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Poisoned Arrows

Public event
26-27 October 2013, 11am-3pm: Free
at the Glasshouses, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh EH3 5LR
for the general public
Poisoned Arrows storyteller Dr Kelone Khudu-Petersen © Marian Grime

Members of the public are being invited to join a mission to find John Kirk, Livingstone’s botanist, and meet African storytellers along the way sharing tales of useful plants, wild drugs, food and magic.

Find out what has happened in the places Kirk explored 150 years ago and discover whether the things he predicted in his letters and diaries, from the end of slavery to fair trade, really happened. Can looking back help us see the future?

This event at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is part of a joint project with the Scottish Storytelling Centre, the JANEEMO Project and the National Library of Scotland. It is free with the cost of Glasshouse Admission: Adult £4.50, Concession £3.50, Child £1, Family £9, RBGE Members free.

Poisoned Arrows storytelling trail sessions will take place from from 11am to 1pm and from 2pm to 4pm (last entry 12pm and 3pm) and last approximately 50 minutes.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.