Members' Events

Benmore Explorer Tours

Enjoy the beauty of the Garden aboard the Benmore Explorer every Wednesday and Thursday, 2pm.

Benmore Guided Walks

Spend an afternoon with our Garden Guides and discover the history, plants and seasonal highlights of Benmore Botanic Garden, every Sunday and Tuesday, 2pm.

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

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

Join us, free, once a month, for a look inside 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 | First Fri 1.30 - 2.15pm & 3pm - 3.45pm

Garden Social for Dementia

Garden Social for Dementia

Free every first Friday of the month|10:30–12:00 with refreshments and activities. Inspired by the Garden for people affected by dementia. Numbers are limited; please arrive a little early to avoid disappointment. Email community

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

1st Saturday each month. Pop in join in with practical growing activities with the Edible Gardening Project volunteers, find out what jobs need doing in your own garden now and have your questions answered.

Botanic Cottage Open Day

Botanic Cottage Open Day

Every first Saturday afternoon of the month at 3pm join a free, drop in, look at the Botanic Cottage and discover how it was saved and rebuilt.

Cyrienian Community Cook Club

Cyrienian Community Cook Club

Friday 17th Aug | Community Cook Club. Cyrenians support the initial set up and running of the clubs by sourcing food from FareShare and supporting members to prepare nutritious meals. For more information Email: foodeducation@cyrenians.sco

Jazz at the Courtyard

Join us for an evening of jazz.

Coffee Morning & Talk: Developing our Market Garden

Coffee Morning & Talk: Developing our Market Garden

Join Ben Dell as he tells us about the RBGE market garden, which supplies the Gateway Restaurant, Terrace Café and staff canteen with fresh vegetables.

Evening Talk: Holyrood to Hortus Medicus Edinburgensis and beyond

Evening Talk: Holyrood to Hortus Medicus Edinburgensis and beyond

Discover the stories behind the gardens at the Palace of Holyroodhouse and plans to create a new landmark physic garden.

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