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August

Making Summer Memorable: Planting and Cuttings

11th August, 10:00 - 15:30
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
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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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 pleaseChandi Hindocha, Division of Psychiatry, University College LondonThis is an online talk and the Zoom link will be emailed to you by us on…

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September

Identifying Wild Plants 6

20th September, 10:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
£50.00
Identifying Wild Plants 6

Identifying and practice skills One of six sessions, each of which will focus on 3-4 common wild plant families. You will be introduced to each family and their main vegetative and floral characteristics and then practice identification skills, using keys, and examine the plants in the field. This session will be on the duck weeds and various pondweed families. Participants will use hand lenses to examine the plants, if possible please bring either of the two following books: The Wild…

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October

Forensic Botany

11th October, 10:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
£45.00 - £50.00
Forensic Botany

Identifying and practice skills The use of environmental and botanical data in forensic science has a long history dating to at least the early 20th century. Learn about the ways in which vegetation and other forms of environmental evidence can be used to help understand criminal activity. They will also practice some basic investigatory skills that may be used at a crime scene. It comes as a surprise to many that vegetation can be used to help understand how a…

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July

Summer School – Urban Botany for Aspiring Plant Scientists

Wednesday, 28th July 2021, 10:00 - Friday, 30th July 2021, 16:30
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
Summer School – Urban Botany for Aspiring Plant Scientists

NB. Please see our shorter online 2020 version available for 16-18 yr olds to book now 3 days of tasters in botany, biology, horticulture and related subjects An action packed 3 days for school leavers going on to further education in botany, biology, horticulture or other related subjects giving you a chance to explore Plant Science, Biology and related subjects in new and exciting ways. Take part in hands-on practical workshops using the SLBI’s garden, library and herbarium, as well…

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