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Walks & Tours Taking Place for the Bicentenary Year

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    WALKS & TOURS DURING THE BICENTENARY YEAR AT THE BOTANIC GARDENS (2017) HISTORY WALKS WITH PARK RANGERS                                 Monday 15 May 2pm                                                     Friday 26 May 2pm                                                          Wednesday 7 June 10.30am                                        Monday 19 June 2pm                                                     Tuesday 18 July 3pm                                                       Wednesday 9 August 11am                                        Monday 21 August 2pm                                                                Tuesday 5 September 11am                                        Wednesday 20 […]

Orchid Fair 2017

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The twentieth annual Weekend Orchid Fair will be held at Glasgow Botanic Gardens on Saturday May 6th and Sunday May 7th. Entry to this popular event is free and open from 10am until 5pm. Specialist orchid nurseries will be tempting you with their exquisite flowers and plants and offering advice on how to keep them should […]

Gardens Classroom

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The Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens are funding, through the earlier generous legacy by the late Maureen Bell, a new outdoor classroom. We were also fortunate in obtaining funding from the “Tesc0 Bags Scheme” and the Incorporation of Gardeners of Glasgow In the refurbished Fern Garden just to the West of the Main Range it […]

Friends new Logo !

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The Friends are re-launching this year with a brand new Logo ! With the generous support of Graven Images in Glasgow we have a bright, colourful Logo showcasing our priority to support and develop the plant collections in both in the glasshouses and the Gardens. You will now begin to see this in the Gardens and […]

Glasgow Botanic Gardens Bi-Centenary

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On May 20th 2017 the Gardens reaches its 200th birthday and will be celebrating this momentous occasion with many activities in the Gardens for all to enjoy. More than 20 different organisations will be inviting you to find out about their activities, see the heavy horses and much more – especially for the younger visitors.  A major time-line […]

Book Fair

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Come along and browse through a large selection of books old and new. The Book Fair will be taking place in the Hopkirk building on the 11th and 12th of February. Opening hours 10 am to 4.30 pm. FREE ENTRY