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Easter Sculpture Festival

Friday 7 April 2023 at 10:00 am to Monday 10 April 2023 at 5:00 pm

Mosaic of two foxes walking away together on a road called Lover's Lane.
Lover’s walk, by Toni Burrows

The Easter Sculpture Festival returns again this April. Amble around in the serene atmosphere of the Botanic Garden and discover art among the plant life. Wildlife feature in intricate mosaics, while stone figures frolic in the Mediterranean display; elsewhere sci fi metal work shimmers, and plant-like ceramics unfurl; in the glasshouses African carnival faces smile down.

During the event visitors can view and buy sculpture, enjoy demonstrations and have a go themselves at of willow weaving, pottery, woodturning, and stone carving with experts on hand to give tips and advice. There will be guided tours of the Garden throughout the weekend for visitors can see the flowers of spring and learn about the wonders of the plant world.

Three ceramic fronds unfurl
Spring sister’s trio, by Karen Edwards

The Friends of the Garden will be running their usual high quality plant sale, helping you to give your garden a spring lift.

Tea and cake will be provided by Chandos Deli who will be serving their usual range of delicious treats on the West Terrace.

  • Friday 7th, Saturday 8th, Sunday 9th, and Monday 10th April.
  • 10am until 5pm
  • Entrance £10 (£11 with gift aid)
  • Free to Friends of the Garden, children, students, staff and alumni of the University of Bristol.

Book a ticket in advance

Book your tickets in advance through the online shop. You will need to register your details. You will only be charged once you have confirmed your booking.



Friday 7 April 2023 at 10:00 am
Monday 10 April 2023 at 5:00 pm
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University of Bristol Botanic Garden
The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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0117 42 82041

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