Natural Soap Making | Winter
Nov
6
10:00am10:00am

Natural Soap Making | Winter

Natural soap making is incredibly good fun - a lively combination of alchemy and sheer pleasure. During the day you'll learn the simplest method to produce a beautiful quality olive oil soap and scent it with pure essential oils and flowers. The difference between factory produced soap and beautiful quality artisinale soap is between night and day. 

 

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Natural Perfumery | Summer
Jun
13
10:00am10:00am

Natural Perfumery | Summer

As part of the seasonal adventures in natural perfumery, this workshop will concentrate on perfume for summer using plants, leaves, petals and whatever is in season to learn how to make a beautiful bespoke perfume of your own. We will look at lighter scents to brighten your mood throughout the warmer months.

 

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SEASONAL BOTANICAL INSTAGRAM STYLING | SUMMER - SOLD OUT
Jun
5
10:00am10:00am

SEASONAL BOTANICAL INSTAGRAM STYLING | SUMMER - SOLD OUT

Emma will share her secrets on composition, give guidelines and tips to help you feel more confident about your photographs. You will create a seasonal arrangement each, which we will use to create some still-life scenes. The arrangement will be yours to take home with you when you leave.  If there is time at the end we will finish with a Q and A on social media. or anything else that you would like to ask.

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Natural Soap Making | Spring
May
15
10:30am10:30am

Natural Soap Making | Spring

Natural soap making is incredibly good fun - a lively combination of alchemy and sheer pleasure. During the day you'll learn the simplest method to produce a beautiful quality olive oil soap and scent it with pure essential oils and flowers. The difference between factory produced soap and beautiful quality artisinale soap is between night and day. 

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Natural Perfumery | Spring
Apr
24
10:30am10:30am

Natural Perfumery | Spring

At A.S APOTHECARY our love for plants and distilling extends into a delight for entirely natural perfume. In this course we will be at our beautiful shop in Lewes where we will explore seasonal scent, looking particularly at the flowers of Spring and floral tinctures.  

 

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Seed to Scent 2017 | Gardening for purpose and pleasure
Apr
18
to Jul 3

Seed to Scent 2017 | Gardening for purpose and pleasure

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A journey into gardening, scent and well being - a 6 week course on Tuesdays over a complete growing season.

This is a practical, hands on extended course held fortnightly (excluding school holidays) at the home of A.S APOTHECARY, on an 80 acre organic farm in Plumpton just outside Lewes.  A creative grounding knowledge of gardening skills from seed to harvest with scent as the guide.

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 Laughter, Balance and Celebration
Mar
20
7:30pm 7:30pm

Laughter, Balance and Celebration

To celebrate the spring equinox, we are inviting you to join us for an evening of laughter, balance and celebration of new beginnings with Louisa Thomsen Brits. 

Louisa's previous book 'The book of Hygge' is a beautiful guide to the Danish custom of hygge, the everyday life philosophy for better living and is sold all over the world. 

To embrace the season, your £8 will go towards a gorgeous wild cocktail.

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SEASONAL BOTANICAL INSTAGRAM STYLING | SPRING
Mar
6
10:00am10:00am

SEASONAL BOTANICAL INSTAGRAM STYLING | SPRING

Emma will share her secrets on composition, give guidelines and tips to help you feel more confident about your photographs. You will create a seasonal arrangement each, which we will use to create some still-life scenes. The arrangement will be yours to take home with you when you leave.  If there is time at the end we will finish with a Q and A on social media. or anything else that you would like to ask.

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Gardening skills and Scent work
Jul
15
10:30am10:30am

Gardening skills and Scent work

This will be a glorious day at the A.S APOTHECARY workshop in Plumpton. We will cover summer garden maintenance, cuttings and general plant care. We will also forage for useful wild plants around the farm, learn about drying and steaming with flowers and make a summer balm to protect the skin.

Most importantly we will will serve tea and cake...

 

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Natural Perfumery - late summer
Jul
2
10:30am10:30am

Natural Perfumery - late summer

As part of the seasonal adventures in natural perfumery, this workshop will concentrate on perfume for summer using plants, leaves, petals and whatever is in season to learn how to make a beautiful bespoke perfume of your own. We will look at lighter scents to brighten your mood throughout the warmer months.

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Distilling Flower Water - an introduction SOLD OUT
Jun
4
11:00am11:00am

Distilling Flower Water - an introduction SOLD OUT

We are addicted to distilling, it is an essential part of the A.S APOTHECARY process and a gentle way of extracting essential oils and aromatic waters from our plants. This workshop will introduce the art of Alembic distilling using a practical, hands-on approach. We will prepare the plant material, load the Alembic and distil the plants watching as the aromatic water emerges with the essential oil floating to the top.

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Natural Perfumery - Summer SOLD OUT
May
21
11:00am11:00am

Natural Perfumery - Summer SOLD OUT

As part of the seasonal adventures in natural perfumery, this workshop will concentrate on perfume for summer using plants, leaves, petals and whatever is in season to learn how to make a beautiful bespoke perfume of your own. We will look at lighter scents to brighten your mood throughout the warmer months.

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From Seed to Scent - Gardening for Purpose and Pleasure SOLD OUT
Apr
19
to Jul 4

From Seed to Scent - Gardening for Purpose and Pleasure SOLD OUT

A journey into gardening, scent and well being - a 6 week course on Tuesdays over a complete growing season.

This is a practical, hands on extended course held fortnightly (excluding school holidays) at the home of A.S APOTHECARY, on an 80 acre organic farm in Plumpton just outside Lewes.  A creative grounding knowledge of gardening skills from seed to harvest with scent as the guide.

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Jul
26
11:00am11:00am

Plant Printing Workshop

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This is a glorious opportunity to visit the workshop and work with artist and gardener Emily Ticehurst on a fantastic fresh plant printing workshop. You will have the chance to chose flora from the AS.APOTHECARY distilling garden and apply various printing processes and textile methods. For example; lithographic printing onto clay, flower pounding, appliqué & constructed textiles.

Emily has had over 2 decades of teaching experience with adults & children. In various schools and colleges. Her previous experience also includes collaborating alongside the late Alexander McQueen & working behind the camera creating sets and props for films and documentaries. She now runs workshops from the AS.APOTHECARY workshop and her own ceramic workshop in Firle.

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