Around the Botanics in 350 years
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh dates back to 1670 when it began as a physic garden near the Palace of Holyroodhouse. 350 years later it is a world leading botanic garden famous for its unique plant collection, innovative and impactful science, extensive education and engagement programmes and delights one million visitors a year. In this lavishly illustrated talk the current Regius Keeper, Simon Milne, will share highlights, lowlights and amusing anecdotes from the Botanics’ history; provide an insight to the people who have made the Garden what it is and the critical role of botanic gardens in in the modern world.
Price: Free but ticketed
Booking Required: click here to reserve a place or call 0131 552 5339
Venue: Science Buildings: Lecture Theatre @Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Dates: Thursday 26th March 2020
Start Time: 18:30
End Time: 19:30
Thursday 26th March 2020
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