Tuesday 27th February at 10.30 am Ed Shaw will give a talk on "Plants, Travel and Changes in SW China" in the Dorothy Fox Education Centre. Members of FOBS free. Visitors very welcome £5. The Listings page will be updated by the end of February. Please note new start time for Tuesday talks of 10.30 am.
FOBS and Broomhill Library are jointly putting on a Second Hand Book Sale on Saturday and Sunday 17th and 18th February from 11.00-3.00 in the Dorothy Fox Education Centre.
This new book by Alison Hunter and Daniel King will be available at FOBS' events and can be bought at The Gatehouse shop at the entrance to the Gardens and from Sheffield Scene on Surrey Street. Price £15.
The annual Art in the Gardens is this weekend, 2nd and 3rd September from 10.30 to 5.30.
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.