Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
Nov
18
2:00 PM14:00

Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass

** SOLD OUT**

Join us for a masterclass on Herbal Wellbeing. We will be sharing our tips and tricks for crafting your own herbal goodies. 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 personalised lip balm, a pack of your own crafted herbal teabags and a relaxation spray made with essential oils.

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of restorative herbs 

- how to make an infused oil with calendula flowers

- how to combine oils, waxes and essential oils into a lip balm (vegan option)

- introduction to the properties of essential oils 

- how to combine essential oils to make a relaxation spray 

- the properties of a range of herbs as infusions

- how to combine dried herb to create your own herbal teabags

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

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Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Previous attendees said:

"Thanks so much for an amazing workshop, I learnt so much and absolutely love my goodies!"

"What a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon!"

"It's great that we got to make so many things, very good value for money and beautiful handouts!"

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Winter Remedies: Fire Cider Workshop
Nov
29
7:00 PM19:00

Winter Remedies: Fire Cider Workshop

As winter approaches it’s time to get your cupboards stocked with winter remedies to keep you going during the colder months. In this session you’ll learn how to make your own fire cider, a warming and spicy tonic made from apple cider vinegar and a number of herbs, spices and foods. It is a popular remedy to make during the winter and can be taken daily to keep you immune system strong and healthy, keeping illness at bay. After learning about the properties of the different ingredients you’ll get to make your own jar to take home and enjoy all winter long.

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of herbs that can support our bodies during winter

- how to make an infused vinegar

- different uses of apple cider vinegar

- how to combine apple cider vinegar, fresh herbs, roots and foods to make your own fire cider

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

NB. Fire Cider is not alcoholic!

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Herb Tasting: Exploring herbs together
Dec
9
11:00 AM11:00

Herb Tasting: Exploring herbs together

A herb tasting group brings people together to explore the wisdom of our own bodies through meditative tea tasting and knowledge sharing. It is an opportunity to spend some more focused time with 1 or 2 herbs through the experience of our own body and share this with others. It is a very simple process and at the same time very powerful. In this session we will be doing quiet, focused meditations on 2 herbs and explore how they feel for each of us to help us learn more about the herbs, our own bodily experience and how herbs can work for us.

The session will include:

  • A short meditation

  • Silent tea tasting (this will be ‘blind’ meaning we won’t know what the herb is beforehand to allow a new experience to come through) 

  • Observation of the herb’s reaction in different areas of our body

  • Discussion of physical sensations, images and thoughts that come to mind when tasting a herb 

  • Reading, drawing/writing about the herb; connecting with it in a way that works for you

  • Sharing experience and knowledge between us 

We welcome any folk who would like to join us. The session requires no previous knowledge or experience of herbs, meditation or body awareness, just a willingness to explore these collectively. It may be of interest to those looking to deepen their knowledge of a particular herb, are interested in meditation, the body and/or exploring alternatives to the healthcare system that tells us how we should feel in our own bodies. 

This is a community class so please pay what you can from the options below.

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Winter Herbal Remedies Masterclass
Dec
9
2:00 PM14:00

Winter Herbal Remedies Masterclass

As winter approaches it’s time to get your cupboards stocked with winter remedies to keep you going during the colder months. In this session you’ll learn about a number of herbs that can be used to support your immune system and how to use them to make both preventative and restorative remedies. In this hands on session, you will get to make your own cough syrup, fire cider (a spicy and warming immune boosting tonic) and selection of teabags to create your own winter remedies kit.

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of herbs that support support our bodies during winter

- how to make decoctions from herb roots

- how to combine herbs into a cough syrup

- how to make fire cider using apple cider vinegar, fresh herbs, roots and foods

- how to combine dried herbs to create your own herbal teabags for common ailments

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

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DIY Xmas Presents: Herbal Teas
Dec
15
11:00 AM11:00

DIY Xmas Presents: Herbal Teas

Join us for a class where you can have a go at making your own herbal presents. We will be sharing our tips and tricks for crafting your own herbal goodies. 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 pack of your own crafted herbal teabags.

The session will cover:

– Introduction to a range of herbs

– Discussing the properties of herbs as herbal teas

– How to mix different dried herbs together into blends

– Have a go at making a blend to try during the session

– Each person will make themselves a set of herbal tea bags to take home either for themselves or as a gift for someone else!

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Previous attendees said:

"Thanks so much for an amazing workshop, I learnt so much and absolutely love my goodies!"

"What a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon!"

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Herbs For The Skin Workshop
Dec
15
2:30 PM14:30

Herbs For The Skin Workshop

Join us for a session on harnessing the skin-nurturing properties of herbs. We will be sharing our tips and tricks for crafting your own herbal goodies. 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 personalised skin balm and a facial toner.

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a range of herbs that are good for the skin

- how to make an infused herbal oil

- how to combine oils, waxes, tinctures and essential oils into a skin and lip balm (vegan option)

- how to make your own tinctures for skincare

- how to make your own facial toner

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

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Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
Jan
20
2:00 PM14:00

Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass

**SOLD OUT**

Join us for a masterclass on Herbal Wellbeing. We will be sharing our tips and tricks for crafting your own herbal goodies. 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 personalised lip balm, a pack of your own crafted herbal teabags and a relaxation spray made with essential oils.

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of restorative herbs 

- how to make an infused oil with calendula flowers

- how to combine oils, waxes and essential oils into a lipbalm (vegan option)

- introduction to the properties of essential oils 

- how to combine essential oils to make a relaxation spray 

- the properties of a range of herbs as infusions

- how to combine dried herb to create your own herbal teabags

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

30.00
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Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Previous attendees said:

"Thanks so much for an amazing workshop, I learnt so much and absolutely love my goodies!"

"What a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon!"

"It's great that we got to make so many things, very good value for money and beautiful handouts!"

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Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
Jan
27
2:00 PM14:00

Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass

Join us for a masterclass on Herbal Wellbeing. We will be sharing our tips and tricks for crafting your own herbal goodies. 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 personalised lip balm, a pack of your own crafted herbal teabags and a relaxation spray made with essential oils.

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of restorative herbs 

- how to make an infused oil with calendula flowers

- how to combine oils, waxes and essential oils into a lipbalm (vegan option)

- introduction to the properties of essential oils 

- how to combine essential oils to make a relaxation spray 

- the properties of a range of herbs as infusions

- how to combine dried herb to create your own herbal teabags

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

30.00
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Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Previous attendees said:

"Thanks so much for an amazing workshop, I learnt so much and absolutely love my goodies!"

"What a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon!"

"It's great that we got to make so many things, very good value for money and beautiful handouts!"

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Herb Tasting: Exploring herbs together
Nov
4
2:30 PM14:30

Herb Tasting: Exploring herbs together

A herb tasting group brings people together to explore the wisdom of our own bodies through meditative tea tasting and knowledge sharing. It is an opportunity to spend some more focused time with 1 or 2 herbs through the experience of our own body and share this with others. It is a very simple process and at the same time very powerful. In this session we will be doing quiet, focused meditations on 2 herbs and explore how they feel for each of us to help us learn more about the herbs, our own bodily experience and how herbs can work for us.

The session will include:

  • A short meditation

  • Silent tea tasting (this will be ‘blind’ meaning we won’t know what the herb is beforehand to allow a new experience to come through) 

  • Observation of the herb’s reaction in different areas of our body

  • Discussion of physical sensations, images and thoughts that come to mind when tasting a herb 

  • Reading, drawing/writing about the herb; connecting with it in a way that works for you

  • Sharing experience and knowledge between us 

We welcome any folk who would like to join us. The session requires no previous knowledge or experience of herbs, meditation or body awareness, just a willingness to explore these collectively. It may be of interest to those looking to deepen their knowledge of a particular herb, are interested in meditation, the body and/or exploring alternatives to the healthcare system that tells us how we should feel in our own bodies. 

This is a community class so please pay what you can from the options below.

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Herbs For The Skin Workshop
Nov
4
11:00 AM11:00

Herbs For The Skin Workshop

Join us for a session on harnessing the skin-nurturing properties of herbs. We will be sharing our tips and tricks for crafting your own herbal goodies. 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 personalised skin balm and a facial toner.

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a range of herbs that are good for the skin

- how to make an infused herbal oil

- how to combine oils, waxes, tinctures and essential oils into a skin balm (vegan option)

- how to make your own tinctures for skincare

- how to make your own facial toner

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

25.00
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Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
Oct
14
2:00 PM14:00

Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass

** SOLD OUT ** This class repeats on 18th November, 2-5pm - scroll down for tickets

Join us for a masterclass on Herbal Wellbeing. We will be sharing our tips and tricks for crafting your own herbal goodies. 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 personalised lip balm, a pack of your own crafted herbal teabags and a relaxation spray made with essential oils.

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of restorative herbs 

- how to make an infused oil with calendula flowers

- how to combine oils, waxes and essential oils into a lipbalm (vegan option)

- introduction to the properties of essential oils 

- how to combine essential oils to make a relaxation spray 

- the properties of a range of herbs as infusions

- how to combine dried herb to create your own herbal teabags

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

30.00
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Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Previous attendees said:

"Thanks so much for an amazing workshop, I learnt so much and absolutely love my goodies!"

"What a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon!"

"It's great that we got to make so many things, very good value for money and beautiful handouts!"

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Herbal Sleep Workshop
Oct
6
2:00 PM14:00

Herbal Sleep Workshop

Join us for a dreamy afternoon learning how herbs can help you get a better night's sleep. In this workshop we will be exploring herbs that can help you to unwind, de-stress and get you ready for a restorative night of sleep. We'll guide you through the process of crafting your own 'before bed' tea bags and pillow spray to take home. 

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of calming and sleep-promoting herbs

- how to combine dried herb to create your own herbal teabags

- introduction to the properties of essential oils 

- how to combine essential oils to make a relaxation spray

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

25.00
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Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Previous attendees said:

"It was such a relaxing session and sharing tips with others. I felt so calm at the end!"

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Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
Sep
16
2:00 PM14:00

Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass

Join us for a masterclass on Herbal Wellbeing. We will be sharing our tips and tricks for crafting your own herbal goodies. 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 personalised lip balm, a pack of your own crafted herbal teabags and a relaxation spray made with essential oils.

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of restorative herbs 

- how to make an infused oil with calendula flowers

- how to combine oils, waxes and essential oils into a lipbalm (vegan option)

- introduction to the properties of essential oils 

- how to combine essential oils to make a relaxation spray 

- the properties of a range of herbs as infusions

- how to combine dried herb to create your own herbal teabags

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

30.00
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Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Previous attendees said:

"Thanks so much for an amazing workshop, I learnt so much and absolutely love my goodies!"

"What a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon!"

"It's great that we got to make so many things, very good value for money and beautiful handouts!"

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Herbal Sleep Workshop
Aug
14
7:00 PM19:00

Herbal Sleep Workshop

Join us for a dreamy evening learning how herbs can help you get a better night's sleep. In this workshop we will be exploring herbs that can help you to unwind, de-stress and get you ready for a restorative night of sleep. We'll guide you through the process of crafting your own 'before bed' tea bags and pillow spray to take home. 

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of calming and sleep-promoting herbs

- how to combine dried herb to create your own herbal teabags

- introduction to the properties of essential oils 

- how to combine essential oils to make a relaxation spray

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

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Previous attendees said:

"It was such a relaxing session and sharing tips with others. I felt so calm at the end!"

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Relax and Restore - Herbal Remedy Making Workshop
Aug
12
2:00 PM14:00

Relax and Restore - Herbal Remedy Making Workshop

Join us for a hands-on session where we will be showing you how to make your own herbal goodies. The workshop will guide you through the basics of how we turn herbs into natural products, focusing on the restorative properties of a number of herbs. You will learn how to make a calendula infused lip balm, a rejuvenating bath salt soak and a relaxation spray with herbs and essential oils. You’ll take home a set of personalised products to enjoy at home by choosing from a range of herbs and essential oils. 

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of restorative herbs 

- how to make an infused oil with calendula flowers

- how to combine oils, waxes and essential oils into a lipbalm

- introduction to the properties of essential oils 

- how to combine essential oils to make a relaxation spray 

- how to use make your own bath salts by combining dried and fresh herbs and essential oils

Tickets £30 to include all materials and light refreshments. 

Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Previous attendees said:

"What a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon!"

"It's great that we got to make so many things, very good value for money and beautiful handouts!"

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Herbs for Balance at Phytology
Jul
28
11:00 AM11:00

Herbs for Balance at Phytology

We will be guesting teaching as part of a series of Herbal Medicine Workshops at Phytology - beautiful medicinal herb field tucked away in Bethnal Green Nature Reserve. This session will be exploring herbs for allergies and the respiratory system health. 

An introduction to Phytology‘s herbal meadow and the plants main herbal constituents. Explore how to pick and dry herbs seasonally and how to make your own synergistic fresh and dried tea blends, decoctions and infusions. You'll also get to make some herbal teabags to take home with you.

Phytology’s summer workshops offer an introduction to the native plants growing in the medicinal meadow alongside practical information about how to use these herbs safely and effectively in the home for many different ailments. 

Tickets £20 to include materials and light refreshments.

If you would like to stay for a shared lunch from 1-2pm after the workshop, please bring food to share.

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Growing Your Own Herbs: How to take cuttings
Jul
26
6:30 PM18:30

Growing Your Own Herbs: How to take cuttings

Join us for a session on growing your own herbs where you will learn how to propagate plants by taking cuttings. This is one of the most common propagation method for herbs, and a very inexpensive way to start or expand your collection.

We’ll go over the different types of cuttings, the best times of year to take them and how to go about it. You will then have a go at taking your own cuttings to take home. 

The class will also include an overview of different propagation methods and on growing herbs in general. It is suitable for complete beginners and those who already have some gardening or growing experience. 

Please arrive from 6:00pm for a prompt 6:30pm start. Donation covers all materials, printed handouts and light refreshments. 

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Attendees from previous herb growing classes said:

"Thank you for an informative workshop. Has inspired me to learn more and experiment with growing herbs"

"I felt this was a really good mix of practical and theory which was perfect for the planned workshop."

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Herbal Sleep Workshop
Jul
19
7:00 PM19:00

Herbal Sleep Workshop

**SOLD OUT** This class repeats on the 14th August.

Join us for a dreamy evening learning how herbs can help you get a better night's sleep. In this workshop we will be exploring herbs that can help you to unwind, de-stress and get you ready for a restorative night of sleep. We'll guide you through the process of crafting your own 'before bed' tea bags and pillow spray to take home. 

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of calming and sleep-promoting herbs

- how to combine dried herb to create your own herbal teabags

- introduction to the properties of essential oils 

- how to combine essential oils to make a relaxation spray

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

25.00
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Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Previous attendees said:

"It was such a relaxing session and sharing tips with others. I felt so calm at the end!"

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Relax and Restore - Herbal Remedy Making Workshop
Jul
8
2:00 PM14:00

Relax and Restore - Herbal Remedy Making Workshop

Join us for a hands-on session where we will be showing you how to make your own herbal goodies. The workshop will guide you through the basics of how we turn herbs into natural products, focusing on the restorative properties of a number of herbs. You will learn how to make a calendula infused lip balm, a rejuvenating bath salt soak and a relaxation spray with herbs and essential oils. You’ll take home a set of personalised products to enjoy at home by choosing from a range of herbs and essential oils. 

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of restorative herbs 

- how to make an infused oil with calendula flowers

- how to combine oils, waxes and essential oils into a lipbalm

- introduction to the properties of essential oils 

- how to combine essential oils to make a relaxation spray 

- how to use make your own bath salts by combining dried and fresh herbs and essential oils

Tickets £30 to include all materials and light refreshments. 

Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Previous attendees said:

"What a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon!"

"It's great that we got to make so many things, very good value for money and beautiful handouts!"

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Herbs to Protect at Phytology
Jun
30
11:00 AM11:00

Herbs to Protect at Phytology

We will be guest teaching as part of a series of Herbal Medicine Workshops at Phytology - a beautiful medicinal herb field tucked away in Bethnal Green Nature Reserve. This session will be exploring herbs for the skin and you'll get to learn how to make your own skin balm.

We will explore the properties of different carrier oils for external use, learn the different techniques of infusing herbs into oils and you will create a bespoke lip balm made on site to take away with you.

Phytology’s summer workshops offer an introduction to the native plants growing in the medicinal meadow alongside practical information about how to use these herbs safely and effectively in the home for many different ailments. 

Tickets £20 to include materials and light refreshments.

If you would like to stay for a shared lunch from 1-2pm after the workshop, please bring food to share.

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Tea-Craft! Herbal Tea and Card Making Workshop
Jun
5
6:30 PM18:30

Tea-Craft! Herbal Tea and Card Making Workshop

Join us for an evening of herbal tea and crafting as part of Creativty and Wellbeing Week. We've teamed up with Cumiskeys Creative to bring you a special workshop on herbal tea and card making. You'll learn about the properties of different herbs and how to make them into herbal teas. You'll make some teabags to take home and also craft your own card that you can give to a friend.

Tickets £10 standard, £5 Concession.

Ticket price includes all crafting materials, tea and biscuits.

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Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
Jun
3
2:00 PM14:00

Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass

Join us for a masterclass on Herbal Wellbeing. We will be sharing our tips and tricks for crafting your own herbal goodies. 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 personalised lip balm, a pack of your own crafted herbal teabags and a relaxation spray made with essential oils.

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of restorative herbs 

- how to make an infused oil with calendula flowers

- how to combine oils, waxes and essential oils into a lipbalm (vegan option)

- introduction to the properties of essential oils 

- how to combine essential oils to make a relaxation spray 

- the properties of a range of herbs as infusions

- how to combine dried herb to create your own herbal teabags

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

30.00
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Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Previous attendees said:

"Thanks so much for an amazing workshop, I learnt so much and absolutely love my goodies!"

"What a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon!"

"It's great that we got to make so many things, very good value for money and beautiful handouts!"

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Herbal Tea Blending Masterclass at the Geffrye Museum
May
19
2:00 PM14:00

Herbal Tea Blending Masterclass at the Geffrye Museum

Join us for a special herbal tea making workshop at the Geffrye Museum as part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival. In this workshop we will be sharing our top tips for making your own herbal tea blends. The workshop will guide you through the properties of a range of culinary, medicinal and wild herbs and how to combine them into unique blends. You'll get to blend and taste your own creations during the class as well as making a pack of herbal tea that you can take home! We'll also be sharing our tips for tea making materials and equipment. 

The session will cover:

– Introduction to a range of herbs

– Discussing the properties of herbs as herbal teas

– How to mix different dried herbs together into blends

– Have a go at making a blend to try during the session

– Each person will make themselves a set of herbal tea bags to take home

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments

Regular Tickets £25

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Herbal Tea Blending Masterclass at the Geffrye Museum
May
19
11:00 AM11:00

Herbal Tea Blending Masterclass at the Geffrye Museum

** We are running two sessions during the event** 11-1pm & 2-4pm 

Join us for a special herbal tea making workshop at the Geffrye Museum as part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival. In this workshop we will be sharing our top tips for making your own herbal tea blends. The workshop will guide you through the properties of a range of culinary, medicinal and wild herbs and how to combine them into unique blends. You'll get to blend and taste your own creations during the class as well as making a pack of herbal tea that you can take home! We'll also be sharing our tips for tea making materials and equipment. 

The session will cover:

– Introduction to a range of herbs

– Discussing the properties of herbs as herbal teas

– How to mix different dried herbs together into blends

– Have a go at making a blend to try during the session

– Each person will make themselves a set of herbal tea bags to take home

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments

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Grow Your Own Herbs Masterclass
May
5
10:30 AM10:30

Grow Your Own Herbs Masterclass

This informative workshop will be a mix of theory and practical activities to give you all the knowledge to feel confident about growing your own herbs. It is suitable for complete beginners and those who already have some gardening or growing experience.

Course outline:

- Growing herbs in different conditions: urban growing, raised beds, in pots, on patios, roof spaces etc.

- Soil care, maintaining herbs using organic methods

- Propagation: growing herbs from seed, cuttings or division

- Harvesting, drying and storage of herbs

- Applications of herbs for tea, cosmetics and natural remedies will be touched on throughout the day

Tickets £50, which includes all the materials, a full set of handouts plus a goodie bag with 3 packets of seed, a herb plant and pair of herb cutters. You'll also take home sown seeds and herb cuttings that you will do during the class.

Drinks and light refreshments will be be provided. Participants can bring their own lunch or have lunch in the cafe at the Farm.

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Previous participants said:

"Thank you so much for an enjoyable day and for feeding my craving of planting herbs and plants. Hopefully my herbs will stay alive now"

"Thank you for an informative workshop. Has inspired me to learn more and experiment with growing herbs"

"I felt this was a really good mix of practical and theory which was perfect for the planned workshop. Nat was very knowledgable and had no hesitation in answering any questions posed. Had a really relaxed style of delivery"

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Herbal Craft - 6 week course at Centre for Better Health
May
2
6:15 PM18:15

Herbal Craft - 6 week course at Centre for Better Health

A 6 week introductory course into the history, properties and uses of herbs. A mix of informative and practical sessions will teach you a wide range of applications following the themes of mind, body and home. Each week you will take home something that we will make together in the class. Activities will include:

  • Intro to growing herbs
  • Using herbs for skincare
  • Making your own herbal tea
  • Using herbs for first aid
  • Making herbal cleaning products
  • Boosting health with seasonal herbs

The course runs on Wednesday evenings, 6.15 - 7.45pm for 6 weeks starting on 2nd May.

This is our community course and is run at the Centre for Better Health. To find out more and book on please click below.

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Herbal Tea Blending Masterclass
Apr
21
1:00 PM13:00

Herbal Tea Blending Masterclass

**SOLD OUT** Email hello@hackneyherbal.com for waitlist

Next Herbal Tea class on 19th May!

Join us for a special Herbal Tea Blending session at Hackney's National Trust treasure Sutton House in celebration of National Tea Day. In this workshop we will be sharing our top tips for making your own herbal tea blends. The workshop will guide you through the properties of a range of culinary, medicinal and wild herbs and how to combine them into unique blends. You'll get to blend and taste your own creations during the class as well as making a pack of herbal tea that you can take home! We'll also be sharing our tips for tea making materials and equipment. 

The session will cover:

– Introduction to a range of herbs including some Tudor time favourites!

– Discussing the properties of herbs as herbal teas

– How to mix different dried herbs together into blends

– Have a go at making a blend to try during the session

– Each person will make themselves a set of herbal tea bags to take home

Ticket price includes all materials, herbal refreshments and homemade cakes.

25.00
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Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

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Urban Gardening: Grow Your Own Herbs Workshop
Apr
16
7:00 PM19:00

Urban Gardening: Grow Your Own Herbs Workshop

Join us for an introductory class for growing herbs in urban spaces. If you want to improve your knowledge and gain confidence to start growing herbs, this is the class for you!

It is suitable for complete beginners and those who already have some gardening or growing experience. We will give you an overview of growing herbs in different urban conditions (pots, windowsills, balconies, raised beds etc.) covering plant life cycles, propagation methods, soil types, plant care, harvesting, drying and storing herbs.

Through the workshop we will also touch on some of the uses and properties of herbs. During the session, you will have the opportunity to plant some herb seeds to take home. 

Ticket price includes all materials, printed handouts and light refreshments.

20.00
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Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Attendees from previous herb growing classes said:

"Thank you so much for an enjoyable day and for feeding my craving of planting herbs and plants. Hopefully my herbs will stay alive now"

"Thank you for an informative workshop. Has inspired me to learn more and experiment with growing herbs"

"I felt this was a really good mix of practical and theory which was perfect for the planned workshop. Nat was very knowledgable and had no hesitation in answering any questions posed. Had a really relaxed style of delivery"

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Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
Apr
15
2:00 PM14:00

Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass

Join us for a masterclass on Herbal Wellbeing. We will be sharing our tips and tricks for crafting your own herbal goodies. 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 personalised lip balm, a pack of your own crafted herbal teabags and a relaxation spray made with essential oils.

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of restorative herbs 

- how to make an infused oil with calendula flowers

- how to combine oils, waxes and essential oils into a lipbalm (vegan option)

- introduction to the properties of essential oils 

- how to combine essential oils to make a relaxation spray 

- the properties of a range of herbs as infusions

- how to combine dried herb to create your own herbal teabags

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Previous attendees said:

"Thanks so much for an amazing workshop, I learnt so much and absolutely love my goodies!"

"What a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon!"

"It's great that we got to make so many things, very good value for money and beautiful handouts!"

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Grow Your Own Herbs Masterclass
Apr
8
10:30 AM10:30

Grow Your Own Herbs Masterclass

This informative workshop will be a mix of theory and practical activities to give you all the knowledge to feel confident about growing your own herbs. It is suitable for complete beginners and those who already have some gardening or growing experience.

Course outline:

- Growing herbs in different conditions: urban growing, raised beds, in pots, on patios, roof spaces etc.

- Soil care, maintaining herbs using organic methods

- Propagation: growing herbs from seed, cuttings or division

- Harvesting, drying and storage of herbs

- Applications of herbs for tea, cosmetics and natural remedies will be touched on throughout the day

Tickets £50, which includes all the materials, a full set of handouts plus a goodie bag with 3 packets of seed, a herb plant and pair of herb cutters. You'll also take home sown seeds and herb cuttings that you will do during the class.

Drinks and light refreshments will be be provided. Participants can bring their own lunch or have lunch in the cafe at the Farm.

Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Previous attendees said:

"Thank you so much for an enjoyable day and for feeding my craving of planting herbs and plants. Hopefully my herbs will stay alive now"

"Thank you for an informative workshop. Has inspired me to learn more and experiment with growing herbs"

"I felt this was a really good mix of practical and theory which was perfect for the planned workshop. Nat was very knowledgable and had no hesitation in answering any questions posed. Had a really relaxed style of delivery"

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 Herbal Tea Blending Masterclass
Mar
29
7:00 PM19:00

Herbal Tea Blending Masterclass

Join us for a workshop where we will be sharing our top tips for making your own herbal tea blends. The workshop will guide you through the properties of a range of culinary, medicinal and wild herbs and how to combine them into unique blends. You'll get to blend and taste your own creations during the class as well as making a pack of herbal tea that you can take home! We'll also be sharing our tips for tea making materials and equipment. 

The session will cover:

– Introduction to a range of herbs

– Discussing properties as herbal teas

– How to mix different dried herbs together into blends

– Have a go at making a blend to try during the session

– Each person will make themselves a set of herbal tea bags to take home

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments

Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

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Urban Gardening: Grow Your Own Herbs Workshop
Mar
19
7:00 PM19:00

Urban Gardening: Grow Your Own Herbs Workshop

**SOLD OUT, THIS CLASS REPEATS  ON 16TH APRIL**

Join us for an introductory class for growing herbs in urban spaces. If you want to improve your knowledge and gain confidence to start growing herbs, this is the class for you!

It is suitable for complete beginners and those who already have some gardening or growing experience. We will give you an overview of growing herbs in different urban conditions (pots, windowsills, balconies, raised beds etc.) covering plant life cycles, propagation methods, soil types, plant care, harvesting, drying and storing herbs.

Through the workshop we will also touch on some of the uses and properties of herbs. During the session, you will have the opportunity to plant some herb seeds to take home. 

Ticket price includes all materials, printed handouts and light refreshments.

from 5.00
Donation:
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Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Attendees from previous herb growing classes said:

"Thank you so much for an enjoyable day and for feeding my craving of planting herbs and plants. Hopefully my herbs will stay alive now"

"Thank you for an informative workshop. Has inspired me to learn more and experiment with growing herbs"

"I felt this was a really good mix of practical and theory which was perfect for the planned workshop. Nat was very knowledgable and had no hesitation in answering any questions posed. Had a really relaxed style of delivery"

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Relax and Restore - Herbal Remedy Making Workshop
Mar
17
2:00 PM14:00

Relax and Restore - Herbal Remedy Making Workshop

Join us for a hands-on session where we will be showing you how to make your own herbal goodies. The workshop will guide you through the basics of how we turn herbs into natural products, focusing on the restorative properties of a number of herbs. You will learn how to make a calendula infused lip balm, a rejuvenating bath salt soak and a relaxation spray with herbs and essential oils. You’ll take home a set of personalised products to enjoy at home by choosing from a range of herbs and essential oils. 

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of restorative herbs 

- how to make an infused oil with calendula flowers

- how to combine oils, waxes and essential oils into a lipbalm

- introduction to the properties of essential oils 

- how to combine essential oils to make a relaxation spray 

- how to use make your own bath salts by combining dried and fresh herbs and essential oils

Tickets £30 to include all materials and light refreshments. 

Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Previous attendees said:

"What a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon!"

"It's great that we got to make so many things, very good value for money and beautiful handouts!"

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Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
Mar
11
11:00 AM11:00

Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass

**SOLD OUT**

Join us for a masterclass on Herbal Wellbeing. We will be sharing our tips and tricks for crafting your own herbal goodies. 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 personalised lip balm, a pack of your own crafted herbal teabags and a relaxation spray made with essential oils.

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of restorative herbs 

- how to make an infused oil with calendula flowers

- how to combine oils, waxes and essential oils into a lipbalm (vegan option)

- introduction to the properties of essential oils 

- how to combine essential oils to make a relaxation spray 

- the properties of a range of herbs as infusions

- how to combine dried herb to create your own herbal teabags

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

30.00
Add To Cart

Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Previous attendees said:

"Thanks so much for an amazing workshop, I learnt so much and absolutely love my goodies!"

"What a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon!"

"It's great that we got to make so many things, very good value for money and beautiful handouts!"

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Grow Your Own Herbs Workshop
Mar
1
7:00 PM19:00

Grow Your Own Herbs Workshop

Join us for an introductory class for growing herbs in urban spaces. If you want to improve your knowledge and gain confidence to start growing herbs, this is the class for you!

It is suitable for complete beginners and those who already have some gardening or growing experience. We will give you an overview of growing herbs in different urban conditions (pots, windowsills, raised beds etc.) covering plant life cycles, propagation methods, soil types, plant care, harvesting, drying and storing herbs.

Through the workshop we will also touch on some of the uses and properties of herbs. During the session, you will have the opportunity to plant some herbs seeds to take home. 

Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Attendees from previous herb growing classes said:

"Thank you so much for an enjoyable day and for feeding my craving of planting herbs and plants. Hopefully my herbs will stay alive now"

"Thank you for an informative workshop. Has inspired me to learn more and experiment with growing herbs"

"I felt this was a really good mix of practical and theory which was perfect for the planned workshop. Nat was very knowledgable and had no hesitation in answering any questions posed. Had a really relaxed style of delivery"

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Thyme for Tea: Herbal Tea Blending Workshop
Feb
24
12:15 PM12:15

Thyme for Tea: Herbal Tea Blending Workshop

To celebrate Chinese New Year we are collaborating with China Exchange to bring you a Herbal Tea Blending Workshop in the heart of Soho. 

In the workshop we will explain the properties of a range of culinary, medicinal and wild herbs and show you how to combine them into unique blends. You’ll get to blend and taste your own creations during the class as well as making a pack of herbal tea that you can take home! We’ll also be sharing our tips for tea making materials and equipment.

The session with cover:

– Introduction to a range of herbs

– Discussing properties as herbal teas

– How to mix different dried herbs together into blends

– Have a go at making a blend to try during the session

– Each person will make themselves a set of herbal tea bags to take home

Earlybird Tickets £18.00 / Standard Tickets £24.00

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Herbal Craft - 6 week course at Centre for Better Health
Feb
21
6:15 PM18:15

Herbal Craft - 6 week course at Centre for Better Health

**FULLY BOOKED** This course will run again in Mid-May

A 6 week introductory course into the history, properties and uses of herbs. A mix of informative and practical sessions will teach you a wide range of applications following the themes of mind, body and home. Each week you will take home something that we will make together in the class. Activities will include:

  • Intro to growing herbs
  • Using herbs for skincare
  • Making your own herbal tea
  • Using herbs for first aid
  • Making herbal cleaning products
  • Boosting health with seasonal herbs

The course runs on Wednesday evenings, 6.15 - 7.45pm for 6 weeks starting on 21st February.

This is our community course and is run at the Centre for Better Health. To find out more and book on please click below.

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Love yourself! Herbal Self Care Workshop
Feb
14
7:00 PM19:00

Love yourself! Herbal Self Care Workshop

** SOLD OUT ** 

Join us for a relaxing workshop on herbal self-care as we explore herbs that are good for mind, body and soul. The evening will be a mix of storytelling and hands on making as we guide you through the properties of our favourite herbs that open, uplift and re-balance. We'll show you how to combine herbs, essential oils and other natural ingredients to make your own herbal products to take home. You will leave with a set of remedies including a calendula skin balm, a roll on perfume and a bath soak customised with your choice of ingredients.

The session will cover:

- an introduction to a number of restorative herbs 

- how to make an infused oil with calendula flowers

- how to combine oils, waxes and essential oils into a skin and lip balm

- introduction to the properties of essential oils 

- how to combine essential oils to make a perfume roll-on 

- how to use make your own bath salts by combining dried and fresh herbs and essential oils

Tickets £30 to include all materials, informative handouts, herbal refreshments and homemade cupcakes.

Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

Feedback from similar workshops

"We absolutely loved the session, so pleased with all the things we got to make"

"Excellent workshop. I would love to attend another one."

"Really enjoyed the workshop and will be making my own balms from what I learned, thank you!"

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