Latest Past Events

The Mystery of the Yew (online talk)

Gilbert's talk offers an overview of the fascinating botany, social history, folklore and literature of the iconic yew tree. In his recent book 'The Missing Musk', Bob Gilbert investigates mysteries of the natural world from the plant that lost its fragrance to the enigmatic identity of the lichen. In this talk he focuses in particular …


Tree Stories: A Storytelling Tree Walk for children and their families

Brockwell Park Brockwell Park Gardens, London

"Time spent amongst trees, is never time wasted" (Unknown) Join SLBI Education and Outreach Coordinator Sarah Webley and professional nature storyteller Kerima Mohideen on a wintery tree walk in Brockwell Park. We'll be sharing tree stories from around the world, learning more about the beautiful trees to be found in the park, feeling them, sensing …

Winter Tree Identification Walking Tour

Brockwell Park Brockwell Park Gardens, London

Identifying trees in winter is a honed skill, join The Royal Parks' Arboriculture Officer Greg Packman to discover the trees of Brockwell Park. The walk will begin with an introduction to the key characteristics used in the identification of trees at this time of year, giving you a strong foundation on how to identify trees. …