Weekday Courses

  • Floristry for Beginners -the fundamentals

    Suitable for all levels
      A comprehensive introduction to the world of flo...
  • 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 class...
  • 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 short day course that intro...
  • Everyday Flowers

    Suitable for all levels including beginners
    Do you just put the flowers you buy weekly 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? This day will 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 ...
  • Mastering the Dutch Masters

    Suitable for all levels
    What does the C17th  Dutch style of floristry mean historically? Is our use of the word to describe a loose, unstructured container of flowers photographed against a dark background correct?&n...
  • 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 unus...
  • 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.... ...
  • 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...  ...
  • Colour Explosion -Frida Kahlo

    Suitable for all levels
    We all love colour but the iconic Frida Kahlo REALLY loved colour... A course to inspire you to be bold with your design choices in your floristry. ...
  • 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...
  • Discover Dried Flowers

    Suitable for all levels
    Dried and preserved flowers are making a huge comeback - no longer are they seen as the dusty arrangement in the fireplace but a viable and beautiful addition to the world of floristry.  On this course you will ...
  • Eco Autumnal Wreath

    suitable for all levels
    Autumn -that amazing season of mists and warmth and overflowing hedgerows... is coming...and rather than seeing it as the beginning of Winter it's time to celebrate it in its own right.. ...
  • Eco Spring Door Wreath

    Suitable for all levels
    Spring is my favourite season. We have everything to look forward to and the world is unfolding with fresh greens and the promise of longer days and sunshine. So...
  • Fabulous Foam Free Arch

    Suitable for all levels
    Do Floral Arches scare you? I will demystify it all for you.  This course is completely foam free.   ...
  • Floral Canopy - Large Scale Installation

    Suitable for all levels
    A fabulous opportunity to create a large tablescape (8 ft long) with a high canopy of flowers floating above the diner's heads...using framework supplied by Floral Fabrications we will co create a really abundant design as if it was for a wedding. We...
  • Flower Cloud -foam free

    Suitable for all levels
    This design is very on trend and very effective... We will each create a 'cloud' out of chicken wire and discuss all the mechanics to upscale the design for a larger installa...
  • Foam Free 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.  ...
  • Going Green - The Eco Florist

    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.. ...
  • 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!  Th...
  • Hanging Plank Design

    Suitable for all levels
    It's all the craze..floral fabulousness ..in the air, above your head, from the ceiling, on a ladder...the hanging plank design is totally in demand.   ...
  • Ikebana -an introduction

    Suitable for all levels
    What is Ikebana? This course will help clarify the many differing concepts about this Japanese floral tradition. First we will discuss in outline the history of Ikebana and the various different 'school...
  • 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 inspired arrangement in a fabulous crate with seasonal materials..the design is suitable for many locations from a kitchen table to a...
  • 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. ...
  • Supersized Eco Urn

    Suitable for all levels
    A new course to show you how to work on a large scale with no foam -basically the updated version of a traditional foam based pedestal... First we will create the mechanics using chicken wire, moss 'sandwiches...
  • Sustainable Floristry -2 day course

    Suitable for all levels
    Trying to find and use workable sustainable and eco techniques is absolutely the key focus in the world of floral design at the moment. This two day course will demystify all the various techniques and teach you to create fabulous, foam ...
  • The Cutting Garden

    Suitable for all levels
    The strange Spring and Summer of 2020 has shown us all just how important our gardens are...they are literally where we maintain our sanity, let our creativity flow and work mindfully. Growing flowers for cutting has to be one of the most rewarding t...
  • The Flower Recipe

    Suitable for all levels
    Almost every day I get asked how many stems you need to create a certain design AND..how much to charge ...and it's such a difficult question to answer... Stem length and head diameter vary so much from season to season that it's almost ...
  • The Joy of Glue

    Suitable for all levels
    It's a funny old thing using glue in floristry and I took a long time to be convinced....but...I am now! On this course we will discuss the merits of both cold and hot glue..and whe...
  • The Use of Space in Floral Design

    Suitable for all levels
    Almost every day students say they wish they could create freer designs with less crowding and density. It's a difficult thing! This course will help you create arrangements that have lots of lovely negative space -room for t...