- Introduction to botanyCourse start date: Sat 11 Feb 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Letta JonesMorning sessions at City Lit followed by a local botany walk in the afternoon: We will search out plants in all their diversity, looking at hedges, borders, grassland, path edges, avenues, rockery, informal and formal areas in the park. The course will be of interest to keen gardeners as well as anyone wanting to know more about everyday plants.
- Animals in Renaissance artCourse start date: Mon 6 Mar 2023
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Lydia GoodsonBeasts are everywhere in the art of the Renaissance. Discover why they are there and how artists created the painted and sculpted menageries of both real and imaginary creatures that populate Renaissance art.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £45.00
- Bird identification by sight and songCourse start date: Sat 18 Mar 2023
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Verity MilesSometimes we hear birds before we see them. Find out more about identifying birds by sound as well as sight. Refresh your knowledge of the natural history of birds and what to look for to distinguish different species by sight, song and behaviour.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Natural history journalingCourse start date: Wed 26 Apr 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Brenna BoyleNatural history journaling is the insightful and relaxing process of closely observing and recording nature. There are no fixed rules to creating a journal; you could choose to write, draw, photograph or film the nature you encounter. No experience or skills are needed, just come along and try it out. This course promises enjoyment, relaxation, ecological learning and immersion in nature.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £45.00
- Plants, people, politics and profits: the Brazilian Amazon through the lens of ethnobotanyCourse start date: Tue 9 May 2023
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Sandra Carvalho, Yasmin Hales, Aleksandra KayeWhat is ethnobotany and bio-piracy and why are they important? Bringing together horticulture, anthropology, history and political science, this course focuses on human-nature relationships, using Latin America as the prism. Join our four tutors to learn more about how humanity’s complex relationships with nature can be a new way of understanding.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
- More botanyCourse start date: Sat 13 May 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Letta JonesThis course looks more closely at plants noticing changes in early summer how they are grouped and named. The course includes afternoon walks to Lincoln’s Inn Fields to observe the plants there.
- Trees in summerCourse start date: Sat 3 Jun 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Letta JonesThree tree identification walks in Regent’s Park looking at common trees while focussing on bark, twigs, leaves, outline, seeds and fruits aiming to give you the confidence to get to know trees better.
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