Shirley Sherwood Gallery

 
 
ADDRESS
Kew Gardens, TW9 3AB
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Daily 9.30am-5.30pm
 
PRICES
FREE - entry to the gallery included with ticket to Kew Gardens: £13 (Adults), £12 (Concs), FREE (Children Under 17)
 

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Shirley Sherwood GalleryHome to thousands of rare plant species and housing an impressive archive, Kew Gardens is the obvious place to stage the world's first gallery dedicated to botanical art. The stunning Shirley Sherwood Gallery, designed by award-winning architects Walters and Cohen, is climate controlled with managed lighting to ensure that fragile art works aren't damaged while on public display. The extensive collection of over 200,000 items ranges from eighteenth and nineteenth century illustrations to more recent works including those donated by Dr Sherwood - after whom the gallery is named - amassed since 1990. This stunning gallery is a timely addition to Kew's plant life displays - with one quarter of the world's species of flowering plants threatened by extinction in the next fifty years.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Kew Gardens Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Gunnersbury Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Kew Gardens Overground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Gunnersbury Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Old Deer Park
 
20 minutes walk
 
Syon House Car Park
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Holiday Inn London Brentford Lock
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £43  25% off
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    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £58  38% off
    Syon Park, TW8 | 21 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    Seven miles from the city centre, London Syon Park brings a touch of contemporary luxury to London's urban countryside with 137 elegant rooms and suites, all ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £55  28% off
    4-5 Hanger Lane, W5 | 37 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
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    Bought by the architect John Soane in 1800, Pitzhanger Manor house - which now includes the PM Gallery and House - was to become the most ... More
     
     
     
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    William Morris Society
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    26 Upper Mall, W6 | 2.3 miles from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
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    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Kew Gardens, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    Built in 1631 for merchant Samuel Fortrey, and later acquired by George II as an annexe to Kew House, Kew Palace served as a family country ... More
     
     
     
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    Queen Charlotte's Cottage
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Kew Gardens Richmond, Surrey, TW9 | Same location as Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    King George III's country retreat. Built in 1772 and nestled among bluebell woods, Queen Charlotte’s Cottage was used regularly by the royal family as a cooling summer ... More
     
     
     
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    Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)
    London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
    Kew, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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    Summer Colour Photo Walk
    London > Events > Tours  Dates: Thursday 30th July 2015 - 10.30am-1.30pm
    Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens), Kew, Richmond, Bankside, London TW9 | Same location as Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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    Capoeira
    London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: 29th, 30th and 31st July 2015 - 10am-4.30pm
    Watermans, 40 High Street, Brentford, TW8 | 7 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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    Watermans
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    40 High Street, Brentford, TW8 | 7 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    An attractive multi-cultural, multi-purpose arts centre on the river in Brentford, Watermans is a real draw in this part of town. The 238-seat theatre shows a ... More
     
     
     
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    Tabard Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    2 Bath Road, W4 | 34 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    Located above the Tabard pub in Chiswick, the Tabard Theatre hosts all kinds of live entertainment from experimental work and comedy to Shakespeare. Opened ... More
     
     
     
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    The Bull's Head, Barnes
    London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
    373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | 35 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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    Oliver's Wholefoods Store
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    5 Station Approach, Kew, TW9 | 9 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    Oliver's in Kew is how wholefood stores used to be and we wish still were - the giant US-owned Wholefood Stores could learn a thing or ... More
     
     
     
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    Zita Elze
    London > Shopping > Florists
    287 Sandycombe Road, Kew, TW9 | 13 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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    Wyndham House Butchers
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    229 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 28 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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    The Botanist on Kew Green
    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    3-5 Kew Green, Richmond, TW9 | 1 minute from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    Perched in an enviable position on the corner of Kew Green in Richmond, this charming local re-opened as The Botanist on Kew Green in 2014 with ... More
     
     
     
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    Kew Grill
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    10B Kew Green, TW9 | 3 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    The Kew Grill is one of two restaurants that TV chef Anthony Worrall Thompson managed to save from the administrators at the begninning of 2009. Along ... More
     
     
     
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    Ma Cuisine Bistrot
    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    The Old Post Office, 9 Station Approach,, TW9 | 9 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    Ma Cuisine is a model of simple sophistication. Fresh ingredients and traditional recipes are handled simply and satisfying with no homage paid to the latest food ... More
     
     
     
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    Leiths School of Food and Wine - Evening Classes
    London > Education > Cookery Courses
    16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 2.4 miles from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety of topics ... More
     
     
     
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    The Kids Cookery School
    London > Education > Cookery Courses
    107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 28 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    The Kids' Cookery School in West London is a unique venue offering cookery classes and workshops for children aged three upwards. Children can have fun creating ... More
     
     
     
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    The Artists Theatre School
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Ealing Studios, W5 | 36 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    The Artists Theatre School provides Saturday drama workshops at Ealing Studios run by working actors for students in age groups from 5 years to adult. Fees ... More
     
     
     
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    Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Kew Gardens, TW9 | Same location as Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    Walk among the tree tops at Kew Gardens when you take the Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway, 18 metres above the ground. Designed by Marks Barfield ... More
     
     
     
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    Old Deer Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    187 Kew Road, Richmond, TW9 | 20 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    London Road, TW8 | 21 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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    The Greyhound
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    82 Kew Green, Richmond, TW9 | 4 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    The smallest of four pubs on Kew Green, The Greyhound closed down in 2009 amid fears for its future. Now back open and with its former ... More
     
     
     
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    The Bell and Crown
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    11-13 Thames Road, Chiswick, W4 | 7 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    There's very little to choose between the pubs along this exceptionally attractive stretch of the Thames, but The Bell and Crown, a Fuller's pub with good ... More
     
     
     
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    The City Barge
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    27 Strand on the Green, W4 | 9 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    Following an extensive refurbishment in late May 2014, this historic 14th century Thames-side pub in Chiswick re-opened as The City Barge, a welcoming bar with a ... More
     
     
     
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    Riverside Studios Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Crisp Road, W6 | 2.7 miles from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    West London's excellent riverside cultural centre offers a cinema, West End standard theatre, cafe, and a comfortable bar with outdoor river terrace under one roof. Situated ... More
     
     
     
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    Vinoteca Chiswick
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 30 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    Vinoteca opens 7th October 2013. Vinoteca has been doing a fine job of serving fine wines in an informal setting since the company opened its first ... More
     
     
     
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    Tea Box
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    7 Paradise Road, TW9 | 34 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    Mostly the pick of London's traditional afternoon teas are found within the city's top hotels. But the Tea Box in Richmond's Paradise Road exists only to ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Kew Gardens, Richmond upon Thames, TW9 | Same location as Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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    Syon Park
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 | 21 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    There have been gardens at Syon for over 500 years. They include herbaceous beds, a large lake, a rose garden with 100 different varieties of old-fashioned ... More
     
     
     
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    Chiswick House
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 27 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
    One of the most glorious examples of 18th century British architecture, Chiswick House was designed by the third Earl of Burlington (1694-1753). A triumph of the ... More
     
     
     

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    Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

    Since the 18th century, these extensive gardens have been the spiritual home of botany in England, if not in Europe. ...More

     
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    Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

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    Kew's Heritage Trees By Masumi Yamanaka
    Exhibitions | Until 9th August 2015 

    Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

    The exhibition shows a series of new paintings by Kew artist Masumi Yamanaka....More

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    Tours | On 30th July 2015 

    Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

    Learn how to use summer light to develop photography skills in a course led by nature photographer Robert Canis....More

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    Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2015 

    Watermans 7 minutes walk from Shirley Sherwood Gallery

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    Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2015 

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    Young Watermans: Kick Start Your Career In The Arts: Course (Ages 17-24)
    Exhibitions | Until 3rd September 2015 

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    A bespoke employability project supporting people to progress into further education and paid job roles....More

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    Sporting Events | Until 31st July 2015 

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    Sporting Events | Until 31st July 2015 

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