‘Gigantic children of the sun’: Kew’s Palm House

Venue: Keynes library, 43 Gordon Square
Booking details: Free entry; booking required

Opened in 1848, Kew’s Palm House staged a tropical landscape just outside London. Reconstructing a visit to the Victorian Palm House, Kate Teltscher (University of Roehampton) will explore the nineteenth-century commercial and cultural obsession with palms, in conversation with Luciana Martins (Birkbeck).

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Part of Birkbeck Arts Week 2018 - see the full programme here.