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Growing Stories: Storytelling for all Monday 7th May 14:00 – 17:00

Travel back in time with Nicola Wright in a whistle stop garden tour for all ages

Storytelling at Dr Neil’s Garden, Duddingston Duddingston Village EH15 3PX

Storytelling tours at 14:30 & 15:30

Admission: £5.00, children free


Idol, iDoll, Aye Doll! Saturday 5th May to Sunday 13th May

Frayed Edges present their interpretations of dolls.

Runs in Thomson’s Tower until 13th May.

Opening hours:

  • Saturday 5th May to Monday 7th May 11:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 8th to Friday 11th May 15:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 12th May and to Sunday 13 May 11:00 to 17:00

Open Weekend in aid of Scotland’s Garden Scheme Saturday & Sunday 5th and 6th May 14:00 to 17:00

Dr Neil’s Garden is pleased to be part of Scotland’s Gardens again this year. Raising funds for a number of charities under  Scotland’s Garden Scheme.

Plants will be on sale, and our gardener, Claudia will be on hand in the nursery to advise.   Teas are available.

£3 entry including entry to the Thomson Tower. Children Free

Garden cafe – Open until Autumn 2018

The Garden café is now open until Autumn 2018

  • Wednesday 13:00 to 16:00
  • Thursday/Friday 10:00 to 16:00
  • Saturday/Sunday 13:00 to 16:00


Hope to see you there

Watch this space! Events in 2017

In 2017 we have a number of events planned, details to follow:garden room donations box

  • Silent Auction 23rd May
  • There is a repeat of last year’s successful Bio-blitz on 17th June
  • Tapestry exhibition in Thomson’s Tower in May
  • Jewelry and Felt making exhibition in August in Thomson’s Tower
  • Children’s play in association with Theatre Alba during the Edinburgh Fringe
  • Exhibition of small sculptures in Thomson’s Tower in September
  • Open day to coincide with the Common Riding
  • Garden themed quiz night
  • Wreath making 9th and 10th December. With mulled wine and mince pies!
  • Partridge in a pear tree concert in December


Details to follow.

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