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Expressive Watercolour Landscape - Summer School

Expressive Watercolour Landscape - Summer School

Over five days of outdoor painting, award-winning artists David Forster will help students to explore colour, mark, tone and texture. Price includes lunch.

Botanic Cottage Tour

Botanic Cottage Tour

Come along to a guided tour of the Botanic Cottage, simultaneously the newest and oldest building in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Garden Social for Dementia

Garden Social for Dementia

Free sessions with refreshments and activities inspired by the Garden for people affected by dementia.

Painting Trees and the Landscape in Acrylics

Beginning with observational drawing using trees found in the Gardens or sketching the diverse landscapes around us: Followed by working in the studio where you will be guided in designing a composition in order to create a painting using acrylics.

Flora of Nepal

Nepal's spectacular plant diversity is matched by it's colourful cultural heritage and dramatic Himalayan scenery. For centuries Nepalese people have used plants for food, medicine, construction and fuel, and plants continue to sustain livelihoods.

Art Explorers: The Wonder of Nepal

Art Explorers: The Wonder of Nepal

Be inspired to make your own work of art as we explore the beauty of the Garden using a wide range of colourful and tactile materials. Explore the flowers of Nepal through printing and paper craft and make your own garland to celebrate summer.

Create your own Wedding Flowers

Create your own Wedding Flowers

This one-day workshop will give you the skills needed to create your own uniquely gorgeous wedding arrangements. You will learn how to put together your own bridal bouquet, buttonholes and corsages, as well as a simple, yet highly effective table decoration.

Glass Life Event

Glass Life Event

Get hands on with free cell science activities and meet researchers from the Welcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology as part of the Glass Life exhibition depicting the hidden inner workings of living cells.

Meet the Glasshouse Staff

Meet the Glasshouse Staff

Meet in the Arid Lands Glasshouse for a tour with Gunnar our Xerophytic plant grower and find out how plants have adapted to survive with little water. Come along to find out more about our stunning collection of plants from the people who care for them.

Escape the Cell

Escape the Cell

Can you crack the biological codes to escape the cell? Our escape room is a challenge for adults and teens that will explore the hidden inner workings of the living cell as part of the Glass Life exhibition.

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