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  1. The Fox Got You

    • The Fox Got You is a photographic installation celebrating six common plants which are at the origin of five major medicinal drugs.   This is the first London showing, after a successful run at the Oxford …

  2. Robert Pocock of Gravesend; 19th century naturalist & botanist

    • No, not the Wetherspoons pub….Robert Pocock was Gravesend’s first local historian, printer, creator of it’s first public library and botanist. In the early 1800’s he began a collection of local plants for his herbarium or …

  3. Climate Change - A Wake Up Call

    • Why we have a climate, how it is changing, what will happen if we do nothing, what we must do. Fascinating and important subject. A talk by the author of two books on climate change on Human …

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  1. Botanical Bake Off launches new Autumn events

    • We kicked off our new season of Autumn events last Saturday 10 October with our very first ‘Botanical Bake Off’! Inspired by the Great British Bake Off, entrants of all ages got creative using botanical …

  2. Allan Octavian Hume

    Natural History Heroes - A O Hume BBC Radio 4 1st October

    • This Thursday, our President, Roy Vickery will be talking on BBC Radio 4 at 1.45 pm about our founder Allan Hume. Find out more about him and his links to the SLBI as our founder.

  3. Chelsea Fringe - fun with fete, felting & film

    • Yesterday was our big event for the Chelsea Fringe Festival – a fete in the afternoon followed by an outdoor screening of ‘The Creeping Garden’ film in the evening. Thankfully the weather held and it was …

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