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Our series of talks are hosted jointly with the British Society for the History of Pharmacy.

The talks are free to attend. To reserve a place and for more information e-mail the Museum team or call 020 7572 2210.


Joseph Banks: Lincolnshire botanist by Andrew Sankey

Monday 12th October 2015, 5:30pm
Royal Pharmaceutical Society, 66 East Smithfield, London E1W 1AW  (Nearest tube: Tower Hill)

The Talk

Andrew Sankey will be talking about the life and times of Joseph Banks (1743-1820). Banks was an extraordinary man who sailed around the world with Cook, started Kew Botanic Gardens, had trained plant hunters sent around the globe and made botany a subject worth studying.


The Speaker

Andrew Sankey is a garden designer and lecturer