Midsummer: Late Opening

Midsummer: Late Opening

Sat 21 June 2014

6.00 pm — 10.30 pm
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (find us)
No booking required

Enjoy the Garden in the evening and help us celebrate trees at midsummer. Join an attempt to break the world record for tree hugging at 20:00 and help us calculate the environmental benefit of our tree collection by doing some tree measuring. We'll also have live music and performances throughout the evening, plus The Scottish Poetry Library will be joining us offering opportunities to write, share and perform poems.

4.30pm Aboriginal dance demonstration

6.00pm Corroboree stilt performance

6.45pm Aerial performance with Vision Mechanics (5 mins)

7.00pm Harp performance (30 mins)

7.45pm Aerial performance with Vision Mechanics (5 mins)

8.00pm Tree Hug World Record Attempt (1 min)

8.15pm Midsummer Poetry with the Scottish Poetry Library (45 mins)

9.15pm Corroboree stilt performance


- Free entry to Glasshouses from 6pm - 9.30pm (last entry 9pm)

- Corin Sworn exhibition at Inverleith House (open until 9.30pm)

- Food & refreshments available at the Terrace Cafe and East Gate Lodge

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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)