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The Marvellous World of Fruit Boat Tour

Saturday 21 September 2013, 12:00 to 13:30

Join Roger Mellors from the University of Bristol Botanic Garden, and Shane Jordan, local Bristol chef, on a boat tour to the Ballast Seed Garden, and learn about the strange histories and quirky tales of some of our most familiar fruit. 

Did you know seamen used to consider it bad luck to have bananas on a boat? And did you know that if you break a double strawberry in half and share it with your friend you will fall in love?  

You will also have a chance to try some interesting and unusual fruit smoothies.  

This event has been part funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) through the AHRC Cultural Engagement Fund pilot scheme, working with Arnolfini Research Associate Catherine Hunt, University of Bristol.  Catherine has put together a programme of events which engage with themes arising from the Floating Ballast Seed Garden, especially migration, the movement of plants, seeds and soil, and the trading history of Bristol and its legacy. 

Boat tour leaves from Arnolfini. Booking is required via Arnolfini box office.

For more information on the project click here.

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This event is part of Seeds of Change: A Floating Ballast Seed Garden.
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