Poet in Residence 2023
During 2023, Tim Relf will be our Poet in Residence at the Botanic Garden. He will write a number of poems related to the Garden and Events of 2023 and also hold a poetry writing workshop on 20 May 2023.
Indian Dancing in the Garden
Sunday 21 May 2023, 1.00pm - 5.00pm
- Indian dancing, provided by several groups, presented by Sajan Odedra.
- Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Garden, available from 12.30pm on Beaumont Terrace.
- Free admission, donations to support the dancers and the Botanic Garden are welcome.
- Entrance and parking on Glebe Road, Oadby, Leicester LE2 2LD.
"Gilding the Lily" - a talk by Lars Tharp of the BBC Antiques Roadshow
Saturday 3 June 2023, from 6.00pm
- A fundraising evening organised by the Friends of the Garden with proceeds going towards the refurbishment of the greenhouses.
- Gardens and greenhouses open from 6pm.
- This event will be ticketed, available online from Eventbrite.
- A glass of wine or a non-alcoholic drink is included.
- The talk will begin in the Beaumont Hall dining room at 8pm.
- Location: Beaumont Hall, Stoughton Drive South, Oadby LE2 2NA.
- Parking on Glebe Road, Oadby LE2 2LD.
Plant Sale and Family Day
Sunday 2 July 2023, 10.00am - 5.00pm
- Come along to our annual event organised by the Friends of the Botanic Garden.
- Proceeds go toward funding additional facilities within the garden.
- You will find specialist plant sales, free children's and family activities, music, entertainments, art and craft stalls and demonstrations, ecology and wildlife groups and activities.
- Refreshments available.
- Entrance £5 per adult, children free.