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Floristry workshops 2019/2020

‘Handtied gift bouquet’ – 17th, 18th & 19th Oct 2019

This is a creative 3-hour course aimed at anyone interested in floristry and creating their own floral gifts. Classes are fun and informal and small.

Using a selection of seasonal flowers and foliage You will learn how to create a stylish handtied bouquet using the spiralling technique and gift wrap it like a pro. We will also demonstrate how to aqua pack the gift.

You will also learn about: –

  • Sourcing materials
  • Buying sundry items
  • Conditioning your flowers
  • Making up a simple flower solution

The workshop will run for three hours (with includes at 30 min refreshment break), all flowers and materials are included -you will only need to bring a pair of scissors suitable for cutting flowers.

Dates & times: –

17th, 18th & 19th Oct 2019
From 9.30am to 12.30 noon

Venue: – The Whiteway Centre, Whiteway Lane, Rottingdean, Brighton. BN2 7HB

Parking is available but limited.

Please phone to book a place:- 01273 640232

£85 per person or £150 for two

 

‘An introduction to wedding flowers’- 1st, 2nd & 3rd Nov 2019

On this workshop you will learn a variety of skills, including various wiring & spiralling techniques – by the end of the workshop will be have made a small posy bouquet suitable for a young bridesmaid or flower girl, a floral headdress (floral crown) and a buttonhole.

You will also learn about: –

  • Sourcing flowers
  • Seasonal flowers and colours
  • Using floristry tape (para film)
  • Conditioning and storing your flowers
  • Suitable flowers for the designs

Dates & times: –

1st, 2nd, & 3rd Nov 2019
From 9.30am to 12.30 noon

Venue: – The Whiteways Centre, Whiteway Lane, Rottingdean, Brighton. BN2 7HB

Parking is available but limited.

Please phone to book a place: – 01273 640232

£85 per person or £150 for two

 

‘Christmas wreath’- 7th, 8th & 9th Dec 2019

Get into the Christmas spirit with this fun and festive workshop

Learn how to make a beautiful fresh and fragrant door wreath using a selection of berries, cinnamon sticks, dried apple and orange slices, pine cones and season foliage, finish your creation off with a luxurious ribbon.

You will also learn about:

  • Caring for your wreath to ensure it lasts until next year
  • Mossing techniques
  • wiring techniques
  • How to convert it into a table centre
  • Suitable martials

Dates & times:

7th, 8th & 9th Dec 2019
From 9.30am to 12.30 noon

Venue: – The Whiteways Centre, Whiteway Lane, Rottingdean, Brighton. BN2 7HB

Parking is available but limited.

Please phone to book a place: – 01273 640232

£85 per person or £150 for two

 

‘How to create the perfect hatbox of flowers’

Using a selection of roses, herbs and other seasonal flowers you will learn how to construct this extra special gift. The hat box makes a lovely keep sake.

You will also learn.

  • How to Condition your flowers
  • How to care for the design
  • Most suable seasonal martials to you
  • Sourcing sundries

Dates & times:

13th and 14th March 2020
From 9.30am to 12.30 noon
From 9.30am to 12.30 noon

Venue: – The Whiteways Centre, Whiteway Lane, Rottingdean, Brighton. BN2 7HB

Parking is available but limited.

Please phone to book a place: – 01273 640232

£110 per person or £200 for two

 

Terms and conditions:

  • All sessions run with minimum numbers
  • 5 days’ cancellation policy is applicable
  • As most flowers come in from Holland, we will keep you informed on UK import duties post Brexit, as this may affect the price of your workshop- if adversely, a full refund will be given if required.