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Summer Holiday Activities at the South London Botanical Institute (SLBI)

July 27 @ 11:00 am - August 11 @ 3:00 pm


Join our nature-based activities for children of all ages this summer:

Tues 27 July, 11am – 12.30pm      Pond Dipping and Pebble Painting Explore the wildlife in our garden pond and create pebble reminders of your favourite critters. For ages 5 – 10 years.

Wed 28 July, 11am-2pm            Identity, Ecology and Climate Justice with Zoe Burt Make your own sunprints and explore climate related issues . Come away with unique powerful prints incorporating words, portraits and nature. Bring a packed lunch to enjoy in the SLBI garden! Ages 10 – 15 years.

Tues 3 Aug, 11am-12.30pm          Project Pollinate How does pollination happen? What it does and what you can do to help Learn about pollinators, how plants attract pollinators and what we can do individually to support our local pollinators. From bug hotels, butterfly feeders, bee baths and seed bombs, there are many small ways we can help. Ages 7 – 11 years.

Wed 4 Aug, 10.30am-11.30am      Growing Young Minds A botanical experience for little ones. In the first of our workshops for little ones, we will explore the beautiful garden at the SLBI and create our own botanical themed bracelet. We will  learn about seeds and plant some to take home to remember our garden walk. Ages 2-3 years.

Tues 10 Aug, 11am-12.30pm        Hapa Zome A natural leaf and flower dyeing workshop using the Japanese technique of hapa-zome. Create mandalas (circular patterns) and naturalistic scenes by hammering flowers and leaves into fabric squares of calico. Ages 7 – 11 years.

Wed 11 Aug, 10am-12pm              EDEN One Song One Seed A music-nature workshop on ‘the journey of a seed’.  Led by Sophie Dand and Rachel Walters in collaboration with the International Teaching Artist Collaborative ITAC and the South London Botanical Institute. Ages 5 – 8 years.

All tickets: £5 per child with one carer, refundable deposit (on attendance)  Please book online via Eventbrite, see www.slbi.org.uk


July 27 @ 11:00 am
August 11 @ 3:00 pm


South London Botanical Institute
020 8674 5787
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South London Botanical Institute
323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
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020 8674 5787
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