Highlighted Events

  1. Identifying Wild Plants 4 (postponed)

    • Identifying and Practice skillsDue to current C19 regulations this event has unfortunately had to be postponed. Any pre-booked tickets will be usable on a new date once arranged. One of six sessions, each of …

  2. 5 Plants that Changed the World

    • Ethnobotany for allThis illustrated talk focuses upon just a few of the hundreds of worthy candidates for the auspicious title of ‘World Changing’. Michael has chosen species which have benefited humankind from prehistory and …

  3. Open Garden

    • At last!Delighted to say we are now opening up our beautiful botanical garden in four slots of 45 mins each and hopefully this will continue on further Thursdays – to be announced. You will be able …

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  1. Black Lives Matter

    • Like many other organisations in the botanical, environmental, educational and heritage sectors, the SLBI has been considering its position in the light of recent anti-racism protests.We fully support the Black Lives Matter movement and want …

  2. Join our Big Botanical Birthday Challenge

    • This summer we’re inviting members, supporters, volunteers, local families, and anyone else to take on our fun, botany-inspired challenge!

  3. Join us for botany online during Covid-19!

    • Like everyone else in the world, those of us at the SLBI suddenly had to make big changes to our lives and work in March this year, due to Covid-19. As a small, independent organisation, …

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