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Open Garden Morning

6th August, 11:00 - 13:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
£1.00 - £5.00
Open Garden Morning

Enjoy our garden, finally, on a summer morning! Delighted to say we are now opening up our beautiful botanical garden on Thursdays - and this week in the morning! You will be able to spend the time in the garden enjoying the plants, birdsong, pond plants and creatures. Our gardener will be on hand for any questions you may have and there will also be plants for sale, cash only and no change given.  All prices in £ and 50p denominations.…

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Wildflower Walk – Streatham Cemetery, Tooting

7th August, 11:00 - 12:30
Streatham Cemetery, Garratt Lane
London,EnglandSW17 0LTUnited Kingdom
£10.00
Wildflower Walk – Streatham Cemetery, Tooting

Exploring a wide range of wildflowers, in a variety of habitats, in this beautiful cemetery. Roy Vickery will lead this walk taking a look at the wide range of wildflowers growing in the beautiful Streatham Cemetery (in Tooting!). 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+…

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Making Summer Memorable: Planting and Cuttings

11th August, 10:00 - 15:30
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
£5.00
Making Summer Memorable: Planting and Cuttings

Planting out our bike rack planters and making your own plants from cuttings from the SLBI garden One of six bookable workshops, part of Lambeth's Making Summer Memorable Programme, organised by Sarah Webley, our Education Co-ordinator. 2 daily bookable sessions: 10 - 11.30 am and 2 - 3.30 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during August for children aged 7 - 13 with one carer.£5 refundable deposit per child (carer is free)Please check our website for the latest Covid-19 requirementsThe SLBI is…

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Making Summer Memorable – Pollinators and Honey

12th August, 10:00 - 15:30
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
£5.00
Making Summer Memorable – Pollinators and Honey

Learning about pollination and taste the different honeys they make One of six bookable workshops, part of Lambeth's Making Summer Memorable Programme, organised by Sarah Webley, our Education Co-ordinator. 2 daily bookable sessions: 10 - 11.30 am and 2 - 3.30 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during August for children aged 7 - 13 with one carer.£5 refundable deposit per child (carer is free)Please check our website for the latest Covid-19 requirementsThe SLBI is a registered charity for botanical education. It…

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Cannabidiol: A talk

12th August, 19:00 - 20:00
Donation
Cannabidiol: A talk

Evidence for its medical uses and current controversies As a part of modern day medicine, although the application of medical cannabinoid drugs is controversial, the list of diseases which cannabinoids are promoted as a treatment is constantly expanding. Chandni will outline the current evidence based usage and integrate the current public and governmental perspectives. Tickets: donations only please Chandni Hindocha, Division of Psychiatry, University College London This is an online talk and the Zoom link will be emailed to you…

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Wildflower Walk – Battersea Rise (St Mary’s Cemetery)

14th August, 11:00 - 12:30
St. Mary’s Cemetery, Wandsworth, Bolingbroke Grove
London,EnglandSW11 1HEUnited Kingdom
£10.00
Wildflower Walk – Battersea Rise (St Mary’s Cemetery)

Wildflowers in an urban environment     Roy Vickery will lead this walk taking a look at the wide range of wildflowers growing in a variety of habitats in the beautiful St Mary's Cemetery (in Battersea!). 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,…

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Making Summer Memorable – Making Herbarium Specimens

18th August, 10:00 - 15:30
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
£5.00
Making Summer Memorable – Making Herbarium Specimens

Learn how to make your own herbarium specimens One of six bookable workshops, part of Lambeth's Making Summer Memorable Programme, organised by Sarah Webley, our Education Co-ordinator. 2 daily bookable sessions: 10 - 11.30 am and 2 - 3.30 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during August for children aged 7 - 13 with one carer.£5 refundable deposit per child (carer is free)Please check our website for the latest Covid-19 requirementsThe SLBI is a registered charity for botanical education. It supports people…

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Making Summer Memorable – Pond Dipping and Habitats

19th August, 10:00 - 15:30
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
£5.00
Making Summer Memorable – Pond Dipping and Habitats

See what lives in and around our pond One of six bookable workshops, part of Lambeth's Making Summer Memorable Programme, organised by Sarah Webley, our Education Co-ordinator. 2 daily bookable sessions: 10 - 11.30 am and 2 - 3.30 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during August for children aged 7 - 13 with one carer.£5 refundable deposit per child (carer is free)Please check our website for the latest Covid-19 requirementsThe SLBI is a registered charity for botanical education. It supports people…

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Botanical Colour from Plants – A Talk

19th August, 19:00 - 20:00
Donation
Botanical Colour from Plants – A Talk

Fashion, textiles, craft & herbaria, sustainability 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…

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Wild Plant Walk – All Saints Churchyard SE19

21st August, 11:00 - 12:30
All Saints Church, Upper Norwood, 49 Chevening Road
London,EnglandSE19 3TDUnited Kingdom
£10.00
Wild Plant Walk – All Saints Churchyard SE19

    Wild Plants - their uses and folklore Roy Vickery will lead this walk taking a look at the wide range of wild plants growing in in the churchyard of All Saints Church in Upper Norwood with particular emphasis on their uses and their folklore. It may be of interest to note that Robert Fitzroy, the captain of HMS Beagle who invited Charles Darwin on this historic voyage has a memorial there too. Roy is a renowned botanist specialising…

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