Festival of Plants

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    Saturday, May 18th

    Event Summary

    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.

    Price: Normal Garden admission prices apply

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    Venue

    Cambridge University Botanic Garden
    1 Brookside
    Cambridge
    CB2 1JE

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    The event runs from 10:00am to 5:00pm on the following dates.
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