A little-known cemetery that houses a varied amount of flora and spectacular ivy trees
Margravine Cemetery (also known as Fulham Old Cemetery) comprises some 16 acres in the middle of London. It is apparently at its best in May.
Roy is a renowned botanist specialising in plant-lore and also president of the SLBI, as well as the author of Vickery’s Folk Flora.
NB Participants are limited to the numbers currently permitted by the government regarding social distancing, presently 6 people at 1+ metres, should that change we will update the ticket availability.
Roy will not be wearing a mask for audio reasons i.e. so that he can be heard, but will be happy to should any participant prefer him to.
Part of The Urban Tree Festival
Roy Vickery, Roy’s website
Meeting point: meet at entrance to Cemetery in Margravine Gardens, c. 5 minutes walk from Barons Court station. Walking on tarmac and some uneven ground – Can be adapted to suit needs and abilities of participants; no toilets.
Tickets: Donations only please
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