Tour, Talk and Sunday Tea at the Botanic Garden

To celebrate our 40th Anniversary (and Fathers’ Day),  members and guests are warmly invited to join us for tea, coffee and cakes at the University of Leicester’s lovely Botanic Garden—preceded by a guided tour and talk on the history of its splendid houses.

 The cost will be £5.00 per person—which covers everything.

Please book in advance by sending £5.00 (cheques made out to SCAS) to Nita Foale, 2 Clarendon Park Road, LE2 3AD—or signify your intention to attend by emailing:

It promises to be a lovely afternoon. We do hope you’ll be able to come

Founded with the assistance of the Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society, the Botanic Garden was established in Oadby in 1947 in the grounds of four Edwardian houses: Beaumont, Southmeade, The Knoll and Hastings which are now used as student residences. Their separate gardens have been merged and now form 16 acres of lovingly cultivated grounds and greenhouses with a wide variety of planting, natural habitats, form and colour.