Collecting the folklore and uses of plants


Roy Vickery is available to give talks and lead walks, for further information see the Compiler page of this website, or e-mail

Friday 21 July 2017:  Wildflower Walk on Tooting Common,  led by Roy Vickery, meet at the junction of Cavendish, Fernlea and Emmanuel Roads, at 7.00 p.m, c. 10  minutes walk from Balham station.  Voluntary collection in aid of local Green Party funds.

Sunday 6 August 2017:  Weird Weeds, session for young people led by Roy Vickery, Wimbledon Common Nature Club, London.

Sunday 20 August 2017:  Wild plants – their folklore and uses, walk led by Roy Vickery, meet in the booking office of Wandsworth Common station, at 2.30 p.m.  Voluntary collection in aid of local Green Party funds.

Sunday 3 September 2017:  Plant Walk, led by Roy Vickery, Brompton Cemetery, Earls Court, London, meet at the Chapel in the middle of the Cemetery at 2.30 p.m. Organised by the Friends of Brompton Cemetery, for whom a collection will be taken.

Sunday 24 September 2017:  Uses and Folklore of Wild Flowers, walk led by Roy Vickery, Streatham Cemetery, Garratt Lane, SW17, from 2.30 p.m.  (Note despite its name the Cemetery is in Tooting – c. 10 minutes walk from Tooting Broadway tube station – not Streatham).  Part of Friends of Streatham Cemetery Open Day, 2-4 p.m.

Monday 9 October 2017:  Folklore and Uses of Native Plants, talk by Roy Vickery, to the Preston Society – – at St Mary’s Church, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0AH at 7.30 p.m.

Tuesday 7 November 2017:  Plant Folklore, talk by Roy Vickery, to Purley & District Townswomen’s Guild – – London Borough of Croydon, at c. 2.45 p.m.

Updated  13 July 2017.