Events diary

Calendar of forthcoming events at the University of Leicester Botanic Garden

Sunday 24th Feb. & 3rd March 2019

10am - 4pm

Crocus Sundays

Weekend viewing of crocus and other early spring flowers. Refreshments available in Knoll House

Entry by donation in support of a local medical charity

Botanic Garden

Date tbc

3pm - 5pm

Band in the Garden

Wigston Brass Band will be playing a selection of  music. Bring your deckchairs and pcinics. Refreshments available in Knoll House.

Entry free, with charity donation and raffle.

Botanic Garden

Sunday, 30th June 2019

10am - 5pm

Plant Sale & Family Day

Specialist plant sales, free activities for children, music, entertainments, arts & crafts stalls & demonstrations, gardening, ecology & wildlife groups. Refreshments.

Entry fee for adults tbc, children free.

Botanic Garden

Sunday, 9th September 2018

10am - 3pm

Late Summer Plant Fair

Plant Heritage will be bringing alpines, hardy perennials, shrubs and bulbs - and plenty of late summer colour to attract the keen gardener. Refreshments available.

Entry £3

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Visitors to Botanic Garden

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

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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)

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The University of Leicester is committed to equal access to our facilities. DisabledGo has a detailed accessibility guide for the Botanic Garden.

Café in the Garden

Café in the Garden 2018

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

Please note that there will not be a University sculpture exhibition in the Botanic Garden in 2018.