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April

Forage London-Burgess Park*

20th April, 17:00 - 19:30
Burgess Park, Albany Road
London, England SE5 0AL United Kingdom
£5.00
Forage London-Burgess Park*

An evening exploring the edible delights of one of south London's most amazing parks.  It will involve safely picking and eating various leaves, learning to identify edible plants and discussion of numerous topics including nutrition, medicine, herbalism, botany, cookery, horticulture and history.  Meeting point given on booking. Booking essential  Free event  £5 refundable deposit. Jason Irving   https://foragewildfood.com/ *This event is free thanks to funding from City Bridge Trust for our Botany on your Plate project, but we would welcome donations towards our…

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National Gardens Scheme Open Garden

22nd April, 14:00 - 17:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood Road SE24 9AQ GB + Google Map
National Gardens Scheme Open Garden

Enjoy our garden and house with delicious teas and cakes and chat to our gardeners. NGS tickets available on door. Garden café.

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Leaf Fossils and Climate Indication

24th April, 19:00 - 21:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood Road SE24 9AQ GB + Google Map
Leaf Fossils and Climate Indication

Peta will explain the fascinating way that leaf fossils show us how we can estimate the climate of southern England 34 million years ago. No booking necessary, this is a drop-in event Peta Hayes, Curator of Paleobotany, Natural History Museum Members free / £5 non-members

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Teacher’s Twilight Session – Edible Plant Workshops in your Neighbourhood

25th April, 16:45 - 18:00
Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses, Dulwich Road
London, SE24 0PA United Kingdom
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Teacher’s Twilight Session – Edible Plant Workshops in your Neighbourhood

Are you a local teacher, interested in food plants and where our food comes from? Following our successful teacher twilight in January, we are pleased to announce a second 'Edible plant workshops in your Neighbourhood' evening. The event will be held at the Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses on Wednesday 25th April 2018, 4.45pm - 6pm. This twilight session will: - Give you the opportunity to meet us in person - Introduce inspiring outdoor learning environments and opportunities on your doorstep - Offer a unique opportunity…

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Plant ID in St Leonard’s Churchyard, Streatham

25th April, 18:30 - 20:30
St Leonards Church, Streatham High Road
London, SW16 1HS United Kingdom
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Plant ID in St Leonard’s Churchyard, Streatham

Another visit as part of our long-term plant survey of this site. All welcome. Roy Vickery Free

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May

Book Launch – ‘Seasonal Nature Journal’

3rd May, 18:00 - 20:00
Book Launch – ‘Seasonal Nature Journal’

Written by two local artists, Zoe Burt and Marianne Wie  and featuring the SLBI, to coincide with the V & A Fashioned from Nature exhibition.   The book is filled with botanically related creative workshops, drinks and recipes - with pages for your own ideas. Sip botanical infusions and try your hand at a drop-in workshop.   Thursday 3rd May  6 pm - 8 pm More details to follow

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Annual plant sale

12th May, 11:00 - 13:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood Road SE24 9AQ GB + Google Map
Annual plant sale

Wide range of unusual, locally grown and reasonably priced plants and advice on how to grow them, together with a show of Dulwich Artists Open House 11 - 4 pm. All welcome. Free entry.

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Bach Flower Remedies

19th May, 14:00 - 17:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£25.00 - £30.00
Bach Flower Remedies

To include an introduction to Dr Bach and the remedies, researching our library and herbarium specimens of those flowers included, and making a remedy to take home.   Materials and notes provided. Booking essential £25 members/£30 non-members Julia Linfoot, Bach Foundation Practitioner

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‘Common Salt’ with Bites Beverages and Botany

24th May, 16:00 - 20:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£10.00
‘Common Salt’ with Bites Beverages and Botany

We are combining our Open Garden Evening with the Chelsea Fringe http://www.chelseafringe.com as both a theatrical event and delicious refreshments in our garden.  The Open Garden is free, whilst there is an admission for ‘Common Salt’  – Tickets £10. ‘Common Salt is a performance around a table – a ‘show and tell’ by artists Sheila Ghelani and Sue Palmer.  http://www.sheilaghelani.co.uk/commonsalt/ and  https://inquilines.com/common-salt/ Photographer: Paul Samuel White                     It explores the colonial, geographical history…

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September

Malham Tarn Field Trip

14th September, 16:00 - 17th September, 12:00
Malham Tarn, Field Studies Centre
Settle, England BD24 9PU United Kingdom
£275.00 - £300.00
Malham Tarn Field Trip

http://www.field-studies-council.org/centres/malhamtarn.aspx A field trip to the Malham Tarn Field Studies Centre, led by Dr June Chatfield.     Within reach of the centre are limestone pavements, mossy limestone walls with ferns, calcareous flush grassland, fen and secondary woodland. There will be plants like the brittle bladder fern that are rarely found in the south-east as well as the limestone habitats. This is a fully catered event, and lab space is also included.   Rooms are en-suite and there may be…

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