Workshops & Classes

Hope to be at Alnwick Outdoor Market on Thursdays when it opens in 2021.


Sanderson’s Herbs: Classes, Workshops, One-to-One Tuition, & Lab Days.


Details of proposed classes, workshops, and lab days for 2021 (depending on COVID restrictions and lockdowns). The maximum number for each class is 4.

Design your own Herb or Physic Garden: Saturday 27th March, Berwick-upon-Tweed 10.15am-3.30pm includes a soup & sandwich lunch, £75.00, 4 places.

Perfume Part 1:Saturday 10th April, learn the secrets of making perfume and create your own solid perfume and 50ml Eau de Cologne. Berwick-upon-Tweed 1.30-4.30pm, £65.00, 4 places.

Perfume Part 2: Saturday 17th April, follow on from Part 1 of this 3 part course by learning about perfume formulation sheets, allergens etc… and create your very own 50ml Eau de Parfum. Berwick-upon-Tweed, 1.30-4.30pm, £65.00, 4 places.

One-to-One tuition including practical work, to learn the basics or to improve your skills in making herbal products.   You may choose one specific herbal theme you would like to pursue during this lesson such as making balms or tinctures or infusions or decoctions or hydrolates or fragrances, or growing herbs or drying herbs.  Berwick-upon-Tweed, 2.5 hours, £75.00, 1 place.

Please e-mail me if you wish to book a place or for further information.  catherine.bfrp@gmail.com


Workshops, classes & lab days CANCELLATION POLICY: Full refund if cancelled at least 14 days before the event. 50% refund if cancelled between 8 and 14 days before the event. No refunds if cancelled 7 or less days before the event. Alnwick Centre and The Hearth Workshops: please contact them for their cancellation policy.

The Venues:

Alnwick Arts & Crafts Centre, 8 Bondgate Within, Alnwick, NE66 1TD

The Hearth Arts Centre, Horsley, NE15 0NT

Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1NL

Mostly, you do not need any previous knowledge to attend these workshops for adults (18+ years). 

To book the workshops at Alnwick ring 01665 606777 or email enquiries@alnwickartcentre.co.uk.  To book workshops at The Hearth ring 01661 852545 or email office@thehearth.co.uk. For the rest of the workshops contact Catherine Sanderson by e-mail, catherine.bfrp@gmail.com


To book a special workshop for your group, please contact Catherine Sanderson for fees and availability.