Things you can bring:
• Picnics
• Chairs (folding garden or camping chairs)
• Alcohol – You are allowed to bring your own alcohol into Kew the Music. This may be in glass bottles. Please recycle the bottles when finished. There are plenty of recycling stations around the concert arena, please ask if you can’t locate one
• Prescription medication – accompanied by a doctor’s note

Things you can’t bring:
• Gazebos
• Gas or liquid fuel
• Lanterns
• Drinking Glasses – Glass bottles are allowed, but drinking glasses are not. Please use plastic, shatterproof drinking cups. This is to protect the wildlife and other concert goers
• Animals – no pets please except guide dogs or registered disability assistance dogs
• Excessive quantities of alcohol
• Drugs – Kew the Music operates a strict no drugs policy. You may be searched on entry and anyone seen to be in possession of drugs risks being ejected from the site and reported to the police

Essentials:
• Ticket
• Money in cash. There will be an ATM at the concert but queues can be fairly long.
• Warm clothing for the night as it can get cold
• Waterproofs and an umbrella, just in case that British summer weather doesn’t hold out. If using an umbrella, please be considerate to other attendees and refrain from opening them during performances

Personal Safety:
• If you’ve lost or found property please speak to a member of staff and they will advise on where to go to hand in items you’ve found or to ask if anything has been handed in. After the event please check http://www.kew.org/ for lost property information
• It is your responsibility to ensure your personal welfare however we would advise that if it’s hot, make sure you drink plenty of water and if you are drinking alcohol know your limits and drink responsibly
• In the event of an incident follow instructions from stewards and police

Customer respect policy
We would ask that customers be aware of their surroundings during their time at the concert and as they make their way to and from the concert area. The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and we are honoured to be guests within it for the duration of the concert series. We wish to help preserve the beautiful grounds, iconic buildings and rare plants and as such we ask that all concert goers respect the grounds and plants including disposing of litter properly and using the facilities provided.

Food on offer
Kew the Music will be host to some exciting and varied food concessions to tempt you. You can find details of the food concessions appearing at Kew the Music 2017 below:

Cake Hole
“Homemade cakes – victoria sponges, cheesecakes, cherry bakewells, stacks of gooey brownies – and fresh filled doughnuts – raspberry jam and vanilla custard – are just some of the delicious pudding options we will have on offer. Our treats are all made with natural ingredients, baked in small batches to traditional methods and are simply irresistable.”

The Duck Rotisserie
“The Crispy Duck Rotisserie brings you delicious duck wraps made with crispy duck meat straight off the rotisserie, served with freshly cut cucumber and spring onion and our house hoisin sauce. We also do duck fat chips, skinny fries deep fried in duck fat and seasoned with garlic and rosemary salt. Gluten free options available.”

Flying Frenchman
“We make sausages great again! It’s about doing the best products: free range meats, no preservatives or colorants, no filler (so gluten free), served in a freshly baked organic baguette with our homemade ketchup and mustard. Simplicity at its best!”

Get Wurst
“Get Wurst offers the best bratwurst and currywurst this side of Berlin. Our sausages come direct from Germany, served in brioche buns from our local bakers with beer fried onions, sauerkraut and pickles. We offer a range of sausages and can give you a taste of Berlin with a traditional currywurst. We have a range of different sausages and do a really tasty vegan bratwurst so have all tastes covered!”

Hush Hush
“We create UNIQUE BUTTER FREE, filo pastry pies and savoury quiches that are affordable, tasty and rarely seen in UK food markets. All our products are handmade from scratch. All our pies and quiches can be served hot or cold and we serve them with choice of 3 different healthy salads.”

La Crepe des Delices
“Djamel from La Crepe Des Delices has been working in the area for over 5 years cooking delicious food with carefully chosen fresh ingredients. This year he will be offering some tasty sweet and savoury crepes, as well as tasty French baguettes and marinated grilled chicken and grilled halloumi wraps.”

Los Churros Amigos
“Los Churros Amigos freshly make the most delicious Churros & melted Belgian Chocolate in the world (which is theatre in itself) served by our lovely staff at a very reasonable price from a beautiful looking stall made from reclaimed timber.”