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  1. Half-Term Activities - Victorian arts and crafts

    • For children ages 4+ with carer.   Two sessions of plant based arts and crafts in the SLBI house and garden.  Making posies and garlands, with collages, cuttings and flower heads. 10.00 – 12.00 and 2.00 – …

  2. Tree Walk - St James' Park

    • Learn how to identify common and not so common trees in your local park.  Beginners welcome.Tutor – Letta Jones  www.lettajones.co.uk Members £6/Non-members £8 Meeting place to be given on booking.

  3. Victorian Variety

    • Join us for a celebration of Victorian culture and floral fun in our beautiful Victorian house and garden. An opportunity to join and engage in a variety of activities throughout the day. Dress up as a …

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  1. New Year, New Botanical Events - with a look back at last year too

    • Our new Spring programme of events is now live! A huge range of activities this time, with something for everyone – botanists and non-botanists, adults and children. Upcoming workshops include Botany for Gardeners, Botanical Perfumery, Twig …

  2. 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 …

  3. 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.

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