Events

A lot happens in Linnaeus´ Uppsala throughout the season.

Linnéträdgården i Uppsala

Volunteer in Linnaeus’ meadows

Start:2017-04-23 10:00
End: 2017-04-23 13:00

Help us to tidy up Carl Linnaeus’ meadows after the winter. We clear the meadows from branches, rake them, light fires and learn more about 18th century farming. There are hot dogs and soft drinks for all helpers. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to experience Swedish spring in a vibrant historical environment!

Organiser: Uppsala linneanska trädgårdar, SLU Agrarhistoria, Länsstyrelsen i Uppsala län

Venue: Cultural reserve Linnaeus’ Hammarby

Contact: www.botan.uu.se

 

Hammarbydagen

Start: 2017-05-13 11:00
End: 2017-05-13 17:00

Family day at Linnaeus’ Hammarby. Guided tour of the manor house in English at 12.30. Free entrance for everyone wearing 18th century costume!

Entrance: 80 SEK. Free entrance for children under 18.

Organiser: Uppsala linneanska trädgårdar, SLU Agrarhistoria, Länsstyrelsen i Uppsala län, Sällskapet Linnés Hammarby

Venue: Linnaeus’ Hammarby

Contact: www.botan.uu.se

 

A Linnaean Garden Party

Start:2017-05-20 11:00
End: 2017-05-20 17:00

Time travel to the 18th century, hear the rustle of silk skirts, see silver shoe buckles glisten, and sample artisan foods. Find rare plants and seeds for your garden and pick up advice on how to grow them. Learn more about the Swedish Linnaeus Society, whose centenary we celebrate this year. Meet scientists, experiment, and learn more about Linnaean science. Guided tour of the graden in English at 14.30.

Entrance: Free entrance all day!

Organiser: Linnés Uppsala

Venue: The Linnaeus Garden

Contactwww.botan.uu.se

 

Haymaking at Hammarby

Start: 2017-07-16 10:00
End: 2017-07-16 16:00

Take part in traditional haymaking, buy fresh produce and try your hand at crafts. Free entrance for those wearing 18th century costume.

Entrance: 80 SEK. Free entrance for children under 18.

Organiser: Uppsala linneanska trädgårdar, SLU Agrarhistoria, Länsstyrelsen i Uppsala län, Sällskapet Linnés Hammarby

Venue: Linnaeus’ Hammarby

Contactwww.botan.uu.se

 

Rye Harvest and Country Fair at Hammarby

Start: 2017-08-20  11:00
End: 2017-08-20  17:00

Family day at Linnaeus’ Hammarby. The sheep will be shorn and the lambs evaluated for breeding. You can buy sheepskins, cheese, bread, vegetables and honey at the fair, where there will also be craft stands and second hand sellers. The children can try on 18th century clothes. Free entrance for everyone dressed in 18th century costume!

Entrance: 80 SEK. Free entrance for children under 18, students, and employees at Uppsala University.

Organiser: Uppsala linneanska trädgårdar, SLU Agrarhistoria, Länsstyrelsen i Uppsala län, Sällskapet Linnés Hammarby

Venue: Linnaeus’ Hammarby

Contact: www.botan.uu.se

 

Apple Days

Start: 2017-09-23 11:00
End: 2017-09-24 16:00

Did you know that over 200 varieties of apples are grown in Sweden? Get to know a good quarter of them at the apple exhibition att Linnaeus’ Hammarby. Find out which apples you have in your garden. Buy apple themed “fika” at Café Sara Lisa.

If you want to have your apples identified, bring about five good apples per variety. There is a fee of 10 SEK per variety.

Entrance: 80 SEK. Free entrance for children under 18.

Organiser: Uppsala linneanska trädgårdar

Venue: Linnaeus’ Hammarby

Contact: www.botan.uu.se

 

Harvest at Linnaeus’ Hammarby

Start: 2017-10-15 10:00
End: 2017-10-15 13:00

Come and volunteer at Linnaeus’ Hammarby! It is time to harvest the last vegetables and to prepare the forest meadows for winter by raking them and collecting and burning branches. Work side by side with experts on agrarian history and learn about 18th century farming. All helpers will be rewarded with hot dogs and soft drinks.

Organiser: Uppsala linneanska trädgårdar, SLU Agrarhistoria, Länsstyrelsen i Uppsala län

Venue: Cultural reserve Linnaeus’ Hammarby

Contact: www.botan.uu.se