Welcome to the University of Leicester Botanic Garden: a world of plants

Friends of the Garden winter lecture series

Wednesday 12th November 2014

 Mike Brown “Many a sundry flower”.
A fascinating look at the edible, medicinal, cosmetic and possibly fatal uses of plants during the Roman, Medieval,Tudor and Stuart periods. Mike Brown is a garden historian and has recreated a medieval garden at the Prebendal Manor at Nassington, Northants.

Winter Garden tour & Christmas wreath making workshop. 

Saturday, 6th December 2014
Venue: Botanic Garden10.00-12.30
Price: £20 per person, includes all materials and refreshments.
Numbers are limited, so book your place safely online here: http://shop.le.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=1&catid=749&prodid=3921
Meet at the Glebe Road gate for 10am start. 

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Wednesday 12th November 2014 Mike Brown “Many a sundry flower”.

7.30pm Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 3 on main University Campus.

Click here for map and parking details, & to see the full programme of Friends of the Garden visits and lectures for 2014-15

Visitors' entrance

The visitor entrance to the Botanic Garden is on Glebe Road, Oadby LE2 2LD. Parking is on Glebe Road.

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Correspondence address:
University of Leicester Botanic Garden,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 7RH

Botanic Garden office phone: 0116 271 2933
(Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

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