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Importance of the Kew Collections: Kill or Cure

December 9, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Professor Monique S.J. Simmonds, the distinguished Deputy Director of Science at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew will provide an overview of how the unique and diverse collections at the gardens have been used to further our knowledge about the medicinal uses of plants to treat diseases such as Aids, Cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Malaria as well as, identify adulterated material entering the trade or being used in criminal activities.

£15 (£10 for Friends) including a coffee, a light lunch and a glass of wine.

Tickets can be purchased on line here.

The event poster can be seen here and the autumn season flier can be seen here.


December 9, 2017
10:30 am - 1:00 pm


St Anne’s Church
Kew Green
Richmond, TW9 3AA United Kingdom
020 8940 4616