News and Events

Forthcoming Events:-

Charity Open Days for 2017

(gardens are open at 2pm until 5.00pm, generally the 2nd Sunday of the month, raising funds for various causes - entrance charge usually £3)

Sunday 9 April

in aid of the Red Cross 

Sunday 14 May

for the Reading Mencap charity

Sunday 21 May

fundraising for Little Owls Pre-school

Sunday 11 June

for Cancer Research charity

Sunday 9 July

National Gardens Scheme

Sunday 13 August

Parenting Special Children Charity Day

Sunday 10 September

FotHG / Hardy Plants Society charity day



Evening Talks for Autumn and Winter 2016/2017

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 14th November 2016

Andrew Halstead - Beneficial insects in the garden

Monday 20th February 2017

Ben Jones, Arboretum Curator, University of Oxford - Harcourt Arboretum

Monday 20th March 2017

Iain Pentney - Mediterranean Gardens



Other Events 2017






Past Events

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