Botanic Garden and Attenborough Arboretum

Friends talks, visits and holiday programme

Please note that indoor face-to-face morning talks have now resumed.

As part of the member benefits, a programme of indoor talks and days out to places of gardening interest are arranged. Special events are also arranged from time to time.

Date Event 
Wed 20 October 2021  Morning talk  "Growing Cut Flowers" by Jeff Bates
Wed 17 November 2021  Morning talk  A light-hearted talk by Vanessa Parkinson: "Use of plants in Tudor times".

Please note that all talks take place in Beaumont House, Stoughton Drive South, Oadby LE2 2NA, at the north end of the Botanic Garden, unless otherwise announced. Morning lectures commence at 11am with a 10.30am arrival. Evening events have not yet resumed. Non-members are very welcome - a £2 donation is requested or free if membership is purchased on the day. Parking is available on Glebe Road. Refreshments are available before the talk.

Garden visits, have not yet resumed, but normally depart from Glebe Road. Times and costs vary. See the appropriate entry above for a booking form once the visit is confirmed. For all cancellation terms and conditions, mobility information and coach arrangements, download (PDF, 70kb).

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