Birmingham Botanical Gardens And Glasshouses
- Telephone 01214 541860
- Website www.birminghambotanicalgardens.org.uk
The Botanical Gardens and Greenhouses consist of 15 acres of ornamental gardens, glasshouses and exotic birds in indoor and outdoor aviaries. The gardens were designed by J C London and opened in 1832, and the glasshouses were added in the latter half of the 19th century. The gardens maintain a thriving educational programme and is the home of the British National Bonsai Collection.
The nearest railway station is Five Ways, about half an hour away on foot. The gardens are served by the 10H, 22, 23, 23A, 24, 29 and 29A bus routes, stopping on Westbourne Road.
Events at this venue
There are 5 events at this location
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La La Land
- 2h 6min
- Directed by: Damien Chazelle
- Cast: Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, J.K. Simmons
- UK release: 13 January 2017
In Los Angeles, aspiring actress Mia (Stone) falls for jazz musician Sebastian (Gosling). Audaciously inventive homage to classic movie musicals, technically wonderful and joyously emotional, with Gosling as a goofy idealistic charmer and Stone showing the versatility, vulnerability and talent of a young Shirley MacLaine.
Sat 16 Sep
Pride and Prejudice
Chapterhouse Theatre Company return with their stage adaptation of Jane Austen's classic with the charming Mr Darcy and the marriage-obsessed Mrs Bennet.
Wed 16 Aug
£16.50 (Family £47.08) / 01214 541860
Romeo + Juliet
- Directed by: Baz Luhrmann
- Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, Brian Dennehy, John Leguizamo, Pete Postlethwaite, Paul Sorvino, Diane Venora
The Strictly Ballroom director's treatment of the Shakespeare tragedy is a magnificent riot of colour, action and sexy teen romance, without any need to sacrifice the text. To call it 'MTV filmmaking' misses the point that the camera tricks and in-jokes don't in any way distract from the fact that Luhrmann has completely…
Thu 14 Sep
- 1h 50min
- Directed by: Tony Scott
- Written by: Jim Cash, Jack Epps, Jr
- Cast: Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerritt, Michael Ironside, Meg Ryan, Rick Rossovich, Whip Hubley, James Tolkan
Say what you like about him, Scott undoubtedly has the golden touch at the box office. This emotionless formula adventure about men being grandly upstaged by very fast, very expensive and very dangerous aircraft, with the splendid Ms McGillis thrown for love interest, made a fortune, especially in the US. It had to be…
Fri 15 Sep
The Wind in the Willows
Immersion Theatre presents the tale of woodland creatures.
Thu 27 Jul
£12 (£10; £40) / 01214 541860