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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Arboretum Place / Inverleith Row

Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 5NZ

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Take a walk from jungle to desert, mountaintop to tropical swamp, in this guided tour with Ed Hollis, storyteller of the secret lives that buildings live. Drawing on diverse influences and stories, Ed will bring the microcosm of the glasshouses and the imaginary worlds they contain to life.

This event is running alongside Plant Scenery of the World, an exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Botanics' iconic modernist glasshouses, the 'Front Range', opened in 1967 to house plants collected in tropical regions by British explorers. The exhibition presents new, commissioned and existing work by Laura Aldridge, Charlie Billingham, Bobby Niven, Oliver Osborne and Ben Rivers alongside rare and unseen archival material, botanical paintings by Isik Güner, Jacqui Pestell and Sharon Tingey and historical paintings by R.K. Greville from the Garden’s own collection.

Children are welcome on this walk, but must be accompanied by an adult.
Meet at the entrance to the Temperate Palm House 10 minutes before the start of the event.

Image: The Temperate Palm House, opened to the public in 1858. Courtesy of RBGE Collections and Archives.


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What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Gardens can be accessed via the John Hope Gateway (the West Gate) entrance on Arboretum Place, or the East Gate entrance on Inverleith Row. There is metered on-street parking available on Arboretum Place. There are regular public bus services to the East Gate on Inverleith Row (Lothian buses 8, 23, 27). For more information on how to get here please follow this link to our website: http://www.rbge.org.uk/the-gardens/edinburgh/how-to-reach-us

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact us via Eventbrite or by email on ihouse@rbge.ac.uk and we will endeavor to respond to your query as soon as possible.

What's the refund policy?

We are happy to refund tickets as requested up to 12 hours before the event. Unfortunately we cannot refund tickets if cancelled within the 12 hours leading up to the event.

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Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 5NZ

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