Highlighted Events

  1. Plant Drawing Evening

    • An informal drop-in group which meets to draw plants from the garden and herbarium, and share refreshments and advice. All welcome, all abilities, please bring your own artist materials, although basic materials are provided.    Members free/Non-members £3 No booking …

  2. Spring Tree Walk- Battersea Park

    • This event involves learning more about your local trees, how to identify them, and going for a walk in one of London’s most beautiful parks. Our walk is being held on the same day as …

  3. Plant Collecting for the Herbarium

    • This event involves teaching of the history of the herbaria, how and what to collect, as well as a practical session and discussion about how to start your own herbarium. Roy Vickery. Booking essential. Refunds given up …

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  1. An A-Z of the SLBI in 2016

    • So much has happened at the SLBI this year, where do we start? Let’s start with A… Aromatherapy was as popular as ever and this time festive, making beautiful gifts with essential oils. ‘Botany on Your Plate’ …

  2. Another new grant - from City Bridge Trust for 'Botany on Your Plate'!

    • We are delighted to have just been awarded £76,500 from the City Bridge Trust for an exciting new project, ‘Botany on Your Plate.’ The project will provide a range of activities introducing both children and …

  3. Heritage happenings, past and present

    • As we embark on our new project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), ‘Plant Recording for All Ages,’ we thought we’d just reflect on everything we’ve achieved in our last HLF-funded project: ‘Living History: …

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