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Botanical Colour from Plants – A Talk
Wednesday, 19th August 2020, 19:00 - 20:00Donation
One of our regular and popular tutors who works as a teacher/artist with natural dyes, printing, cyanotypes and textiles, Zoë, will be giving a talk about the resurgence of interest in botanical colour and sustainability, connecting innovations past and present in this field. In light of environmental concerns in the fashion and textiles industry an insight into a connected, imaginative and plant inspired future. Mindfully connecting design activism, environmentalism and localism. The talk aims to seed thoughts about these connections and look at trends in craft and creative businesses small and large scale looking to nature for inspiration. Also highlighting some beautiful herbarium specimens of heritage dye plants collected by SLBI founder Allan Octavian Hume.
Zoë Burt, http://zoeburt.com
Tickets: Donation only please
NB The Zoom link will be sent out by us on the morning of the talk
The SLBI is a registered charity for botanical education. It supports people of all ages and backgrounds in learning about plants. By making a donation with your booking you will help to sustain our work with school children, families and the wider community. As a small charity, any amount you can give, large or small, will be warmly appreciated and make an enormous difference.