19th March 2019

10:00 am and 4:00 pm

Flowers in Vintage Vases

The course will include a visit to the unique Linnean Treasures Collection and a visit to the Library to see flower illustrations The classes will take place in the newly-built

3rd April 2019

6:00 pm and 9:00 pm

Carbon on Carbon: Carboniferous Drawing Class

The Geological Society Library is pleased to announce a special geological drawing class, ‘Carbon on Carbon’. Travel back in time to the Carboniferous Period and learn about life on Earth

4th April 2019

10:00 am and 4:00 pm

Easter Special: Eggs, feathers and bowls

This class will look at drawing and painting eggs and feathers using pen-and-ink and/or watercolour. An exotic display of real nests, feathers and eggs, as well as natural history illustrations,

18th April 2019

10:00 am and 4:00 pm

Gain Confidence Drawing Nature

This course will provide participants with some approaches to making marks in an exploratory way to build overall confidence. In addition to drawing, the course will involve discussion and thinking

30th April 2019

10:00 am and 12:00 pm

The Art of Storytelling: Video

This workshop is a quick introduction to “What you need to know about making videos” from the perspective of the Linnean Society’s Digital Content Producer, Ross Ziegelmeier. This workshop is

30th April 2019

1:00 pm and 3:00 pm

The Art of Storytelling: Podcasting

This workshop is a quick introduction to “What you need to know about making podcasts” from the perspective of the Linnean Society’s Digital Content Producer, Ross Ziegelmeier. This workshop is

9th May 2019

6:00 pm and 8:30 pm

Carbon on Carbon: Carboniferous Drawing Class

Due to popular demand, we are delighted to announce a second session of ‘Carbon on Carbon: Carboniferous Drawing Class’, to be held at the Geological Society Library on Thursday 9

21st May 2019

10:00 am and 4:00 pm

Painting Summer Fruits and Flowers

This two-day course will aim to introduce students to some of the complexities of fruit painting and may be combined with painting flowers in watercolour. The composition may be juxtaposed

17th June 2019

10:00 am and 4:00 pm

Gain Confidence Drawing Nature

This course will provide participants with some approaches to making marks in an exploratory way to build overall confidence. In addition to drawing, the course will involve discussion and thinking

20th June 2019

6:00 pm and 7:30 pm

Naming the Unnatural: Cyborgs, Mutants, Chimera and Monsters

  Carl Linnaeus, along with other naturalists of 18th and 19th Century, did what humans do best: they created a grid, a system to try and slice up and understand