Seeding in the City: Phytology, a local story

18 May 2014

Event times

11:30am - 2:45pm

Cost of entry


London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • By Bus: 1, 35, 40, 45, 63, 68, 100, 133, 155, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 196, 333, 343, 363, 468, P5
  • By Tube: Northern Line (Elephant & Castle), Bakerloo Line (Lambeth North, Elephant & Castle)
  • By Rail: Waterloo Station, Elephant & Castle

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Phytology, a local story


11.30am ' 1pm

Michael Smythe (Director, Nomad), Margaret Cox & Sarah Beydoun (Teesdale & Hollybush Residents Association) introduce and take visitors on a tour of the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve and wider growing projects across the estate, including discussion of the residents' ambition to become self-sufficient.

1pm ' 2pm
Soup and salad served, from plants grown on the Phytology site

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2pm ' 2.45pm
Ken Greenaway (keeper of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park and Ackroyd Drive Green Local Nature Reserve) discusses the benefits of biodiverse urban ecosystems.

Day ticket £7, book:

Phytology Site
Bethnal Green Nature Reserve
Middleton Street, Bethnal Green
London E2 9RG

This event is part of Human-Nature: art, horticulture & choreography across the growing season, a new year-long series of exhibitions, talks, workshops and performances produced by Siobhan Davies Dance exploring the dynamics of the relationship between people and plants.