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Wild roses in the Wisley Garden Library - 1 June–31 July

A chance to see charming images of species roses from the RHS Lindley Library’s art collection. 11am – 4pm.
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Fuchsia 'Dollar Prinzessin'Fuchsia display in the Glasshouse
23 June–24 August

A colourful and exciting display of the Wisley Fuchsia collection featuring a variety of sizes and colours. There will be demonstrations of basket grown and large standards of this household favourite.

Seasonal fruitFlavoursome Fridays
3 July–4 September (inclusive)

Every Friday, between 1.30pm and 3.30pm, try a selection of seasonal fruit and vegetables. Also take the opportunity to pick up tips on cultivation from the RHS Fruit and Vegetable team.

The Wisley Laboratory'Behind the Scenes' tours
Various dates throughout summer

Have you ever wondered how Wisley is run - perhaps how our plants are nurtured, or about the research that takes place in our iconic Laboratory? Our summer 'Behind the scenes' tours are a chance to take a look at the day-to-day work of this world-class garden.
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RHS Garden Wisley after hoursWisley Late
9 July - 6pm–9pm (last entry 8pm)

Make the most of our late evening opening at RHS Garden Wisley. Enjoy an evening stroll and experience the tranquillity of Wisley after hours.

There will also be a guided tour of the garden and 20% off at the Plant Centre, Gift & Book Shop from 5pm. Entry to the garden for both adults and children is £5 after 5pm. Members go free.

Book your £5 after 5pm tickets now

Small noctule batBat Walk - Sold out
9 July - 9pm

A free addition to the Wisley Late evening, stay an extra hour to discover the hidden inhabitants of the garden with the Surrey Bat Group. Places are currently sold out, please email Wisley events if you would like to register your interest in case of a cancellation.

Visitors attending are advised to bring a small torch, wear sensible footwear and at that time of year insect repellent might be advisable.


Aerial acrobatsArts Fest
18–19 July

A gardening-inspired weekend of artistic fun and festivity set in a beautiful summer garden. Activities are for all to enjoy from the age of five years upwards. These include: performance arts, craft demonstrations and workshops, poetry tent and literary talks, aerial acrobat and giant puppets.

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Adventures in Wonderland
22 July–31 August

Sponsored by Witan Investment Trust

Enter the magical world of make-believe at RHS Garden Wisley, as they celebrate the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. With free fun activities every weekday of the holidays, including gardening, arts & crafts, music, theatre and puppet shows. Bring along your family and take on the adventure, explore trails and tunnels and play croquet – you’ll be grinning like a Cheshire Cat this summer. More about the Adventures in Wonderland

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
22 July–31 August

Join Alice and her friends for fun and entertainment at the Mad Hatter’s picnic tea party. Wear your most creative hat and gather your friends. Seating is limited: pre-booking and pre-payment will be required. Adults £12, children £10 (includes tea, cake and sandwiches).

Book your Mad Hatter’s Tea Party tickets

Surrey Sculpture Society Trail
22 August–27 September

Contemporary or traditional, find your favourite from around 60 inspirational sculptures by some of the South East’s finest, established and emerging artists. All sculptures are available to buy.

Birds of Prey
22–23 August

Meet wonderful birds of prey up close and learn all about them during this weekend. Watch the birds in agility displays at 11am and 2pm each day.


Harvesting and collecting seed
27 August - 10.30am–12.30pm

Harvesting and collecting seed from your own plants is a cheap and exciting way to increase the plants in your garden. Join the RHS Seed Team and learn how and when to collect and treat your seeds. RHS Members £28, Non-members £41.
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Coleus Display in the Glasshouse
31 August–27 September

Coleus are best known for their bright colours, and variety of foliage forms. This classic pot-grown display will showcase the impressive range of this plant group.

Wisley Flower Show
8–13 September

Our six-day floral extravaganza features more than 60 nurseries and trade stands, the National Dahlia Society Show, floral displays by Surrey NAFAS, expert advice and much more. Plus, there's the chance to enjoy stunning late-summer colour throughout the garden.
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