Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Glasgow Botanic Gardens
730 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0UE
  • 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.
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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.

Event times

There are 6 events at this location

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Bard in the Botanics

Scotland's annual outdoor Shakespeare festival returns to Glasgow's Botanic Gardens.

Wed 22 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 334 2422

Thu 23 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 334 2422

Fri 24 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 334 2422

…and 36 more dates until 30 Jul

Charity Garden Opening - Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Robert Louis Stevenson once said: 'It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves.' Treat both senses, with a walk through this garden, home to interesting floral displays and wildlife. Make sure to check on seasonal opening times to ensure you get the most from your…

Coriolanus: Bard in the Botanics

War hero and defender of Rome, Coriolanus is also proud and arrogant and contemptuous of the people. But the people are starving and hungry for change. Shakespeare's searing tragedy of political manipulation makes its Bard in the Botanics debut in this the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. Performances from June 23.

Thu 23 Jun

£25 (£15) / 0141 334 2422

Part of West End Festival.

Gamelan Workshop and Concert

Gamelan Naga Mas present a workshop and concert. Hear the sounds of the South Seas in the iconic setting of the Kibble Palace. Family workshop at 4pm, cocnert at 7.30pm

Sat 11 Jun

Free / 0141 334 2422

Part of West End Festival.

The Ideal Hut Show

Open-air installation consisting of 20 off-the-shelf garden sheds reinvented by architects and designers from home and abroad. In partnership with the Festival of Architecture | Part of Scotland's Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design

Fri 3 Jun

0141 334 2422

Part of Festival of Architecture.

Sat 4 Jun

0141 334 2422

Part of Festival of Architecture.

Sun 5 Jun

0141 334 2422

Part of Festival of Architecture.

…and 21 more dates until 26 Jun

Twelfth Night: Bard in the Botanics

Join Bard in the Botanics as they present a joyful new production of Shakespeare's beautiful comedy.

Wed 22 Jun

£25 (£15) / 0141 334 2422

Part of West End Festival.

Reviews & features

Neighbourhood Watch: Byres Road, Glasgow

17 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 Out

2 Apr 2009

From cycling, pirate ships, dolphin watching and woodland walks to face-painting, castles, beaches and alien designs, Anna Millar handpicks some of the finest days out and events this Easter, whether you’re a big or a little kid

A Midsummer Night's Dream

3 Jul 20073 stars

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…

Comments & ratings

1. Fiscalli7 Apr 2012, 12:17am2 stars Glasgow Botanic Gardens Report

Gardens are fine but when I tried to find if there were any events on for the Easter weekend 2012 I got zilch.

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