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Scottish Plant Lore: folk and flora with Gregory J. Kenicer
March 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm£3 – £25
A special talk by Gregory Kenicer in celebration of Scottish Plant Lore, a groundbreaking new book about the natural history of Scotland
Join us in the bookshop to hear Gregory Kenicer discuss his new book tracing the history of folk uses of Scotland’s flora.
We are delighted to welcome to Golden Hare Books the horticultural researcher and lecturer Gregory Kenicer for a talk about Scottish Plant Lore, a stunning new book exploring the rich natural and social history of how central Scotland’s flora was to folk traditions. Complete with sumptuous full colour illustrations throughout, this is a special and crucial book for understanding both the history of Scotland and its relationship with botany throughout the centuries.
Gregory will give a solo talk in the bookshop followed by a Q&A session and signing. Events at Golden Hare have a comfortable and casual atmosphere – talks last for around an hour.
This event takes place in Golden Hare Books and starts at 6.30pm (doors from 6.00pm). A glass of wine or soft drink is included with the price of the ticket and admission is fully redeemable against a copy of the book on the evening. Please book tickets via our website or in the bookshop: no physical tickets will be issued but you will be placed on our guest list. Tickets may be available on the door but please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
We regret that the bookshop is non-wheelchair accessible, but please contact us and we will make every effort to meet any access requirements.
Scottish Plant Lore: an illustrated flora by Gregory Kenicer
Scottish Plant Lore is a beautifully illustrated, lavish new hardback book devoted to the history of the folk uses of Scotland’s flora down through the centuries. Illustrated with both period and contemporary botanical art as well as photographs from the RBGE Herbarium, it combines some of the latest research with a celebration of the rich social and natural history that has gone before.