Upcoming Workshops & Talks

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Here is a list of all the workshops currently booked for 2017 – I’ll add more, plus events I will be attending, as I get things booked.   If you would like to book a place on any of these workshops, just email me at enquiries@eldrumherbs.co.uk

April

Friday 28th April – Sunday 1st May 2017.   The Viking and I will be attending Beltane at Thornborough Henge, with our stall full of potions and pointy things.  I’ll be offering herbal talks while I am there, so do pop by and say hello!

May

Tuesday 16th May, 7pm – 9pm.  Herbal Medicine at the Rasen Hub – you can book your place either through me or through the Hub.   £15 per person, please bring your own jars and bottles!

Sunday 21st May, 10am – 2pm – Introduction to Hedgerow Herbalism.   £40 per person.  This will be held at my home, and there is space for up to eight people.  We’ll be working with an assortment of local, seasonal plants to make a set of remedies for you to take home.  I’ll provide all materials with the exception of jars and bottles, which I’d be very grateful if you brought with me.  To book a place, email me at enquiries@eldrumherbs.co.uk.   A 50% deposit will be required to secure your place. 🙂

Saturday 27th May 10am – 12noon.   Wild Cooking, to be held at the Rasen Hub.   Please contact the Rasen Hub to book your place.

June

Saturday 3rd June – Natural Dyes for Silk Scarves.   To be held at the Rasen Hub – there will be a small extra charge for a plain silk scarf if you don’t already have one!   10am – 12noon.

Saturday 17th June – Introduction to Astrological Herbalism.   10am – 12noon.   £20 per person, to be held at my home.   Email enquiries@eldrumherbs.co.uk to book your place.  A 50% deposit is required to secure your place – we have room for 8 people on this workshop.

Sunday 18th June – Introduction to Hedgerow Medicine.   £40 per person, 10am – 2pm.   This will be held at my home.  You can book your place by emailing enquiries@eldrumherbs.co.uk, and a 50% deposit is required to secure your place on this workshop.   We will be working with seasonal plants to create a set of remedies for you to take home.  All attendees should have at least four remedies to take home, plus handouts!

Tuesday 20th June – Monthly Herbal Medicine at the Rasen Hub workshop.   £15 per person – please bring your own jars and bottles, all other materials will be provided.

Sunday 25th June – Create your own Leather & Labradorite Pendant.   10am – 2pm, £30 per person.   I have room for six people maximum on this session, and will be providing all materials.  In this session, you will design, cut, tool, paint and embroider your own leather pendant, and set it with a labradorite stone which can also be painted with your own design.   Each attendee will go home with a completed necklace.   Email enquiries@eldrumherbs.co.uk to book your place – a 50% deposit is required to secure your place on this workshop.

July

Saturday 1st July – We will be at the Wytches Market, Glastonbury, with our stall full of lotions, potions and pointy things!  Pop by and say hello if you are in the area!

Sunday 9th July – Astrological Herbalism – Sun and Moon Herbs.   10am – 2pm, £40 per person.  I have room for six people on this session, which will be held at my home.   Please email enquiries@eldrumherbs.co.uk to book your place,   A 50% deposit will be required to secure your place.

Tuesday 11th July – Herbal Medicine at the Rasen Hub, £15 per person, 7pm – 9pm.

Saturday 15th July – we will be at the Green Festival, in Swaffham, from 11am onwards.  I’ll be doing a talk on hedgerow herbalism, and offering a workshop on making your own bath bag at a cost of £5 per person.

Saturday 22nd July – Kids Plant Medicine at the Rasen Hub, 12 noon – 4pm.  Minimum age of 6, and a parent or guardian must be present!   We’ll be working with plantain, daisies and anything else I can find that the kids will enjoy mashing up. 🙂

Sunday 23rd July – Make your Own Leather Belt Pouch.  This workshop will be held at my home, and will cost £45 per person.  During this six hour session, you will design, cut, tool and paint your own bag, resulting in a fully stitched together, functional leather belt pouch for you to take home.   I have room for six people on this workshop, and a 50% deposit will be required to secure your place.   Please email enquiries@eldrumherbs.co.uk to book your place.

August

Wednesday 2nd August – Sunday 6th August – Spirit of Awen Camp

Wednesday 9th – Sunday 13rd August – Healing & Divination Camp

Tuesday 15th August – Herbal Medicine at the Rasen Hub, 7pm – 9pm.  £15 per person.

Sunday 20th August – Astrological Medicine – Mars and Venus.   This workshop will be held at my home, and I have space for six people in total.   10am – 2pm, £40 per person.  I ask a 50% deposit to secure your place, which you can book by emailing me at enquiries@eldrumherbs.co.uk

September

Saturday 9th September – Autumn Herbs at the Steel Rooms, Brigg.   2pm – 4pm.   £15 per person.  Please bring your own jars and bottles!

Sunday 10th September – Introduction to Wortcunning with Native Herbs.   Held at my home, this is the first in a new series of workshops on plant magic focusing on our native plants.   running from 10am – 2pm, this course costs £40 to book onto, and I ask a 50% deposit to secure your place.   Maximum number of 6 people.

Tuesday 12th September – Herbal Medicine at the Rasen Hub.  7pm – 9pm, £15 per person.

Saturday 16th September – Wild Cooking at the Rasen Hub.   10am – 12noon

Sunday 17th September – Astrological Herbalism – Saturn, Mercury and Jupiter.   10am – 2pm.   £40 per person.  This workshop will be held at my home, and there is space for no more than 8 people.    Please email me at enquiries@eldrumherbs.co.uk to book your place – I ask a deposit of 50% to secure your booking.

Friday 22nd September – Sunday 24th September – The Viking and I will be returning to Thornborough Henge for Mabon, again with our stall full of potions and pointy things!

Saturday 30th September – the Wytches Market, Glastonbury.

October

Saturday 8th October, 10am – 2pm.  Autumn Berry Medicine and Cookery.  This workshop will be held at my home, and there is space for up to 8 people.   £40 to book, and I ask a 50% deposit to secure your place.  Email me at enquiries@eldrumherbs.co.uk for more information or to book yourself onto this workshop.

Tuesday 10th October, 7pm – 9pm.   Herbal Medicine at the Rasen Hub.   £15 per person.

Sunday 15th October 10am – 2pm.   Make your own Leather & Gemstone Pendant.  10am – 2pm, £40 per person.   In this workshop, you will learn how to use leather, a large cabochon, paints and threads to make your own tooled, painted and decorated leather statement pendant.   Please email enquiries@eldrumherbs.co.uk to book your place.   I ask a 50% deposit to secure your booking.

November

Saturday 11th November – Make your own Leather Belt Bag.   9am – 4pm.   Held at my home, I have space for up to six people.  In this workshop, you will learn how to design and tool your own belt pouch, and will go home with one complete belt pouch.   £45 per person, and I ask a 50% deposit on booking to secure your place.

Tuesday 14th November – Herbal Medicine at the Rasen Hub.   7pm – 9pm.   £15 per person.

Saturday 18th November – Spice Cabinet Medicine at the Rasen Hub, 10am – 12noon.

Saturday 25th November – Winter Medicine at the Steel Rooms, Brigg.   £22.   9.30am – 12.30am.

Sunday 26th November – The Winter Medicine Chest, 10am – 2pm.   £40 per person.  This workshop is being run at my home, and I have room for up to 8 people.  Please email enquiries@eldrumherbs.co.uk to book your place – I request a 50% deposit to secure your booking.   We’ll be working with spice cabinet ingredients and roots which you will gather locally.

December

Saturday 2nd December.   Leather Leaf xmas decoration making at the Steel Rooms, Brigg.   £15 per person, 10am – 12noon.

Saturday 9th December.  Make your own leather, wire and bead decorations at the Rasen Hub.   10am – 12noon.

Tuesday 12th December.  Herbal Medicine at the Rasen Hub.   7pm – 9pm.   £15 per person.

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2 thoughts on “Upcoming Workshops & Talks

  1. Hi Ali,

    I would like to come on your spring workshop in Horncastle if possible? I was also wondering if I might be able to do some work experience with you this year? I am a yr2 HM student at Lincoln and live in Thimbleby so it would be great learn from you. And also consider how, when I am qualified, I can complement your practice- rather than replicate- as we live so close together I wouldn’t want to infringe on your ‘turf’ so to speak! I have heard great things about you from some fellow students you know, so it would be lovely to meet you.

    As for work experience, I assure you I will make myself useful and not be a hindrance! I have common sense, I am reliable, hard working, keen to learn and help in any way I can. I have 20 hours to offer, so please feel free to make use of me and put me to work in whichever way is most beneficial for you.

    Hope to hear from you.

    Thanks in advance.

    Laura

    1. Hi Laura,

      I’d be more than happy for you to come and spend some time working with me – drop me an email to enquiries@eldrumherbs.co.uk and we shall have a plan as to when that will work best for you. My practice is rather quiet at the moment so expect to be doing a lot of foraging and medicine making! 😉 There is also room on the Horncastle workshop so you are most welcome to join me there 🙂

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