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O Christmas Tree! Children’s Christmas Lecture 2019

Dr Jonathan Mitchley, Associate Professor in Field Botany

Join us on a botanical adventure as we discover Christmas plants from around the world, with special focus on a festive favourite – the Christmas tree! In this fun and interactive lecture, we will take a journey up and down the Christmas tree, revealing the amazing science hidden beneath the tinsel and baubles. Prepare to engage your senses as we explore the sights, smells and behaviour of these familiar plants – but be prepared, there are botanical surprises in store!

Admission free. Booking essential. Suitable for children 7–12 years.

This event is now fully booked. Please email events@reading.ac.uk if you would like to be added to the waiting list.


17 December 2019
4:30 pm
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Palmer Building, Room G10
Palmer Building, Whiteknights Campus
Reading, RG6 6UR United Kingdom
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