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December

Printmaking Workshop

Saturday, 1st December 2018, 10:30 - 13:30
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
Printmaking Workshop

Julie will be showing you how to make collographs.  A collagraph is made by collaging a variety of materials to create a textured plate.  It is a very versatile printing process - different textures hold varying amounts of ink and print in a range of tones.   Seasonal materials will be used to create cards and tags for the festive season.  Materials provided. Julie Sullock Booking essential £20 members/£25 Non-members

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Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

Sunday, 9th December 2018, 14:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

A botanical wreath-making session for Christmas.  Including information on the mythology and customs around Christmas plants.  Make one wreath to take home with you, from a range of materials. Helen Firminger Sorry but these sessions are now sold out and our waiting list is now full Booking essential £30

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Glowing Garden Party

Thursday, 13th December 2018, 18:00 - 20:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
Glowing Garden Party

Come and enjoy our garden in the winter.  Illuminations, music, delicious food and drink. All welcome £5 members/£15 non-members Booking essential

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New Year’s Eve Plant Hunt

Monday, 31st December 2018, 11:00 - 13:00
Brockwell Park
New Year’s Eve Plant Hunt

A welcome addition to other seasonal events Meet at the clock tower in Brockwell Park for a plant hunting walk to see how many wildflowers can be found at this time of year. Run jointly with the Friends of Brockwell Park. Part of the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland’s New Year Plant Hunt. No booking necessary Roy Vickery Donations to the SLBI welcome  

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January

Basic Botany – Seeds and Fruits

26th January, 14:00 - 17:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
Basic Botany – Seeds and Fruits

An introduction showing how seeds and fruits are structured and work, with a second session on their reproduction and life histories.  Using the resources of the SLBI's collection of sectioned and stained microscope mounts, library, garden plants and herbarium as well as fresh material brought in. Two sessions: Jan 26th: Seeds and Feb 16th: Fruits, vegetative reproduction and life histories. £30 one session/£50 two sessions June Chatfield   Booking essential

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Oranges and Lemons – 300 years of Scurvy – Why did it take so long to find the cure?

29th January, 19:00 - 21:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood Road SE24 9AQ GB + Google Map
Oranges and Lemons – 300 years of Scurvy – Why did it take so long to find the cure?

Scurvy killed 2 million British sailors, due to Vitamin C deficiency, from a diet without fruit or vegetables.  Find out how Vitamin C works, the military and naval catastrophes, and the orange and lemon cure - repeatedly ignored until the discovery of Vitamin C in 1928.  Members free/Non-Members £5   No booking necessary Henry Oakeley, Royal College of Physicians

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February

Plant Drawing Evening

8th 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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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 arts materials if you have them and refreshments to share.   No booking necessary. £5 Helen Firminger

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Herb Growing Workshop

10th February, 10:30 - 13:30
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
Herb Growing Workshop

A workshop learning about how to grow British species of herbs from seeds and cuttings, as well as propagating in water or soil.   Understanding both growing media and nutritional seeds, seedlings and mature plants.  You will also be exploring easy to find rooting hormones and techniques like aloe, aspirin and honey. Booking essential Sebastian Wood https://urbangrowth.london £10 refundable deposit * Please note: this event is free thanks to funding from City Bridge Trust for our Botany on Your Plate…

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Garden Inventory

14th February, 11:00 - 15:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
Free
Garden Inventory

Come and find out about the plants in our botanical garden! Our gardener, Sarah and member Rupert will be updating the plant names and labelling combined with some basic botany and plant identification.  All welcome to come and learn and help.   Booking essential Sarah Davey and Rupert Hughes   Members Free/£5 non-members

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Basic Botany – Seeds and Fruits

16th February, 14:00 - 17:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
Basic Botany – Seeds and Fruits

An introduction showing how seeds and fruits are structured and work, this second session is based on their reproduction and life histories.  Using the resources of the SLBI's collection of sectioned and stained microscope mounts, library, garden plants and herbarium as well as fresh material brought in. Feb 16th: Fruits, vegetative reproduction and life histories. £30 one session/£50 two sessions June Chatfield   Booking essential

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