Socials - Events - Supper Clubs

Yes, it's true, I’m absolutely in my element when I’m organising someone or something (my poor family and friends!). I really enjoy bringing people together to share ideas and experiences; learn from one another and make new connections, so in addition to my Gin & Yin Retreats, I’m also excited to tell you about some wonderful collaborations coming up this year






Sip & Swish Social

Wednesday 23rd September 2020 – 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm

Hummings Gin & Cocktail Bar, Esher


As conscious consumers, we’re now becoming more and more aware of the impact ‘fast fashion’ is having on our planet – do you have good quality clothes in your wardrobe that either don’t suit you, no longer fit you or that you regret buying but are too good to just give away? I know I certainly do. When I met Emma Reed from ‘Styling You Well’ she told me about ‘Swishing’ and I thought, what a great idea for a Gin & Yin event. Ethical shopping and styling advice while enjoying a well crafted G&T and updating our wardrobes all at the same time! Now that’s what I call a fun night out.

If like me, you’d never heard of ‘Swishing’ before, it was founded by Futerra Sustainability Communications and is a clothing swapping event, which gives new life to pre-owned items. Not only is this a lovely social, Emma will also talk us through what a ‘capsule wardrobe is (it might not be exactly what you think as I found out!) plus, we'll also learn how to pack with style for a weekend away.

Plus - any clothes that aren’t swished will be donated to ‘Esteem Ahead’ which is part of Emmaus Transformation Trust charity no. 1069902 – this worthwhile charity supports women in all seasons of life, from dressing with confidence to CV prep, to wellbeing advice - a worthy cause I hope you'll agree.  If this sounds like fun to you, it would be lovely to have you with us.

Ticket Price: £35.00 (Inc. Eventbrite Fee)

'Sip & Swish' Social

Weds 23rd September 2020 - 7.30 pm to 10.30pm - Hummings Gin Bar, Esher


What’s included?

  • Welcome Gin & Tonic

  • Swishing - With the option to bring 3 and leave with 3 pre-loved items  (guidelines on this will be emailed to you before the event)

  • An Intro to ‘Your Perfect Capsule Wardrobe’, Styling Advice and a Demo on ‘How to Pack with Style for a Retreat / Weekend Away’ by Emma @ Styling You Well

  • Plus light bites

If you'd like to find out more about my forthcoming Supper Clubs & Events, get in touch,

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Feedback from our last 2 Supper Clubs (both of which sold out), included: Fun; Relaxed; Informative; Inspiring; Enjoyable; Great Gin; Lovely Ambience; Delicious food; Intimate relaxed environment; Nourishing; Very pleasantly surprised, so toot toot to that.


If you have a fabulous space, or a delicious gin or a story to share and would like to collaborate with me, I'm always up for a chat over a G&T or a Green Tea - Previous collaborators on all things gin and wellbeing have included: The Retreat Kitchen, No. 97, Sherlock & Sons Gin; Thames Ditton Gin, Goodlife Gin, Hayman's Gin, Sweaty Betty, OTO CBD, Mews of Mayfair and the Gin Kitchen to name a few.  I'd love to hear from you if there's an idea to be discussed or a collaboration to ponder on - drop me a line

Yin-ergising Yoga Session followed by a Gin Tour, Tasting & Supper

Sat 6th June 2020 - The Gin Kitchen Distillery, Dorking

After a lovely afternoon last year bathed in glorious sunshine, I'm delighted to be back in the Surrey Hills at ‘The Gin Kitchen’ for another afternoon of ‘yin inspired’ yoga (all abilities welcome) with thanks to Adele Smyth, Founder of @Purebodybyadele, followed by an introduction to the ‘The Gin Kitchen Distillery’ where you'll hear more about their story so far, the gin-making process, whilst also trying each of their gins including Gutsy Monkey; Dancing Dragontail (my favourite) )and Blushing Monkey.  You will also experience first-hand the love, skill and laughter that goes into handcrafting these luxurious spirits, which has led to them supplying their gin to some of the UK's finest hotels, as well as Fortnum & Mason no less. To keep it all balanced, the distillery tour will finish with a wonderfully healthy seasonal buffet, to be enjoyed with a G&T of your choice (well of course).

Ticket Price:  £35.00 - All abilities inc. total newbies welcome


Yin-ergising Yoga Session,

Gin Tour, Tasting & Supper

Sat 6th June 2020 - The Gin Kitchen, Dorking


What's Included:  

  • 60 min Yin-ergising Yoga Session by Adele at Purebody by Adele

  • A Gin Talk, Tour & Tasting

  • A full-sized G&T of your choice

  • & A Healthy Seasonal Buffet Supper​​ & Social


To see a few photos from last year (thanks to @victoriamurrayphotography) check out my Gin & Yin Facebook page -

This Essential Oils Workshop May Contain Gin

Mon 29th June 2020 – 7.30 pm to 10 pm

No. 97 - 'Award-Winning' Restaurant & Gin Bar, Surbiton


I’ve always been interested in essential oils and how they make me feel – I recently discovered dōTERRA oils through Rina Bailey (part time Criminal Barrister no less and essential oils specialist) from Dotty’s Oils ( and wow I haven’t looked back … they smell and taste incredible, so much so, I’ve now started blending some of my own roller ball blends to give to ladies on my retreats, it just so happens that Geranium & Thyme also starts with a G&T … genius! Did you know you can also add some of their oils to your drinks if they're Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade®?? - I particularly love adding a few drops of peppermint oil to my water bottle – tastes good, feels good and smells delicious too. Rina is a font of all knowledge when it comes to the best uses and benefits of the oils, so if you’d like learn more over a G&T join us at No. 97 for a gin sipping social with some wonderfully essential ingredients join us.

Ticket Price:  Book before 29th March to benefit from the Earlybird price of £40.00 

and if you book after that date, it is £45.00 (not incl Eventbrite fee sorry)


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