‘Cultural Legacy Of The Palmetto In Bermuda’

June 30, 2017

An event titled ‘Fishpots, Bonnets and Wine: The Cultural Legacy of the Palmetto in Bermuda’ is set to take place on Wednesday, July 5 at 7.00pm at The World Heritage Centre in St. George’s, featuring speaker Saskia Wolsak.

This lecture is presented by The St. George’s Foundation and The St. David’s Island Historical Society.

Ms. Wolsak will speak about the historical relationship between people and plants in Bermuda, known as ethnobotany. She is presently studying Bermuda’s relationship with endemic and native plants; in particular the palmetto.

Doors open at 6.00pm, with the presentation beginning at 7.00pm. Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for non-members.

Refreshments, including wine and beer, will be available on a donation basis. Parking is available at Tiger Bay at Penno’s Wharf.

Reservations are required as seating is limited. To reserve your spot, email manager@sgf.bm or call The World Heritage Centre on 297-5791.

This event is sponsored by the Bermuda Tourism Authority, with additional support from the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs.

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