Join the ESU for this interactive event with host Lila Das Gupta, perfume specialist and founder of Perfume Lovers London and Olfactory Events, a company dedicated to exploring the fascinating universe of smell. Lila will guide us through a selection of scents created by English perfumers from Elizabethan times to today. While the French have always dominated the scene, the work of British perfumers today is innovative, beautiful and sometimes even quirky. After Lila’s talk there will be a chance to smell some perfume at your own leisure and take a sample home at the end. Lila Das Gupta studied politics at London University and worked as a producer and reporter for the BBC World Service for many years. Her journalism has included columns for The Daily Telegraph and BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine and she has also contributed to The Guardian and The Financial Times. An avid researcher, Lila has an interest in the chemistry and science behind olfaction, as well as an appreciation for the sheer beauty perfume has to offer.
Tickets: £15 to include a glass of wine, selection of nibbles and talk. Contact Susan Conway on 020 7529 1582 or email her to register your attendance.