The next talk is on Tuesday, 28th May at 10.30 am. The talk is by Andy Bensen and is on "Pollinating in the Peak". All talks take place in the Dorothy Fox Education Centre. Members of FOBS free. Visitors very welcome £5.
There are plant sales throughout the summer and autumn 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.
Spring "I-Spy" on Wednesday, 29th May from 1.00-3.30pm. Pick up a sheet (50p) from the Dorothy Fox Centre at the top of the drive off Thompson Road. Finding the items in the Gardens takes about an hour. There are also art and craft activities in the Centre. Suitable for children aged 4-11. Members of the [...]
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.