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January

Drawing and Painting from Nature – Imperial College course

16th January, 18:30 - 19th March, 20:30
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood Road SE24 9AQ GB + Google Map
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 discover some of the history behind this form of artwork.   All SLBI members are eligible to pay at the reduced Associate rate -   Please book via: www.imperial.ac.uk/evening-classes/courses-starting-in-january/january-courses-list/drawingnaturejanuary// Jo Roberts, Tutor 6.30 - 8.30 pm Thursdays 16 Jan - 19 March

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The Fascinating Use of Pollens

28th January, 19:00 - 21:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
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The Fascinating Use of Pollens

We are delighted to be welcoming this popular botanist and speaker.  She will be using seasonal examples and touching on not only pollination but also issues such as allergic reactions. Sophie Leguil      Members free / Non-members £5      No booking necessary Please note: This has changed from 21st to 28th Jan

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February

Orchid Workshop

8th February, 10:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£45.00 - £50.00
Orchid  Workshop

Learning more about orchids Covering different orchid-related topics - with some practical elements such as looking at herbarium specimens, live plants, seeds and flower morphology under a microscope.Sophie Leguil £45 members/£50 non-members Booking essential

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Documenting Karst Floras in Asia and Latin America

11th February, 19:00 - 21:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
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Documenting Karst Floras in Asia and Latin America

Karst is a soluble carbonate bedrock dissolved by slightly acidic rain water where both typical and rare species thrive.  It has a thin soil layer and provides different habitat niches and microclimatic conditions supporting plants that favour the calcium-rich nutrients. Alex Monro, Identification & Naming Department, RBG Kew    Members free   / Non-members £5     No booking necessary

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First Taste of Spring – Half Term Activities for Children Age 4+ and Carers

18th February, 14:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£6.00
First Taste of Spring – Half Term Activities for Children Age 4+ and Carers

Art and Craft Zoe will be using her skills as an artist working with textiles alongside her printing and cyanotype expertise to run an inspiring Springtime activity.  Details to follow. Zoe Burt £6 per child Booking essential

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Herbarium Skills: Handling, management and identification

22nd February, 10:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£45.00 - £50.00
Herbarium Skills:  Handling, management and identification

Learning to preserve plant specimensA 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 plants and get to know more about herbarium expertise.Mark Spencer £45 members/£50 non-members Booking essential

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March

Botanical Cyanotypes: Blueprints and Browntoning

7th March, 14:00 - 17:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£35.00 - £40.00
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 and its links to botany.Zoe Burt, http://www.zoeburt.com £35 members/£40 non-members Booking essential

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Plant Drawing Evening

13th March, 19:00 - 21:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
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Plant Drawing Evening

Join our informal drawing group (not a class) to explore and draw botany through flowers and other plant materials.  Beginners and experts welcome.  Please bring art materials if you have them and refreshments to share. Helen Firminger     £5   No booking necessary

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Uses & Folklore of Wild Plants

14th March, 14:00 - 16:00
West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium, Norwood Road
London, England SE27 9JU United Kingdom
£10.00
Uses & Folklore of Wild Plants

Plant-Lore The second in a series of joint walks with West Norwood Cemetery on the theme of plant-lore. Roy, author of Vickery's Folk Flora, will be identifying plants and sharing his knowledge in this fascinating cemetery. All levels welcome. Booking essentialRoy Vickery £10

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Terrariums Workshop

22nd March, 14:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£40.00
Terrariums Workshop

Beautiful tiny gardens Sorry but this event is now sold out Come and learn how to make your very own miniature garden in a special glass vessel. Beautiful to look at, easy to look after and a perfect Mother's Day gift! London Terrariums, http://www.slondonterrariums.com £40 Booking essential

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