Public Education Programme - What's On

2 October to 22 September
The events listed above will be held at a number of different locations, please see the details for the individual events

Fancy coming along to an engaging talk about biodiversity hotspots, or the world of culinary herbs? Or would you like to learn more about the wildlife at Harcourt Arboretum, or the rich and surprising 400 year history of the Botanic Garden? Perhaps you'd like to brush up on your practical skills with a course in creating magnificent pot displays, or become a whizz at staking?

This year's Talks, Walks, and Courses organised by Oxford Botanic Garden include all this and more!


Click here for What's On at Oxford Botanic Garden


Booking for the Autumn Lectures is now available online, and will open for subsequent events soon. Please click here to go to our online store.

For any queries, please email or call 01865 610305.


Autumn Science Lectures

These lectures take place at 7.30pm in the Daubeny Lecture Theatre, Rose Lane, OX1 4AZ. £8 each, or £35 for the series of 5. A 10% discount is available for Friends of the Botanic Garden, and Alumni of the University of Oxford.

2 October 2017: Building a global system for the conservation of all rare and threatened plant species: what can botanic gardens do to prevent plant species extinctions?

16 October 2017: Hybrid speciation in plants: insights from the Oxford ragwort

30 October 2017: A trick of the light? Evolution and floral diversity

13 November 2017: Genetics, conservation and plant diversity

27 November 2017: Bioquality hotspots in tropical Africa