The next FOBS' talk is on Tuesday 26th March at 10.30am and is by Jerry Gunton on "iTree: Survey on the Tree Cover in Sheffield". There are 3 talks in April. Monday, 8th April at 7.15pm is on "Wild plants of the Sheffield and Tinsley Canal" by Ken Balkow. On Sunday, 21st at 2.00pm there [...]
Every Spring a few unusual trees are planted. Seven trees are available for sponsorship which must be planted in the next few weeks. To find out more go to the "Support Us" page and go down to "Donations and Legacies" or telephone 0114 2500500. The trees available are: acer monspessulanum, cercis canadensis 'Alba', microbiota decussata, [...]
There will be a Bear Hunt in the Gardens on Wednesday 10th April from 1.00-3.30pm. Finding the Bears usually takes under an hour. There are also art and craft activities in the Dorothy Fox Education Centre at the top of the Thompson Road Drive. Suitable for children aged 4-11. Pick up a Bear Hunt sheet [...]
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.