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Chelsea Fringe Festival 2018: The Speaking Garden

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British Medical Association

BMA House

Tavistock Square

London

WC1H 9JR

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The garden of the British Medical Association is on the site of Charles Dickens' original house and will be the setting for an afternoon of lectures and discussions centred around the 400th anniversary of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries, and the legacy of founding apothecary, John Parkinson. We will also explore how gardens and plants continue to contribute to the health and wellbeing of patients and communities today.

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5:00pm - 6:00pm Botanical refreshments will be served in the historic BMA Garden

6:00pm - 7:30pm Presentations

1. Dr John Ford, Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

With 2018 as the 400th anniversary of the Society, we reflect on the evolution over the centuries, leading to the current day mission and work.

2. Anna Parkinson, Author of Nature's Alchemist

Presenting the life and work of her relative, John Parkinson - a founding member of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries, apothecary, botanist and gardener.

3. Alex Laird, Director of Living Medicine

A current day approach to using gardens and plants for improving health and wellbeing.

Chair: Asiya Yunus

Medical Director, Londonwide LMCs for General Practitioners

7:30pm close

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British Medical Association

BMA House

Tavistock Square

London

WC1H 9JR

United Kingdom

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