Herbs For The Skin Workshop
Nov
16
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 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.

30.00
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Winter Remedies: Fire Cider Workshop
Nov
19
7:00 PM19:00

Winter Remedies: Fire Cider Workshop

* SOLD OUT *

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!

20.00 25.00
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Winter Herbal Remedies Masterclass
Nov
23
2:00 PM14:00

Winter Herbal Remedies Masterclass

** SOLD OUT **

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.

35.00
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Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
Dec
7
10:00 AM10:00

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.

35.00
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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!"

Please note

Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds or date changes on purchased tickets. When you are booking your ticket, please make sure you can attend on the date selected. Occasionally we are able to swap your ticket to a later date but this depends on the workshop and whether there is a waiting list. Date changes must be requested 4 weeks before your original workshop date. Please email us for more details.

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Herbal Self Care: Body Oils and Bath Soak Workshop
Dec
8
11:00 AM11:00

Herbal Self Care: Body Oils and Bath Soak Workshop

Make your own herbal gifts with us!

Join us for a session where you will learn how to make your own self care products. In this hands on workshop you will learn how to harness the restorative properties of herbs, oils, tinctures, essential oils and natural ingredients. 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 make and take home two bath soaks and two body oils using glass bottles and jars. So you can keep one for yourself and give away the other as a present.

The session will cover:

- an introduction to the restorative properties of herbs and essential oils

- an introduction to different types of oils and how to combine them to make something that works with your skin type

- blending oils, essential oils and tinctures to create a skin nourishing body oil

- how to combine salts, dried herbs and essential oils to make your own bath soak

Ticket price includes all materials and light refreshments.

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Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
Jan
18
10:00 AM10:00

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 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.

35.00
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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!"

Please note

Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds or date changes on purchased tickets. When you are booking your ticket, please make sure you can attend on the date selected. Occasionally we are able to swap your ticket to a later date but this depends on the workshop and whether there is a waiting list. Date changes must be requested 4 weeks before your original workshop date. Please email us for more details.

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Grow Your Own Herbs: Plan Your Herbal Year
Jan
19
2:00 PM14:00

Grow Your Own Herbs: Plan Your Herbal Year

January is the perfect time to plan your herb growing project. Join us for a session to prepare yourself for the growing season ahead. In this informative workshop, we'll go through the entire year in a herb garden, and get you all set to make the most out of the growing season.

We will cover:

- the best time and different ways to propagate herbs
- life cycles of different plants and what that means to us
- seasonal tips on how to keep your plants healthy throughout the year
- how and when to harvest a variety of herbs
- what is available to forage at different times of the year
- drying and storing herbs

By the end of the afternoon, you will have a handy guide packed with information, tips and ideas for each month of the year.

This workshop is suitable both for beginners and those who already have some gardening or growing experience.

Tickets include all the materials, printed handouts, refreshments and a goodie bag to get you started once spring arrives including a set of seeds, coir seed starters and biodegradable pots.

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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"

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Grow Your Own Herbs: Plan Your Herbal Year
Feb
16
2:00 PM14:00

Grow Your Own Herbs: Plan Your Herbal Year

Winter is the perfect time to start planning a new herb growing project. Join us for a session that will help you prepare in advance for the growing season ahead. In this informative workshop, we'll go through the entire year in a herb garden, and get you all set to make the most out of the growing season.

We will cover:

- the best time and different ways to propagate herbs
- life cycles of different plants and what that means to us
- seasonal tips on how to keep your plants healthy throughout the year
- how and when to harvest a variety of herbs
- what is available to forage at different times of the year
- drying and storing herbs

By the end of the afternoon, you will have a handy guide packed with information, tips and ideas for each month of the year.

This workshop is suitable both for beginners and those who already have some gardening or growing experience.

Tickets include all the materials, printed handouts, refreshments and a goodie bag to get you started once spring arrives including a set of seeds, coir seed starters and pots.

30.00
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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"

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Grow Your Own Sprouts and Microgreens Workshop
Feb
20
6:00 PM18:00

Grow Your Own Sprouts and Microgreens Workshop

Sprouts and microgreens are nutrient-packed and incredibly delicious ways to enjoy herbs and other greens. Growing them is also a lot of fun and very satisfying - the whole process only takes a few days, and they can be grown all year round in the tiniest of the spaces!

In this workshop, we'll go through everything you need to know to start growing your own, including different materials you can use, what seeds are suitable for each method and how to start, maintain and harvest your crops. You will also get to sow a batch of microgreens to take home.

20.00
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Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
Nov
3
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.

35.00
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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!"

Please note

Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds or date changes on purchased tickets. When you are booking your ticket, please make sure you can attend on the date selected. Occasionally we are able to swap your ticket to a later date but this depends on the workshop and whether there is a waiting list. Date changes must be requested 4 weeks before your original workshop date. Please email us for more details.

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Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
Oct
19
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.

35.00
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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!"

Please note

Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds or date changes on purchased tickets. When you are booking your ticket, please make sure you can attend on the date selected. Occasionally we are able to swap your ticket to a later date but this depends on the workshop and whether there is a waiting list. Date changes must be requested 4 weeks before your original workshop date. Please email us for more details.

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Herbal Tea Blending Masterclass
Oct
10
6:30 PM18:30

Herbal Tea Blending Masterclass

*1 ticket left*

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

25.00
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A Modern Herbal: An evening with Alys Fowler
Oct
8
6:30 PM18:30

A Modern Herbal: An evening with Alys Fowler

* * SOLD OUT * *

Join us for an evening with Alys Fowler in celebration of her new book A Modern Herbal - a charming, modern miscellany of herbs - for gardeners, cooks and armchair botanists alike. As part of the evening Alys will be joining us for a talk on everything herbal and you will be able to get your copy signed.

The evening will also feature a workshop where you will get to make your own herbal teabags to take home.

Tickets £20 / Earlybird £15

Ticket price includes a copy of A Modern Herbal.

The event will take place at Hackney City Farm.

15.00 20.00
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Lovingly collated by horticultural expert and Guardian columnist Alys Fowler, this book celebrates everything there is to know about herbs and their significance in our gardens, kitchens, medicine cupboards and daily lives. With her unparalleled horticultural experience, Alys explores the abundance of uses of these incredible plants and writes beautifully about how herbs have become entwined in our lives past and present. Designed to inform, entertain and delight, this book offers a fusion of botanical, practical, cultural and historical information, accompanied by beautiful line illustrations, and will be a welcome and well-thumbed addition to every potting shed, kitchen shelf and bedside table.

Born in Silchester, Hampshire, Alys Fowler had a rural childhood, growing up surrounded by animals in the countryside. She was influenced by her mother's gardening talents and, after leaving school in 1996 she studied at the Royal Horticultural Society, the Royal Botanic Gardens in London, and later the New York Botanical Gardens, returning to the UK to complete a masters at UCL in 2002. Alys spent some years presenting the long-running BBC series Gardeners' World and has since become a prominent horticultural journalist, writing a popular weekly column in the Guardian.

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Grow Your Own Sprouts and Microgreens Workshop
Sep
24
6:00 PM18:00

Grow Your Own Sprouts and Microgreens Workshop

Sprouts and microgreens are nutrient-packed and incredibly delicious ways to enjoy herbs and other greens. Growing them is also a lot of fun and very satisfying - the whole process only takes a few days, and they can be grown all year round in the tiniest of the spaces!

In this workshop, we'll go through everything you need to know to start growing your own, including different materials you can use, what seeds are suitable for each method and how to start, maintain and harvest your crops. You will also get to sow a batch of microgreens to take home.

20.00
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Herbal Sleep Workshop
Sep
17
6:30 PM18:30

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.

30.00
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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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Herb Walk at the Olympic Park
Sep
14
11:00 AM11:00

Herb Walk at the Olympic Park

Join us for a walk where we will be looking at edible and medicinal plants that are around this time of the year. It's an opportunity to discover and connect to the plants growing around us, learn how to identify them and find out more about their uses and history.

This time we will explore plants growing at the Olympic Park, just ‘round the corner from our new home in Hackney Wick.

The walk will last around 2 hours, and then we will gather somewhere quiet and have another look at the plants we found during the walk.

Meeting point: Timber Lodge Cafe, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Honour Lea Ave, E20 1DY (view map).

Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring whatever you need to feel comfortable, i.e: sun hat, sunglasses, sunscreen if it's sunny or umbrella or raincoat if it's raining.

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Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
Sep
7
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.

35.00
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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!"

Please note

Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds or date changes on purchased tickets. When you are booking your ticket, please make sure you can attend on the date selected. Occasionally we are able to swap your ticket to a later date but this depends on the workshop and whether there is a waiting list. Date changes must be requested 4 weeks before your original workshop date. Please email us for more details.

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Herb Walk at Springfield Park and the Marshes
Aug
24
11:00 AM11:00

Herb Walk at Springfield Park and the Marshes

Join us for a walk where we will be looking at edible and medicinal plants that are around this time of the year. It's an opportunity to discover and connect to the plants growing around us, learn how to identify them and find out more about their uses and history.

We will meet by the cafe at Springfield Park and head towards the canal to explore the marshes and the Lea Valley Park.

The walk will last around 2 hours, and then we will gather somewhere quiet and have another look at the plants we found during the walk.

Meeting point: Springfield Park Cafe, close to the park’s main entrance, Springfield (off Upper Clapton Road (view map).

Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring whatever you need to feel comfortable, i.e: sun hat, sunglasses, sunscreen if it's sunny or umbrella or raincoat if it's raining.

10.00
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Herb Walk at Hackney Marshes
Aug
3
11:00 AM11:00

Herb Walk at Hackney Marshes

Join us for a walk in Hackney Marshes where we will be looking at edible and medicinal plants that are around this time of the year.

It's an opportunity to discover and connect to the plants growing around us, learn how to identify them and find out more about their uses and history.

The walk will last around 2 hours, and then we will gather somewhere quiet and have another look at the plants we found during the walk.

Meeting point: Hackney Marshes Centre Car Park, E9 5PF (view map).

Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring whatever you need to feel comfortable, i.e: sun hat, sunglasses, sunscreen if it's sunny or umbrella or raincoat if it's raining.

10.00
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Grow Your Own Herbs Masterclass
Jul
13
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

- Top tips for keeping your herbs happy and healthy throughout the season

Tickets £65, which includes all the materials, a full set of handouts plus a goodie bag with 3 packets of seeds, a herb seedling 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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Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

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 Tea Blending Masterclass at The House of St Barnabas
Jun
27
7:00 PM19:00

Herbal Tea Blending Masterclass at The House of St Barnabas

We have teamed up with The House of St Barnabas to bring you a series of herbal workshops in the heart of Soho.

This 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.

Tickets £30 to include all materials and informative handouts.

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

The House of St Barnabas is a charity whose vision is to create a future where lasting work is a reality for people affected by homelessness and social exclusion. Participants in our Employment Academy are given work placements throughout our not-for-profit members' club, enabling them to gain valuable work experience in a vibrant, inclusive and culturally driven space and City&Guilds awards in Hospitality and Employability.

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Grow Your Own Herbs Masterclass
Jun
23
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

- Top tips for keeping your herbs happy and healthy throughout the season

Tickets £65, which includes all the materials, a full set of handouts plus a goodie bag with 3 packets of seeds, a herb seedling 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.

55.00 65.00
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Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work.

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 Wellbeing Masterclass
Jun
15
3:00 PM15:00

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 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.

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!"

Please note

Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds or date changes on purchased tickets. When you are booking your ticket, please make sure you can attend on the date selected. Occasionally we are able to swap your ticket to a later date but this depends on the workshop and whether there is a waiting list. Date changes must be requested 4 weeks before your original workshop date. Please email us for more details.

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Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

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 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.

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!"

Please note

Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds or date changes on purchased tickets. When you are booking your ticket, please make sure you can attend on the date selected. Occasionally we are able to swap your ticket to a later date but this depends on the workshop and whether there is a waiting list. Date changes must be requested 4 weeks before your original workshop date. Please email us for more details.

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Tea-Craft! Herbal Tea and Card Making Workshop
Jun
13
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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Herbalism for life: Part 3 - Herbal Tonics
Jun
11
6:30 PM18:30

Herbalism for life: Part 3 - Herbal Tonics

This workshop will guide you through the principles of using herbs as tonics to restore balance and recharge our bodies. We will be discussing the benefits of using herbs at different times in the year and how to harness their properties to make seasonal remedies for common ailments. We will also teach you about some the freely available wild herbs that you can forage for. You will get to make your own infused herbal vinegar by choosing from a selection of locally grown and foraged fresh herbs.

Tickets are £45 per session to include recipes and handouts, herbs to take home and a plant based feast laced with herbs. The workshop will take place at 6.30 - 8pm, followed by the meal.

This is part of a special 3-part series taking place at Plant Hub.:

28th May - Part 1 - Herbal Infusions

4th June - Part 2 - Herbal Skincare

11th June - Part 3 - Herbal Tonics

Book all three sessions for a reduced price of £120.

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

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Herbalism for life: Part 2 - Herbal Skincare
Jun
4
6:30 PM18:30

Herbalism for life: Part 2 - Herbal Skincare

This workshop will guide you through the process of harnessing the skin nourishing properties of herbs. You will learn how to create your own skin products by infusing your own oils. We will guide you through the steps to make your own skin and lip balm using oils, waxes and essential oils. You will get to make your own personalised balm to take home. 

Tickets are £45 per session to include recipes and handouts, herbs to take home and a plant based feast laced with herbs. The workshop will take place at 6.30 - 8pm, followed by the meal.

This is part of a special 3-part series taking place at Plant Hub.:

28th May - Part 1 - Herbal Infusions

4th June - Part 2 - Herbal Skincare

11th June - Part 3 - Herbal Tonics

Book all three sessions for a reduced price of £120.

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

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Grow Your Own Herbs Workshop at The House of St Barnabas
May
30
7:00 PM19:00

Grow Your Own Herbs Workshop at The House of St Barnabas

We have teamed up with The House of St Barnabas to bring you a series of herbal workshops in the heart of Soho.

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) covering plant life cycles, propagation methods, soil types and plant care.

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. 

Tickets £30 and include all materials and informative notes.

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

The House of St Barnabas is a charity whose vision is to create a future where lasting work is a reality for people affected by homelessness and social exclusion. Participants in our Employment Academy are given work placements throughout our not-for-profit members' club, enabling them to gain valuable work experience in a vibrant, inclusive and culturally driven space and City&Guilds awards in Hospitality and Employability.

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Herbalism for life: Part 1 - Herbal Infusions
May
28
6:30 PM18:30

Herbalism for life: Part 1 - Herbal Infusions

This 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 will learn how different herbs can be used to make remedies including herbs that aid digestion, boost the immune system and help with sleep. You'll get to blend your own creations during the class and make a set of herbal tea bags to take home.

Tickets are £45 per session to include recipes and handouts, herbs to take home and a plant based feast laced with herbs. The workshop will take place at 6.30 - 8pm, followed by the meal.

This is part of a special 3-part series taking place at Plant Hub.:

28th May - Part 1 - Herbal Infusions

4th June - Part 2 - Herbal Skincare

11th June - Part 3 - Herbal Tonics

Book all three sessions for a reduced price of £120.

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

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Grow Your Own Herbs Masterclass
May
25
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

- Top tips for keeping your herbs happy and healthy throughout the season

Tickets £65, which includes all the materials, a full set of handouts plus a goodie bag with 3 packets of seeds, a herb seedling 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 Wellbeing Masterclass
May
4
3:00 PM15:00

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 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.

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!"

Please note

Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds or date changes on purchased tickets. When you are booking your ticket, please make sure you can attend on the date selected. Occasionally we are able to swap your ticket to a later date but this depends on the workshop and whether there is a waiting list. Date changes must be requested 4 weeks before your original workshop date. Please email us for more details.

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Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

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 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.

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!"

Please note

Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds or date changes on purchased tickets. When you are booking your ticket, please make sure you can attend on the date selected. Occasionally we are able to swap your ticket to a later date but this depends on the workshop and whether there is a waiting list. Date changes must be requested 4 weeks before your original workshop date. Please email us for more details.

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Urban Gardening: Grow Your Own Herbs Workshop
May
1
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 care and harvesting.

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.

This workshop will take place indoors at our studio on Well Street.

25.00
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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 Self-Care: Relax & Restore at The House of St Barnabas
Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

Herbal Self-Care: Relax & Restore at The House of St Barnabas

We have teamed up with The House of St Barnabas to bring you a series of herbal workshops in the heart of Soho.

This workshop will talk you through the basics of how we turn herbs into products. 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. During this hands-on session you will get to make and take home a set of personalised products to enjoy at home .

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 

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

Tickets £30 and include all materials and recipe handouts.

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

The House of St Barnabas is a charity whose vision is to create a future where lasting work is a reality for people affected by homelessness and social exclusion. Participants in our Employment Academy are given work placements throughout our not-for-profit members' club, enabling them to gain valuable work experience in a vibrant, inclusive and culturally driven space and City&Guilds awards in Hospitality and Employability.

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Urban Gardening: Grow Your Own Herbs Workshop
Apr
17
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 care and harvesting.

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.

This workshop will take place indoors at our studio on Well Street.

25.00
Add To Cart

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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Urban Gardening: Grow Your Own Herbs Workshop
Apr
6
2:00 PM14:00

Urban Gardening: Grow Your Own Herbs Workshop

Would you like to start or expand your herb garden? Spring is here and is the perfect time to start your gardening project, so join us for a session to get you going! In this class you will learn about the different methods you can use to grow your own herbs. During the class you will get to have a go at sowing some seeds to take home.

The session will cover:

  • An overview of growing herbs

  • How to grow herbs on windowsills, balconies and patios/small gardens

  • Different methods to start off new plants including seed sowing, cuttings and division

  • Tips for growing herbs in pots

  • A practical activity where you will get to sow some seeds

Tickets include all the materials, printed handouts, refreshments and a goodie bag to get you started on propagating your own herbs.

This workshop will take place at our studio on Well Street.

30.00
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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"

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Herbal Wellbeing Masterclass
Mar
30
3:00 PM15:00

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 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.

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!"

Please note

Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds or date changes on purchased tickets. When you are booking your ticket, please make sure you can attend on the date selected. Occasionally we are able to swap your ticket to a later date but this depends on the workshop and whether there is a waiting list. Date changes must be requested 4 weeks before your original workshop date. Please email us for more details.

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Herbalism for life: Part 3 - Herbal Tonics
Mar
26
6:30 PM18:30

Herbalism for life: Part 3 - Herbal Tonics

This workshop will guide you through the principles of using herbs as tonics to restore balance and recharge our bodies. We will be discussing the benefits of using herbs at different times in the year and how to harness their properties to make seasonal remedies for common ailments. We will also teach you about some the freely available wild herbs that you can forage for. You will get to make your own infused herbal vinegar by choosing from a selection of locally grown and foraged fresh herbs.

Tickets are £45 per session to include recipes and handouts, herbs to take home and a plant based feast laced with herbs. The workshop will take place at 6.30 - 8pm, followed by the meal.

This is part of a special 3-part series taking place at Plant Hub.:

12th March - Part 1 - Herbal Infusions

19th March - Part 2 - Herbal Skincare

26th March - Part 3 - Herbal Tonics

Book all three sessions for a reduced price of £120.

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
24
2:00 PM14:00

Urban Gardening: Grow Your Own Herbs Workshop

*SOLD OUT* Class repeats 6th April

Would you like to start or expand your herb garden? March sees the arrival of spring in the garden so join us for a session to get you going! In this class you will learn about the different methods you can use to grow your own herbs. During the class you will get to have a go at sowing some seeds to take home.

The session will cover:

  • An overview of growing herbs

  • How to grow herbs on windowsills, balconies and patios/small gardens

  • Different methods to start off new plants including seed sowing, cuttings and division

  • Tips for growing herbs in pots

  • A practical activity where you will get to sow some seeds

Tickets include all the materials, printed handouts, refreshments and a goodie bag to get you started on propagating your own herbs.

30.00
Add To Cart

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"

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