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 29 January 2024 Morning talk  Diane Clement: 'A shady garden' 
Mon 19 February 2024 Morning talk  Sally Smith: 'The wonderful world of weeds' 

Thu 14 March 2024

Evening AGM and talk  AGM followed by brief talk
Mon 15 April 2024 Morning talk Michael Brown: 'Customs and flowers at Easter'
Mon 13 May 2024 Morning talk Rodney Weston: 'Home composting' 

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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