Cottage Garden Gala FreeMay 30th, 2016 - May 30th, 2016
Celebrate the Botanic Cottage at our Georgian jamboree! It's time to party like it's 1766 as we celebrate the relocation of the original Botanic Cottage from it's Leith Walk site. Bring along a picnic and join us for an afternoon of free music, creative activities, demonstrations, dancing, storytelling, and much more. Suitable for all ages.
Part of Scotland's Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design
On Saturday 27th August our Head Gardener will be conducting a guided tour of the gardens at Cawdor Castle from 2pm until 3pm. This will be followed by Tea or Coffee with homemade Scones & Jam served in the Courtyard Café. The cost for the guided tour and refreshments is £8.00 per person. RHS members will receive 20% discount off the tour price and entry to the gardens is £6. Please contact Cawdor Castle on 01667 404401 to book onto the tour.Find out more
There are few sights more uplifting than a sea of bluebells. At Dunninald they are mostly blue, but in some places the whites and resulting lavender hybrids have been allowed to establish. Under a mature canopy of limes, beech, oaks and other treed under planted with rhododendrons and other shrubs, the ground is a carpet of colour.
Proceeds to Ferryden Brownies and Scotland's Gardens nominated charities.
The University of Dundee and the James Hutton Institute are coming together in the name of ‘Plant Power’.
They will be hosting a free event on Saturday, May 21st at the University of Dundee’s Botanic Garden to highlight how fascinating plants are and how important they are to the past, present and future of humanity.
There will be a range of activities taking place including hands on scientific workshops, falconry and face painting.
In association with the Institute of Sport and Exercise at the University of Dundee, the Botanic Garden will be hosting the annual Fun Run on Wednesday 18th May at 7pm.
Staged within the scenic setting of the Botanic Garden, the Fun Run is suitable for all the family and levels of ability; whether you are raising money for a worthwhile cause, remembering a loved one or simply keeping active.
Entry fee is £5 and registration closes at 6:45pm on Wednesday 18th May. There will be prizes up for grabs from Lowes of Dundee.
Please call 01382 381190 for more information.
British Art Show 8 FreeFebruary 13th, 2016 - May 8th, 2016
The 8th edition of this major touring exhibition surveying the last five years of contmeporary art in the UK is presented in Edinburgh at Inverleith House, Talbot Rice Gallery and the National Galleries. Artists including Jesse Wine, Nicolas Deshayes and Charlotte Prodger will be presenting new work at Inverleith House.Find out more