On Monday 13th August at 7.15 pm Ian Turner, the Curator of the Gardens will lead a Garden tour. On Tuesday 28th August at 10.30 am the talk is by Steve Hickman on "Agapanthus, Tulbaghia, Nerines and Dierama". The talks will take place in the Dorothy Fox Education Centre. Also meet there for the Garden [...]
August 8th, 15th and 22nd storytelling in the Dorothy Fox Centre for younger children from 1.00-1.30 pm. For older children (4-11) minibeast afternoon from 1.30-3.30. Search for minibeasts and with help identify them. Art and craft activities in the Dorothy Fox Centre. Cost 50p. All children welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. Children's [...]
For Information about the Gardens or bookings please telephone 0114 2500500 (Monday-Friday).
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.