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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
An exciting, textiles, printing technique

This is a traditional, textiles printing technique, which can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities. It’s fun and absorbing and produces surprisingly quick and unique results. After experimenting with authentic Indian wood blocks, pre-cut and bought blocks, you will be guided on how to create a…

Cost: £60 per person. £55 per person if you come with a friend.
Duration: 1 day 10am to 4pm
Venue: 1 Club House, Tillington
Beyond the basics is an intermediate course focusing on finishing techniques.

This workshop caters for those who have either attended our Basics of Machine Knitting workshop, or who are competent in basic operations and want to learn more. Rather than write a fixed workshop…

Cost: £150 Two Day Workshop
Duration: 2 Days
Venue: Rose Tinted Rags - Textile Resource Centre - Hereford
Learn how to make amazing jewellery with this `magical` glass

This is an amazing glass to work with, having a surface that reflects the light of one colour and transmits light of other colours - Students can choose from a huge range of dichroic glass for the…

Cost: £185.00 + cost of dichroic glass used (avge £15-£30) - 10%…
Venue: Snails Halt, Pool Hill, Nr. Newent, Gloucestershire, GL18 1LL
Make bowls, platters and panels using your own designs

Students may choose from a large selection of Bullseye Glass and frits (granular glass) to see their own images incorporated into glass bowls, platters and panels they make themselves. The course…

Cost: £200.00 plus cost of glass used
Duration: 2 day course
Venue: Snails Halt, Pool Hill, Nr.Newent, Gloucestershire, GL18 1LL
Learn how to make wonderful jewellery with this `magical` glass

This is fascinating glass - having a surface that reflects the light of one colour and transmits light of other colours - Students may choose from a vast range of dichroic glass to make pendants,…

Cost: £185.00 plus cost of dichroic glass (avg. £15-£30) 10%…
Duration: 2 day course
Venue: Snails Halt, Pool Hill, Nr. Newent, Gloucestershire, GL18 1LL
Make bowls, platters and panels using your own designs

Students may choose from a large selection of Bullseye Glass and Frit (granular glass) to see their own designs incorporated in glass bowls, platters and panels they make themselves. The course…

Cost: £200 plus cost of glass
Duration: 2 day course
Venue: Snails Halt, Pool Hill, Nr. Newent, Gloucestershire, GL18 1LL
A weekend course covering the basics of using herb in the home

An Introduction to Herbal Medicine Making An exploration of the uses of herbs and learn to make your own top quality cosmetics and herbal preparations. Includes ID, growing, harvesting from my…

Cost: £195
Duration: 2 days including vegetarian lunch
Venue: Castle Orchard, Putley
Next Date: 06/03/2021
One day course on using spices for pleasure and healing

Explore the medicinal use of spices A practical day workshop making cordials, infused oils and other warming remedies with cardamom, frankincense, fennel, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and many…

Cost: £95
Duration: 1 day
Venue: Castle Orchard, Putley
Next Date: 05/12/2020
How to use essential oils to make your own unique perfumes

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…

Cost: £210
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Castle Orchard, Putley
Next Date: 20/02/2021