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  1. Drawing and Painting from Nature - Imperial College course

    • A 10 week course run by Imperial College London.  A practical course where you will learn some of the technical and creative skills associated with different approaches to drawing and painting from natural objects, and …

  2. Herbarium Skills: Handling, management and identification

    • Learning to preserve plant specimens A workshop where participants will be learning the above skills with a variety of specimens from our herbarium collection. A unique chance to get close to some of our historic …

  3. Botanical Cyanotypes: Blueprints and Browntoning

    • Blue to Brown Get inspired by our garden and herbarium to develop unique blueprints. Learn how to remove the blue colour from the pirnts and make brown-toned images, whilst discovering the historical process of blueprinting …

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  1. The SLBI declares a climate emergency

    • The South London Botanical Institute (SLBI) has joined organisations around London and the world in declaring a climate emergency. The announcement was made following a meeting of the SLBI’s Board of Trustees on Thursday 6 …

  2. From garden volunteer to airport pest control

    • Another guest blog as we celebrate ‘Volunteers’ Week’ – a big thank you to all of our volunteers, including Charles, whose experience here has landed him a great job at Manchester airport… Hello! I’m Charles and …

  3. The SLBI as a Greek student - An unforgettable experience!

    • A guest blog from Pavlos, our Greek intern, who sadly leaves us today……. Monday the 1st of April 9:00 am, I was walking silently towards the front entrance of the South London Botanical Institute to begin …

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