Events in The Linnaean Gardens of Uppsala
Upcoming guidad tours, events, work shops, conserts, theater and more in the Botanical Garden, the Linnaeus Garden and Linnaeus' Hammarby.
Dissertations are listed in DiVA.
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The Culture Night in the Botanical Garden
The Botanical Garden provides an ambient setting for moving meditation, Japanese martial arts, classical music, and a traditional fire show. Watch ceremonial archery. Try your hand at origami, learn about kimonos and witness a Japanese tea ceremony in the orangery. Explore the Tropical Greenhouse and hear the frogs sing. If you are lucky, the giant water lily will show you its flower.
A cultural cavalcade in the Linnaeus Garden
Listen to folk music and singer-songwriters or enjoy dans shows. Visit Carl Linnaeus' home and met one of his impersonators in a historic play. As darkness falls, the garden will be Illuminated by candles. Enjoy a magical stroll among the flowers of autumn.
Meadow raking in the cultural reserve
Come and volunteer at Linnaeus' Hammarby! It is time to harvest the last vegetables and to prepare the forest meadows for winter by raking them and collecting and burning branches. Work side by side with experts on agrarian history and learn about 18th century farming. All helpers will be rewarded with hot dogs and soft drinks.
School holiday fun - plant a Christmas bulb
Start a bulb and make it blossom at Christmas. Plant it in a pot, create and decorate a cone which will provide darkness that will encourage the bulb to blossom. Suitable for ages 6 to 15, the Tropical Greenhouse.
Museum Day in the rainforest
Explore plants from the South. On Museum Day, the theme is FLAVOUR and all museums in Uppsala offer free entrance.
School holiday fun - potato art
Make potato prints. Create cards to send to friends and relatives. Let the tropical greenery inspire you.
CANCELLED: School holiday fun with potatoes!
Make a little person out of a potato! For children 5-15 years. At 1 pm you can ask a biologist about potatoes. How do they grow and why are green potatoes poisonous?
CANCELLED: Volunteer in Linnaeus' meadows
Help us to tidy up Carl Linnaeus' meadows efter the winter. We clear the meadows from branches, rake them, light fires and learn more about 18th century farming. There are hot dogs and soft drinks for all helpers. Don't miss out on a great opportunity to experience Swedish spring in a vibrant historical environment!
CANCELLED: The Hammarby Day
Family day at Linnaeus' Hammarby. Learn about beehives and make homes for pollinating insects.
Many of the plants that are considered Linnaean relicts and part of the genetic material he used for his research blossom at this time of year at Linnaeus' Hammarby. See this year's art exhibition, and join a guided tour of the manor house in English at 12.30.
CANCELLED: A Linnaean Garden Party 2020
Time travel to the 18th century, hear the rustle of silk skirts, see silver shoe buckles glisten, and sample artisan foods. Meet scientists, experiment, and learn more about Linnaean science. Guided tour in English at 11.30 and 14.30.
POSTPONED: Peter No-Tail's Bike Day
Fun and games, road sense education, bike race and other activities. In Swedish. Enter in advance. See www.pellescykeldag.se
The event is postponed and will take place 20 September.
CANCELLED: Country Fair at Hammarby
Family day at Linnaeus' Hammarby. You can buy sheepskins, cheese, bread, vegetables and honey at the small and genuine fair, where there will also be craft stands and second hand sellers. The children can try on 18th century clothes.