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The Importance of Kew Collections: Kill or Cure

May 12, 2018 @ 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.

Tickets £15 to include coffee, a light lunch and a glass of wine.

Buy tickets on line here (all friends eligible for a £5 discount) or at the church only on the second Sunday of the month preceding the event.

The event poster can be seen here.


May 12, 2018
10:30 am - 1:00 pm


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