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Chelsea Physic Garden

Late Evenings and Suppers, 66 Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3; Throughout July and August; Prices start at £55pp (entrance to the garden not included)

Upon arrival at 7pm, you will be greeted with a refreshing aperitivo followed by a three-course set menu including still or sparkling water, tea or coffee.

A wine-pairing drinks package is also available for pre-order.

Find out more and book www.chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk

Connecting Painters with Plants, 66 Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3; Friday 14 August; 10am - 4pm; £120

Plants have been used for thousands of years to make pigments and papers. In this fascinating workshop, you’ll learn how to make your own watercolour paints with plants, and use them to make expressive and colourful botanical paintings.

Find out more and book over at www.chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk

Living Medicine: Skin and First Aid. 66 Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3; Sunday 13 September; 10am - 4:30pm; £120 (includes lunch)

This one-day workshop will cover: Food and herb know-how kit for first aid and skin problems, identifying the daisy family, and remedy-making: infused oil, ointment, cream, lotion.

The skin is the body’s largest organ with multiple nerve endings to protect us. We will explore how to nourish its many functions with foods and herbs.

This practical session will cover how to address common problems such as eczema, cold sores, insect bites and acne, and which herbs are specific for viral, fungal or bacterial infections.

We will look at these herbs in the garden, smell and taste them and together turn them into useful remedies. We will make an infused oil, ointment, cream and lotion as part of a first aid kit.

This award-winning course is for anyone interested in healing plants and foods, health, gardening or working with communities. It includes discussion, tasting and identifying healing plants, practical remedy making and assessing your own health and diet. It’s about the pleasure of sharing knowledge, growing, eating, drinking and turning that plant into a simple remedy!

The workshop fee includes entry to the Garden, refreshments and a delicious lunch.

For more info and to book head over to www.chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk

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