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This year sees the return of art in the Garden with Alex Hirtzel's 'Displays Decoded', an interactive exhibition enabling visitors to see the natural world as they've never seen it before. Alex has collaborated with University behavioural ecologist Dr Dave Lawson and his colleagues in the School of Biological Sciences to examine previously undiscovered ways in which pollinators are attracted to and interact with plants, collectively known as ‘sensory modalities.’ Through interactive sculptures, ultra-violet prints and heat sensitive materials, Alex’s…Find out more »
The IsamBards – four Bristol poets who have led popular poetry walks around the Botanic Garden in the past – will be popping up in several beautiful spots in the garden on Sunday 8th August from 2.00 p.m. Come and add to the pleasures of the garden in bloom with a pertinent poem or two from David Johnson, Deborah Harvey, Dominic Fisher and Pameli Benham – free with entry price.Find out more »
Blue Notes Band perform at the Garden We are delighted that we are able to once again hold the annual jazz concert with the Blue Note and Hannah Wedlock. Over the years the Blue Notes has developed its own unique style and repertoire encompassing traditional, swing and mainstream jazz. They are a fixture in the Bristol Jazz scene and have regularly played festivals and clubs around the West country. An additional delight is the appearance of the…Find out more »
Discover how science, art and augmented reality can work together at our interactive workshop presented by artist Alex Hirtzel and creative director Chris Price. Gain insight into Alex’s practice and inspiration, Chris’ work at Curio-Zubr - an augmented and virtual reality studio catering to the arts, heritage and culture sector - and about how they came to work together. Learn more about how AR works as an exciting medium for artists and how it can enhance visual storytelling for education…Find out more »