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 a few more collaborations coming up this year ....
I'm back at The Gin Kitchen Distillery in Dorking for another fun afternoon of wellness, discovery & gin
Nestled in the Surrey Hills, in a converted barn, you will find the team at ‘The Gin Kitchen’. This event will start with a ‘yin inspired’ yoga session (all abilities welcome), followed by an introduction to the ‘The Gin Kitchen Distillery’ and their story so far. You will also learn about the gin-making process, whilst sipping each of their vibrant and characterful gins such as Gutsy Monkey; Dancing Dragontail 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 fanciest hotels, as well as Fortnum & Mason no less. To keep it all balanced, the distillery tour will finish with some wonderfully healthy seasonal food, to be enjoyed with a G&T of your choice (well of course).
What's Included: A fun 60 min Yin-ergised Yoga Session by the lovely Adele Smyth from (hopefully in the field again weather permitting) - Gin Talk, Tour & Tasting by The Gin Kitchen, plus a healthy seasonal buffet Supper, enjoyed with your choice of a full sized G&T. If this sounds like your kind of event, bagsy your spot in the barn below.
'Yin-ergising Yoga Session,
Gin Talk, Tour & Tasting & (Elegant) Troughing' ... in a barn
On: Saturday 6th June 2020
Time: 4pm – 8pm
Venue: The Gin Kitchen, Distillery, Punchbowl Lane, Dorking, RH5 4DX
Price: £37.25 (Inc. Eventbrite Fee)
Spaces Limited to 18 (over 18's) - Last year's event 'sold out' - the booking tab will 'go live' shortly. To 'hold' your spot - email me at
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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
This Essential Oils Workshop Most Certainly Contains Gin
In collaboration with Rina Bailey, Dotty's Oils @dottys_oils
Monday 29th June 2020 – 7.30 pm to 10 pm
No 97 – Gin Bar & Award-Winning Restaurant, 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 www.dottys-oils.com 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 use and benefits of the oils … use them on your hands, feet, neck, even the bottom of your feet, due to the quick absorption – if you’d like learn more over a G&T join us at No 97 - - Restaurant, Gin Bar & Terrace for a gin sipping social with some wonderfully essential ingredients, the read on..
How much is it to come along?
If you book before 29th March, it's £40pp (not incl Eventbrite fee sorry) ... if you book after that, it's £45pp (not. inc. Eventbrite fee)
What’s Included for that price?
A 'Perfect Serve' Welcome G&T Cocktail (well this is No97 after all!)
30 min Sip and Savour Gin Tasting Session
30 min Introduction to Essential Oils, their benefits and uses
Plus a hands-on workshop to make your very own roller-ball blend to take home
Spaces are limited, so don't rest on your junipers - join us for some delicious fun x
PS. Did you know that “Most of the botanicals used to make gin contain essential oils, and those essential oils give gin its flavour: lemon, orange, grapefruit, juniper, angelica, anise, etc. Finding the balance between those flavours is the art of making a good gin recipe” as says Liquor.com .. so it must be true right?.. it’s all good stuff.
And ... SAVE THE DATE!
Sip & Swish Social
Wednesday 3rd June 2020 – 7.30pm to 10pm
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, 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’ @stylingyouwell she mentioned ‘Swishing’ and I thought, what a great idea for a Gin & Yin event! Ethical shopping and socialising while sipping a G&T and updating our wardrobe all at the same time?
Now that’s what I call a fun evening.
If like me, you’d never heard of ‘Swishing’ before, it was founded by Futerra Sustainability Communications and in a nutshell is a clothes 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!) but you’ll also learn how to pack for weekend away – perfect for retreaters on my Ibiza Retreat in June too.
Plus - any clothes that aren’t swished, will be donated to a worthy charity.
Welcome Gin Cocktail & Light Bites
Swishing (With the option to bring 3, leave with 3)
An Intro to ‘Your Perfect Weekend Away Capsule Wardrobe’ plus ‘How to Pack with Style & Perfection’
by Emma @ Styling You Well