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Fundraising Friends’ Lecture – An Evening with Adam Frost

Thursday 16 November 2023 at 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm


A special fundraising lecture for the Friends’ Education and Training Fund

Adam Frost, dressed in navy blue stands smiling in a lawned garden.
An evening with Adam Frost

Join Adam Frost as he shares his life in gardening, starting out with his grandparents, then an apprenticeship in the Parks Department, time spent with Geoff Hamilton, and his story of the Chelsea Flower Show and how he ended up on Gardener’s World. With many more stories along the way!

The Friends’ Education and Training Fund supports the Horticultural Trainee scheme at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden, and was set up to ensure the support of the Friends for horticulturalists of the future. Trainees are funded by the Friends for 2 years whilst working with the Garden team and studying for RHS qualifications. Many go on to further study and work at other historic gardens. The Friends thank you for your genorosity.

General entry is £20

Friends of the Garden £15

There are a small number of free student tickets available.

Please book your tickets using the online shop

Please note that this lecture is a fund-raising event for the Friends and will not be available by Zoom, and will not be recorded.



Attendees can use the following University car parks: Sports Centre, The Hawthorns, Woodland Road (12, 15, 17 & 19) and University Walk

There is free on-street parking (ticket required) from 6:30pm on these streets: St Michael’s Park, Woodland Road (north), Priory Road

There is metered on-street parking on Tyndall Avenue, Elton Road and University Road.

For a map and detailed parking information please see the map linked below:

Friends Lectures Parking Guide and Map


Thursday 16 November 2023
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm


Friends of the University of Bristol Botanic Garden


The Powell Lecture Theatre
Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue
Bristol, Select a State or Province: BS8 1TL United Kingdom
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