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

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Sunday 2nd June 2019

3pm - 5pm

Band in the Garden

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

Entry free, with charity donation and raffle.

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Sunday 9th June 2019

3pm - 4.30pm

Choir in the Garden

City of Leicester Singers will be singing a selection of songs.  Bring your deckchairs and picnics.
Refreshments available in Knoll House.

Entry free, with charity donation.

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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 £5, children free.

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September 2019



Late Summer Plant Fair         NOT THIS YEAR

A selection of specialist nurseries 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

Refreshment facilities

We regret that University Catering no longer provides a café in the Botanic Garden. However, we will be offering refreshments at some of our special events. For details see our events calendar on our website.