An Uplifting Historical and Literary Stroll

Join local historian, guide, speaker and author Mark Davies as he describes some of the remarkable characters who have influenced the Garden's rich history in a variety of ways. Hear about the Garden's first superintendent, Jacob Bobart, 'the German Prince of Plants', and his remarkable descendants; learn about some of Britain's earliest hot-air balloon launches by the first English aeronaut, Oxford High Street pastry cook James Sadler; and discover the Garden's associations with Lewis Carroll and other celebrated writers and visitors. Followed by wine and a book signing with Mark. 

Cost: £15

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