Half Term Activities Day- for children aged 4+ with carers

The South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood Road, London, England, United Kingdom

Learn how to make your own plant press and take a trip to Brockwell Park to find your plants to press in them.  Two sessions, starting promptly for our walk down to the park!   Two sessions 10 - 12 pm and 2 - 4 pm. Helga Krauss, Education Co-ordinator, SLBI £2 per child/£5 for 3.    Booking …

Plant Walk on Tooting Common

Tooting Common Bedford Hill, London, United Kingdom

The first of a series of walks arranged jointly by the SLBI and the Friends of Tooting Common.   Meet at the junction of Elmbourne and Tooting Bec Roads. Donations to be shared between FOTC and the SLBI Roy Vickery No booking necessary

Fungus Foray – Tooting Common

Explore and identify the diverse fungi on Tooting Common.  Meet at the Tooting Lido car park at 10 am.   Please bring a hand lens if possible. No booking necessary.  £5 on the day Fabrice Boltho  

Malham Tarn Field Trip

Malham Tarn Field Studies Centre, Settle, England, GB

http://www.field-studies-council.org/centres/malhamtarn.aspx A field trip to the Malham Tarn Field Studies Centre, led by Dr June Chatfield.     Within reach of the centre are limestone pavements, mossy limestone walls with ferns, calcareous flush grassland, fen and secondary woodland. There will be plants like the brittle bladder fern that are rarely found in the south-east as …

Saturday Botany at Sutton Community Farm

Wallington Station Wallington

Come and learn more about plants at this former nursery site with relic plants and many ruderals.    Sutton Community Farm, 40A Telegraph Track, Wallington, SM6 0SH (TQ284620).  Meet 11:00 am at Wallington Station (TQ288639, NR Vic.), which is approximately 2km to north, from whence you can either walk to the site or use cars …

Fungi Foray

Tooting Common Bedford Hill, Balham

Explore the assorted fungi on Tooting Common.  Meet at Tooting Lido car park.  Beginners welcome.  No booking necessary £5 on day Fabrice Boltho

Scarce Clovers – A walk in Blackheath

All Saints Church, Blackheath All Saints Drive, London, England, United Kingdom

A South London walk discovering wild flowers A gentle walk to look for Blackheath's clovers and allies, which only appear at the end of May, plus other flora and fauna. Joe Beale ACIEEM is a London-based naturalist and an experienced tutor. He organises lichen surveys in London and worked on the lichen collection at the …

A Walk in the Mole Valley – Box Hill to Leatherhead

Box Hill & Westhumble Westhumble Street, Westhumble, England, United Kingdom

A summer's walk finding waterside plants, amongst many others, in a beautiful location A walk to enjoy riverside vegetation - one way. All Welcome.   Roy will be leading this walk discovering small teasel, Dipsacus pilosus, and greater dodder, Cuscuta europaea, also juniper, Juniperus communis, in one of its few Surrey localities, a small patch …

Fungi Foray on Epsom Common

Our first fungi walk of the Autumn. Discovering fungi - A chance to find, identify and record some of the huge range of species we can find growing in various habitats around the UK Fabrice will be leading this trip with the help of Mario Tortelli. Please bring a hand lens if you have one, …

Trip to Haslemere Educational Museum and Swan Barn Farm (National Trust)

Haslemere Station Lower Street, Haslemere, England, United Kingdom

Escape from London for a day in the Surrey Hills, an easy journey by train to Haslemere on the Waterloo-Portsmouth line. An early autumnal trip into June’s home territory exploring all aspects of natural history Dr June Chatfield OBE, botanist and author will be guiding you on this fascinating trip. Spend the morning in the …