Highlighted Events

  1. Indian Summer - Art Exhibition of new miniatures by the artist, Jo Self

    • We’re pleased to announce the dates of Jo Self’s exhibition, ‘Indian Summer’. Jo will be here for a Private View on Wed 12 Sept, 6-8pm, when she will introduce her exhibition. Her paintings will then …

  2. Lambeth Heritage Festival Events " The Botanical Exploration of Tooting Common"

    • Herbarium specimen display – both actual plants and images of plants collected on Tooting Common.  2.00 – 7.00 p.m.   A talk – about people who have collected on Tooting Common or contributed to the knowledge of …

  3. Plant Walk on Tooting Common

    • For Lambeth Heritage Festival, arranged jointly by the SLBI and the Friends of Tooting Common (FOTC). Meet at junction of Garrards and Tooting Bec Roads. Roy Vickery   Donations to be shared between FOTC and SLBI   …

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Latest Blog Posts

  1. 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 …

  2. 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 …

  3. 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’ …

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