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September 2019

Eco-dying and Printing using herbs

September 14 @ 9:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm
Dilston Physic Garden, Corbridge, Northumberland NE45 5QZ United Kingdom + Google Map

with Glynis Rose Discover what is meant by eco-printing using herbs and minerals to print directly onto a surface using natural fibres such as paper, silk, cotton, linen and wool. Incorporating methods of natural dying we’ll forage for herbal foliage to use to print with. Go home with unique herbal samples and a completely original herbal silk scarf. Limited to 6 participants. Tickets £110 including all materials direct from organiser Two day workshop

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The Herb Society Annual Gathering

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Weleda, Derbyshire, Heanor Road
Ilkestone, Derbyshire DE75 7JH United Kingdom
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This year we are working with Weleda - our sponsors for this year's event - to bring you a fantastic day out. The day will start with tea and coffee on arrival, followed by the AGM itself. After a lunch together, and a chance to chat to Trustees and fellow members, we have a private tour of the Weleda Herb fields with head gardener - the real highlight of the day! Places are limited on a first come, first served basis so book yours here now…

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The Natural health chest

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Castle Orchard, Putley. Ledbury HR8 2RH, Castle Orchard
Putley, Ledbury, HR8 2RH United Kingdom
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We will be using the principles of holistic natural medicine for maintaining health and wellbeing and discussing herbal approaches to, and useful herbal preparations to have on hand for, common ailments. We will look at many different herbs in different forms, and make preparations from them. This will include making a tisane, an infused oil, an ointment, a cream, which you will take home with you, together with an increased confidence in, and understanding of, herbs and our relationship with them. Event Cost - £95 payable direct to Hedgerow Medicine

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Autumn Hedgerow Medicine Course

September 23 @ 10:00 am - September 27 @ 4:30 pm
Red Squirrels, 31 The Street
Ashwellthorpe nr Wymondham, Norfolk NR16 1HD United Kingdom
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Enjoy 5 days of plant connection and practical medicine making at Julie and Matthew's Tudor cottage in Norfolk, with delicious vegan lunch and cake every day Event cost: £550 Discount for Herb Society members: 10% Authors of: Wayside Medicine: Forgotten Plants and How to Use Them (May 2017); The Herbalist's Bible: John Parkinson's Lost Classic Rediscovered (2014); Make Your Own Aphrodisiacs (2012); Kitchen Medicine (2010); and Hedgerow Medicine (2008). See our website for details: www.hedgerowmedicine.com

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Introductory Skin Care Product Making Workshop

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Northdown Orchard Overton Basingstoke RG25 3BP, Northdown
Orchard Overton, Basingstoke, Surrey RG25 3BP
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Northdown Orchard, near Basingstoke, will be hosting a Natural Skincare Workshop where participants will have hands-on experience in making Creams, Body Butters and Lip Balms. You will go away with your hand made products and comprehensive notes. Facilitated by a fully qualified herbalist with 19 years experience. £65 including tea, coffee, biscuits and lunch.   Contact Louise Wall BSc (Honours) Herbal Medicine or Terrence Williams (MNIMH) at northdownorganics@gmail.com for more information.

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Elderberry Workshop

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bramley, Leeds,

Harvest elderberries and make herbal medicine with them whilst learning about this amazing tree. Event Cost - £10 (payable directly to the Event Organiser) Call 07426016993 or email allaboutheherbs@gmail.com to book Final address details given on booking

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October 2019

Botanic Brain Boosters: Calm & Sleep*

October 4 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dilston Physic Garden, Corbridge, Northumberland NE45 5QZ United Kingdom + Google Map

Explore the science-backed ways in which plants enhance your mind and mood in relaxed and friendly sessions facilitated by physic garden neuroscientist, Professor Elaine Perry and pharmacognosist, Dr Nicolette Perry. Focused on plants with clinical science to show they help us stay calm, lower anxiety and boost sleep quality and length - engage with the plants, their essential oils, the odd brain bioactive chemical, as well as sample calming medicinal teas, tinctures and snacks. info@dilstonphysicgarden.com 07879 533875. Tickets £15 including…

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Introductory Skin Care Product Making Workshop

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Northdown Orchard Overton Basingstoke RG25 3BP, Northdown
Orchard Overton, Basingstoke, Surrey RG25 3BP
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Northdown Orchard, near Basingstoke, will be hosting a Natural Skincare Workshop where participants will have hands-on experience in making Creams, Body Butters and Lip Balms. You will go away with your hand made products and comprehensive notes. Facilitated by a fully qualified herbalist with 19 years experience. £65 including tea, coffee, biscuits and lunch.   Contact Louise Wall BSc (Honours) Herbal Medicine or Terrence Williams (MNIMH) at northdownorganics@gmail.com for more information.

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November 2019

The art of natural perfumery

November 2 @ 10:00 am - November 3 @ 4:00 pm
Castle Orchard, Putley. Ledbury HR8 2RH, Castle Orchard
Putley, Ledbury, HR8 2RH United Kingdom
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An appreciation of a lost art as we explore the creative and sensual possibilities of using natural oils in perfumery. Natural essences resonate with our emotions and our memories, as well as our body, mind, and spirit. This weekend we will delight in the aromas of the natural world, creating our own individual perfume using essential oils and other natural ingredients. Event Cost - £210 payable direct to the Event Organiser

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Roots Medicine

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dilston Physic Garden, Corbridge, Northumberland NE45 5QZ United Kingdom + Google Map

With medical herbalist Jill Schnabel Discover the healing power of autumn plant roots and what they can do for your health. In autumn the active chemicals in certain plants move down into their roots. From dandelion and burdock to the mysterious aromas of elecampane, to the deep wound-healing qualities of comfrey and sleep-inducing powers of valerian. Explore a range of plants long valued for the medicinal properties of their roots. Get involved in harvesting medicinal roots and try out ways…

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