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 26 May 2017:  May Late – late night opening at the Natural History Museum, London (nearest tube station South Kensington), 6.00 – 10.00 p.m., including plant-lore display and walk led by Roy Vickery, discussing the uses and folklore of plants in the Museum’s Wildlife Garden.

Tuesday 20 June 2017:  Wildflower Walk, led by Roy Vickery, Tooting Common, London Borough of Wandsworth; nearest tube station Tooting Bec.  Meet in the car park at the junction of Dr Johnson Avenue with Tooting Bec Road, at 7 p.m.  In aid of local Green Party funds.

Wednesday 12 July 2017:  Cranham Marsh Wildflower Foray, led by Roy Vickery.  Cranham Marsh Nature Reserve, London Borough of Havering; nearest tube station Upminster,  7.00 – c. 9.00 p.m.  In aid of local Green Party funds; contact

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

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.

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  21 May 2017.