehan, Wakehurst

Jul
26
Mon
Summer of Sound at Wakehurst @ Wakehurst Place
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

This summer Wakehurst will be brought alive by a symphony of sounds in their major new programme Summer of Sound. As you weave your way through Wakehurst’s wild landscape, you’ll discover six playful, innovative installations from award-winning artists, each offering moments to reconnect and restore your relationship with nature. Highlights include the UK premiere of mobile phone-activated robotic woodpeckers from Marco Barotti, giant wooden megaphones from Estonian artist Birgit Õigus, and two water-based sound installations from 2020 Ivor Novello Award for Sound Art winner Kathy Hinde. Championing the rich diversity of Wakehurst’s multiple habitats, the artworks offer an incredible range of sonic encounters from catching whispers of the forest, to uncovering voices from deep underwater.

In Summer of Sound: After Hours, Wakehurst opens to the public for four nights, offering a rare opportunity to experience the gardens and installations at sundown. Complete with captivating live performances, open-air cooking, and botanical cocktails, Summer of Sound: After Hours forms the perfect midsummer date or night out with friends. Throughout the summer, there will also be a series of interactive workshops for adults and children to enjoy from learning how to talk to birds, and writing Wakehurst-inspired songs, to Deep Listening Walks led by participating artist Kathy Hinde.

Tickets are on sale now from www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound . Summer of Sound runs from 9 July – 12 September 2021, 10am – 6pm, included in day ticket price (£14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free). Summer of Sound: After Hours runs from 12 – 15 August, £15. Pre-booking essential.

Frances Teehan, Wakehurst

Jul
27
Tue
Summer of Sound at Wakehurst @ Wakehurst Place
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

This summer Wakehurst will be brought alive by a symphony of sounds in their major new programme Summer of Sound. As you weave your way through Wakehurst’s wild landscape, you’ll discover six playful, innovative installations from award-winning artists, each offering moments to reconnect and restore your relationship with nature. Highlights include the UK premiere of mobile phone-activated robotic woodpeckers from Marco Barotti, giant wooden megaphones from Estonian artist Birgit Õigus, and two water-based sound installations from 2020 Ivor Novello Award for Sound Art winner Kathy Hinde. Championing the rich diversity of Wakehurst’s multiple habitats, the artworks offer an incredible range of sonic encounters from catching whispers of the forest, to uncovering voices from deep underwater.

In Summer of Sound: After Hours, Wakehurst opens to the public for four nights, offering a rare opportunity to experience the gardens and installations at sundown. Complete with captivating live performances, open-air cooking, and botanical cocktails, Summer of Sound: After Hours forms the perfect midsummer date or night out with friends. Throughout the summer, there will also be a series of interactive workshops for adults and children to enjoy from learning how to talk to birds, and writing Wakehurst-inspired songs, to Deep Listening Walks led by participating artist Kathy Hinde.

Tickets are on sale now from www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound . Summer of Sound runs from 9 July – 12 September 2021, 10am – 6pm, included in day ticket price (£14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free). Summer of Sound: After Hours runs from 12 – 15 August, £15. Pre-booking essential.

Frances Teehan, Wakehurst

Jul
28
Wed
Summer of Sound at Wakehurst @ Wakehurst Place
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

This summer Wakehurst will be brought alive by a symphony of sounds in their major new programme Summer of Sound. As you weave your way through Wakehurst’s wild landscape, you’ll discover six playful, innovative installations from award-winning artists, each offering moments to reconnect and restore your relationship with nature. Highlights include the UK premiere of mobile phone-activated robotic woodpeckers from Marco Barotti, giant wooden megaphones from Estonian artist Birgit Õigus, and two water-based sound installations from 2020 Ivor Novello Award for Sound Art winner Kathy Hinde. Championing the rich diversity of Wakehurst’s multiple habitats, the artworks offer an incredible range of sonic encounters from catching whispers of the forest, to uncovering voices from deep underwater.

In Summer of Sound: After Hours, Wakehurst opens to the public for four nights, offering a rare opportunity to experience the gardens and installations at sundown. Complete with captivating live performances, open-air cooking, and botanical cocktails, Summer of Sound: After Hours forms the perfect midsummer date or night out with friends. Throughout the summer, there will also be a series of interactive workshops for adults and children to enjoy from learning how to talk to birds, and writing Wakehurst-inspired songs, to Deep Listening Walks led by participating artist Kathy Hinde.

Tickets are on sale now from www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound . Summer of Sound runs from 9 July – 12 September 2021, 10am – 6pm, included in day ticket price (£14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free). Summer of Sound: After Hours runs from 12 – 15 August, £15. Pre-booking essential.

Frances Teehan, Wakehurst

‘Wildcats’ Girls Football Training @ Rothery Field
Jul 28 @ 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

The club would love to welcome any new players to its Wildcats section which caters for five to 11 year olds, with new recruits for the under-nine team especially needed with a busy schedule of tournaments expected over the next few months.

The club is also keen to attract older girls looking to try football for the first time as it launches a new under-14 team for next season.

Training takes place at Rothery Field on Nep Town Road on Wednesday evenings with Wildcats from 4.45pm and older age groups from 6pm. For more information please email henfieldfcgirls@gmail.com

Girls Football Training @ Rothery Field
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The club is also keen to attract older girls looking to try football for the first time as it launches a new under-14 team for next season.

Training takes place at Rothery Field on Nep Town Road on Wednesday evenings with the older age groups from 6pm. For more information please email henfieldfcgirls@gmail.com

Jul
29
Thu
Summer of Sound at Wakehurst @ Wakehurst Place
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

This summer Wakehurst will be brought alive by a symphony of sounds in their major new programme Summer of Sound. As you weave your way through Wakehurst’s wild landscape, you’ll discover six playful, innovative installations from award-winning artists, each offering moments to reconnect and restore your relationship with nature. Highlights include the UK premiere of mobile phone-activated robotic woodpeckers from Marco Barotti, giant wooden megaphones from Estonian artist Birgit Õigus, and two water-based sound installations from 2020 Ivor Novello Award for Sound Art winner Kathy Hinde. Championing the rich diversity of Wakehurst’s multiple habitats, the artworks offer an incredible range of sonic encounters from catching whispers of the forest, to uncovering voices from deep underwater.

In Summer of Sound: After Hours, Wakehurst opens to the public for four nights, offering a rare opportunity to experience the gardens and installations at sundown. Complete with captivating live performances, open-air cooking, and botanical cocktails, Summer of Sound: After Hours forms the perfect midsummer date or night out with friends. Throughout the summer, there will also be a series of interactive workshops for adults and children to enjoy from learning how to talk to birds, and writing Wakehurst-inspired songs, to Deep Listening Walks led by participating artist Kathy Hinde.

Tickets are on sale now from www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound . Summer of Sound runs from 9 July – 12 September 2021, 10am – 6pm, included in day ticket price (£14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free). Summer of Sound: After Hours runs from 12 – 15 August, £15. Pre-booking essential.

Frances Teehan, Wakehurst

Jul
30
Fri
Summer of Sound at Wakehurst @ Wakehurst Place
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

This summer Wakehurst will be brought alive by a symphony of sounds in their major new programme Summer of Sound. As you weave your way through Wakehurst’s wild landscape, you’ll discover six playful, innovative installations from award-winning artists, each offering moments to reconnect and restore your relationship with nature. Highlights include the UK premiere of mobile phone-activated robotic woodpeckers from Marco Barotti, giant wooden megaphones from Estonian artist Birgit Õigus, and two water-based sound installations from 2020 Ivor Novello Award for Sound Art winner Kathy Hinde. Championing the rich diversity of Wakehurst’s multiple habitats, the artworks offer an incredible range of sonic encounters from catching whispers of the forest, to uncovering voices from deep underwater.

In Summer of Sound: After Hours, Wakehurst opens to the public for four nights, offering a rare opportunity to experience the gardens and installations at sundown. Complete with captivating live performances, open-air cooking, and botanical cocktails, Summer of Sound: After Hours forms the perfect midsummer date or night out with friends. Throughout the summer, there will also be a series of interactive workshops for adults and children to enjoy from learning how to talk to birds, and writing Wakehurst-inspired songs, to Deep Listening Walks led by participating artist Kathy Hinde.

Tickets are on sale now from www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound . Summer of Sound runs from 9 July – 12 September 2021, 10am – 6pm, included in day ticket price (£14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free). Summer of Sound: After Hours runs from 12 – 15 August, £15. Pre-booking essential.

Frances Teehan, Wakehurst

Jul
31
Sat
Summer of Sound at Wakehurst @ Wakehurst Place
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

This summer Wakehurst will be brought alive by a symphony of sounds in their major new programme Summer of Sound. As you weave your way through Wakehurst’s wild landscape, you’ll discover six playful, innovative installations from award-winning artists, each offering moments to reconnect and restore your relationship with nature. Highlights include the UK premiere of mobile phone-activated robotic woodpeckers from Marco Barotti, giant wooden megaphones from Estonian artist Birgit Õigus, and two water-based sound installations from 2020 Ivor Novello Award for Sound Art winner Kathy Hinde. Championing the rich diversity of Wakehurst’s multiple habitats, the artworks offer an incredible range of sonic encounters from catching whispers of the forest, to uncovering voices from deep underwater.

In Summer of Sound: After Hours, Wakehurst opens to the public for four nights, offering a rare opportunity to experience the gardens and installations at sundown. Complete with captivating live performances, open-air cooking, and botanical cocktails, Summer of Sound: After Hours forms the perfect midsummer date or night out with friends. Throughout the summer, there will also be a series of interactive workshops for adults and children to enjoy from learning how to talk to birds, and writing Wakehurst-inspired songs, to Deep Listening Walks led by participating artist Kathy Hinde.

Tickets are on sale now from www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound . Summer of Sound runs from 9 July – 12 September 2021, 10am – 6pm, included in day ticket price (£14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free). Summer of Sound: After Hours runs from 12 – 15 August, £15. Pre-booking essential.

Frances Teehan, Wakehurst

Aug
1
Sun
Summer of Sound at Wakehurst @ Wakehurst Place
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

This summer Wakehurst will be brought alive by a symphony of sounds in their major new programme Summer of Sound. As you weave your way through Wakehurst’s wild landscape, you’ll discover six playful, innovative installations from award-winning artists, each offering moments to reconnect and restore your relationship with nature. Highlights include the UK premiere of mobile phone-activated robotic woodpeckers from Marco Barotti, giant wooden megaphones from Estonian artist Birgit Õigus, and two water-based sound installations from 2020 Ivor Novello Award for Sound Art winner Kathy Hinde. Championing the rich diversity of Wakehurst’s multiple habitats, the artworks offer an incredible range of sonic encounters from catching whispers of the forest, to uncovering voices from deep underwater.

In Summer of Sound: After Hours, Wakehurst opens to the public for four nights, offering a rare opportunity to experience the gardens and installations at sundown. Complete with captivating live performances, open-air cooking, and botanical cocktails, Summer of Sound: After Hours forms the perfect midsummer date or night out with friends. Throughout the summer, there will also be a series of interactive workshops for adults and children to enjoy from learning how to talk to birds, and writing Wakehurst-inspired songs, to Deep Listening Walks led by participating artist Kathy Hinde.

Tickets are on sale now from www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound . Summer of Sound runs from 9 July – 12 September 2021, 10am – 6pm, included in day ticket price (£14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free). Summer of Sound: After Hours runs from 12 – 15 August, £15. Pre-booking essential.

Frances Teehan, Wakehurst

Aug
2
Mon
Summer of Sound at Wakehurst @ Wakehurst Place
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

This summer Wakehurst will be brought alive by a symphony of sounds in their major new programme Summer of Sound. As you weave your way through Wakehurst’s wild landscape, you’ll discover six playful, innovative installations from award-winning artists, each offering moments to reconnect and restore your relationship with nature. Highlights include the UK premiere of mobile phone-activated robotic woodpeckers from Marco Barotti, giant wooden megaphones from Estonian artist Birgit Õigus, and two water-based sound installations from 2020 Ivor Novello Award for Sound Art winner Kathy Hinde. Championing the rich diversity of Wakehurst’s multiple habitats, the artworks offer an incredible range of sonic encounters from catching whispers of the forest, to uncovering voices from deep underwater.

In Summer of Sound: After Hours, Wakehurst opens to the public for four nights, offering a rare opportunity to experience the gardens and installations at sundown. Complete with captivating live performances, open-air cooking, and botanical cocktails, Summer of Sound: After Hours forms the perfect midsummer date or night out with friends. Throughout the summer, there will also be a series of interactive workshops for adults and children to enjoy from learning how to talk to birds, and writing Wakehurst-inspired songs, to Deep Listening Walks led by participating artist Kathy Hinde.

Tickets are on sale now from www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound . Summer of Sound runs from 9 July – 12 September 2021, 10am – 6pm, included in day ticket price (£14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free). Summer of Sound: After Hours runs from 12 – 15 August, £15. Pre-booking essential.

Frances Teehan, Wakehurst

Aug
3
Tue
Summer of Sound at Wakehurst @ Wakehurst Place
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

This summer Wakehurst will be brought alive by a symphony of sounds in their major new programme Summer of Sound. As you weave your way through Wakehurst’s wild landscape, you’ll discover six playful, innovative installations from award-winning artists, each offering moments to reconnect and restore your relationship with nature. Highlights include the UK premiere of mobile phone-activated robotic woodpeckers from Marco Barotti, giant wooden megaphones from Estonian artist Birgit Õigus, and two water-based sound installations from 2020 Ivor Novello Award for Sound Art winner Kathy Hinde. Championing the rich diversity of Wakehurst’s multiple habitats, the artworks offer an incredible range of sonic encounters from catching whispers of the forest, to uncovering voices from deep underwater.

In Summer of Sound: After Hours, Wakehurst opens to the public for four nights, offering a rare opportunity to experience the gardens and installations at sundown. Complete with captivating live performances, open-air cooking, and botanical cocktails, Summer of Sound: After Hours forms the perfect midsummer date or night out with friends. Throughout the summer, there will also be a series of interactive workshops for adults and children to enjoy from learning how to talk to birds, and writing Wakehurst-inspired songs, to Deep Listening Walks led by participating artist Kathy Hinde.

Tickets are on sale now from www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound . Summer of Sound runs from 9 July – 12 September 2021, 10am – 6pm, included in day ticket price (£14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free). Summer of Sound: After Hours runs from 12 – 15 August, £15. Pre-booking essential.

Frances Teehan, Wakehurst

Aug
4
Wed
Summer of Sound at Wakehurst @ Wakehurst Place
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer of Sound at Wakehurst

This summer Wakehurst will be brought alive by a symphony of sounds in their major new programme Summer of Sound. As you weave your way through Wakehurst’s wild landscape, you’ll discover six playful, innovative installations from award-winning artists, each offering moments to reconnect and restore your relationship with nature. Highlights include the UK premiere of mobile phone-activated robotic woodpeckers from Marco Barotti, giant wooden megaphones from Estonian artist Birgit Õigus, and two water-based sound installations from 2020 Ivor Novello Award for Sound Art winner Kathy Hinde. Championing the rich diversity of Wakehurst’s multiple habitats, the artworks offer an incredible range of sonic encounters from catching whispers of the forest, to uncovering voices from deep underwater.

In Summer of Sound: After Hours, Wakehurst opens to the public for four nights, offering a rare opportunity to experience the gardens and installations at sundown. Complete with captivating live performances, open-air cooking, and botanical cocktails, Summer of Sound: After Hours forms the perfect midsummer date or night out with friends. Throughout the summer, there will also be a series of interactive workshops for adults and children to enjoy from learning how to talk to birds, and writing Wakehurst-inspired songs, to Deep Listening Walks led by participating artist Kathy Hinde.

Tickets are on sale now from www.kew.org/wakehurst/whats-on/summer-of-sound . Summer of Sound runs from 9 July – 12 September 2021, 10am – 6pm, included in day ticket price (£14.50 adults, £7.25 17-25yrs; children free). Summer of Sound: After Hours runs from 12 – 15 August, £15. Pre-booking essential.

Frances Teehan, Wakehurst