Chelsea Fringe Festival
Gardens and Health in the City
The garden of the British Medical Association is on the site of Charles Dickens’ original house and will be the setting for an afternoon of lectures and discussions on how gardens, plant medicines and urban landscape can contribute to the health and wellbeing of patients and communities.
Meet, Eat and Learn, 3pm – 5pm
Interactive discussions with the experts in the BMA House Garden, featuring:
– Leafy Medicinal Edibles: Prof Michael Heinrich & UCL School of Pharmacy
– Native Plants: Paul Pulford, Grounded Ecotherapy
– The Journey to Progress: Simon Ghartey
– Heritage Food from the South of Italy: Valentina Alfano
Green Spaces for Healthy Cities and Patients, 5.30pm – 7pm
– Sally Armour, Senior Landscape Architect, Arup; in conversation with
– Asiya Yunus, Medical Director, Londonwide LMCs for General Practitioners
An expert discussion from the perspective of both landscape architects and healthcare professionals on how urban planning, gardens and architecture can positively impact the health and wellbeing of people and patients. Botanical refreshments will be offered from 5pm before the talks.
Registration: Please click here to book your place.