GHS Winter Lecture Series, London

Posted on November 6th, 2010 by Charles Boot
Mar ’11
6:30 pm

Journey through Yunnan: a haunt for plant hunters past and present

Dr Heather Barrett-Mold

President of the Institute of Horticulture

The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ (Farringdon Tube Station)
6.30pm, Wednesday 23 February
Doors open at 6pm, lectures start at 6.30pm

Yunnan, in South Western China, is rich in the flora and fauna that inhabit its very varied biomes which range from high alpine in the Himalayas to subtropical. Today it is home to a research station for the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh and it has long been the haunt of plant hunters. Dr Barrett-Mold has been on several plant study tours to the area and will share her experiences of this astonishingly diverse environment.

The cost: £8 for members booking in advance, £10 for non-members in advance, and all tickets purchased at the door (ticket includes glass of wine). Doors open 6pm.

OR season ticket for all five London lectures:
members £43, non members £54

Tickets may be booked in advance or bought at the door on the night from 6pm (check availability: 020 7490 2974). Tickets, non-refundable.

Please return this booking form to:
The Garden History Society, Winter Lectures 2011, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ,
together with a stamped self-addressed envelope and your cheque for the total amount made out to: The Garden History Society

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Events at Cowcross Street are supported by Alan Baxter and Associates

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