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From Plant to Perfume – An Introduction to Botanical Perfumery
Saturday, 24th April 2021, 10:30 - 13:00
Sorry this is now sold out!
A workshop exploring the beauty of plant aromas together with practical instruction
Lavender, Lemon, Rosemary, Thyme, Rose, Jasmine, Orange and Clove are familiar plants and fragrances to many. Plants have been used in many forms since antiquity, to fragrance the air, combat ‘mal-odours’, to anoint, cleanse, beautify and to stir the senses.
Come and discover the origins of perfumery and the remarkable role of aromatic plants in this immersive mini masterclass. Enjoy a hands-on, interactive session learning the art of natural perfumery, from its long history to perfume structure and classification, training the nose and blending ingredients.
A variety of essential oils and absolutes will be available for use on the day, with time for sampling and discussion, you will be guided on basic perfumery composition and blending to create your own 10ml natural perfume to take home with you.
Tanya is a practising clinical aromatherapist, aromacologist, botanical perfumer and teacher.
Tanya Moulding, The Perfume Mistress
Tickets: £45 members/£50 non-members
Fee includes all materials, equipment, class notes and your own finished handbag-size travel perfume.
Due to current Covid restrictions, this will be held outside in the SLBI garden and will only go ahead in dry weather. There will be no kitchen access so please bring your own refreshments, a flask of hot drink etc.