Family Events

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.

Ipdip Theatre: Head in the Clouds

Ipdip Theatre: Head in the Clouds

Come and meet Cirrus the dog and his floaty flock in this delightful, multi-sensory performance designed for the youngest of audience members and their families. After last year's sell-out show Anonymouse, Ipdip bring us another playful, lyrical treat.

Give Bugs a Home

Join staff from Logan Botanic Garden and the R.S.P.B. to build a “Buggingham Palace” for the bugs and beasties using the gardens. Guaranteed to be an afternoon of getting mucky and having fun!

Make a mini garden

Create your own mini-garden using an old seed tray, flowers, leaves, gravel, cardboard tubes and tin foil. Great fun to make and then take away and enjoy.

Scallop Shell Wind Chime

Come along and string together some local scallop shells and create an outdoor wind chime to hang in your trees or by the patio

Meet The Edible Gardening Team

The Edible Gardening Project Team from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh will be on hand with helpful hints and tips.

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. Have fun with paper mache to make a beautiful little bowl.

Guided Walk: The tail end of Summer

Come along and enjoy an autumnal tour around the Garden in the company of one of the gardeners and see the early autumnal joys on offer. See the lovely Agapanthus, Eucryphia and Fascicularia.

Scotland's Gardens Day

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

Feather up a Pine Cone Bird

Create your very own feathered friend to place on your desk or bedside cabinet made from a selection of feathers and a pine cone.

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