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Next FOBS’ Talk is on Tuesday, 22nd January

On Tuesday 22nd January at 10.30 am the talk is by Alison Hunter on "History of the Gardens Part 2". All talks take place in the Dorothy Fox Education Centre. Members of FOBS free. Visitors very welcome £5. The Listings page under What's On will not be updated for 2019 until early next year.  

By | 2018-11-30T14:20:40+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Next FOBS’ Talk is on Tuesday, 22nd January

Sponsor a Tree

Every Spring a few unusual trees are planted. Sponsor a tree. For more information telephone 0114 2500500.    

By | 2018-09-15T19:31:23+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sponsor a Tree

Cheque from Music in the Gardens

A cheque for over £7,000 has been donated by the Rotary Club to the Botanical Gardens from the proceeds of Music in the Gardens 2018. Many thanks for all the hard work the Rotarians do in making this such a successful annual event. Looking forward to Music in the Gardens 2019.

By | 2018-11-30T14:16:37+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cheque from Music in the Gardens

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