Glasgow Botanic Gardens
- Box office 0141 334 2422
- General enquiries 0141 339 6964
- Opening times Gardens open daily 7am–dusk; Glasshouses open 10am–4.15pm; visitor centre 11am–4pm.
- Website www.glasgowbotanicgardens.com
A great place to relax in summer or take a brisk walk in winter, with a programme of events including stargazing, gardening talks and even theatre. Also look out for exotics and exhibitions in Kibble Palace Glasshouse and the vegetable, herb and flower gardens.
There are 5 events at this location
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Bard in the Botanics: Love's Labour's Lost
Shakespearean comedy in an outdoor setting.
Wed 24 Jun
Thu 25 Jun
Fri 26 Jun
Gamelan Workshop and Concert
The atmospheric sounds of the Indonesian gamelan orchestra return to the West End Festival! Join the Glasgow gamelan group at the Botanical Gardens for a hands-on family workshop from 4pm to 5pm. Followed by a concert at 7.30pm. Set within the lush surroundings of the Kibble Palace, the tropical chimes of Naga Mas will…
Glasgow Buddhist Centre presents: Meditate In The Botanics
Enjoy an open-air meditation session led by the Glasgow Buddhist Centre. No previous experience of meditation is necessary. Open to all. Meet outside the Kibble Palace at 2pm and please bring something to sit on.
Sun 21 Jun
Free / 0141 334 2422
Part of West End Festival.
The Merchant of Venice
Outdoor theatrical performance by Bard in the Botanics of one of Shakespeare's most popular and controversial plays.
Thu 16 Jul
Fri 17 Jul
Sat 18 Jul
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Bard in the Botanics presents the magical and summery classic amid the beauty of the great outdoors.
Thu 2 Jul
Fri 3 Jul
Sat 4 Jul
Reviews & features
Neighbourhood Watch: Byres Road, Glasgow17 Oct 2011
A rough guide to the trendiest road in the West
What’s it like? One big road with many little offshoots to appeal to the culture vulture in you. Where’s it, like? Off Great Western road if you hang a left at the Botanic Gardens, and just up from Partick. Take the tube to Hillhead station (soon…
Take Me Out2 Apr 2009
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A Midsummer Night's Dream3 Jul 2007
CLASSIC Just as Freud’s Oedipal theories altered the modern perception of Hamlet, his dream theories exert a powerful influence on this Shakespearean classic. Freud professed that dreams were a manifestation of forbidden thoughts and unconscious…
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