Herbal Soapmaking Workshop

Feb 12 2017 14:00 - 17:00

Hackney City Farm, 1a Goldsmiths Row, E2 8QA London


A beginner’s introduction to the traditional method of cold process soap making. The demonstrations in this workshop will give you the confidence (and the comprehensive notes) to start making your own soaps with equipment you probably already have at home.

Course Content:

Basic chemistry of soap
Commonly used oils & fats
Lye safety handling and calculations
Basic soap making with natural oils
Herbs for skincare

Take home: Two soaps that you have decorated yourself, a full set of soapmaking notes and a Hackney Herbal goodie bag

Previous attendees said:

"Fantastic...A really nice way to spend a Sunday afternoon, thanks"

"The workshop was lovely! Really enjoyed it !"

"Brilliant... I really enjoyed watching the process, decorating soap, learning, good hand-outs, good teaching style"

"Thanks! Really enjoyed it! A good length and levels of information"

Please note:

There will be refreshments about halfway through the workshop so please have lunch before arriving. Frizzante cafe at Hackney City Farm serves lunch from 10am till 4pm.

Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise and 10% of your ticket price goes towards our community wellbeing work. You can read more about our community work on our website.

General Admission

Not Available