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We’re co-creating an incredible, sensory and spectacular super garden of epic proportions in Birmingham this summer and we can’t wait to share it with YOU! Rooted in the themes of journey, diversity, environment and community, PoliNations is for everyone, and we need you to help us make it yours. Here’s how you can get involved!

Download our Education pack

Education Resources
Learn about seed dispersal, journeys along the silk road and the UK’s multicultural landscape with our Education Pack activities. These free resources can be used in classrooms, home schools or just for fun, with a host of interactive activities aimed at ages 7 to 11. You can download your pack for free below.

Pecyn Addysg:
Dysgwch am wasgaru hadau, teithiau ar hyd y ffordd sidan a thirwedd amlddiwylliannol y Deyrnas Unedig gyda gweithgareddau ein Pecyn Addysg. Mae’r adnoddau hyn am ddim ac modd eu defnyddio yn y dosbarth, ysgol gartref neu am hwyl. Mae’r pecyn yn cynnwys llwyth o weithgareddau rhyngweithiol ar gyfer plant 7 i 11 oed. Gallwch lwytho eich pecyn i lawr am ddim isod.

School Visits to PoliNations

Kick-off the start of the terms with a trip to PoliNations; we are welcoming schools to explore the garden; where pupils can marvel at the iconic plant sculptures, wonder in our woodland areas, and step into the sensory spaces to get close to nature, in the centre of the city.

If you are interested in a teacher-led trip, email us at

Get involved

Get your hands dirty
We'll be inviting members of the public to join us during our opening weekend to get their hands dirty and help us place hundreds of flowers, plants and shrubs provided by our expert horticulturalists into our beautifully designed garden. Fancy getting stuck in? Sign up to our newsletter to find out more.

Take part on site
PoliNations is packed full of opportunities for you to get involved. You could…

  • Workshop your own new look with expert costume, make-up and drag pros
  • Experience the site on a sensory tour
  • Forest-bathe under the canopy
  • Listen to musical influences from around the world
  • Enjoy a cup of Chai from our Tuk Tuk Chaiwallah

Help make it happen

Our PoliNations team is growing, and throughout the project we’re excited to be offering a number of creative jobs, production tender opportunities, traineeships and internships. Discover our current opportunities. These are updated regularly, so sign up to our newsletter and follow us on social media to be kept in the know. 

Download the PoliNations app...

Available now for iOS and Android! Download the app, and dive into The PoliNations Virtual Super Garden to see what your inner landscape looks like today.

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PoliNations and Trigger
Trigger, Unit 1.1 Streamline Building, Paintworks, Bristol BS4 3AS
Unboxed, Creativity in the UKCommissioned as part of UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK and also presented as part of Birmingham 2022 Festival
Funded by
HM Government
Northern Ireland Executive
Scottish Government Riaghaltas na h-Alba
Llywodraeth Cymru Welsh Government
Belfast City Council
Cymru Greadigol Creative Wales
Branding and website by Peter & Paul