Botanic Garden and Attenborough Arboretum

Adult courses and workshops

We offer a range of courses and workshops for adults. For more information or to book, please view the course entries below or telephone 0116 252 3666 or email us.

Poetry-writing workshop

Why not join our first ever poet in residence at the Botanic Garden for a half-day workshop on writing poetry. All experience levels welcomed.

Introduction to Plant identification 2023

Our plant identification course is currently under review. Details will be posted here as soon as they are available.

Floristry workshops

View details of our spring floristry workshops at the Botanic Garden.

Guided tours

Tours of the Botanic Garden can be arranged for organised groups or as gifts for a special occasion. The tours are led by a trained guide and last about 90 minutes.


Several independent art groups meet regularly at the Garden or Arboretum. Why not join one of them? We also collaborate with the Attenborough Arts Centre to provide a programme of summer art courses.

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