The Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens annual Kibble Lecture this year has two guest speakers.
Dr Helen Kingstone, Lecturer in Victorian Studies (University of Glasgow), will open the evening with a short talk on the ‘Born in 1819’ Project with the associated exhibition New Victorians: Kibble and his Contemporaries still running in the Kibble Palace.
Our main speaker will be Alasdair Hood, ex-curator of Dundee Botanic Gardens, who will taking about his 20 years at Dundee Botanic Gardens along with other events in his Life in Horticulture.
Alasdair most recently collaborated with Christine Nicholson (GBG-Orchid Propagator) and staff members from RBGE in a collecting expedition to the Alpes-Maritimes in France.
The talk will be in the Bower Building (Botany Building) at University of Glasgow and is free to members of the Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens. a small donation to the Friends is required from non-members