7th May 2019

1:00 pm and 2:00 pm

The Shows and Sights of Georgian London

Free public lecture at the Society of Antiquaries of London

16th May 2019

6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Evolution in the Genome

Studying Brightly-Coloured Tropical Butterflies to Understand Evolution and Speciation Since the time of Darwin, the remarkable mimicry seen among South American Heliconius butterflies has fascinated evolutionary biologists. These butterflies have

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

4th June 2019

10:30 am and 12:00 pm

June Public Tour

Book a Public Tour at Society of Antiquaries! Tuesday, 4 June Join us for a unique opportunity to visit the historic apartments of the Society of Antiquaries of London at

4th June 2019

1:00 pm and 2:00 pm

The Staffordshire Hoard Project

Free public lecture at the Society of Antiquaries of London

5th June 2019

12:30 pm and 1:00 pm

Plants of the Qur’ān and other Religious Texts

Preserving Cultural History in a Changing World About 75 plants are mentioned in the Qur’ān and other Islamic texts and about 130 in Biblical texts. Most plants have a history

12th June 2019

3:00 pm and 8:00 pm

Geological Society Public Lecture: Did the Earth move for you? From slow slip to Great Earthquakes

Free lecture at 3pm and 6pm. For more information visit the Geological Society website.

20th June 2019

6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

American Eden

David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic In 1801, a young New Yorker named David Hosack—soon to be chosen as attending physician at the duel

2nd July 2019

10:00 am and 4:00 pm

Painting Butterflies and Moths

This class will be a day of drawing and painting in watercolour butterflies from the Linnean Society’s handling collection. It will aim to provide a better understanding of the structure

18th September 2019

3:00 pm and 8:00 pm

Geological Society Public Lecture: The Big Antarctic Freeze

Free lecture at 3pm and 6pm. For more information visit the Geological Society website.