2018 Workshop and Demonstration Program
Our Workshops are created and designed especially for you. The Workshops take place in our purpose-built studio on the 2nd floor, which provides the ideal surrounding to absorb everything you’re shown and to have fun too. Workshops are designed to cater for all abilities from novices to advanced florists.
Our Designers -
Robin White who has been a commercial florist for over 30 years. His work has included many prestigious weddings throughout Europe. Robin has competed at RHS Chelsea winning many gold medals, Best in Show and more gold medals at countless national competitions. Robins energy, charismatic approach, attention to detail and design make him one of the most popular demonstrators in the South East of England.
Sian Johnson An award winning florist who has competed at Chelsea Flower Show and lots of other competitions. She's created flower designs for large events such as the launch of the Britannia Cruse Ship in Southampton. Having been in the industry for over 10 years and working for a number of Kent and London based florists, Sian has attended master classes with top florists such as Karen Tran, Liz & Claire Cowling and Amy Curtis. An enthusiastic florist with a passion to achieve even more in the industry and change herself in 2017.
Ellouise Hasler-Stott Having only moved into floristry 3 years ago, Ellouise has archived an enormous amount including 2 Chelsea Flower Show Medals and a place in the final of UK Woldskills. She already demonstrates and competes all over the country and now workshops are her new passion. Ellouise is full of enthusiasm to share with everyone and wants to help you archive your own bespoke styles and ideas. Her ideas, energy and attention to detail is easily seen within her work.
There’s no mistaking the sense of pride and achievement you feel, when you take home your own creations.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR WORKSHOP
West Malling Flowers is in the centre of a picturesque town with many cafes and restaurants on the door step. An ideal place for a glass of wine or a bite to eat with friends before or after our workshops.
Workshops are all run in the evening beginning at 6.45pm and finish at approx. 8.30pm
Workshops have a maximum of 8 places and are £45 each. (unless otherwise stated)
A £10 deposit per person is required at time of booking (non-refundable or transferable if cancelled within 48 hours of the booked workshop)
- All the equipment and materials you need including, containers, flowers and foliage
- And refreshments
You take away:
- All of your own designs including containers
- New skills and techniques that you’ll be able to enjoy for years to come
- The memories of an enjoyable experience
These evenings are full of fun and advice and are very popular @ £20 each
At the end of the evening we raffle off all the pieces demonstrated, so there's always a chance you'll go home with a unique design.
|Thursday 22nd February||Step into Spring||Designer - Sian Johnson||Hand Tied Bouquet of scented spring flowers||SOLD OUT|
|Tuesday 20th March||Picnic in the Park||Designer - Sian Johnson||A wild garden arrangement in a wicker picnic hamper using a variety of garden style flowers||2 Space Left|
|Friday 23rd March||Pastel Perfection||Designer - Sian Johnson||An arrangement in oasis of pastel shades with bespoke design techniques||More than 4 Spaces|
|Wednesday 28th March||Bulbs and Blooms||Designer - Ellouise Hasler-Stott||Modern arrangement in foam including bulbs and fresh flowers||SOLD OUT|
|Thursday 5th April||Talk of the Table||Designer - Ellouise Hasler-Stott||A table design with a twist. A modern piece that will sure to be talk of the table !||1 Space Left|
|Wednesday 11th April||Floral Frames||Designer - Sian Johnson||Decorate a large photo frame using different attaching/securing techniques. Flowers shades of pink||SOLD OUT|
|Thursday 26th April||Simply Structures||Designer - Sian Johnson||Create and build a modern arrangement in oasis with a structure of sundries in whites and greens||2 Spaces|
Gift Vouchers are available for all workshops.
For more information, contact us now: 01732 874874