The Carnivorous Plant Society

The Carnivorous Plant Society is a registered Charity, founded in 1978 with the aim of bringing together all those interested in carnivorous plants, both beginners and experts. Membership is open to all individuals and institutions, both amateur and professional.

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Down House Visit

Down House Visit

Home of Charles Darwin

Monday 8th August

With its unique place in the history of science and evolution, Down House, the family home of Charles Darwin, is a must see.  Stand in the study where Darwin wrote “Insectivorous Plants” and “On the Origin of Species”. Stroll through the gardens and glasshouse that inspired him and peek into his private life.  Let Sir David Attenborough take you on an interactive multimedia tour around the house and discover how the great man developed his ground-breaking theories.

Price of £35 includes coach travel and entry to Down House.  Lunch is available at the Down House cafeteria.  See:

Tickets are limited and bookings must be made by 1st July.

Departs 09.15 and returns at 16.30 – Elizabeth Gate RBG Kew.

Trip Leader:  Dennis Balsdon

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