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Four-day workshop: Traditional Botanical Painting.

Linnaeus study room University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop, Bristol, United Kingdom

This four-day course running during September and October will be linked with themed workshops, covering the different stages of botanical painting and drawing; suitable for both beginners and more advanced […]

£196

Apple day: help make a proper Bristol cider!

University of Bristol Botanic Garden The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop, Bristol, United Kingdom

Help make a proper Bristol Cider!  More apples than you can use? Donate them to be part of our local cider project and enjoy a free cider!  Apple Day aims […]

Introduction to Bryophytes

University of Bristol Botanic Garden The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop, Bristol, United Kingdom

This is a one-day course to introduce and develop understanding of bryophytes and to develop skills in their identification. It is aimed at beginners. The number of species in this […]

£85

Fundraising Friends’ Lecture – An Evening with Adam Frost

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

A special fundraising lecture for the Friends' Education and Training Fund An evening with Adam Frost Join Adam Frost as he shares his life in gardening, starting out with his […]

£20

Willow lantern workshop

Linnaeus study room University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop, Bristol, United Kingdom

Join Maya Wolf and learn how to use willow to create a structure for a lantern. You will add lights and cover your structure, using tissue paper & glue to […]

£45

Elisabeth Cooper: Challenges facing arctic plants and ecosystems.

Linnaeus study room University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop, Bristol, United Kingdom

We welcome Elisabeth Cooper back to Bristol to tell us more about arctic plants, the challenges facing them, and arctic ecosystems in these times of change. Elisabeth is a Bristolian, […]

Friends’ lecture 2024: Sarawak Orchid project

The Frank Theatre Tyndall Avenue, BRISTOL, United Kingdom

Simon Pugh-Jones Simon Pugh-Jones has travelled widely across the tropical world and led the Writhlington School Orchid Project in Radstock for 30 years before retiring and setting up his own […]

Winter Garden Tour | February | £12 or Free

University of Bristol Botanic Garden The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop, Bristol, United Kingdom

An unusual chance to enjoy the Botanic Garden on a winter weekend. Wintersweet, Chimonanthus praecox, a welcome sight and smell in the Garden in December. A tour of the garden […]

Friends’ Annual General Meeting

The Frank Theatre Tyndall Avenue, BRISTOL, United Kingdom

The 48th Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 20 March 2024 at 7pm at the Frank Theatre, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL  followed by a lecture by Dr Chris Thorogood […]

Easter Sculpture Festival

University of Bristol Botanic Garden The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop, Bristol, United Kingdom

Rock sheep by Dawn Ensor The Easter Sculpture Festival is back once again to unveil nature’s artistry at the botanic garden. As we welcome spring with the blooming trees and […]

£10

Four-day workshop: Traditional Botanical Painting

Linnaeus study room University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop, Bristol, United Kingdom

This four-day course running during April and May over four Sundays will be linked with themed workshops, covering an introduction to the different stages of botanical painting and drawing. Beginners […]

£220

Curator’s tour

University of Bristol Botanic Garden The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop, Bristol, United Kingdom

Join Curator, Nick Wray, for a spring tour of the Botanic Garden. In April there are bulbs on the ground and blossom in the trees as the season has winter […]

Flowering plant (Angiosperm) families, or the field Botanist’s mind bungalow

University of Bristol Botanic Garden The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop, Bristol, United Kingdom

This is an introduction to the identification of some flowering plant families, including their ecology and uses. We will consider their ecosystem services, the effect of development and land-use change, […]

£95