Highlighted Events

  1. Open Morning with Microscopes

    • A chance to visit he SLBI and take a tour and also take a closer look at edible plants and seeds whilst learning how to make full use of a microscope. Saturday 27th January 11 – …

  2. Teacher's Twilight Session - Edible Plant Workshops in your Neighbourhood

    • For primary school teachers: Wednesday 31 January, 5-6pm This free twilight session will be a great opportunity to come and find out more about plant based community education programmes for schools at two venues:   Brockwell Park …

  3. Basic Botany - Sat 3 & 10 Feb

    • Two day courses:  Sat 3rd and Sat 10 February 2018 An introduction showing how flowering plants are structured and work, with a second session on their reproduction and life histories.  We will use the resources of …

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  1. 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 …

  2. 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’ …

  3. 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 …

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