On Tuesday 22nd January at 10.30 am the talk is by Alison Hunter on "History of the Gardens from 1834 to present". The February talk is on Tuesday 12th at 10.30 am and is by Dr Sally O'Halloran on "Learning from the Wild: planting design tips from the Caucasus". All talks take place in the [...]
Every Spring a few unusual trees are planted. Sponsor a tree. For more information telephone 0114 2500500.
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.
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.