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November

Christmas Cake Ingredients*

Saturday, 25th November 2017, 10:30 - 16:30
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,SE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
Christmas Cake Ingredients*

10.30 am - 4.30 pm So much folk-lore around this traditional seasonal bake.  Take a look at the spices and plants used in stirring up this delicious cake. Letta Jones, www.lettajones.com £5 refundable deposit Booking essential *Please note this event is free thanks to funding from City Bridge Trust for our Botany on Your Plate project, but we would welcome donations towards our work - Thank you

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January

Dr Twigg’s Winter Blobs

Thursday, 11th January 2018, 12:00 - 14:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,SE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
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Dr Twigg’s Winter Blobs

Winter fungi show and tell and identification sessions.   Bring in your own specimens and/or ask Fabrice for advice and ID practice. Fabrice Boltho Thursdays 11th January, 8th February and 8th March -  no booking necessary   Free

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Natural Dyes from Kitchen Botanics*

Saturday, 20th January 2018, 14:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood RoadSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
Natural Dyes from Kitchen Botanics*

Learn how to make a textile swatch and dyed paper sample from your everyday vegetables with our regular tutor and artist, Zoe. Tea and cakes provided dyed with botanicals too. Zoe Burt, www.zoeburt.com            Booking essential Free event, £5 refundable deposit *Please Note: These events are free thanks to funding from City Bridge Trust for our Botany on Your Plate project, but we would welcome donations towards our work - Thank you.  Sorry this event is…

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Open Morning with Microscopes

Saturday, 27th January 2018, 11:00 - 13:00
Open Morning with Microscopes

A chance to visit he SLBI and take a tour and also take a closer look at edible plants and seeds whilst learning how to make full use of a microscope. Saturday 27th January 11 - 1 pm Drop-in event      No booking necessary Free  

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May

Book Launch – ‘Seasonal Nature Journal’

Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 18:00 - 20:00
Book Launch – ‘Seasonal Nature Journal’

Written by two local artists, Zoe Burt and Marianne Wie  and featuring the SLBI, to coincide with the V & A Fashioned from Nature exhibition.   The book is filled with botanically related creative workshops, drinks and recipes - with pages for your own ideas. Sip botanical infusions and try your hand at a drop-in bookmark making workshop. NB:  Please email us by Weds 2nd May if you are attending as we need to know numbers for materials - many…

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Natural Dyeing from Kitchen Botanics*

Sunday, 20th May 2018, 14:00 - 16:00
Thrive, Battersea Park
London,SW11 4NJUnited Kingdom
Natural Dyeing from Kitchen Botanics*

Learn how to dye textiles and paper using fruit, vegetables, spices & other food.  Visit the Dye Bed of the Thrive Herb Garden to learn about more dye plants and see samples of how they have been used.  In partnership with Thrive, Battersea Park. Zoe Burt, www.zoeburt.com    £5 refundable deposit     Booking essential Battersea Park, meeting place given on booking This event is free thanks to funding from City Bridge Trust for our Botany on Your Plate project,…

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June

Basic Botany – Flower Structures

Saturday, 23rd June 2018, 11:00 - 17:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood RoadSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
Basic Botany – Flower Structures

Examining parts of flowers as traditional floral diagrams and formulae as a useful aid to identification to family and hints on pollination methods.  Bring a hand lens if possible.  Beginners level. June Chatfield   £35 members/£40 non-members     Booking essential Tickets for Events available direct from us until Eventbrite is back working - thankyou!  Email: [email protected] or tel: 0208 674 5787 or go direct to Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/basic-botany-flower-structures-tickets-45642951296?aff=eac2

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July

Botanical Drawing Class

Saturday, 14th July 2018, 10:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,SE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
Botanical Drawing Class

An introductory workshop looking at drawing plants with pencil - enjoying some drawing in the garden, weather permitting!  Suitable for beginners and others interested in developing their skills - ideal for those who attend our Plant Drawing Evenings who would like some tuition.  Materials provided. Joanne Roberts, www.obscurewonders.com   £35 members / £40 non-members   Booking essential Tickets for Events available direct from us until Eventbrite is back working - thankyou!  Email: [email protected] or tel: 0208 674 5787 or go…

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February

Plant Drawing Evening

Friday, 8th February 2019, 19:00 - 21:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood Road
London,SE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
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Plant Drawing Evening

Join our informal drawing group (not a class) to explore and draw botany through flowers and other plant materials.  Beginners and experts welcome.  Please bring arts materials if you have them and refreshments to share.   No booking necessary. £5 Helen Firminger

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March

Plant Drawing Evening

Friday, 29th March 2019, 19:00 - 21:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,SE24 9AQ
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Plant Drawing Evening

Join our informal drawing group (not a class) to explore and draw botany through flowers and other plant materials.  Beginners and experts welcome.  Please bring arts materials if you have them and refreshments to share.   No booking necessary. £5 Helen Firminger

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