Brown long-eared batHalf term fun: Animals of the Night
22 – 30 October

Take a journey into the world of wildlife: make a pumpkin seed hedgehog, join the Woodland Holiday Club (bookable, small charge applies), hear stories with The Garden Detectives, and meet African Pygmy hedgehogs!
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Visitors looking at apple displayAutumn apple display and identification
29 October - 2 November

See wonderful displays of apples grown in the north of England, and bring your apples for identification by members of the Northern Fruit Group (29 - 30 Oct). 
Normal garden admission

The woodland in autumnFree day Friday: 4 November

We open the gates for free to all today - bring friends and family to enjoy the garden in all its autumn finery. 
FREE garden admission 

Visitors with a RHS advisorRHS Advisory Service
Selected dates, November - January  

Visit our desk in the entrance conservatory to get face-to-face gardening advice from an expert RHS advisor (11am – 3pm first Sat of each month; 1 – 3pm every Mon). 


Christmas stories with Santa: selected dates from Friday 2 December 2016

For something extra special, why not book onto a Christmas Story with Santa. Snuggle up for a classic Christmas tale, have a sing-along and a story with the man himself and if you have been very good receive a small gift.
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Christmas lights and baublesChristmas at Harlow Carr 

Follow our Christmas trail, join our fluffy polar bears and penguins for a festive snap, get creative in the glitter emporium, and pick up the perfect Christmas gifts at our shopping showcase events.
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Ruhleben interneesA garden behind barbed wire
7 January – 26 February

The RHS Lindley Library reveals a remarkable piece of World War One history from its archives: the ‘forgotten’ story of an intrepid group of British men who set up a horticultural society in the Ruhleben internment camp in Germany, and helped to feed their fellow prisoners throughout the war. 
Normal garden admission

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