All Courses

Assemble your own herbal medicine chest for health and wellbeing.

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…

Cost: £95 for one day incl vegetarian lunch
Duration: 1 day
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Next Date: 21/09/2019
Harvesting herbal roots for health and wellbeing

We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged dandelion, elecampnae, marshmallow and horseradish roots and make…

Cost: £195 for two days incl vegetarian lunches
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Using herbs of late summer for health and wellbeing

We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged yarrow, lime flowers, lavender and meadowsweet and make various…

Cost: £195 for two days incl vegetarian lunches
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Using herbs of early summer for health and wellbeing

We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged fennel, chamomile, lemon balm and thyme and make various different…

Cost: £195 for two days incl vegetarian lunches
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Using Spring Tonic herbs for health and wellbeing

We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged elderflowers, nettle, cleavers and marigold flowers and make…

Cost: £195 for two days incl vegetarian lunches
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Botanical printing onto natural fibres

Gathering Autumn leaves, arranging onto paper and felt, bundling and steaming as test pieces. Bundling and leaving with a finished silk scarf.

Cost: £60 per day per person
Duration: 1 day
Venue: Kinnersley
Sewing Taster Sessions for Adults and Children

3 1/2hr BEGINNERS SEWING TASTER Adults and Children from 10 yrs If you want to start sewing or just give yourself a confidence boost then this is the course for you. With gentle guidance and through a simple bag making project, I will show you how to set up a sewing machine, experiment with…

Cost: £40 per person. £35 per person if you come with a friend.
Duration: 3 1/2hrs to 4hrs
Venue: 1 Club House, Tillington
Next Date: 15/06/2019
Make a shaggy seat mat at the Black Country Living Museum

Learn about the traditional craft of rag-rug making. During the workshop Jenni will demonstrate the traditional techniques of hooking and podging strips of fabric through hessian backing to make…

Cost: £tba per person includes a certificate of completion, free…
Duration: one day 10 - 4
Venue: Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road, Dudley, DY1 4SQ
Next Date: 08/06/2019
Eco-dyeing on silk and felt

two days 22/23 residential or day participants. Sample dye leaves and flowers onto silk lengths using well stocked garden and ancient woodland - accompanied by a professional gardener i.e.…

Cost: £95 for two days accommodation @£35 extra
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Upper Newton Farmouse
a weekend herbal residential course in the Gardens of Hellens Manor

A unique midsummer residential retreat at the beautiful Hellens Manor in south Herefordshire. Experience harvesting, making and sampling aromatic tisanes & cordials, pot herbs and salads, and…

Cost: £450 incl 2 nights stay at Hellens , all food and materials
Duration: Fri 5pm ( house tour at 6pm ) to Sunday 5pm
Venue: Hellens Manor, Much Marcle, Herefordshire