CLOSE ENCOUNTERS With Materials & Microbes

An up-close and personal sensory exploration of human-material-microbe interaction, through mudlarking, microscopy, biscuit making and creative writing together. Where do microbes like to live? How do we feel about the materials in our environment. Can looking really closely change our feelings and behaviour towards other matter and ecosystems?
Led by materials enthusiasts;
Sarah Wilkes - surfaces
Ellie Doney - food
Dan Robinson - writing

Phytology @ Bethnal Green Nature Reserve.
Sunday 1st September 10-4pm.
Price: £5.00 (£5.50 including booking fee).
Bring food to share for a microscopic lunch from 1-2pm.

Subsidised places are also available for those on low / no income, contact to reserve a free place. If you have any access needs that you would like us to be aware of, please email

A Roving Microscope workshop funded by the British Ecological Society.
The booking link:

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