The next FOBS' talk is on Tuesday, February 25, and is by Steve Furness on "Growing on Tufa". All talks take place in the Dorothy Fox Education Centre at the top of the drive off Thompson Road. FOBS' members free. Visitors welcome £5.
There are no more plant sales until the Spring. They are regularly held from Spring to Autumn and take place near the Dorothy Fox Centre which is at the top of the drive off Thompson Road. Please see Listings under "What's On" for more information.
Children's event on Wednesday 8th April from 1.00-3.30pm. Meet at Dorothy Fox Centre and go round trying to find all the bears (takes about 45 minutes). Art and Craft activities in the Centre. Suitable for children aged 4-9. Cost 50p
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.