News and Events

Forthcoming Events:-

Charity Open Days for 2018

gardens are open at 2.00pm until 5.00pm, generally the 2nd Sunday of the month, raising funds for various causes - an entrance charge on their behalf will be made at the gate

Sunday 8th April

The Red Cross

Sunday 13th May

The Reading 52nd Scout Group

Sunday 10th June

Cancer Research UK

Sunday 8th July

National Garden Scheme

Sunday 12th August

ABC / Mencap

Sunday 9th September

Friends of the Harris Garden / Hardy Plant Society



Evening Talks for Autumn and Winter 2017/2018

Most events start 19.15pm with tea/coffee and biscuits, for talks at 19.30. Harbourne Building - access through School of Biological Sciences main entrance.
Friends of the Harris Garden members free, guests £1.

Monday 9th October 2017

Sue Turner - Social History of the Potato, From Bolivia to Berkshire

Saturday 4th November 2017
(time: 14:00 - 15:00)

Martin Bell - About the Archaeology site at the Harris Garden

Monday 12th February 2018

Jordan Bilsborrow - Wild Narcissus

Monday 12th March 2018

The National Gardens Scheme





Other Events 2017/2018






Past Events

You can view some photographs of various past events in our Gallery.