The next talk is on Tuesday 21st October at 10.30 am and will be an update from the Curator, Ian Turner. All talks take place in the Dorothy Fox Education Centre at the top of the drive off Thompson Road. Members of FOBS free. Visitors very welcome £5.
There are no more plant sales until the Spring. They are regularly held from Spring to Autumn and take place near the Dorothy Fox Centre which is at the top of the drive off Thompson Road. Please see Listings under "What's On" for more information.
The next children’s activity will be on Saturday 26th October from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm. Pick up a Scavenger Hunt from the Dorothy Fox Centre at the top of the drive off Thompson Road and explore the Gardens collecting Autumn Treasures. Use these Treasures to create a magic carpet and have a go at [...]
Every Spring a number of unusual trees are planted. Why not sponsor a tree? For more information telephone 0114 2500500.
The last summer holiday event is on Wednesday 23rd August. Starting at 1.00 with storytelling for younger children (about 20 minutes) followed by a minibeast hunt where children find, collect and with help identify minibeasts before drawing them. Meet in the Dorothy Fox Education Centre. See Education for more information. All children welcome.
Outdoor theatre production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on 24th and 25th August at 7.00pm. Book online www.thepantaloons.co.uk. See listings.
Regular plant sales throughout the summer and autumn in the glasshouse behind the Dorothy Fox Education Centre. Check "Listings" under "What's On" to see details of the next plant sale.
Professors Nigel Dunnett and James Hitchmough will be giving a talk to FOBS on Tuesday, 24th January at 10.00 am on "Horticulture and Landscape Design: Education for the future". Visitor welcome £3.00.
Because of the building work there are no organised children's activities such as story telling but do say hello to the Bear in the Bear pit and his friends the elephants.
Look at What's On, Listings to see the outside theatre productions which are being put on during July and August.