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February

Herbarium Skills: Handling, management and identification

Saturday, 22nd February 2020, 10:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, England SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£45.00 - £50.00

Learning to preserve plant specimens A 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

Saturday, 7th March 2020, 14:00 - 17:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, England 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

Friday, 13th March 2020, 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

Saturday, 14th March 2020, 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

Sunday, 22nd March 2020, 14:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, England SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£40.00
Terrariums Workshop

Beautiful tiny gardens 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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July

Summer School – Urban Botany for aspiring Plant Scientists

Tuesday, 28th July 2020, 10:00 - Thursday, 30th July 2020, 17:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood Road SE24 9AQ United Kingdom + Google Map
Summer School – Urban Botany for aspiring Plant Scientists

An action packed 3 days for school leavers going on to further education in botany, biology, horticulture or other related subjects giving you a chance to explore Plant Science, Biology and related subjects in new and exciting ways.  Take part in hands-on practical workshops using the SLBI's garden, library and herbarium, as well as botanical walks in local urban streets and parks.  Sessions will be led by some of the country's most experienced botanists and tutors, such as  Dr Jonathan…

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