Highlighted Events

  1. Printmaking Workshop

    • Julie will be showing you how to make collographs.  A collagraph is made by collaging a variety of materials to create a textured plate.  It is a very versatile printing process – different textures hold …

  2. Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

    • A botanical wreath-making session for Christmas.  Including information on the mythology and customs around Christmas plants.  Make one wreath to take home with you, from a range of materials. Helen Firminger Sorry but these sessions are now …

  3. Glowing Garden Party

    • Come and enjoy our garden in the winter.  Illuminations, music, delicious food and drink. All welcome £5 members/£15 non-members Booking essential

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  1. Plant Recording for All Ages - HLF project highlights

    • Time flies and amazingly we’ve reached the end of our 2-year ‘Plant Recording for All Ages’ project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund – started way back in May 2016! During this time, we like to …

  2. What have the Romans ever done for us?

    • A report on the SLBI’s botanical exchange visit to the Botanic Garden of Rome The good thing about a botanical exchange is that you have a common language – the language of plant names. So even …

  3. 2017 - What a fun year it's been!

    • 2017 – what a fun year it’s been! The botany, the talks, all the things we’ve seen… There’s been walking and talking, Drawing and dyeing, All in a beautiful scene. We had ‘Ask the Wood’ And ‘The Great North …

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