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Who are the friends?

Oxford Botaic Garden and  Magdalen College
The Friends are a group of people who share a special interest in the Garden and who wish to retain its excellence both as a centre of education and research and as a place of relaxation and enjoyment.The Friends are able to benefit from the resources that the Garden has to offer such as the library, annual seed list, coffee mornings and a Newsletter.They support the garden in many ways including helping to raise money for special projects at the garden.
Patron
HRH The Prince of WalesPresident
Lord Patten of BarnesVice Presidents
Lawrence Banks
Robin Herbert
Sir Simon Hornby
Valerie Lapthorne
Sir Ghillean Prance
Sir Crispin Tickell
The President of Magdalen College
The Dean of Christ Church
Trustees and Directors
Richard Mayou (Chairman), Jennie Turner (Secretary),
Doreen Cowan (Treasurer), Sarah Taylor, Crystal Dobson.Council
The Trustees: Jane Annett, Marie Jeanne Barnett, Leslie Cowan, Crystal Dobson, Sue Haynes, Mary Isaac, Martin Lamaison, David Newburn, Sally Oriss and Walter Sawyer.

Outdoor Benches Provided by Gardencentreshopping

We had some fantastic garden benches provided by the guys at Gardencentreshopping.co.uk, who gave us a discounted selection of Winawood™ all weather benches, which means we don’t have to spend anymore time oiling our vast range of benches around the society grounds!

This has saved us a lot of time in the long run, and as the benches needed replacing anyway, it made sense to use these instead.

We highly recommend you check them out at the link below:

http://www.gardencentreshopping.co.uk/benches-winawood-all-weather