San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
A botanical walk in the park, looking in depth at selected wildflowers now in season, exploring the plant itself, its ecology and its human connections – to literature, folklore, medicine, food and drink and crafts. We will also look at other flowers more briefly.
This session we will look at Bluebell, Wild Garlic, Sweet Woodruff, Honesty, Yellow Archangel, Arum Lily, Garlic Mustard and Greater Stitchwort.
First of a series of 3.
Event Leader: Terry Lyle is a botanist who has over 20 years experience of environmental education in Tower Hamlets. Feedback from his previous courses includes:
“Most enjoyable and informative course”
“Very enjoyable day”
“Thank you for a great course”
“Great day out to learn about nature with likeminded people”
“This was very well planned and I really enjoyed the day”
“Terry extremely knowledgeable, lots of interesting stories for added depth”
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The Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park is London's most urban woodland and a Local Nature Reserve. The Friends run over 170 events each year, including guided walks, family events, history events, training courses and volunteer days.
Concessions are available for FOTHCP Members, Students, Senior Citizens over 60 and Tower Hamlets Residents: please bring proof on the day.
Much of our time on our courses takes place outdoors - please dress in sturdy shoes, long trousers and enough warm layers for the time of year.