Songs in the Greenhouse

  • Date: –18:00
  • Location: Botaniska trädgården Tropiska växthuset, Villavägen 8
  • Organiser: Uppsala linneanska trägdårdar i samarbete med KnivstaSune
  • Contact person: Lotta S Saetre
  • Kulturevenemang

Local troubadour KnivstaSune sings and plays songs deeply rooted in the Swedish musical and poetic tradition – from the 18th century with troubadour and composer Carl Michael Bellman and the 20th century with poet Karin Boye and troubadour and composer Evert Taube

An opportunity to listen to and enjoy some of Sweden's beloved musical treasure, even if you perhaps don't understand the language! KnivstaSune will be in the Winter Garden, the first room after the greenhouse entrance hall.

Entrance fee 50 Skr. Free admission for children under age 18 and for employees/students at Uppsala University.

Knivsta-Sune playing on his lute. His clothes are inspired by the eighteenth century. He is wearing a white shirt with ruffles, a red vest and grey pants. On his head a wig with white curls and a ponytail at the neck.

Exercise – recreation – culture

Ride your bike to Linnaeus' Hammarby or wander in the cultural reserve there.Give Qi Gong, Yoga, Taiji or boules a try in the Botanical Garden.

Buy tickets for a theatre performance or concert. Enjoy art works, beautiful flower beds and silence. Study, read a book or enjoya tea or coffee break. In our gardens there is room for both rest and exercise!

Workout in the gardens in 2022

For current information, contact the organizers.

Preliminary: Boules greens in the baroque garden: try your hand at pétanque in connection with competitions. 

Preliminary: Senior Qigong at Sorbusplan (corner Norbyvägen-Villavägen, at the Nordic Africa Institute). Schedule for 2021 not ready yet. Organized by the Church of Swedish.

Qigong at Sorbusplan (corner Norbyvägen-Villavägen, at the Nordic Africa Institute):  Mondays 6 June – 25 July, 17:30–18:30. For up-to-date information see the website of the organizer Biyunföreningen Gröna Draken.

Summer yoga in the Botanical garden: usually Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, April – August. For more information, on the Facebook page Sommaryoga i Uppsala.

Utställningar Uppsala linneanska trädgårdar

Last modified: 2022-08-15