Culzean Castle is perched dramatically on the Ayrshire cliffs of Scotland's west coast. Culzean will hosts a series of events throughout spring and summer. The Food Market will see the very best produce from local suppliers brought to Culzean on the first Sunday of every month - an array of food, crafts and flowers.Find out more
Botanic Lights is back for 2016. Embark upon a journey of light around the world and explore regions from where the Garden's plants were collected to the places its scientists carry out important research and conservation work today. Every night from 13 October to 6 November (except Mondays). For further information and tickets visit www.botaniclights.co.ukFind out more
Storytellers will animate the Garden for a relaxed afternoon of stories for all the family. Meet at the Storytelling tent, where they will take you on story journeys into the beautiful surroundings, where nature, gardens and dreams meet, enriched by late autumn colours.Find out more
Join artists in the woods around Cambo for a day of creative activities. We will be using homemade charcoal, willow, berries and leaves to create an autumn spectacle. This event coincides with an exhibition of work by local artists as part of the East Neuk Open Studios initiative. Drop in between 10.30 - 12.30pm amd 2pm - 4pm with plenty of time for a picnic and woodland walk in between!Find out more
As part of the Edinburgh Café Scientifique programme Toby Pennington will open a discussion about the causes of deforestation in the world's most biodiverse forests in Latin America. These include increased demand for meat and the cultivation of soy bean, much of which is exported and used in animal feed. Come and find out what the solutions could be and how we as consumers can improve the situation.
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Discover the amazing world of Scottish fungi with Plantlife Scotland. Fungi are not plants or animal, but these often strange looking living things play a vital role in keeping plants healthy and recycling nutrients by decomposing the dead.
With Plantlife Scotland
Join us for a fascinating talk by Borders journalist and writer Sandy Neil on 19th century culinary delights and Walter Scott’s passion for the food of Scots. Let your guide take you on a gastronomic tour of Scottish history and literature with an introductory walk around Abbotsford’s Kitchen Garden with Gardens Manager Pippa Coles.
This tour is part of the Borders Heritage Festival. Booking is recommended as spaces are limited and the tour meeting point is in the South Court of Abbotsford.
Step inside the Botanic Cottage, simultaneously the oldest and newest building in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Designed by two of Scotland's greatest architects in the late 18th century, it has been rebuilt in the Botanics as a centre for community engagement and education, and contains the oldest surviving classroom of the Scottish Enlightenment.Find out more