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 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

…and 11 more dates until 11 Jul

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

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

£13 (£10) / 0141 429 0022

Part of Bard in the Botanics.

Fri 17 Jul

£13 (£10) / 0141 429 0022

Part of Bard in the Botanics.

Sat 18 Jul

£13 (£10) / 0141 429 0022

Part of Bard in the Botanics.

…and 14 more dates until 1 Aug

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

£15 (£12) / 0141 429 0022

Part of Bard in the Botanics.

Fri 3 Jul

£15 (£12) / 0141 429 0022

Part of Bard in the Botanics.

Sat 4 Jul

£15 (£12) / 0141 429 0022

Part of Bard in the Botanics.

…and 5 more dates until 11 Jul

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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