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Chinese batik making

workshop

Chinese batik making

Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English
workshop

Chinese batik making

workshop

Chinese batik making

Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Upon arrival, you will be greeted with a pot of unforgettable authentic Chinese tea. Wax will be heated while you enjoy your tea and learn about Chinese batik. I will explain the history, the culture and the procedure of Chinese batik making and show some of the beautiful designs. Ask me any questions about traveling in China, tea or batik. I will distribute you or your group the necessary things and you can start working on it. Take as short or as long as you want. This experience include two of the finished crafts for free. It is the very best tailor made presents. With a frame, it can turn into a unique painting to hang on your wall.

Your host

Learn more about Daisy

Daisy

I worked in China as a producer for a decade for BBC, CNN, National Geography, Discovery and traveled every province in China. I was lucky enough to experience the good and bad, real and fake tourism in China- and here is my pick for you before you get the chance to visit and experience yourself. The Chinese wax dye batik is a kind that is rare known to the world. Here you can design and dye a handkerchief, a coin bag, or whatever is also available while enjoying a pot of real pu’er tea.

What's included

Drinks
Authentic Chinese tea from Yunnan and Guizhou. Vegetarian friendly. Product connected with the local community.
Equipment
Natural herbal dye from herb which was used for generations. Environment friendly. Cloth is pure Cotten.

Where you'll be

This experience is located in the hot tourist spot in Camden, in the city of London. It is 5 minutes walk from Camden Market, Camden Lock, and Camden high street. 15 minutes walk from Kings Cross, St Pancras train station. It is 5 minutes walk to the overground, underground of Camden station, which links to the popular tourists destinations in London. Camden market has arts and crafts from all over the world as well as delicious cuisines.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 8 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Children are under guardian’s Supervision at all times. Friendly to some Special Needs Children, particularly Down syndrome, or children with speech…

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

What to bring

Comfortable clothing that is suitable for art work.

More tips

I do provide a water proof apron but we will be working with dye. Please don’t come with your best clothes.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Daisy
Chinese batik making
New experience
£26/person
New experience
£26/person