Sculpture in the Garden 2012: 'Interesting Times'

The University of Leicester's annual 'Sculpture in the Garden' exhibition runs from Sunday 1 July until Sunday 28 October 2012. Almuth Tebbenhoff FRBS has curated the exhibition which this year is called 'Interesting Times'.

'Interesting Times’ is the eleventh annual Sculpture in the Garden exhibition. The event attracts around 30,000 people every year, and has hosted over 380 sculptures since its inception.

The Botanic Garden is open every day from 10.00am to 5.00pm. Admission is free except on some special event days.


Vice-Chancellor's welcome
Professor Sir Robert Burgess

Curator's note
Almuth Tebbenhoff FRBS

Artists and sculptures
Biographies of each artist and photographs of their work in situ.

What's that sculpture?
A spotter's guide to the works around the garden.

Exhibition catalogue
Download the catalogue as a PDF

Visitor information
How to find the Botanic Garden

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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)

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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.