Create & Cleanse… make your own Wild Smudge Sticks
Apr
28
1:00 PM13:00

Create & Cleanse… make your own Wild Smudge Sticks

Join us in store with The Owl & The Apothecary for this stunning class of mindfulness & creativity.

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Create & Cleanse… make your own Wild Smudge Sticks

Smudging is a powerful cleansing ceremony which casts out negative energy and gathers in positivity, courage & love. In this hour workshop, you will learn the ancient art of burning herbs for ritual & energy clearing, how to prepare for and perform your own ritual and make your own smudge sticks to take home with you. 

 

❤ Smudge your home, office & body - it’s a wonderful way to bring in high vibes & happiness. 

In this workshop you will…

- Learn the art of ritual to create space for all things good

- Choose your vibe from organic herbs & coloured thread

- Charge your smudge sticks with positive intention

- Make three unique smudge sticks to take home

- Enjoy tasty treats, delicious drinks & the company of other wild & wonderful women

Create & Cleanse Workshop, 1.5 hour £45 per person

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Make & Manifest… create your own Luna Candles
Apr
28
3:30 PM15:30

Make & Manifest… create your own Luna Candles

Join us in store with The Owl & The Apothecary for this wonderfully creative session. 

Make & Manifest… create your own Luna Candles

Create inner space and clarity through quiet contemplation and harness the power of fire to bring change & transformation. In this one hour workshop, you will learn how to prepare for and perform your own ritual and create your own Luna Candles to take home with you.

 

 

❤ Workshops are held under a full or new Moon for some seriously 

wild & wonderful energy

In this workshop you will…

- Learn the art of ritual to create space for all things good

- Choose your vibe from coloured beeswax

- Charge your Luna Candle with your own vibrations

- Make three unique Luna Candles to take home

- Enjoy tasty treats, delicious drinks & the company of other luna ladies

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Make & Manifest Workshop, 1.5 hour £45 per person

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Moodboard Me… visualise a life you love
Apr
29
10:30 AM10:30

Moodboard Me… visualise a life you love

Join us in store with the wonder The Owl & The Apothecary for this inspiring creative session. 

Moodboard Me… visualise a life you love

Turn your thoughts and ideas into something you can see and believe in… and actually do! In this three-hour workshop you will learn life changing tools & techniques to help you think creatively about your future - and start to make that happen for you. 

 

Join Katy Theakston, founder of The Owl & The Apothecary, to discover how creating moodboards helped her achieve her goals - a wellbeing business and a beautiful baby boy.

 

❤ "The workshop was a pivotal moment for me, spending a few hours being creative had such an impact on the rest of 2017” Laura, Stow

 

In this workshop, you will...

 

- Learn the art of ritual to create space for all things good

- Learn about the positive powers of create visualisation

- Prioritise & focus on key areas of your life

- Create your own moodboard to take home with you

- Enjoy tasty treats, delicious drinks & the company of other amazing women

 

Moodboard Me Workshop, three hours was £135  NOW £85

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May
3
7:00 PM19:00

IN CONVERSATION WITH LOLA HOAD

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IN CONVERSATION.

ANOTHER TREAT TO THE &HOBBS COMMUNITY. 
I WILL BE HOSTING EVENING EVENTS CALLED...'IN CONVERSATION'.
EVENINGS ALL ABOUT CONVERSATION LEARNING & INSPIRING. WE WILL HAVE A HOST OF GREAT GUESTS ALL WITH THEIR OWN EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE. THROUGH OUT THE EVENING EACH GUEST WILL TALK ABOUT THEIR BACKGROUNDS, SHARING THEIR TIPS OF THE TRADE & ALSO TAKING PART IN A Q&A ENSURING YOU TAKE AWAY FROM THE EVENING ALL YOU NEED TO! 

KICKING IT OFF IS THE WONDERFUL LOLA HOAD, I AM A SERIOUS FAN OF THIS LADY & SHE IS A BIG PLAYER IN MY OWN BUSINESS STORY. 
LOLA WILL BE TALKING ON WHY BUSY DOES NOT EQUAL SUCCESS & WHY WE HOLD BACK FROM GETTING OURSELVES OUT THERE.    

Lola Hoad is a creative coach, writer, speaker and podcaster, as well as the founder of One Girl Band- a collective for female entrepreneurs and creatives who work for and by themselves. With a female-focused coworking space in Brighton, as well as a huge, inspiring online and offline community, OGB has grown greatly since Lola shut down her first business, LH design last year to focus on coaching and OGB. She also hosts a weekly podcast (The One Girl Band Podcast) and writes a very popular newsletter, The Weekly Letters consisting of purposeful and practical lessons and tales from the journey of her self-employment. 
 

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A sensory journey: Lunchtime meditation with Surrey hills wellness.  04.05.18
May
4
12:30 PM12:30

A sensory journey: Lunchtime meditation with Surrey hills wellness. 04.05.18

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Ati Balding aka @SurreyHillsWellness will be running lunch time meditation sessions using mindfulness and refocussing techniques to reset and recharge your day .

Each session is 30 minutes long (please allow up to 40 minutes for check in and reflection post session). 

Cost: £8.50 

We have 8 places available on each session. 

 

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Leather work with Rosanna Gethin, Lead and collar workshop.
May
6
10:30 AM10:30

Leather work with Rosanna Gethin, Lead and collar workshop.

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Come along and make the perfect present for your pooch! Craft your dog a custom made collar and lead complete with an embossed name tag!

This course is perfect for beginner leatherworkers and will provide you with some of the basic skills and knowledge to go away and continue working with leather on your own if you so wish.

You will finish the session with a complete dog collar and lead as well as knowledge about different types of leather and leather working tools as well as a list of suppliers for tools and materials should you would like to continue your new hobby!

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU BRING YOUR DOG’S NECK MEASUREMENT WITH YOU TO THE CLASS.

Two sessions available,  AM:10.30- 1pm PM: 2PM-4.30PM

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A sensory journey: Sleep the Final Frontier with Surrey hills wellness.  14.05.18
May
13
5:30 PM17:30

A sensory journey: Sleep the Final Frontier with Surrey hills wellness. 14.05.18

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Join Ati Balding aka Surrey Hills Wellness on a Sensory Journey. This session will focus on Sleep and Digital Detox. Ati will use mindfulness and refocusing techniques to reset, rejuvenate and relax your mind & body to aid better sleep. 

We will end the session with a lovely warming mug of golden turmeric milk. 

The actual session is 60 minutes please allow 75-90 minutes for a group check in and reflection. 

Cost: £20 per person. We have 6 places available on each session. 

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May
17
11:00 AM11:00

The Creative Collective

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FANCY A CHAT?

COME AND HAVE A BREW & MEET OTHER CREATIVES IN STORE WITH THE  'THE CREATIVE COLLECTIVE' 

THE CREATIVE COLLECTIVE:

A GROUP OF SMALL BUSINESSES & FREELANCERS. 

If you are an independent business, freelancer, designer or maker & you are looking to meet locals in a similar boat come & join us on the 17th May for the first of many meet ups in the &hobbs space! I am so very excited about this! Its been my aim since opening to have a monthly meet up here in the space & I am finally feeling that I can do it! from 11-12 we will be talking all things small biz, starting out, a year in or with years of experience you have a place here. Sharing the highs and lows, sharing your knowledge and gaining from that of others. 
The Creative collective is a group of friends, fellow creatives and business owners that can off load, learn and be inspired by one another & I am so looking forward to looking forward to welcoming you into the space. 

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May
20
9:30 AM09:30

Relaxing Chakra Balancing Yoga session with mala bracelet making.

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Bring balance and harmony to your body with this relaxing Sunday morning yoga session designed to realign your chakras through movement, meditation and breath work. To finish we will make a mala bracelet with gemstones associated to the chakras for you to take away.

This workshop is suitable for beginners

Yoga mats are provided.

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Spring/Summer Styling & Creative Vision Boarding with Kinship Creative
May
25
11:30 AM11:30

Spring/Summer Styling & Creative Vision Boarding with Kinship Creative

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Come and join stylist, interior designer and founder of Kinship Gatherings, Kay from Kinship Creative Design Consultancy at And Hobbs, a stunning Homewares shop in the Old Forge, Shere, Surrey. 

Kay will be sharing lots of great styling and interior design ideas for Spring/Summer, followed by a hands-on session making creative vision boards. These can be business related, life inspiring or interiors-based as desired.

A great opportunity to take some fun, creative time for yourself to be inspired for the new season ahead and to look at how you can carry forward your business/ life goals/interiors as you build your vision board.

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Pottery with Libby Ballard slab planter making
May
27
10:00 AM10:00

Pottery with Libby Ballard slab planter making

Ceramic slab built planter workshop. 

Join Libby Ballard in store for this ceramics class, an artist that works closely with &hobbs we are so proud to have her as part of our community. 

In this 2 hour session you will cover the basic slab building technique and how to form your own planter using a slab of clay. Colour, texture, patterns will all be explored so that you can make your planter to fit any plants you have at home or a good excuse to get a new one! Make a couple of mini planters or a larger planter for your home. All pieces you make during the session will then be fired and glazed in a shiny transparent glaze to highlight and deepen the colours that you have added previously. They will then be ready to collect form &Hobbs 3-4weeks after the session. 

£40 2 hour session

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Pottery with Libby Ballard slab mug making
May
27
12:30 PM12:30

Pottery with Libby Ballard slab mug making

Ceramic slab built mug workshop

Join Libby Ballard in store for our first ceramics workshop here at &hobbs. 

In this 2 hour session you will cover the basic slab building technique and how to form your own mug using a slab of clay. You shall also cover pulling your own handle! Colour, texture, patterns will all be explored so that you can make your mug to totally suit you! All pieces you make during the session will then be fired and glazed in a shiny transparent glaze to highlight and deepen the colours that you have added previously. They will then be ready to collect form &Hobbs 3-4weeks after the session. 

£40  - 2 hour session

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Potters Wheel session with Libby Ballard
May
27
3:00 PM15:00

Potters Wheel session with Libby Ballard

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Join our afternoon of Pottery with Libby Ballard. An artist that works closely with &hobbs and supplies our store with her  beautiful products.

Come and throw your own pot! Libby will give you a quick demonstration for the basics of throwing a pot and then will help you 1-2-1 to create your own wheel thrown pot. 

Each session will be half an hour and your finishes product will be taken to be fired and glazed and returned to &hobbs within 3 weeks. 

Potters wheel master class
20.00
1st session 3 - 3.30:
second session 3:40-4:10:
session3 4:20 - 4:50:
session4 5 - 5:30:
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Instructions to book: Once you have chosen your time slot click drop down and select session for example, "session1" then in alternative options select "-"  then click "add to cart". 

If you are having any trouble please call 01483 204351 & i'll talk you through it! 

 

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A sensory journey: Inner Child and playfullness with Surrey hills wellness.  03.06.18
Jun
3
9:30 AM09:30

A sensory journey: Inner Child and playfullness with Surrey hills wellness. 03.06.18

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Join Ati Balding aka Surrey Hills Wellness on a Sensory Journey. Ati which use visualization, meditation, and guided imagery to get in touch with your inner playfulness.

The actual session is 60 minutes please allow 75-90 minutes for a group check in and reflection. A breakfast bowl of home made granola and fruit is included in this session. 

Cost: £25 per person

We have 6 places available on each session. 

Allow 75-90 minutes for each session.

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Jun
13
7:00 PM19:00

Evening leather workshop with Rosanna Gethin: Leather Plant Hanger workshop

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In this 2 hour workshop you will learn how to cut, shape, hole punch and rivet leather to create an attractive, contemporary plant hanger complete with a terracotta pot. There will be a choice of 3 different leather colours including black, tan and natural and metal fastenings in brass, nickel or copper finish to create your own unique plant hanger. You will also be taught how to make and attach a leather tassel detail as well as the option of embossing a label to add that completely personal touch.

£45 pp including terracotta pot

Choice of leather colour

Choice of rivet colour Option to add embossed label

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A sensory journey: Lunchtime meditation with Surrey hills wellness.  22.06.18
Jun
22
12:30 PM12:30

A sensory journey: Lunchtime meditation with Surrey hills wellness. 22.06.18

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Ati Balding aka @SurreyHillsWellness will be running lunch time meditation sessions using mindfulness and refocussing techniques to reset and recharge your day .

Each session is 30 minutes long (please allow up to 40 minutes for check in and reflection post session). 

Cost: £8.50 

We have 8 places available on each session. 

 

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Jul
1
9:30 AM09:30

Yoga Al Fresco with Healthy Breakfast

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Sunday mornings are meant for nourishing aren't they? Join me for a gentle rise & shine Yoga practice designed to de-stress you, filling you up with bright calm energy, so that you can sail peacefully through the rest of your Sunday.

The Yoga session will be followed with complimentary healthy breakfast treats/smoothies/tea to set you up for the day.

 

Yoga Al Fresco with Healthy Breakfast
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This workshop is suitable for beginners - Yoga mats are provided. - (weather depending! it will be inside otherwise)

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A sensory journey: Lunchtime meditation with Surrey hills wellness.  20.07.18
Jul
20
12:30 PM12:30

A sensory journey: Lunchtime meditation with Surrey hills wellness. 20.07.18

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Ati Balding aka @SurreyHillsWellness will be running lunch time meditation sessions using mindfulness and refocussing techniques to reset and recharge your day .

Each session is 30 minutes long (please allow up to 40 minutes for check in and reflection post session). 

Cost: £8.50 

We have 8 places available on each session. 

 

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Jul
22
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Yoga with Mandala making

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The Summer Solstice has just passed, so we will celebrate with a Yoga session designed to nourish us at this time of year, and the session will also include meditation, and intention setting.

We will then make a Summer mandala outside together as a group afterwards with complimentary tea and treats.

Summer Yoga with Mandala making
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This workshop is suitable for beginners - Yoga mats are provided.

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Copy of A sensory journey: Root chakra - Muladhara with Surrey hills wellness. 12.08.18
Aug
12
9:30 AM09:30

Copy of A sensory journey: Root chakra - Muladhara with Surrey hills wellness. 12.08.18

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In Sanskrit the role of this is to connect all of your energy with the Earth, also known as grounding. 

Join Ati Balding aka Surrey Hills Wellness on a Sensory Journey focussing on ‘Grounding and kindness’.

The actual session is 60 minutes please allow 75-90 minutes for a group check in and reflection. 

Cost: £20 per person

We have 6 places available on each session. 

Allow 75-90 minutes for each session.

 

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A sensory journey: mindfulness with Surrey hills wellness 08.04.18
Apr
8
9:30 AM09:30

A sensory journey: mindfulness with Surrey hills wellness 08.04.18

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Join us for a morning of meditation & rejuvenation. Recharge your senses at our wellbeing session. 

Ati Balding aka @SurreyHillsWellness will start with a sensory journey using mindfulness as a guide. She will use guided meditation and mindfulness techniques that incorporate scent, sound, taste, movement and touch to find calm, focus and to help you feel grounded. 

Please allow 75 minutes for this Sensory Journey.

 

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BOTANICAL DYE WORKSHOPS with Amy Marchment, 24TH MARCH 10.30AM-2.30PM
Apr
7
10:30 AM10:30

BOTANICAL DYE WORKSHOPS with Amy Marchment, 24TH MARCH 10.30AM-2.30PM

JOIN AMY & I FOR A DAY OF EXPERIMENTING WITH BOTANICAL AND KITCHEN WASTE DYES.

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Learn a new skill, further your techniques, get creative, make something beautiful, enjoy a positive vibe, meet like minded people, appreciate plant based materials and forget lifes stresses!

I love all things to do with plants.... surrounding myself with plants, eating plants, making things with materials made from plants and using plant dyes. During this workshop we will be exploring the process used to dye a cellulose fibre, in this case, cotton. We will discuss various mordants and I will show you how to use them. After this, you will be making botanical dyes using items I have foraged for or plant based kitchen waste. From this we will use these dyes, as well as a range of premade dyes, to dye lengths of string that we will go on to create a wall hanging.

This workshop is for all abilities, anyone that wants be creative and spend time with a small group of likeminded people in an encouraging and positive atmosphere. We will be using British made quality unbleached cotton string and wooden hoops.

To celebrate all things plant based, a plant based lunch will be provided.

This 4.30 hr workshop will begin at 10.30 and complete at 2.30. Cost is 70.00.

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An introduction to calligraphy with Megan Riera
Mar
25
11:30 AM11:30

An introduction to calligraphy with Megan Riera

Join us in store with the lovely Megan Riera for an Introduction to Calligraphy. 

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Join us for a relaxing morning, learning the art of Modern Calligraphy. You will be introduced to the tools, practice basic strokes, and then move on to creating letterforms and words. By the end of the class you should have a good grasp of modern calligraphy, and will leave with all of the supplies you need to practice your new skill at home. Class sizes are kept small to ensure that you get enough one to one tuition.

When: 25th March 11.30am - 2pm

Cost: 49.50 per person. 

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Potters Wheel session with Libby Ballard - RESCHEDULED
Mar
24
3:00 PM15:00

Potters Wheel session with Libby Ballard - RESCHEDULED

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Join our afternoon of Pottery with Libby Ballard. An artist that works closely with &hobbs and supplies our store with her  beautiful products.

Come and throw your own pot! Libby will give you a quick demonstration for the basics of throwing a pot and then will help you 1-2-1 to create your own wheel thrown pot. 

Each session will be half an hour and your finishes product will be taken to be fired and glazed and returned to &hobbs within 3 weeks. 

- THIS SESSION IS THE RESCHEDULED SESSION FROM THE 3RD MARCH -

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20.00
1st session 3 - 3.30:
second session 3:40-4:10:
session3 4:20 - 4:50:
session4 5 - 5:30:
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Instructions to book: Once you have chosen your time slot click drop down and select session for example, "session1" then in alternative options select "-"  then click "add to cart". 

If you are having any trouble please call 01483 204351 & i'll talk you through it! 

 

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Pottery with Libby Ballard slab planter
Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

Pottery with Libby Ballard slab planter

Ceramic slab built planter workshop. 

Join Libby Ballard in store for this ceramics class, an artist that works closely with &hobbs we are so proud to have her as part of our community. 

In this 2 hour session you will cover the basic slab building technique and how to form your own planter using a slab of clay. Colour, texture, patterns will all be explored so that you can make your planter to fit any plants you have at home or a good excuse to get a new one! Make a couple of mini planters or a larger planter for your home. All pieces you make during the session will then be fired and glazed in a shiny transparent glaze to highlight and deepen the colours that you have added previously. They will then be ready to collect form &Hobbs 3-4weeks after the session. 

£40 2 hour session

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A sensory journey: mindfulness with Surrey hills wellness 18.03.18
Mar
18
9:30 AM09:30

A sensory journey: mindfulness with Surrey hills wellness 18.03.18

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Join us for a morning of meditation & rejuvenation. Recharge your senses at our wellbeing session. 

Ati Balding aka @SurreyHillsWellness will start with a sensory journey using mindfulness as a guide. She will use guided meditation and mindfulness techniques that incorporate scent, sound, taste, movement and touch to find calm, focus and to help you feel grounded. 

Please allow 75 minutes for this Sensory Journey.

 

Sunday 18 March

The #sensoryjourney will be ‘Grounding and focus: Working on our communication - the Throat area and chakra’

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ADVANCED WALL HANGING WORKSHOP, 10TH MARCH 10.30AM-2.30PM
Mar
10
10:30 AM10:30

ADVANCED WALL HANGING WORKSHOP, 10TH MARCH 10.30AM-2.30PM

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JOIN AMY & I FOR A DAY OF MACRAME!

Learn a new skill, further your techniques, get creative, make something beautiful, enjoy a positive vibe, meet like minded people, appreciate plant based materials and forget lifes stresses!

This workshop is for those that would like to learn about design, layering and different macrame techniques to create a larger wall hanging (approx 50cm wide and 70cm long). It is useful to have a basic understanding of macrame however this is not vital as I will be teaching the various knots we will be using. There will be a range of designs to inspire you but equally you may have some designs in mind that you'd like to try out which I can then help with. Places are limited so if you'd like to get creative and spend time with a small group of likeminded people in an encouraging and positive atmosphere then I suggest to book soon. We will be using British made quality unbleached cotton string and driftwood.

On this 4.5hrs session in celebration of all things plant based, a plant based lunch will be provided.

THIS 4 HOUR WORKSHOP BEGINS AT 10.30 - 2.30 and the cost is 70.00

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A sensory journey: mindfulness with Surrey hills wellness 25.02.18
Feb
25
9:30 AM09:30

A sensory journey: mindfulness with Surrey hills wellness 25.02.18

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Join us for a morning of meditation & rejuvenation. Recharge your senses at our wellbeing session. 

Ati Balding aka @SurreyHillsWellness will start with a sensory journey using mindfulness as a guide. She will use guided meditation and mindfulness techniques that incorporate scent, sound, taste, movement and touch to find calm, focus and to help you feel grounded. 

Please allow 75 minutes for this Sensory Journey.

 

Sunday 25 February 

The #sensoryjourney will be ‘Working on our Heart centre and chakra. Working on kindness, letting go and receiving’

 

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Make & Manifest… create your own Luna Candles
Feb
24
3:30 PM15:30

Make & Manifest… create your own Luna Candles

Join us in store with The Owl & The Apothecary for this wonderfully creative session. 

Make & Manifest… create your own Luna Candles

Create inner space and clarity through quiet contemplation and harness the power of fire to bring change & transformation. In this one hour workshop, you will learn how to prepare for and perform your own ritual and create your own Luna Candles to take home with you.

 

 

❤ Workshops are held under a full or new Moon for some seriously 

wild & wonderful energy

In this workshop you will…

- Learn the art of ritual to create space for all things good

- Choose your vibe from coloured beeswax

- Charge your Luna Candle with your own vibrations

- Make three unique Luna Candles to take home

- Enjoy tasty treats, delicious drinks & the company of other luna ladies

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Make & Manifest Workshop, 1.5 hour £45 per person

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Create & Cleanse… make your own Wild Smudge Sticks
Feb
24
1:00 PM13:00

Create & Cleanse… make your own Wild Smudge Sticks

Join us in store with The Owl & The Apothecary for this stunning class of mindfulness & creativity.

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Create & Cleanse… make your own Wild Smudge Sticks

Smudging is a powerful cleansing ceremony which casts out negative energy and gathers in positivity, courage & love. In this hour workshop, you will learn the ancient art of burning herbs for ritual & energy clearing, how to prepare for and perform your own ritual and make your own smudge sticks to take home with you. 

 

❤ Smudge your home, office & body - it’s a wonderful way to bring in high vibes & happiness. 

In this workshop you will…

- Learn the art of ritual to create space for all things good

- Choose your vibe from organic herbs & coloured thread

- Charge your smudge sticks with positive intention

- Make three unique smudge sticks to take home

- Enjoy tasty treats, delicious drinks & the company of other wild & wonderful women

Create & Cleanse Workshop, 1.5 hour £45 per person

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Macramé wall hanging workshop with Amy Marchment 7TH FEB
Feb
17
1:00 PM13:00

Macramé wall hanging workshop with Amy Marchment 7TH FEB

JOIN AMY & I FOR A 2 HOUR MACRAME WALL HANING WORKSHOP.

Learn a new skill, further your techniques, get creative, make something beautiful, enjoy a positive vibe, meet like minded people, appreciate plant based materials and forget lifes stresses!

Many years ago I fell in love macramé, it’s the sort of art that you can lose yourself in and forget the day to day stresses of life. The knots are easy to tie and, by following my designs or instructions, anyone can make a great wall hanging (you don't have to be a 'creative person' or someone that is 'good at art'... what ever this means!!). For those that pick things up quickly or have done macramé before, there are lots of techniques to further your skills so you can challenge yourself by creating your own design and I can give you tips and suggestions along the way. This workshop is for all abilities, anyone that wants be creative and spend time with a small group of likeminded people in an encouraging and positive atmosphere. We will be using British made quality unbleached cotton string and driftwood.

Book on to both the plant hanger and wall hanging workshop @ &Hobbs on the 17th Feb and recieve 15% off us the discount code &HOBBSX2

 

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Macramé planting hanging workshop with Amy Marchment 17TH FEB
Feb
17
10:30 AM10:30

Macramé planting hanging workshop with Amy Marchment 17TH FEB

JOIN AMY & I FOR A 2 HOUR MACRAME PLANT HANGER WORKSHOP.

Price includes a choice of glass bowl or vintage terracotta pot to complete your plant hanger.

Who doesn't love plants! Whether you're a succulent lover or trailing plant lover, everyone needs something beautiful to display their already beautiful plants. (Plus putting plants in hangers makes room on your shelves for more plants!)

FROM AMY:

"Many years ago I fell in love macramé, it’s the sort of art that you can lose yourself in and forget the day to day stresses of life. The knots are easy to tie and, by following the designs or instructions, anyone can make a great plant hanger (you don't have to be a 'creative person' or someone that is 'good at art'... what ever this means!!). If you have done macrame before or pick things up quickly there are more challenging designs you can do. This workshop is for all abilities, anyone that wants be creative and spend time with a small group of likeminded people in an encouraging and positive atmosphere." 

Book on to both the plant hanger and wall hanging workshop @&Hobbs on the 17th Feb and recieve 15% off. Use the discount code &HOBBSX2 BOOK VIA LINK BELOW -

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a sensory journey: mindfulness with Surrey hills wellness 21.01.18
Jan
21
9:30 AM09:30

a sensory journey: mindfulness with Surrey hills wellness 21.01.18

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Join us for a morning of meditation & rejuvenation. Recharge your senses at our wellbeing session. 

Ati Balding aka @SurreyHillsWellness will start with a sensory journey using mindfulness as a guide. She will use guided meditation and mindfulness techniques that incorporate scent, sound, taste, movement and touch to find calm, focus and to help you feel grounded. 

Please allow 75 minutes for this Sensory Journey.

 

Sunday 21 January

The #sensoryjourney will be ‘Reflecting back on the past year and working on Intentions rather than Resolutions - and letting go of attachments.

 

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modern calligraphy for beginners, creating christmas tags with GIRLS GOTTA SCRIPT
Dec
17
11:00 AM11:00

modern calligraphy for beginners, creating christmas tags with GIRLS GOTTA SCRIPT

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GIRLS GOTTA SCRIPT
Modern Calligraphy Workshop for beginners

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Spend the afternoon/morning getting creative in the beautiful store that is and hobbs, learning the basics of modern calligraphy with Girls Gotta Script AKA Claire Begley. A designer by day with a love of all things stationary, wedding invites and a passion for hand lettering.

This is a beginners workshop aimed to teach you the basics with a little introduction to start working with nibs and ink. We’ll be practicing mark making then moving onto letter forms. By the end of the lesson you’ll be able to write your name, or a Christmas message to a love one or friend. - just in time for all of your present wrapping. 

Workshop materials supplied

Guide sheets, ink, pen holder, nib, gift tags to personalise.
Everything you need for the workshop, and you get to take it home to carry on practicing. 

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macramé wreath workshop with Amy Marchment
Dec
10
to Dec 11

macramé wreath workshop with Amy Marchment

MacrAmys’ Macramé is a one-girl-band run by Amy who makes an array of macramé (the art of decorative knotting) items using eco-friendly plant based string and rope.

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During this workshop you will get to choose from a selection of beautiful natural ropes to make the Christmas wreaths that are approximately 35cm wide. You will be shown how to create the knots and add the finishing touches to the rope wreath. Once the knot work is complete there will be an abundance of folliage that Amy will have forraged in the Hampshire countryside. She will offer advice and guidance when dressing the wreaths. Its a lovely workshop for all ages and abilities and a great time to get into the festive spirit. Once Christmas is over, the wreaths can be dressed to suit different seasonal events from lushous greenery, ribbons and spring florals for Easter to colourful florals for summer parties.

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a Creative Christmas styling workshop
Dec
10
12:30 PM12:30

a Creative Christmas styling workshop

Join us in store on Sunday the 10th of December with Kay aka Kinship creative for a day full of festivities and creativity. 

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In your afternoon with Kay will do all of the following!

Learn how to make Scandinavian inspired mini Rosemary wreaths.

Create a unique block print design and print your own wrapping paper. 

Hear Kay's top tips on how to Hygge your Home for Christmas. 

Pick up lots of great Nordic themed ideas for festive decorating. 

Learn how to use botanical styling to create beautifully wrapped gifts.

 

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mindfulness with Surrey hills wellness 10.12.17
Dec
10
9:30 AM09:30

mindfulness with Surrey hills wellness 10.12.17

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Join us in store with Ati, a wellness and mindfulness coach for total relaxation. 

Ati Balding aka @SurreyHillsWellness will be leading wellbeing sessions at 9.30am on Sunday 12th November and Sunday 10th December. 

Ati will lead us on a sensory journey using mindfulness as a guide. She will use guided meditation and mindfulness techniques that incorporate scent, sound, taste, movement and touch to find calm, focus and to help you feel grounded. 

Sessions are 75 minutes long. 

Leading up to this crazy christmas period, the hustle and bustle of Christmas and all it brings this is the perfect way to become grounded and ready for a fresh minded year ahead! 

We have 5 spaces on each date. The £10 fee is redeemable against products in the store.

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an afternoon of floral design- Christmas wreath decoration class with Kingfisher farm shop
Dec
9
2:00 PM14:00

an afternoon of floral design- Christmas wreath decoration class with Kingfisher farm shop

Make your own Christmas door wreath with Kingfisher Flower shop here at &hobbs, at the forge Middle Street Shere.

You will be guided step by step, using  a variety of beautiful British grown foliage. 

Decorate to suit your home and style with cones, fruit slices, ribbons and feathers. All materials supplied. 

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plant a terrarium with growing nicely
Dec
9
10:30 AM10:30

plant a terrarium with growing nicely

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With winter fast approaching, this is the perfect time to make your own miniature indoor garden in asmart glass & bronze terrarium. Come & join Jill Anderson [aka growing_nicely] & learn how to plant a terrarium.

We’ll start with a brief explanation about terrariums, how they were developed & the best type of plants to use, followed by a demonstration so you’ll see exactly what’s involved. Then you’ll dig in & plant your own terrarium using a selection of suitable plants, the right type of soil & pebbles.

This workshop is for experienced, houseplant people, & beginners who want to know more about keeping houseplants. 

At the end of the morning, you’ll have your own terrarium to take home with you, & guidance notes on how to look after it.

The workshop costs £48 & includes all the materials you need, along with home-made refreshments.

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super club with Blid & Haton
Nov
23
7:30 PM19:30

super club with Blid & Haton

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We are delighted to have the wonder Blid & Haton joining the &hobbs family as on elf their Pop Up location son their exciting new journey! First off will be a wonderful winters feast which we are crazy about! 

Heres a little bit from them about their journey and the super club thats heading our way! 

So, we’re off on our journey! We will continue to bring you Supper Clubs and inspirational events from an array of beautiful locations in the Surrey hills and beyond. You will find a smorgasbord of delicious food and interesting foodie personalities to tickle your senses!

As always with autumns, they go fast and furious, which makes it all the more important to take time to enjoy some good food and wine with friends. On 24th November we will gather at the beautiful old forge in the village of Shere, which is home to the fantastic interiors shop &hobbs.  Doors open at 7.30p, with dinner being served at 8pm and a good selection of local wines will be sold on site. The menu is infused with colourful winter veggies in a feast to excite and inspire and the finale holds the most mouthwatering desserts!  Come and join us around the table, where the fire will be lit and the atmosphere will be lifting the roof! 

THE MENU:

We’ll start with a glass of organic Albury Estate Blanc de Blancs & our own sloe gin & canapés


Ras al hanout roasted roots, medjool dates & toasted sunflower cream

Fermented turmeric celeariac slaw with clementines

Green beans with toasted hazelnuts & orange

Black rice salad with sour cherries, pistachios, lemon and herbs

Beetroot & goats cheese tart drizzled with Albury Estate honey

Winter leaves & local breads


Muscavado pavlova with hibiscus roasted pears

Hazelnut & chocolate cake organic British crème fraiche

Apple & walnut galette

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Macramé wreath workshop with Amy Marchment
Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

Macramé wreath workshop with Amy Marchment

MacrAmys’ Macramé is a one-girl-band run by Amy who makes an array of macramé (the art of decorative knotting) items using eco-friendly plant based string and rope.

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During this workshop you will get to choose from a selection of beautiful natural ropes to make the Christmas wreaths that are approximately 35cm wide. You will be shown how to create the knots and add the finishing touches to the rope wreath. Once the knot work is complete there will be an abundance of folliage that Amy will have forraged in the Hampshire countryside. She will offer advice and guidance when dressing the wreaths. Its a lovely workshop for all ages and abilities and a great time to get into the festive spirit. Once Christmas is over, the wreaths can be dressed to suit different seasonal events from lushous greenery, ribbons and spring florals for Easter to colourful florals for summer parties.

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Macramé yarn wall hanging, amy Marchment
Nov
16
12:30 PM12:30

Macramé yarn wall hanging, amy Marchment

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Join us in store with maker Amy Marchment for an afternoon of making and creative chats!...and tea! 

 Learn a series of knots which you can then use to explore your creativity using unbleached cotton string. Add colour with natural bamboo and organic cotton yarns. 

During this session you will be shown how to do the knots and given the freedom to create your own piece by attaching the cotton to a hazel stick or wooden hoop. You can have as much or as little help as you need. Dont worry if you are a complete macrame novice and don't think you'll be able to manage it... Trust me you will!

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Wall hangings will be approximately 20cmx50cm or smaller, dimensions not including sticks.

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mindfulness with Surrey hills wellness 12.11.17
Nov
12
9:30 PM21:30

mindfulness with Surrey hills wellness 12.11.17

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Join us in store with Ati, a wellness and mindfulness coach for total relaxation. 

Ati Balding aka @SurreyHillsWellness will be leading wellbeing sessions at 9.30am on Sunday 12th November and Sunday 10th December. 

Ati will lead us on a sensory journey using mindfulness as a guide. She will use guided meditation and mindfulness techniques that incorporate scent, sound, taste, movement and touch to find calm, focus and to help you feel grounded. 

Sessions are 75 minutes long. 

Leading up to this crazy christmas period, the hustle and bustle of Christmas and all it brings this is the perfect way to become grounded and ready for a fresh minded year ahead! 

We have 5 spaces on each date. The £10 fee is redeemable against products in the store.

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Nov
11
10:30 AM10:30

succulent planting with growing nicely

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Come along to our workshop & join Jill Anderson [aka @growing_nicely] an experienced horticulturalist, designer & published garden author. We’ll spend a relaxed morning learning how to look after these popular, little plants, how to keep them looking good & how to propagate them.

 

 

 

We’ll start with a little introduction about these house-plants, followed by a demonstration of how to plant them using ingredients that suit the particular requirements of succulents. Then you can dig in & plant your own stylish container to take home, along with a care guide.

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All of the materials you’ll need are provided, including delicious refreshments.

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Nov
8
7:30 PM19:30

an evening with Fiona Humberstone, The Brand Stylist

The Brand Stylist Fiona Humberstone Creative Brand expert small business tutor

 

An evening with

The Brand Stylist

8th November 7.30-9pm

Im a beyond excited to have Fiona Humberstone, bestselling author and branding expert join us in the store on the 8th of November. For an evening with the Brand Stylist, a glass of something sparkly and nibbles. 

 

Our Q&A session will be inspired by you to ensure you all walk away full to the brim of information. 

As a modern entrepreneur you need an incisive vision; for what your brand stands for and where it’s headed. You need to communicate in a way that consistently enchants your audience and retain your focus in an increasingly ‘noisy’ world.

Within her work Fiona takes you on a comprehensive journey to help you identify your dream clients, re define your message and up your marketing game.

With her trademark inspirational, practical and easy-to- implement style, Fiona shows how to add substance and clarity to your brand, pull into focus the things that really matter and enable you to communicate with purpose and air. Expect to feel empowered, inspired and energised! 

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Within our evening Fiona will be chatting to your about her work and tops tips as well as a Q&A session from you ensuring you leave inspired and ready to rock!

Where: &hobbs The Forge Middle Street Shere GU5 9HF

When: 8th November 7.30pm -9pm

Cost: 10.00 per ticket which is redeemable in store on the night! 

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wonderlustmumma event, cocktails and cocktails master class
Sep
23
4:00 PM16:00

wonderlustmumma event, cocktails and cocktails master class

Yummy botanical mocktails & cocktails masterclass

Tom from Tattam's Bar will be mixing up some yummy seasonal botanical treats whilst showing you everything you need to know about botanical cocktails, flavours, adding herbs and spices, mixing and much more. Plus you get to mingle with other mummas and have a drink whether it be a cocktail or mocktail tipple. 

This is a great social event for mums to meet other mums in a relaxed and inspiring environment. 

The workshop has limited spaces so please be sure to book your place in advance to avoid disappointment. Mummas, mummas to be or friends all welcome! 

Tom will supply you with special cocktail ponchos to save your clothes from any spillages :)! 

 

When: Saturday 23rd Sept 4-6pm

How much: £30 per person

Instagram - @tattams

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