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  1. Tree Walk - Bermondsey (postponed)

    • The amazing variety of Bermondsey’s street treesA journey through Bermondsey with identification and stories related to some of its varied trees Bob is both an environmentalist and an author. He wrote the acclaimed book Ghost Trees …

  2. Just the Tonic - A natural history of tonic water

    • How the cinchona trees of the Andes and Asia added zest to our bubbles!Hooray, another reason to crack open the cocktails! Kew botanists and authors of Just the tonic: A natural …

  3. The 12 Plants of Christmas - Wreaths, Raisins and Roasties!

    • Customs and Folklore – Plants, Spices and FoodThis illustrated online talk will delve into the wonderfully rich world of Christmas customs and folklore, past and present. Via 12 carefully chosen plants, it’ll be a trip around …

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  1. Black History Month at the SLBI

    • Join us for a exciting series of talks throughout Black History Month in October as we celebrate black botanists past, present and future!

  2. 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 …

  3. 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!

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