Herb Workshops

Upcoming workshops – to be advised – please contact me if you would like to be informed of next workshop



Autumn 2019

A weekend workshop held by local, practicing Medical Herbalist, Christine Stephenson, BSc, MNIMH.

Herbal remedies to ward off winter ailments for you and your family.

This workshop teaches you the value of incorporating a few common wild plants with medicinal qualities into safe and useful self-care remedies.

Day 1 – covers basic botany and identification skills with a short walk along nearby footpaths and green lanes, where we will gather some hedgerow ingredients for remedy making.

Day 2 – will be focused on the preparation of traditional herbal remedies, such as infusions (teas), syrups, vinegars and medicinal honey.

This will be a practical hands-on session where you will make and take home your herbal medicines, along with the confidence to make seasonal remedies for many years to come.

Refreshments, fresh cakes & a delicious nutritious lunch will be provided each day.

Price for the two days is £150 per person.

Spaces are limited.

Adapting to Seasonal Change – Autumn Herb Workshop 2017

Saturday – 28th October at Betws Ifan Village Hall  –  10.30 till 3.30pm – £35.00 per person

Light refreshments will be provided, but please bring your own lunch.

Elecampane root

Learn about herbs that can help us adapt to seasonal change. Focusing on how this may help us be more resilient to stress and enhance immunity.  Particular focus will be on roots and berries that you can prepare and use at home.

Please contact by phone or e-mail if interested.


Capturing the Essence of Summer 


Saturday – 5th August at Betws Ifan Village Hall – 10.30 till 3pm  or

Saturday – 12th August at Abercych Village Hall  –  10.30 till 3pm

Learn how to preserve the best of Summer herbs with local Medical Herbalist, Christine Stephenson.  Useful tips on drying, making herb infused oils, honeys, vinegars, oxymels and cordials.  Emphasis will be on capturing the scent, colour, flavours and medicinal qualities present in herbs ready for harvest this season.  

£30.00 per person – this price includes one item to take home – further ingredients/materials can be purchased .

Light refreshments will be provided, but please bring your own lunch.

Tel: 01239 858946

e-mail :christine@christinesherbalapothecary.co.uk