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Gardeners’ Question Time at Wellcome Collection



Thursday 2 November 2017


Gardeners’ Question Time is a Radio 4 institution, attracting over 2 million listeners a week. Recorded in a different location each week, this long-standing radio programme has answered well over 30,000 questions since its inception in 1947.

The panel members have been guests of a diverse range of gardening clubs and other organisations, including recording at the top of Snowdon, broadcasting from Buckingham Palace and answering questions from inside Number 10 Downing Street. In November we’ll be bringing GQT to Wellcome Collection, showcasing our extensive gardening and botanical collections, and hearing from people who have used these in their research.

The panel NEVER see the questions before the recording. Their encyclopaedic, seemingly effortless answers are completely spontaneous and reveal their huge experience and depth of gardening knowledge. Being on the GQT panel is not for the faint hearted!

Tickets are £4.50 (includes a drink).


A companion ticket is also available free of charge for disabled visitors. After you buy your ticket, please email access@wellcomecollection.org or call 020 7611 2222 and we will supply the additional ticket.