Dr Neil's Garden
Old Church Lane
Duddingston Village
Edinburgh, EH15 3PX

E: Info@DrNeilsGarden.co.uk
T: 07849 187 995
(Open Monday to Sunday 10:00 to 17:00)

What’s On

Petra Bunger and Ursula Pretsch “Around the World” An exhibition of Art, Jewellery & Accessories – Saturday 13th August to Wednesday 17th August 11:00 to 16:00 (Free)



Petra Bunger returns for the 4th time to the Thomson Tower to show her new jewellery which has been inspired by studying nature, ancient tradition and contemporary art in many countries of the world.  Her felt making designs reflect international culture with an added modern and colourful twist.

Ursula Pretsch is an artist and creative maker based in Edinburgh. Her fine art prints reflect her personal journeys around the world. She also creates artist(ic) books, note and sketch books, handprints and textile accessories.

Harry Mafuji “Edinburgh and its Natural Surroundings” Friday 19th August to Friday 26th August 2022 11:00 – 16:00 (Free)


Harry studied art in Tokyo and then London. More recently he studied art history in Edinburgh, focusing on the interaction of Japan and Britain in the late 19th century. 


“It reflects my everyday life in the city where I constantly see something new that inspires a painting” – Harry Mafuji.

Jane Raven Prints, Glass and Ceramic Exhibition – Monday 29th August to Sunday 4th September 2022 11:00 to 16:00 (Free)



N.B. There is a Private Viewing for “Friends of the Garden” – Sunday 28th August 15:00 – 18:00

Jane Raven is an artist who has a studio in Edinburgh.   She works with prints and ceramics and gets her inspiration from the natural world.

Her images include insects, birds and flowers which makes Dr Neils Garden the perfect setting for her work.

She also works with glass and stone and there will be examples of these on show as well.

Heron – Toyobo print on chine colle   
 Ceramic plates by Jane with her fern design     

Flax and the Physic Garden Sunday 21st August 14:00 to 15:00


Ahead of the above Flax Scotland exhibition in September, former GP and medical teacher Dr John Ennis of “Journeys in Design” joins our own Claudia Pottier who has been growing flax in the Physic Garden.

The pair talk medicinal plants and John explores the particular health benefits of both flax seed and fibre beside our Flax patch.

Flax – Wednesday 7th September to Sunday 11th September 2022 11:00 – 16:00 (Free)

Known for generations as a source of textile fibre, the exhibition explores how flax brings focus to the most pressing matters of today: community, health and well-being, biodiversity, soil health, and sustainable, regenerative design.


An exhibition with informal talks exploring the exceptional potential of Scotland’s ancient fibre crop.
More about this exhibition to come in the next Newsletter.

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