Morus Londinium Installation

20th May 2017

Reflect on two of London's oldest mulberry trees and their stories with installations this summer, from May 20th, at Charlton House in Greenwich and Forty Hall in Enfield.

Charlton House & Greenwich Guided Walk

28th May 2017

Explore the marvellous mulberry heritage, and the story it can tell, of Greenwich and the surrounding area with Dr Peter Coles, including the university, Queens Orchard and other sites. The walk will start at the old mulberry tree at the entrance to Charlton House at 11am on Sunday May 28th, before finishing in Sayes Court in Deptford. The guided walk is free but booking is essential.

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Stalking Trees: Migrants, mulberries and silk weavers

15th May 2017

Peter Coles will lead a guided walk, "Stalking Trees - Migrants, mulberries and silk weavers", as part of the London Metropolitan Archives: Word on the Street Festival. The walk goes from Spitalfields to Shoreditch, participants will seek out remnants of mulberries whilst exploring the area's Huguenot heritage. The guided walk costs £10 and is supported by the London Metropolitan Archives

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Self guided | A Marvellous Mulberry Monastery Walk

Follow this short self-guided walk, for mobiles and PCs. You'll uncover mulberry trees, young and old, on the sites of former monasteries in London's 'Square Mile'.

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Future events

There'll be more events throughout 2016 and 2017 exploring London's mulberry heritage. Find out dates for walks, foraging and more by subscribing to the newsletter!

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Mulberry Walk and Harvest with The Urban Orchard Project

3rd August 2016

Come and explore the rich fruit heritage of London with Morus Londinium and The Urban Orchard Project. Join in on this guided walk to hear about the history of Mulberries in West Square and the young orchard in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth. The walk will end with a Mulberry Harvest in the gardener's yard at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park. The guided walk is free and will start at West Square on August 3rd at 12.30pm, no booking needed.

Greenwich Guided Walk

17th July 2016

Explore the marvellous mulberry heritage, and the story it can tell, of Greenwich and the surrounding area with Dr Peter Coles, including Sayes Court, the university, Queens Orchard and other sites. The walk will start at Deptford Overground station on July 17th at noon, before finishing at the Observatory cafe. The guided walk is free but booking is essential.

The City's Marvellous Mulberries

31st May 2016

Discover the tales told by London's mulberry tree heritage after work with a free guided walk by Peter Coles to launch The Conservation Foundation's Morus Londinium project and celebrate London Tree Week. Peter will explore some of the Square Mile's heritage mulberry sites, and the area's wider history, before finishing with mulberry-themed refreshments.