Weekday Courses

  • Floristry for Beginners -the fundamentals

    Suitable for all levels including beginners
      A comprehensive introduction to the world of floristry. This course will give you all the basic techniques nee...
  • The Perfect Pedestal

    Suitable for all levels
    This course is suitable for those who need practice in large scale decorating. The Pedestal often fills people with dread but we teach this classic design in an easy step by step wa...
  • Hand Tied Gift Bouquets

    Suitable for all levels including beginners
    Have you ever watched with awe as a florist quickly puts together a beautiful hand tied bouquet? Now you can learn how… A full day course that introduces you to this classic d...
  • Everyday Flowers

    Suitable for all levels including beginners
    Do you just put the flowers you buy at the supermarket or from the florist in the same old vase week in week out? Do you ever wonder how you could make them look better or slightly different without spending a fortune? We'll show you how... ...
  • Spring Floral Designs

    Suitable for all levels including beginners
    Spring is when the garden begins to grow again and there is nothing better than seasonal flowers bringing Spring inside the house. A full day course to inspire you to make the most of this lovely season. In ...
  • Abundant Urn -Foam Free

    Suitable for all levels
    Do you struggle with the larger and looser style of arrangement?  Does it always come out a bit tight or just look messy? What even is a Hogarth Curve?! What does 'Dutch' style mean historica...
  • Autumnal Splendour

    Suitable for all levels including beginners
    Autumn is such a fabulous time of year. Capture the colours of the turn of the season in your floral designs. A full day course inspired by Autumn. In the morning we will create an interesting and unusual table cent...
  • Dinner Party Flowers

    Suitable for all levels including beginners
     On this course you will learn how to create beautiful arrangements crammed with seasonal materials, designed to sit on a dining table and wow your friends... After a good discussion on where to source your flowers and how to look after...
  • Creative Candelabras

    Suitable for all levels
    Candelabras are one of the most impressive ways of decorating a venue but can be challenging..there are often issues around design, safety, stability, price and transportation.... On this short day course we will discuss and solve...
  • Dahlia Masterclass

    Suitable for all levels
    Dahlias..what can I say? They are my all time favourite flower...available all through Summer and Autumn, every colour, shape and form you can imagine and endlessly generous in the cutting garden...  This...
  • Constance Spry -her legacy

    Suitable for all levels
    Who was Constance Spry and why is she such an important figure in the world of floristry history? On this short day course you will be taught all about who she was...florist, cook, teacher, wife, lover and healt...
  • Eco Spring Wreath

    suitable for all levels
    They tell me Spring is coming...and if that isn't something to celebrate I don't know what is! So, on this short day course you will create a fabulous design to welcome the new season. ...
  • Evening -Introduction to Floristry level 2

    Three week course -suitable for those with some experience
    A three session evening course moving on from Level 1. You don't have to have done level 1 but some basic experience is useful. All materials are provided as are refreshments and cake. You take all your designs home. The pri...
  • Evening -Introduction to Floristry Course Level 1

    Three Week Course -suitable for beginners
    An evening course that runs weekly for three weeks.  All materials and containers are provided and you take your designs home. Refreshments and cake are in copious supply! ...
  • Fabulous Floral Arch

    Suitable for all levels
    Do Floral Arches scare you? I will demystify it all for you.  We will start the session with a discussion about all the issues surrounding attachment of the arch, rules and regulations about...
  • Floral Chandelier

    Suitable for all levels
    THE latest trend...but it's one that involves lots of tricky mechanics and potential issues. This course will demystify these fabulous designs and you will each create your own to take home with you.  ...
  • Floristry -Going Green

    Suitable for all levels
    We all know it's time to go as foam free as we can ...not least because clients are requesting it, so there is a definite need to understand the options.. On this full day cour...
  • Glamorous Garlands

    Suitable for all levels
    Garlands are not just for Christmas... Garlanding is a key skill to master to decorate a home or an event. They can be fixed to bannisters, gazebos, marquees, beams....or placed on tables, mantlepieces or window sills or shortened...
  • Hanging Flower Globe

    Suitable for all levels
    Is it time for you to work on larger scale arrangements? Learn how to create a huge, hanging flower globe suitable for a large reception area or a marquee. This is seen as a technically challenging design but is easy when you know how! They can cost ...
  • Large Vase Arrangement -foam free

    Suitable for all levels
    An opportunity to create a large scale design, using long stemmed, dramatic materials to create huge visual impact. We will use chicken wire and/or a grid system in place of foam as this allows you to create a more fluid design where we can really lo...
  • Meadow Box

    Suitable for all levels including beginners
    A short day course to inspire you to use the 'linear' style which sounds scary ...but isn't! We will create a meadow style arrangement in a fabulous crate with seasonal materials..the design is suitable for many locations from a kitchen table to a wi...
  • Passion for Peonies

    Suitable for all levels including beginners
    Let's celebrate the short, but fabulous, Peony season... A day course working exclusivly with these wonderful flowers. We will discuss how to care for the flowers...
  • Social Media for Florists

    Suitable for all levels
    Social Media -that scary, important, confusing, powerful thing! Finally we have a course here at the school that will demystify Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for you. It...
  • Suspended Flowers

    Suitable for all levels
    It's all the craze..floral fabulousness ..in the air, above your head, from the ceiling, down the wall, in a cloud...   A full day course to demystify the mechanics beneath these designs and then c...