VISIT: Keats House

Saturday, 20th April. Meet by the Oxfam bookshop opposite Hampstead Tube station (Northern Line) at 14:00. We expect to meet Rob Shakespeare, its Principal Curator, for the first time since he left the Museum of Croydon.    

TALK: The World of Grasses

Unmowed Grass (Photo: Natubico/Wikimedia (Creative Commons 4.0))

Wednesday, 13 July – Dr Maria Vorontsova Lawn grasses are small but they belong to the most important family of plants. Dr Maria Vorontsova, taxonomist at Kew Gardens, introduces herbarium taxonomy as carried out at Kew Gardens, its application to the study of evolution, and its relationship to our knowledge of British plants. The evening includes a practical…