Botanic Garden and Attenborough Arboretum

Friends talks, visits and holiday programme

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 
Mon 6 March 2023 Morning talk  Alison Levey: 'Blackberry garden, Alison's own garden'
Wed 15 March 2023 Evening AGM and talk  AGM followed by brief talk
Mon 24 April 2023 Morning talk Howard Drury: 'Hellebores'
Tues 25 April 2023 Garden visit

Fully booked - Winterbourne Gardens, Edgbaston and Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Thu 18 May 2023 Garden visit

Azalea Gardens at the Stody Estate, Melton Constable, Norfolk

Download, complete and post the booking form (PDF, 160kb)

Mon 22 May 2023 Morning talk Brian Hammond: 'Weird, Wonderful and Wicked Wildflowers' 

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 11.00am with a 10.30am arrival.

Evening events commence at 7.30pm.

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 normally depart from Glebe Road. Times and costs vary. See the appropriate entry above for a booking form once the visit is confirmed. View our cancellation terms and conditions, mobility information and coach arrangements (PDF, 119kb)

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