Event at the Botanic Garden #dundeewestend

This Sunday – 4th November – the Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden have an event at the garden.
 
Christopher Dingwall, Landscape Historian and Heritage Consultant will talk about “James Thomson and the Garden City Movement in Dundee”. 
 
Thomson was a visionary City Architect around the turn of the 20th century, whose legacy is still evident today, though many of his ideas were halted by the First World War.
 
All welcome – the event takes place at the garden’s Education Centre at 2pm.
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Wednesday afternoon lecture – University of Dundee

From the Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden :

The first of the Wednesday afternoon lectures, held in the D’Arcy Thompson lecture theatre in the Tower Building at the University of Dundee, takes place later this week. 
 
This will be given by Dr Neil Paterson of the Botanic Garden, and the title is “Sex, Obsession and Madness: Linnaeus and the naming of names”. 
 
It is on Wednesday 17th October at 2.15pm, and admission is £2 – all welcome!

Event at the Botanic Garden #dundeewestend

This Sunday – 14th October – the Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden have an event at the garden.
 
Clare Reaney will lead a foraging walk and talk in the Garden, starting at the Education Centre at 2pm.
 
Booking is essential for this – please e-mail fudbg.committee@gmail.com to book your place. 
 
Free to members; guests are invited to make a donation.

Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden event #dundeewestend

Friends’ talk Sunday 22nd April at 2pm 
– the history of the area around the Botanic Garden 
 
This talk has been rescheduled from 4th March when it was cancelled due to the snow.
 
Keith Walker, an expert on Dundee’s local history, will talk about Will’s Braes and the lands around the Botanic Garden. He has spent his life researching Dundee’s history, has contributed  frequently to the Craigie Column, and conducts research for the City Archives and local history specialists. 
 
As usual the talk is in the Education Centre at 2pm – all welcome!