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.
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 14th: Luxury Letters - Flower your own initial to hang with ribbons & textured foliage - Peach & Cream
Wednesday 20th: Country Crates - A beautiful arrangement in a country style crate incorporating bark - Pastel Shades
Thursday 28th: Stunning Succulents - A wild and natural hand tied design in a gift bag including succulents & textured foliages - Whites & Greens
Thursday 12th: Funky Fishbowl - Hand tied design in a fish bowl using sticks and manipulated foliage leaves as a framework - Orange & Lime
Wednesday 18th: Creative Cocktails - Design a front facing arrangement in a glass vase suitable for a cocktail party - Vibrant Colours
Tuesday 24th: Summertime Cirle - A circular table arrangement in foam using a grouping technique - Cerise & Lime
Wednesday 15th: Pretty in Pinks - A wired flower crown using delicate flowers and decorative wires - Pastel Pinks & Creams
Wednesday 22nd: Fruit Twist - To create a treio of designs for a garden party using different fruits - Mixed Colours
Thursday 30th: Gorgeous Gift Box - To make a low oasis arrangement inside a gift box with a lid & luxury ribbon finish - Purples & Creams
Gift Vouchers are available for all workshops
For more information, contact us now: 01732 874874