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Medicinal plant lectures 2023: May in-person

When and where

30 May 2023
London | Online

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Medicinal plant lectures 2023: May in-person

The medicinal garden has been designed to be a wonderfully calm space in the centre of London. One of the joys of the garden is its unique and bespoke collections of plants that offer living examples of the history of medicine, ranging from the era of the pyramids of Egypt to today’s life-saving prescription drugs.

The medicinal plant lecture series was started so we could share stories and information about the garden and the history of medicine. We are delighted to host these events 2-3 times throughout the year. 

At each event, you can look forward to lectures given by speakers in the field and a tour of the garden for those who attend in-person.

The first event of 2023 will take place on 30 May 2023, and can be attended in person at RCP Regent's Park or online via the RCP Player.


2pm   Welcome and introduction

2.05pm   A living museum: the college's medicinal garden

Dr Noel Snell, garden fellow, Royal College of Physicians

2.55pm   Question and answer session

3pm   Refreshments and garden tours

4pm   Mr Nicholas Culpeper: The lay 'herbalist' who fuelled a revolution in early modern medicine

Professor Michael Farthing, honorary professor, University College London Medical School

4.55pm   Question and answer session

5pm   End of session

Online attendance

If you can't attend in-person, this event will be streamed via the RCP Player. Click here to book your place.