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Exhibition special event - Thursday Late: Fashion for flowers; passion for plants

A girl wearing a bird mask and a flower headdress
A girl wearing a bird mask and a flower headdress ©
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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA
By train

London Victoria.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By underground

Victoria, Green Park, St. James's Park and Hyde Park Corner.  For further information visit the Transport for London website.

By coach / bus

Bus numbers 11, 211, C1 and C10 stop on Buckingham Palace Road.  Victoria Coach Station is a 10-minute walk from the Palace.  For further information visit the Transport for London website.

  • The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
  • Thursday, 14 May 2015
  • 18:30 - 21:00
  • £15.00 full price
    £13.50 concessions
    Eligible for 1-Year Pass
  • Tickets will be available until 17:00 on the day of the event

Join us for a multi-sensory late opening event immersed in the world of plants and flowers at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. Visit the Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden exhibition, enjoy live music inspired by nature and choose a complimentary glass of wine or a botanic-inspired cocktail.

Hear celebrated royal florist and event designer Shane Connolly talk about the hidden meanings conveyed through the language of flowers; find out what it takes to be a plant hunter with intrepid plantsman Nick Macer; and create your own personalised perfume to take home with scentologist Gemma Hopkins.