On Tuesday 22nd May at 10.30am the talk is by Tom Higginbotom and is on "The Weird World of Plant Galls". The talk will take place in the Dorothy Fox Education Centre. Members of FOBS free. Visitors very welcome £5. The Listings page under What's On shows all the Events in the Gardens including the [...]
1.00-1.30pm is storytelling for younger children. From 1.30pm-3.30pm for all age groups explore the Gardens with a Spring Trail and/or do Art and Craft activities. Members of the Children's University may collect credits. Meet in the Dorothy Fox Education Centre at the top of the Thompson Road drive. More details in Education under Out of [...]
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.