UK-based perfumer Alec Lawless of Essentially Me will be teaching two natural perfumery courses over a series of dates in 2012. The courses are taught at Essentially Me's workshop near Stroud in the Cotswolds.
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." Dates include 28 January, 24 March, 19 May, 7 July and 29 September; the course costs £125.
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." Dates include 7-11 March; 20-24 June and 21-25 November; the course costs £495.
You can find more details at the Essentially Me website.
(via press release)