Fundraising walk – Folklore and Uses of Wild Plants

roy_vickery_2157-1Join botanist Roy Vickery for a walk around Beddington Farmlands, organised by the Sutton Green Party. Hear the beliefs, customs, herbal remedies, sayings, riddles, tales and legends of the wild plants that we’ll encounter.

Roy Vickery is a Scientific Associate at the Natural History Museum, chairman of the Trustees of the South London Botanical Institute, and a vice-president of the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Check out Roy’s website Plant Lore.

Meet 1415 at the Beddington Park entrance on London Road, opposite Elmwood Close, over the bridge from Hackbridge railway station. Walk starts at 1430 and will last approximately 90 minutes. Suggested donation to the Stop the South London Incinerator campaign is £5.