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Glasgow Botanic Gardens Bicentenary 1817 – 2017

glasgow botanic gardens bicentenary 1817 2017

Connecting People and Plants Through Inspiration and Education

For two hundred years Glasgow Botanic Gardens has provided local people and visitors to the city with a beautiful leisure facility plus a valuable scientific and educational resource. In 2017 the bicentenary of the Botanics will be celebrated with a series of fantastic events running throughout the year.

These will include: Bicentenary Exhibition in The Kibble Palace, from April, Larger than usual Orchid Fair – two day event at the Kibble Palace on 6 and 7 May, Bicentenary Day, 20 May – Free event for groups, families and children with Marquee and range of activities, The People’s Gardens, Dinosaurs in the Botanics, Chinese Lanterns and much more.

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Jurassic Kingdom Tour Glasgow, Botanic Gardens 26 August – 10 September, 2017

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Glasgow Botanic Gardens, 730 Great Western Rd, Glasgow  G12 0UE 26 August – 10 September, 2017 Seven days a week 10am to 6pm (last entry at 5pm). Jurassic Kingdom is a unique and spectacular outdoor dinosaur experience aimed at family audiences that is both entertaining and educational. Jurassic Kingdom has over 30 animatronic dinosaurs with […]

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West End Festival: Bard at the Botanics, Timon of Athens, 22 and 23 June, 2017

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Botanic Gardens, 730 Great Western Road, G12 8QX Thursday 22 Jun 8:00pm Friday 23 Jun 8:00pm £22.50/£15 (Concession) For details of other shows see: www.bardinthebotanics.co.uk Glasgow Botanic Gardens, 730 Great Western Road, G12 0UE Wealthy friend to the rich and powerful, patron of the arts, ostentatious host, Timon of Athens showers gifts and hospitality on […]

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Wild in the City,Glasgow Botanic Gardens, 28 June, 2017

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  Wild in the City at the Botanic Gardens. Meet the Countryside Rangers and learn about Glasgow’s wildlife through games, workshops and activities. 11am-3pm. Free! Glasgow Botanic Gardens, 730 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G12 0UE Glasgow Botanic Gardens Bicentenary Celebrations

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Glasgow Botanic Gardens: 200 Years Hillhead Library, Talk, Hillhead Library, 5 June, 2017

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Hillhead Library 348 Byres Road, G12 8AP Monday 05 Jun 6:30pm Free entry Ewen Donaldson, General Manager, Glasgow Botanic Gardens, will present the prestigious 200-year history of the Botanic Gardens, including recent milestones such as refurbishment of the “Main Range” glasshouses, restoration of the “A” Listed Kibble Palace, and the new Tearoom in the Curator’s […]

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Gruffalo Reading and Songs with Tam Dean Burn, Kibble Palace, 29 April, 2017

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Gruffalo in the Botanics An interactive afternoon of gruffalo activities, prizes and fun including a special reading of the gruffalo by Tam Dean Burn with songs on Saturday 29th April from 12pm to 4pm Meet at the Kibble Palace Gruffalo reading and songs by Tam Dean Burn and friends at 3pm  Families, young people, children […]

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Bohemia Magical Secret Garden Fair, The Kibble Palace, 14 May, 2017

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  Free Entry –  Sunday 14, May, 2017 – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Kibble Palace, Glasgow Botanic Gardens, 730 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G12 0UE Come along and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of The Kibble Palace. A  perfect location for the many exquisite arts and crafts you will find to admire and buy […]

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Bicentenary Exhibition at The Botanics from April, 2017

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Glasgow Botanic Gardens 2017: celebrating 200 years of flourishing growth Glasgow Botanic Gardens celebrates its bicentenary (1817 – 2017) with a series of events running throughout the year.  It all kicks off in April with The Bicentenary Exhibition at the Kibble. I went along to meet Ewen Donaldson, Manager of Glasgow Botanic Gardens to hear […]

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