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Ageing Well Edinburgh Leisure Garden walks (every Monday afternoon)

Ageing Well Edinburgh Leisure Garden walks (every Monday afternoon)

A low-level health walk where older adults, living with dementia and their carers can experience the various health benefits that can be achieved by regular walking. Suggested donation of £1. For more information contact Ageing Well on 0131 458 2183

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Pop in anytime and look out for the team at work in the garden. Take a walk around our productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project volunteers, find out what jobs need doing in your own garden now and have your vegetable growing questions answered.

Garden Social for Dementia| (First Friday morning of the month)

Garden Social for Dementia| (First Friday morning of the month)

Free sessions with refreshments and activities, inspired by the Garden, for people affected by dementia. Numbers are limited; please arrive a little early to avoid disappointment.

Botanic Cottage Open Day | (First Friday afternoon of the month)

Botanic Cottage Open Day | (First Friday afternoon of the month)

Join a free, drop in, public tour of the Botanic Cottage and discover how it was saved and rebuilt. Arrive early to avoid disappointment as numbers are limited. Free, Drop-in event, all ages 1.30pm & 3pm

Reading Together drop-in book group (Every Thursday morning)

Reading Together drop-in book group (Every Thursday morning)

Every Thursday 10:30–12:00 | ages 14+ | Botanic Cottage | Free | If you love reading come to a book group with a difference, where stories and poems are read aloud and discussed over tea and coffee | led by the charity Open Book

Growth & Art by Pauline Burbidge & Charles Poulsen

Growth & Art by Pauline Burbidge & Charles Poulsen

The works of Pauline Burbidge and Charles Poulsen are inspired by the natural world that surrounds them. This exhibition includes works by both artists displayed alongside treasures from the RBGE Library, including works by Anna Atkins and John Hope

Coffee. A global success

Discover the history of coffee’s global success and the part played by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh in the story.

Edinburgh Society of Botanical Artists

Edinburgh Society of Botanical Artists

The Edinburgh Society of Botanical Artists bring beautiful examples of contemporary botanical art together for their Christmas Exhibition. Come and enjoy the show and pick up some special Christmas cards and gifts!

Planning your Plot: A Conversation with Ben Dell

Planning your Plot: A Conversation with Ben Dell

Join Ben Dell, Community Gardener at RBGE, and discover how to grow a year's worth of nourishing fruit and vegetables from your very own garden plot.

Surviving the Storm: In Conversation with Ian Edwards

Surviving the Storm: In Conversation with Ian Edwards

Come along for an afternoon with Ian Edwards as he discusses how individuals can use Nature to build resilience in the face of trauma

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