Patrick Geddes: A Botanist by Design?

From his rural Perthshire upbringing viapatrick-geddes his Professorship at University College, Dundee, botany played a central role in Patrick Geddes’ life and work. This Riddle’s Court event in partnership with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), will include a tour of the herbarium building and, uniquely, will reveal some of Geddes’ own botanical collections. Tickets £20,  available on Eventbrite or via SHBT.

Scottish Society of Botanical Artists “Enchanted Forrest” Exhibition in Calendar Park Gallery

“Enchanted Forrest”. An Exhibition of Botanical Art 12th September – 16th October



The first major juried exhibition of the Scottish Society of Botanical Artists ( in the Park Gallery, Callendar House, Callendar Park, Falkirk. FK1 1YR. Ground Floor. Monday 12th September to Sunday 16th October 2016

Free Admission.

The Park Gallery is a particularly appropriate setting for the theme of the exhibition as Falkirk is the birthplace of George Forrest – the ‘Indiana Jones of the plant world’ and the arboretum in the extensive grounds of Callendar House has been planted with a large collection of George Forrest specimens.