Monthly Archives: April 2019

Glasgow Science Festival at Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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We are delighted to be playing host to several events as part of Glasgow Science Festival 2019.   We have three dates in June for you to watch out for; Saturday 8th, Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th   Saturday 8th June 11-3.00 Discover science at Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens. Join University of Glasgow PhD students, University […]

Kibble Lecture: Thursday 18th April 2019

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The Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens annual Kibble Lecture this year has two guest speakers. Dr Helen Kingstone, Lecturer in Victorian Studies (University of Glasgow), will open the evening with a short talk on the ‘Born in 1819’ Project with the associated exhibition New Victorians: Kibble and his Contemporaries still running in the Kibble Palace. […]

Orchid Success

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Its a ‘well done’ to Christine Nicholson (GBG-Orchid Propagator) for producing some award winning plants for the Scottish Orchid Society display at the North East England Orchid Society Show. The Paphiopedilum appletonianum won Best Society Plant for the Scottish Orchid Society display as well as a Highly Commended for the overall show.   The Pleione […]