Family Events

Plant Scenery of the World

Plant Scenery of the World

A major exhibition celebrating 50 years of the ‘Front Range’, RBGE’s innovative modernist glasshouses.

Family Art Trail

Journey into your imagination through Plant Scenery of the World in a fun, interactive in-gallery resource for all the family.

Explorathon '17

Explorathon brings scientists and the public together to explore big questions. Come and find out what science is happening in Edinburgh with Garden staff and a variety of guest participants.

Art Explorers

Art Explorers

Make your own work of art, using a wide range of tactile and fun materials from the Gardens.

Fungus Fun

Fungus Fun

Discover the amazing world of Scottish fungi with Plantlife Scotland. Fungi are not plants or animal, but these often strange looking living things play a vital role in keeping plants healthy and recycling nutrients by decomposing the dead.

Scotland's Gardens Day

Garden open under Scotland's Gardens. Guided walk at 2.15pm.

Dream up your own Dreamcatcher

Children's Activity

Glass Menageries

Glass Menageries

Take a walk from jungle to desert, mountaintop to tropical swamp, in this guided tour with Ed Hollis, storyteller of the secret lives that buildings live. Drawing on diverse influences and stories, Ed will bring the microcosm of the glasshouses and the imaginary worlds they contain to life.

Dancing with Trees

Dancing with Trees

Storytellers Alette Willis and Allison Galbraith guide you through the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, sharing stories from their recently published collection of Eco-tales. An outside event, visiting some of the beautiful botanical niches. If weather is bad, the session will take place in the historical Botanic Cottage.

Reserve tickets: www.thebotanics.eventbrite.co.uk

The Missing Lynx

The Missing Lynx

Wolves, bears and lynx once roamed the forests of Scotland. Is it time for them to return?

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