News and Events

Forthcoming Events:-

Charity Open Days for 2019

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 14th April

50 years of Reading Botany Masters

Sunday 12th May

Cancer Research UK

Sunday 9th June

Friends of the Harris Garden

Sunday 14th July

The Reading 52nd Scout Group

Sunday 11th August


Sunday 8th September




Evening Talks for Autumn and Winter 2018/2019

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 29th October 2018

Leif Bersweden - The Orchid Hunter

Saturday 1st December 2018
(time: 13:30)

Richard Bisgrove - The Harris Garden in the 20th Century

Saturday 19th January 2019
(time: 13:30)

Robin McArthur - The Harris Garden Bumblebee Project

March 2019

To be announced





Other Events 2017/2018






Past Events

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