Nature of Food FreeApril 7th, 2018 - March 13th, 2018
Food is connected to just about every aspect of our lives. Scottish Environment, Food and Agriculture Research Institutes (SEFARI) collective presents a week of tasty science exploring what we eat and how the nation’s diet affects our health and that of the natural world. Fun and engaging drop-in activities developed in association with Young Scot will be accompanied by pop-up talks presented by SEFARI scientists at 2pm and 3pm each day, check rbge.org.uk for details.Find out more
Come and see the swathes of snowdrops that carpet the banks of Scrape Burn, which runs through the middle of Dawyck Botanic Garden. Set amidst a picturesque glen in the Scottish Borders, world-famous Dawyck Botanic Garden provides a magnificent backdrop for this stunning display. Award-winning visitor centre open dailyFind out more
Come and enjoy a Sunday walk at Dawyck during the Scottish Snowdrop Festival with an experienced garden guide who will help you discover more about this beautiful flower that heralds the start of Spring. Please note February walks start at 1.45pm and March walks start at 2.15pm.Find out more
Join an experienced Garden Guide at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh for a fascinating and insightful tour of the Garden's specialist collection of snowdrops. You will be delighted and amazed by the story and diversity of the collection, and have the chance to get up close to these beautiful flowers whilst they are in full bloom.
Guided walks take place at the Garden every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between now and 11 March, at 11am. Meet at the Information at the John Hope Gateway visitor centre, the West Gate entrance.
Visit the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and enjoy a stunning collection of specialist snowdrops planted around this 70 acre Garden in the centre of the city. As the visitor welcome team for guidance as to where to find them.Find out more
As part of The Scottish Snowdrop Festival and to celebrate over 600 years of Bowes Lyon history we invite you to plant snowdrops at Glamis Castle. The Hub will be open selling our signature tasty refreshments and the gardens and grounds of Glamis will be free to walk around.Find out more
Bring your wee ones for a magical snowdrop activity walk - if too cold, stories in the studio. Finish up in Nosebag Cafe for warming cuppa and cake. Meet every Wednesday morning throughout snowdrop festival.
Langley Park Gardens, Montrose have been brought back to life after many years of neglect and the Snowdrops in the policies are now a important feature at the beginning of the growing season. Walk round the Drive and paths through the grounds to see the many snowdrop varieties, look in the walled gardens to see the promise of things to come. The Gardens will also be open from the beginning of May to the end of September on Fridays, Saturdays and SundaysFind out more
Glamis Castle's first Crime Writer's Festival
You have a chance to hear the very best of Scottish crime writers as they tell you how it is done in a series of talks and writer’s workshops in what must be one of the most inspirational venues imaginable.
Authors Attending Crime at the Castle;
Val McDermid, Alex Gray, Caro Ramsay, Caroline Dunford, Chris Brookmyre, Chris Longmuir, Craig Robertson, Denise Mina, Douglas Skelton, Frank Muir, Jackie Mclean, Lin Anderson, Michael J Malone, Sandra Ireland, Shona MacLean and Wendy H. Jones.