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Closing Times in the Gardens is 4.00pm every day until further notice. All FOBS, Florilegium, Sheffield Children's University activities, talks and tours are cancelled for March and April and probably May and June as are plant sales. See Listings. The café, shop, Bear Pit, toilets and Pavilions are closed. Volunteering gardening sessions in the Gardens [...]

By | 2020-03-27T14:43:54+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CANCELLATIONS AND CLOSURES

“Bear Hunt” in your Garden or Home

Sadly the Bear Hunt in the Botanical Gardens is cancelled but try and do one in your own garden or home. Draw 10 bears and have something to differentiate them such as a different coloured hat or cap. Hide them round your garden or home for the children to find. Make sure one is very [...]

By | 2020-03-23T10:20:33+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “Bear Hunt” in your Garden or Home

Sponsor a Tree

Every Spring a number of unusual trees are planted. Why not sponsor a tree? For more information telephone 0114 2500500.

By | 2018-09-15T19:29:58+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sponsor a Tree

Children’s University Activities

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.

By | 2017-08-18T12:20:11+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Children’s University Activities

Next Outdoor Theatre Event

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.

By | 2017-08-18T12:18:39+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Next Outdoor Theatre Event

Plant Sales

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.

By | 2017-08-01T21:42:49+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Plant Sales

Christmas Cards

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.

By | 2017-01-02T09:39:46+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Christmas Cards

Children’s Activities

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.

By | 2016-08-09T15:29:37+00:00 August 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Children’s Activities

Theatre Productions

Look at What's On, Listings to see the outside theatre productions which are being put on during July and August.

By | 2016-07-11T16:51:00+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Theatre Productions