Glasgow Science Festival at the Botanics

Glasgow Science Festival: Discover the wonderful world of science in the beautiful setting of Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!

Glasgow Science Festival at the Botanics

About Glasgow Science Festival at the Botanics

Saturday 8th June: Energy & Nature
11am - 3pm
Join University of Glasgow PhD students, University of Strathclyde engineers and biologists from the Royal Society of Biology in the Kibble Palace to explore energy and the natural world.
How can we clean up our oceans?
How do wind turbines work?
And how can plants help address global challenges?
Learn all of this and more by getting hands on.
Sponsored by Scottish Power.

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th June: Get Experimental
11am - 3pm
Join researchers from The Open University and the University of Strathclyde’s Really Small Science team for a weekend of fun, hands-on experiments! From the chemistry of a beautiful garden to sludgy science and mathematical brainteasers, there’s plenty to see and do.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Glasgow Science Festival at the Botanics are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Paintings on Railings

Paintings on Railings

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Paintings on Railings

Paintings on Railings

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Outdoor art gallery, Paintings on Railings, returns to the Botanic Gardens as part of this year's West End Festival!
Bard in the Botanics 2019: Muse of Fire

Bard in the Botanics 2019: Muse of Fire

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Scotland's biggest and best-loved Shakespeare Festival, Bard in the Botanics, returns this Summer to Glasgow's Botanic Gardens with their 'Muse of Fire' Season!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

12th July 2019
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

13th July 2019
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

14th July 2019
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

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Books at the Botanics

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Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

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Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

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Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Books at the Botanics

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Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
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Books at the Botanics

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Books at the Botanics

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Books at the Botanics

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Books at the Botanics

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Books at the Botanics

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Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
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This Halloween, step into a magical world full of light, fantasy and fun when GlasGLOW returns to Glasgow's Botanic Gardens courtesy of itison!
Books at the Botanics

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Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

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Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

14th December 2019
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Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

15th December 2019
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