Floristry Workshops

Our seasonal floristry workshops are suitable for all abilities. Come and learn from our expert florists in hands-on, creative flower arranging classes.

Workshop prices include all materials, the instruction, a light buffet style lunch (excluding Introduction to Floristry 5 week course) and a 10% on the day discount in our shop.

Date Workshop Instructor Price
Wednesday 29th January
10:30-13:30

Hand Ties and Bunches

An opportunity to refresh your floristry skills by spending a morning with our head florist making hand ties and bunches.

Monika Cruse £49
Wednesday 12th February
10:30-13:30

Valentine Heart Workshop

Create a beautiful Valentine’s Day Heart. You will learn how to wire flowers and incorporate them into a wicker heart.

Rosemary Uddoh £49
Wednesday 26th February
10:30-13:30

Table Arrangement

Learn how to create 2 interesting spring designs to decorate your table.

Rosemary Uddoh £49
Saturday 7th March
10:30-16:00

Willow Workshop – Plant Supports

Make a 6ft tall conical plant support woven in Sussex grown willow.

Dominic Parrette £89
Wednesday 18th March
10:30-13:30

Mother’s Day Workshop

Create a beautiful Mother’s day design based on the theme of a handbag yet all made from plant material!

Rosemary Uddoh £49
Monday 6th April
10:30-13:30

Easter Basket

Make an impressive Easter Basket, using seasonal flowers.

Rosemary Uddoh £49
Wednesdays 22nd & 29th April | 6th, 13th & 20th May
9:45-12:45

Introduction to Floristry | 5 week course

The course will provide an introduction to all aspects of floristry. Learn how to transform flowers into stylish, professional designs. Start a new hobby or career – sign up and learn the professional way!

All that’s needed for each 3 hour lesson of the 5 week course will be provided so you can just turn up and be creative.

The 5 week course costs £245 which includes instruction and all materials. Students will take home their design each week. Students will also benefit from a 10% student discount at Flowers for Florists. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served.

Rosemary Uddoh £245
Sunday 26th April
10:30-15:30

Wedding Workshop

If you are considering doing some of the flowers for your wedding or just want to learn to make bouquets, table arrangements and buttonholes.

Stef Maynard £75
Wednesday 10th June
10:30-13:30

Pedestal Workshop

Whether you are an experienced, a lapsed or beginner florist this workshop is an ideal opportunity to master pedestal designs. Perfect for learning lots of tips to give you confidence in your church/chapel or wedding flower arranging.

Rosemary Uddoh £49
Friday 26th June
10:30-16:00

Willow Workshop – Spheres and Pods

​Learn techniques in green and brown willow to sculpt large organic willow shapes.

Dominic Parrette £79

 

To reserve your space either email us at workshops@flowersforflorists.co.uk, fill in our contact form here, pop into the shop or call us on 01342 892743 (press 1).

Places are sold on a first come first served basis and full payment is required to reserve your place. Please also note that we reserve the right to cancel workshops or adjust the timetable depending on demand. (Obviously we will try not to change or cancel workshops but you will understand there is a minimum number required to make a workshop viable).

If the weather is cold please dress warmly. To keep our flowers fresh we do not heat our shop.

We also host private flower arranging workshops so if you are looking for something to do with a group of friends or work colleagues talk to us about organising a tailored event for you.

17 March 2020 17:50

Due to the situation regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) all our workshops are postponed until further notice.

We will be contacting anyone who has already booked and we hope all our customers stay well.

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Due to COVID-19 and in line with the government announcement on 23 March, our shop is temporarily closed until further notice.

One of us will be on site most weekday mornings between 0930 and 1230. If you wish to order flowers or sundries please call us on 01342 892743 or email us at sales@flowersforflorists.co.uk and we will respond to you as soon as we can.