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Better than ½ Price Workshops

  • Courses

    Better Than ½ Price Sunday Workshops for 2019

    At Floristry Training Studio we hold special price workshops during the year. You are encouraged to select one or more of these workshops which are aimed at craft minded people that feel bite size courses are what they need to inspire and update their skills.
    Basic experience in Floristry is required to be able to relate to the principles of design in both theory and practical coverage throughout these courses.

    Sunday 17th February 2019 Hand-tied bouquets for beginners

    Introducing a hand-tied course of flowers for beginners, You will be given step by step instruction for the construction of a simple handled design followed by a hands on approach for each delegate. You will then have the opportunity to gift wrap the bouquet with cellophane and finish off with a bow of ribbon. During the course you will also have the opportunity prepare, construct and present a gift hand tied of flowers in bags and bases for a more contemporary look.

    Sunday 7th April 2019 Sympathy for Informal Floristry

    During this course you will have hands on approach to the construction and presentation of a Single-ended pear shaped spray of flowers in foam, and a garland wreath both of these designs you will be given step by step instruction. At the end of your course you will take home your designs with a hand-out of information so you can re-construct any of these designs at home for family funerals.

    Sunday May 19th 2019 Simply Weddings

    Addressing a simple approach for wedding flowers, this workshop will be aimed at covering a hand –tied bridal posy and simple bride-maid designs that you can make as part of your business or for your own weddings.

    Sunday June 2nd 2019 Buttonholes Corsages and Accessories

    This workshop will cover a selection of designs for all pockets, buttonholes and corsages to for your wedding or simply as part of commercial training, you will be creating something rather special a contemporary necklace alterative, right down to a simple carnation buttonhole.

    Sunday August 25th 2019 Introduction to Flower Arrangements for your Wedding

    This workshop will cover simple design ideas for your top table and guest tables for your wedding then with hands on approach will carry onto a selection of designs for the knife and cake table.

    Sunday November 3rd Christmas Fun [Trade] and 1st December 2019 [Home designers]

    With step by step instruction you will have the opportunity to create a Classic but beautiful Holly Wreath, Lighted candle wreath table arrangement for Advent/ Christmas and a contemporary tree decoration with wires and beads.

  • Prices

    Better Than ½ Price Sunday Workshops for 2017


    Each course attending in 2017 will receive a free copy of "Getting to Grips"

  • Content

    What is included in your special workshop

    • Introduction to fashion and trends within the floral Industry
    • Technical and design demonstrations of all work.
    • Full guide to Principles of Designs.
    • Some sundries suitable for each subject taught.
    • All flowers materials and foliages.
    • Note pad / pen.
    • Protective garments supplied.
    • Relevant handouts if necessary.
    • Scissors, secateurs and knives all supplied.
    • Certificate showing achievement and professional development hours.
    • Full invoices to claim tax allowance.

    phone1 Aftercare telephone contact as a life line to help with any technical or general advice.

    Available if pre ordered


    Workbag and contents

    Full course contents will be circulated nearer the workshop date.

    Reception & Coffee at 9.15am
    Course times 9.30am until 3.30pm

    cameraThe use of a digital camera if you do not have one

    Please bring a packed lunch & a well stocked workbag.

  • Purchase


    To avoid disappointment please telephone as soon as possible to arrange dates.

    Full payment is required on booking to guarantee your place.

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    45, Lincolns Avenue
    Gedney Hill
    PE12 0PQ
    Please make cheques payable to: Heather Congreve