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Events and Workshops

English Country Medicine group photo, Gunthope Hall, May 2017



Herb Walk

20th July, north Norfolk 

Join Julie and Matthew for a herb walk, looking at plants that are in season now, such as St John's wort, mallow, sow thistle, daisies & selfheal. 1 to 4pm.

Meeting directions will be sent upon booking. Book via the web shop or by calling us on 01508 489256


Botanica 2018

31st August – 3rd September 2018, University of Sussex

Julie will be giving an illustrated talk on "Wayside herbs – rediscovering forgotten local medicines", and Julie and Matthew will be leading a herbwalk. Our books and Hedgerow Silver jewellery will be available.


Advanced Hedgerow Medicine

17th to 21st September 2018

Join Julie and Matthew for a 5-day summer course in Hedgerow Medicine at their Tudor cottage in Norfolk. This course is for those who have attended previous courses in herbal medicine, with us or or elsewhere, who would like to deepen their knowledge and their connection with plants. 

We'll be spending lots of time in the garden, harvesting herbs and making a range of medicinal preparations. The small group size will mean that individual interests can be addressed.

Cost £550, includes materials and a simple vegetarian lunch each day. Please note that there is now a waiting list for this course, so please contact us if you'd like to be added to the list.


The UK Medicinal Mushroom Conference

3rd and 4th November 2018, Stanton Fitzwarren, Wiltshire

A two day conference on Medicinal Mushrooms. Julie and Matthew have been deleloping a range of essences made from British fungi, and will be sharing their findings.

For more information about the conference, or to book, contact:


Herbal Christmas Presents and Winter Remedies

23rd November, Cambridge Botanic Gardens

Julie and Matthew will be teaching a practical day of making herbal body and bath products, as well as remedies for winter ailments to keep you healthy through the cold months.

£70, 10 to 4 For more information and to book: Cambridge Botanic Gardens  Botanic/Event.aspx

or phone them 01223 331875