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 
Tue 22 November 2022 Morning talk Karen Gimson: "Creating the Rainbows hospice garden"
Tue 24 January 2023 Morning talk Rowan Roenisch: "Edwardian manufacturers, their houses and gardens at the Botanic garden"
Mon 6 February 2023  Morning talk Russell Attwood: "No dig gardening"
Mon 6 March 2023 Morning talk  Alison Levey: "Blackberry garden, Alison's own garden"
Wed 15 March 2023 Evening AGM & talk  AGM followed by brief talk
Mon 24 April 2023 Morning talk Howard Drury: "Hellebores"
June 2023 Friends holiday

Visiting gardens of Northumbria. More details to follow once available.

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 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. For all cancellation terms and conditions, mobility information and coach arrangements, download (PDF, 259kb).

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