Workshops

 Workshops for 2018 will be as follows:

Workshop for Beginners.

Sally Fallows and Joy Hutchings ran a very sucessful workshop for beginners in the Autumn. They produced a container of flowers out of a block of oasis! Yes I wondered how but here are some photos to show you just that.

 

Spring Workshops – 17th April, 1st May and 15th May. All starting at 7.30pm at Our Lady and The English Martyrs. Workshops will be taken by Nicky Heal who will teach us designs including; a corsage, small hand-tied posie, arrangements using a small number of flowers, and foliage only arrangements.

Well 1st Workshop has been completed. A very imformative evening was held with Nicky Heal teaching us how to make a corsage and a small hand-tied posy.

Here are just a few of the members corsages and posies long with Nicky Heal.

Second Spring Workshop. An arrangement using no more than 5 flowers.

 

Some lovely work ladies. Well done

The 3rd and final Spring Workshop was using only foliage. Here are some amazing photos of the arrangements produced.

Thank you Nicky for a very enjoyable set of workshops.

Workshop for Beginners  Saturday 13th October, Catholic Church Hall 10am for 10.30 start, finish by 1.00pm.

This workshop is mainly for new members who have done little or no flower arranging. It’s  totally free of charge. All flowers, foliage and materials will be provided. Just bring yourself and a pair of scissers. The workshop will be run by Joy Hutchings ans Sally Fallows. There are 15 places, any spare places will be open to others.

Christmas workshop – 24th November. Katherine Kerr will be teaching us, and the venue will be Highbridge Community Centre. The cost of this workshop will be £15, payment due at the October Meeting (cheques prefered)There are 20 places . Materials list available when signing.

At last years Christmas Workshop Jonathan Moseley showed us how to make seasonal welcome rings on straw bases and table centrepieces. Here are some pictures of what was a very enjoyable day.

Jonathan showed us what to do first –

As well as workshops with professional tutors, we also have classes by our own members. Here we are admiring each others finished designs at our practice class on 3 June, when we did all round table arrangements and landscape designs. Novice and Advanced Arrangers work together learning from each others’ successes and mistakes!

 

And here is a closer look at some of our designs –