Members' Events

Members' Christmas Shopping Evening

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

Photography Competition Prizegiving

Prizegiving, talks, and wine and food provided.

Evening Talk: Chocolate - History, Facts and Myths

Evening Talk: Chocolate - History, Facts and Myths

Ali Gower, owner of The Chocolate Tree (one of the very few chocolatiers in the UK who make their own chocolate) will explain the challenges of making chocolate from bean to bar. A range of produce will be offered for tasting.

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

Buster Keaton's

Buster Keaton's "Steamboat Bill Jr" with live musical accompaniment

Join us for a screening of Buster Keaton's 1928 comedy "Steamboat Bill Jr" with a newly composed/improvised score performed live by Jane Gardner (piano), Roddy Long (violin), and Hazel Morrison (percussion). The film will be followed by refreshments.

Evening Talk: In the footsteps of George Forrest with the Friends of RBGE - John Mitchell

A chance to see and hear firsthand details of the Friends of RGE'as recent botanical tour or China's Yunnan province under the skilled leadership of RBGE's Alpine plants expert John Mitchell.

Coffee Morning: Tours and Day Visits

Come and hear about the exciting programme planned for the coming year with the opportunity to talk to the organisers from the Edinburgh Committee.

Coffee Morning: The Exotic Garden at Logan

Curator Richard Baines will talk about RBGE's most southerly garden. The new, 'green' conservatory is open and houses a collection of South African plants.

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.

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