Cambridge University Botanic Garden is delighted to announce its programme of events for 2019:
Cambridge University Botanic Gardens 2019 Event
Saturday, April 6, 2019 to Sunday, October 20, 2019
Easter Trail: Look who’s dropped in for Easter 6 April - 22 April, 10am-5pm
Animals from all over the world are dropping in to the Garden this spring to help out their friend, the Easter Bunny. Pick up a free trail from the ticket office and go on a springtime adventure to find the animals, see some amazing plants and collect an Easter prize at the end.
Drop-in, self-led trail.
Normal garden admission applies for accompanying adults.
Festival of Plants: Saturday 18 May, 10am-5pm
The Festival of Plants is an event for all ages, held at a beautiful time of year when the Garden is brimming with spring colour. Highlights include: free, guided tours of the Garden’s highlights; pop-up family-friendly interactive plant science stalls; Ask-the-Gardener stall; 10-minute, bite-size talks on plant-themed topics; specialist plants stalls; children’s craft activities; live music and pop-up food trucks.
Normal Garden admission charges apply. To avoid queuing, tickets will be available to purchase in advance from the Station Road and Brookside ticket offices.
Sounds Green: live music every Wednesday in July, 6.15-8pm
The Garden opens its gates late on Wednesday evenings throughout July to host a season of 5 open-air music performances from Cambridge Summer Music. Set on the Garden’s Main Lawn visitors can enjoy an array of live music with family and friends, on a (hopefully) warm and balmy evening.
Music begins at 6.15pm, lasting approximately one hour. Visitors are welcome to enjoy the Garden until 8pm when the gates will close. Food and drink will be available and picnics are welcome. This year a limited number of entry tickets will be required at the normal Garden admission cost and will be available online. Further details closer to the time. 2019 programme to follow.
Apple Day: Sunday 20 October, 10am-4pm
The region’s largest apple day. Highlights include apple tastings; apple identification; apple cultivation advice; apple craft activities; local apple edible sales; free Garden seasonal highlight tours; live music; popup food trucks; other local craft stalls and sales.
There is an extra charge for visiting the Garden on Apple Day. Tickets will be available closer to the time online or at the ticket offices and will include full Garden admission.