1. The Kew Gardens Competition (the “Promotion”) is run by Colart Fine Art & Graphics Limited (the “Promoter”), company number 00016193, with its registered office at 21 Evesham Street, London, W11 4AJ. The Promotion is only open to those who are 18 or over excluding employees of the Promoter and its group, their families, agents or anyone else professionally connected with this promotion.

2. Promotional Period: Entries for the Promotion are open between 10:00 26 of July and 17:00 5 August 2018. Entries made outside of the announced Promotional Period will not be accepted.

3. No purchase is necessary; however, internet access and an active, functioning email address is required.

4. A maximum of one entry per person is permitted To Enter: Entrants must submit a working email address.

5. The Prize: There will be 1 prize for the Promotion which will consist of: (i) 1 Winsor & Newton Professional Water Colour Black Box (12 half pans) (ii) 1 Individual Friend of Kew membership. Membership benefits include:

  • Unlimited entry to Kew Gardens and our country estate, Wakehurst
  • 10% off products in Kew’s shops and venue hire*
  • 5% off selected talks and courses
  • Priority booking and discounts for a range of popular ticketed events
  • Exclusive behind the scenes events
  • Kew Magazine sent to you three times a year and free access to digital editions**

* venue hire discount applies Monday to Thursday, please email for full terms and conditions ** over 30 searchable back issues of the magazine available

6. Winner Selection: All valid entries received during the Promotional Period will be collated and a single winner (the “Winner”) will be picked at random within 72 hours of the closing date.

7. Winner notification: The Winner will be notified by email within 72 hours of the competition closing date. The Winner will be required to respond within 3 days of the date of notification confirming their acceptance of the prize. If the Winner does not respond to communications within 3 days of the first notification email, the Promoter reserves the right to disqualify that Winner and select another Winner in the same manner.

8. All costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of the prizes including, but not limited to, transportation (other than main transport to London as described above), food, beverages, souvenirs, gratuities, and other miscellaneous expenses are the Winner’s sole responsibility.

9. The prizes are non-transferable, non-refundable and cannot be exchanged by the Winner for any cash alternatives in whole or in part. If for any reason the Winner does not take an element of the prize at the time stipulated by the Promoter, then that element of the prize will be forfeited by the Winner and neither cash nor any other form of compensation will be supplied in lieu of that element of the prize. However, the Promoter reserves the right to provide an alternative prize of equal or greater value in its sole discretion.

10. Winners of the Membership must abide by the Terms and Conditions which form part of their prize. Failure to produce proof of valid entry on request may result in being asked to leave Kew Gardens. Whilst at the applicable venue, the winner must not: be drunk, intoxicated, under the influence of drugs, underage, be abusive, threatening, make or incite racial abuse, chant, use offensive language, make obscene gestures, throw items, behave anti-socially, carry laser pens, bring animals (except guide dogs), carry offensive weapons or illegal substances, carry candles, climb any structure, make excessive noise, offer any item for sale, damage the venue or smoke. The Promoter is not liable for loss, injury or damage to winners and their guests unless it has breached a legal duty of care owed to them. The Promoter is not liable for damage or loss to Winner’s and their guest’s property unless this occurred due to the Promoter’s wilful misconduct. Failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions may result in refused entry or the winner and being asked to leave the venue.

11. Bulk entries made from trade, consumer groups or third parties will not be accepted. Incomplete or illegible entries, entries by or via third parties or syndicates, entries by macros or other automated means (including systems which can be programmed to enter), and entries which do not satisfy the requirements of these terms and conditions in full will be disqualified and will not be counted. If it becomes apparent that an Entrant is using a computer(s) to circumvent this condition by, for example, the use of ‘script’, ‘brute force’, masking their identity by manipulating IP addresses, using identities other than their own or any other automated means in order to increase that Entrant’s entries into the draw in a way that is not consistent with the spirit of the promotion, that person’s entries will be disqualified and any prize award will be void.

12. If for any reason any aspect of this promotion is not capable of running as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, network failure, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any cause beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition, the Promoter may in its sole discretion cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition, or invalidate any affected entries.

13. The Promoter shall have the right, where necessary, to undertake all such action as is reasonable to protect itself against fraudulent or invalid claims including, without limitation, to require further verification as to the identity, age, and other relevant details of a participant.

14. The Promoter and its associated agencies and companies will not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense or damage which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person’s negligence) in connection with this promotion or accepting or using the prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law (including personal injury, death and fraud) in which case that liability is limited to the minimum allowable by law

15. The Promoter will only use the personal details supplied for the administration of the promotion and for no other purpose unless we have your consent. Visit our privacy policy at Privacy Policy

16. By entering the Promotion, the participant agrees to release the Promoter from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Promotion or with the acceptance, possession, attendance at or use of any prize (except death or personal injury caused by the Promoter’s negligence, for fraud, or otherwise as prohibited by law).

17. By entering this promotion you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.

18. These terms and conditions are governed by English law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.