Upcoming Events

DIY Herbal Xmas Presents Workshops

Herbal tea & lip balm
Thursday 8th December
6.30pm – 8.00pm

Studio 16, Celia Fiennes House, 8-20 Well Street, E9 7PX
We will be showing you how to make your own herbal christmas presents. The workshop will talk you through the basics of how we turn herbs into products and you will get a chance to have a go yourself and take home what you make. You will take home a small pack of your own crafted teabags and a personalised lipbalm that you can give as a gift or keep as a treat for yourself! Tickets £12. Full details and booking via biletto.

Herbal scrubs & lip balm
Saturday 17th December
2.00pm – 4.00pm

Studio 16, Celia Fiennes House, 8-20 Well Street, E9 7PX
We will be showing you how to make your own herbal christmas presents. The workshop will talk you through the basics of how we turn herbs into products and you will get a chance to have a go yourself and take home what you make. You will take home a pot of herbal scrub and a personalised lipbalm that you can give as a gift or keep as a treat for yourself! Tickets £12. Full details and booking via biletto.

 


PAST EVENTS

 

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Drunken Herbalers fundraiser
Friday 23rd September from 6pm
Join us in celebrating the age-old marriage of alcohol and herbs at a time of post-harvest abundance. Experiences include the Valerian Den and experimenting with herbal concoctions at our Herbal Apotheca. Delicious local food and herbal cocktails with guest distillers. This is a fundraising event for Hackney Herbal. Proceeds will go towards the continuation of our work in the community.

Early Bird ticket £2
With a FREE cocktail £5
Get tickets: https://billetto.co.uk/drunken-herbalers
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1682696045386758/

 

GYO Herbal tea workshop
Wednesday 10th August
5.30pm – 8.00pm

The Regent’s Park Allotment Garden – London, NW1 4NR
Learn how to grow, harvest, dry and turn herbs into herbal tea. This workshop is being organised as a Capital Growth training session. Tickets £12.50 (capital growth member) / £20 (non-member). More info and booking here.

Hackney Herbal: Midsummer Tea workshop
Wednesday 6th July
6.30 – 8.00pm

Bee Garden, end of Abbott Street, Dalston E8 3DL (behind the Arcola Theatre)
An evening of herbal tea tasting and story telling focusing on our Hackney-grown Midsummer tea blend of 7 herbs. You’ll get to try out lots of unique herbal tea blends and have a go at creating your own by picking fresh herbs that are growing at the Bee Garden. Tickets £15 to cover all materials and refreshments. More info and booking here.

Midsummer Social
Saturday 25th June
6.00 – 9.00 pm.

Bee Garden, end of Abbott Street, Dalston E8 3DL (behind the Arcola Theatre)
Join us for our Hackney Herbal summer social gathering. We’ll also be sampling our 7 herbs / 7 fields herbal blend. Bring food to share. Please see facebook event for more details or email us to say you would like to come along.

Sunday 10th April 2016, 1400 till 1700

Herbal Soap Making Workshop
Hackney City Farm, 1a Goldsmiths Row London E2 8QA

A beginner’s introduction to the traditional method of cold process soap making. The demonstrations in this workshop will give you the confidence (and the comprehensive notes) to start making your own soaps with equipment you probably already have at home.

Course Content:

Basic chemistry of soap
Commonly used oils & fats
Lye safety handling and calculations
Basic soap making with natural oils
Herbs for skincare

FREE! Take home your own calendula soap on the day plus a Hackney Herbal goodie bag!

Tickets: £32.50 via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/herbal-soap-making-workshop-tickets-22460567161

 

Saturday 9th April 2016, 1400 till 1600
Herbal balms workshop
Kingsmead Kabin, 9A Kingsmead Way, London E9 5QG
Balms: learn how to use herbs to make lip and skin balm
Please email us to book a free space.
Saturday 16th April 2016, 1400 till 1600
Herbal Ointments workshop
Kingsmead Kabin, 9A Kingsmead Way, London E9 5QG
Making herbal tinctures to create lotions.
Please email us to book a free space.
Sunday 17th April 2016, 1400 till 1700
Spring Tonics workshop
Cordwainers Garden, 182 Mare Street, E8 3RE
An afternoon with Gone Wild Herbs bringing you a session of herbal experimenting, skill-sharing and learning. We’ll be looking at the benefit of spring herbs and making tonics. Suggested £5 donation. Please email us to book a space.
Saturday 30th April 2016, 1400 till 1600
Herbal first aid workshop
Kingsmead Kabin, 9A Kingsmead Way, London E9 5QG
Learn how to make herbal remedies for illness and injuries
Please email us to book a free space
Herbal Soap Making Workshop – 1400 till 1700, Sunday 14th February 2016
Where: Hackney City Farm, 1a Goldsmiths Row London E2 8QA

A beginner’s introduction to the traditional method of cold process soap making. The demonstrations in this workshop will give you the confidence (and the comprehensive notes) to start making your own soaps with equipment you probably already have at home.

Course Content:

Basic chemistry of soap
Commonly used oils & fats
Lye safety handling and calculations
Basic soap making with natural oils
Herbs for skincare

Take home your own calendula soap on the day.

Please note:

There will be refreshments about halfway through the workshop so please have lunch before arriving. Frizzante cafe at Hackney City Farm serves lunch from 10am till 4pm.


Tickets are £32.50 [includes refreshments and take-home goodies]. To book, visit Herbal Soap Making Workshop eventbrite
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Plant and Herbal Craft 6-week workshop – Starts 8th October 2015

Where: The Centre for Better Health, 1a Darnley Road, E9 6QH

The pre-summer Plant and Herbal Craft course is back for Autumn with a seasonal twist! With the temperatures dropping and nights drawing in, find ways to bring the garden in to your home so you can enjoy the benefits of plants all year round. Learn how to make your own natural cleaning products, naturally-dyed pocket square and herbal tea bags! We will also be boosting our immune systems with the help of herbs.

The craft course will run from 18:00 – 19:45 for six Thursday evenings from the 8th Oct – 12th Nov 2015. More details on the flyer below. To book, contact The Centre for Better Health at:

communityhub@centreforbetterhealth.org.uk

0208 985 3570

Herbal Craft Autumn 2015

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