Events diary

Calendar of forthcoming events at the University of Leicester Botanic Garden
DATE EVENT VENUE & DETAILS

Saturday & Sunday, 3rd & 4th December 2016

Identifying mosses & liverworts: an introduction

Tutor: Uta Hamzaoui (Leicestershire & Rutland WildlifeTrust).

Saturday, 3rd December, 10am—4.30pm: indoor laboratory session, held in the coach house at the Botanic Garden, Oadby.

Sunday, 4th December, 10am—4pm: field excursion to Charnwood Lodge Nature Reserve.

Places limited, booking essential.

Venue & times:
Saturday 3rd Dec.-- Botanic Garden, 10am-4.30pm.
Sunday 4th Dec.-- Charnwood Lodge Nature Reserve,10am-4pm.

Cost: £50 per person (10% discount for Friends of the Garden or LRWT members).

Book online here.

Saturday, 21st January 2017

Bryophyte workshop: Brachythecium and Eurhynchium s.l. - the basics

A laboratory class on how to identify these common pleurocarp mosses.

Tutor: Martin Godfrey.
Places limited, booking essential.

Venue:  Botanic Garden

Time: 10.30am- 4.30pm

Cost: £15.

Now fully booked but cancellations may occur so watch this space!

Sunday, 22nd January 2017

Bryophyte workshop: Brachythecium and Eurhynchium s.l. - the basics
{
repeat of 21st Jan class}

A laboratory class on how to identify these common pleurocarp mosses.

Tutor: Martin Godfrey.
Places limited, booking essential.

Venue: Botanic Garden

Time: 10.30 -4.30pm

Cost: £15.

Book online here.

Sundays, 26 February & 5th March 2017 Crocus Sundays
Come and see our display of early spring flowers, featuring the Early Crocus in the Sandstone Garden. We open the Garden in support of local charities: this year it is Rainbows Childrens' Hospice and the Rotary Foundation's campaign to End Polio Now.
Venue: Botanic Garden
Time: 10am--4pm
Entry by donation.
Sunday, 2nd July 2017 Plant Sale & Family Day
Our annual open day for adults and children. Stalls feature arts and crafts groups, natural history societies and environmental groups, plant nurseries, entertainments and refreshments.

Venue: Botanic Garden
Time: 10am--5pm
Entrance charge tbc.

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Visitors' entrance

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

Contact us

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

Botanic Garden office phone: 0116 271 2933
(Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)
botanicgarden@le.ac.uk

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Café in the Garden

Café in the Garden 2017

We regret that the University Catering Dept. will be not be providing a café in the Botanic Garden this summer. 

However, we will be offering refreshments at some of our special events. For details see our events calendar on our website.

 

Sculpture exhibition 2017

Please note that there will not be a University sculpture exhibition in the Botanic Garden in 2017.