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Festival of Plants at The Botanic Garden

Saturday May 18 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Set in the Garden’s 40 acres, the Festival of Plants celebrates the wonder of plants at a beautiful time of year when the Garden is brimming with spring colour.

Highlights include: • Themed, free, guided tours including behind-the-scenes of the Reserve and Experimental Glasshouses • Pop-up family-friendly interactive plant science stalls where University researchers demonstrate some of the latest plant science • ‘Ask-the-Gardener’ panel of experts on hand to deal with your garden dilemmas • 10-minute, bite-size talks about a range of exciting and innovative plant-related topics • Specialist plants stalls • Children’s craft activities • Cambridge Orchid Society Annual Show • Live music and pop-up food trucks.

To avoid queuing, tickets will be available to purchase in advance from the Station Road and Brookside ticket offices.

Admission prices, please see web site at www.botanic.ac.uk for full details:


Saturday May 18
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


University Botanic Garden
No 1 Brookside
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 1JE

What’s Ons are broadcast across the day at 7.30, 10.30, 1.30 and 4.30, and at weekends.

To get your event included email: Karen Stringer