Northumbria Region Active Learning Project: 21st Century Northumbria Herbal

Northumbria Region Active Learning Project:

21st Century Northumbria Herbal

An Exploration of North East Traditional Plant Remedies


Wednesday 7th February 2018 at Room 20, 2nd Floor Commercial Union House, 39 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle, NE1 6QE (next door to Tyneside Cinema)

Tea/Coffee from 10.00 for 10.30 am start and 12.30 pm finish

The workshop is being sponsored by Northumbria Region U3A and organised by the Northumbria Region Research Support Group

The ‘21st Century Northumbria Herbal’ Project was introduced at the ‘Enquiring Minds Event in November 2017. The objectives of this half-day workshop are:

  • To introduce/ remind attendees of aims and objectives of The Project and the results of the discussion groups at the ‘Enquiring Minds’ Event

  • Gain feedback and progress reports from U3As who attended the ‘Enquiring Minds’ Event

  • Discuss ‘starter ideas’ and resources for the 6 main project themes: 1. Plant recognition and botany, 2. Growing, harvesting and preserving medicinal plants, 3. Science and use of medicinal plants, 4. History and plant folklore, 5. Literature, art and culture and 6. IT

To book a place:

Please contact Carol Burnett, preferably via email, stating your name, the U3A you will be representing and contact telephone number

By Thursday 1st February 2018 Thank you

All queries and bookings to:

Carol Burnett, 1 Garden Terrace, Shilbottle, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 2HX 07711 837492