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  1. Outdoor Film Showing 'This Changes Everything' inspired by Naomi Klein's bestseller

    • An epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change. The film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana’s Powder River basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from …

  2. Half term Activities Day - for children and carers

    • For children aged 4+ Come and make your own secret garden making prints from potatoes and other natural materials from our botanic garden. Two drop-in sessions 10 – 12 and 2 – 4. £2 per child/£5 for three children. …

  3. Grasses in their local habitats

    • A 3 week course, every Wednesday, 1, 8 and 15 June. This is a field based course, looking at grasses in their habitats at Peabody Hall, Morden Hall Park wetland and meadow and Wimbledon Common heathland.    …

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  1. 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: …

  2. Another Heritage Lottery Fund grant for the SLBI!

    • Great news – we’ve just been awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund grant of £99,600 for our new ‘Plant Recording for All Ages’ project! The project will bring our historic herbarium up-to-date, make it accessible to all and …

  3. Victorian floral fun!

    • A great day was had by all, yesterday, as visitors flocked here in Victorian costume for our Victorian Variety day. An amazing number of people dressed up for the occasion, and dressed as a Victorian maid …

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