Lindley Late: Branching Out

Special Event
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23
Nov

RHS Lindley Library

RHS Lindley Library

Address

80 Vincent Square
LONDON
SW1P 2PE

Tel

020 31765830

Booking


  • Member

    £6.00

  • Non Member

    £7.00

  • Places

    55 available

  • Book by

    21/11/2016

  • 020 31765830

    (Weekdays 9am-5pm
    Quote booking ref: 14174

Overview

  • Event times

    18:00 - 20:30

  • Skill level

    General

  • Subject

    Special Event


Branching out into our first ever lates event we invite you to join us after hours to celebrate all that's green in our great city. Inspired by our exhibition 'The City Gardener' and the RHS Greening Grey Britain campaign, we are hosting a late night opening with a range of activities on the theme of urban gardening.

Additional info

Advance booking is now closed, tickets will be available on the door.
All tickets can be exchanged for your first drink free on arrival. 


- Find inspiration to get outdoors as special guest Jack Cooke, author of The Tree Climber's Guide describes how he defied both gravity and social convention to find a green haven amongst the leafy canopy of London's treetops.
- Create beautiful origami flowers with Papershake from designs based on the plants recommended in 'The City Gardener' and add your creations to our botanical origami installation to see it transform throughout the evening.
- Learn about the important benefits of urban gardening with a late night viewing of 'The City Gardener' exhibition where we present Thomas Fairchild's theories from nearly 300 years ago alongside the latest research from the RHS Wisley Science team.
- Start your own urban gardening adventure with a chance to see our wide selection of urban gardening titles available from our public lending library and pick up tips from our horticultural advisory team.

Image: Jack Cooke climbing 'The Corkscrew' London Plane tree, Battersea Park

Refreshments will be available from a cash only bar. Tickets for the event can be exchanged on arrival for your first drink free (one alcoholic or two non-alcoholic drinks per ticket).

Get involved

We're a UK charity established to share the best in gardening. We want to enrich everyone's life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.