Highlighted Events

  1. Magic Mushroom Mondays

    • Weekly drop-in identification session, to last to the end of the Fungi season. Bring your own specimens for identification or come and look at those of others. Please see below for additional Fungus Forays. Every Monday until …

  2. The Plants & Geology of the Indian Himalayan mountain ranges from Kashmir to Ladakh

    • An SLBI member’s first visit looking at some of plants and geology of the Indian Himalayan mountain ranges from Kashmir to Ladakh, a beautiful region rarely visited by tourists. Friday 24th November Nicky Nicoll Free for members/£3 non-members

  3. Christmas Cake Ingredients*

    • 10.30 am – 4.30 pm So much folk-lore around this traditional seasonal bake.  Take a look at the spices and plants used in stirring up this delicious cake. Letta Jones, www.lettajones.com £5 refundable deposit Booking essential *Please note this event …

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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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