12.00 – 16.00


Several of our members and committee have been working hard towards the success of Flora Scotia, part of the Botanical Art Worldwide project and exhibition, and for the upcoming Worldwide Day of Botanical Art event, Friday 18 May, at the John Hope Gateway in the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh.

We hope to see you there, enjoying the demonstrations, libations and celebrations.

The event starts at noon with the opening ceremony, and it will be non-stop until 4 p.m. 

Meet the Plants  – Guided walks around the garden with RBGE botanist Greg Kenicer, at 12.30, 13.30, 14.30 and 15.30.

The Botanical Art Worldwide slideshow will run continuously throughout the celebrations

Visitors will get a chance to work alongside Flora Scotia artists on a giant botanical mural


Demonstrations – 

12.00 – Lyn Campbell, Hazel Morris, Julie Price

13.00 – Linda Russell, Sharon Tingey

14.00 – Sheila Anderson Hardy (ink wash), Eleanor Christopher

15.00 – Marianne Hazlewood (buttercups), Janet Dyer (pen and ink illustration)

Many thanks to members Sarah Roberts, Anne Dana, Jacqui Pestell, Nicola Macartney, Jenny Haslemeier, Marianne Hazlewood, Lyn Campbell, Linda Russell, Eleanor Christopher, Julie Price, Jocelyn Anne Rabbitts, Bill Philips, Kathy Munro (Secretary), and Hazel Morris (Director), and all the members of the Scottish Botanical Arts Collective for their efforts towards making this exhibition and day a success. 

Last but certainly not least, a huge thank you to all artists who submitted work.