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Benmore Fernery

The magnificently restored Victorian Fernery will be open on Friday 28th November, with over 70 species of ferns it is an essential visit for any fern enthusiast.

Christmas in the Gallery

With a glass of mulled wine to set the mood, join us for an evening of music and laughter. A light supper is also included.

Members' Christmas Shopping Evening

Join us at the Benmore Botanics Shop for an exclusive shopping treat

A Winter Walk followed by Soup, Sandwiches and a Slide-Show

Friends of the Garden and their guests are invited on a walk through the Gardens led by a member of staff. The walk will be followed by lunch in the gallery and a slide-show from the Friends of RBGE trip to China.

From Wild to Cultivation

A talk by John Mitchell of RBGE on Management of the Alpine Collection with emphasis on additions from the wild.

Friends of RBGE Benmore AGM Followed by Talk from Simon Milne

Regius Keeper Simon Milne MBE will speak to members after the AGM.

Fern Identification at Benmore

There are over 40 species of ferns in Scotland and on this one-day workshop you will learn about their life cycle and the essential skills for identifying the most common ones.

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