Alec Lawless of Essentially Me artisan perfumery will be teaching two perfumery courses: both Make Your Own Perfume Workshop and his Five-DayArtisan Perfumery Course on dates through 2012. The courses are popular with enthusiasts from across the world: Alec's reputation internationally is such that previous students have travelled from as far afield as Germany, Denmark and Japan to study at with him at Essentially Me's Perfumery Workshop near Stroud in the Cotswolds. In the last two years he has also taught perfumery classes in Australia, New Zealand and New York.
Courses cater for all levels. Make Your Own Perfume gives participants the chance spend the day at the perfumery, creating their own unique fragrance using a carefully blended selection of beautiful natural aromatics. At just £125, it's an affordable treat or perfect gift for Christmas, Birthday or Valentine's Day. The course runs on Saturdays, with dates for 2012 as follows: 28th January, 24th March, 19th May, 7th July, 29th September. There are also a few places still left on the final course of 2011, to be held on 3rd December. Courses can be booked on line atwww.essentially-me.co.uk. Gift vouchers are also available.
Meanwhile, for the serious enthusiast, the Artisan Perfumery Course is a chance to spend 5 days learning to create a sophisticated perfume using some of the finest natural aromatics in the world. Students learn about the history of natural perfumery, how natural aromatics are produced and consultation techniques to create fragrances for other people; as well as hands-on blending sessions. The course fee of £495 offers fantastic value - it includes expert tuition from Alec Lawless, use of materials, lunch and refreshments each day and the finished bottle of perfume at the end of the course. There are three courses scheduled for 2012, as well as one remaining in 2011. All run Wednesday - Sunday on: 9th-13th November 2011; then 7th-11th March; 20th-24th June and 21st - 25th November 2012. Bookings may be made on line or by phone at 01453 882525.
For further information, please contact Sian James on 01453 882525 or firstname.lastname@example.org