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  • Writer's pictureKirsty McGilley - BFS

Summer workshops here at Bedfordshire Flower School

Firstly we would like to thank all our valued customers for continued support of our small business!

We appreciate each and every booking we receive and we love welcoming you into our friendly studio to get creative!

Summer 2023 has some really great workshops and craft classes in store.

All of our workshops and craft classes can be booked via the website also with gift vouchers available, please view our cancelation policy.

Please bare in mind that many of these workshops are already booking up fast! Be quick to not miss out

First up...

Saturday 13th May at 9.30am

Join us to create a beautiful living wreath. This wreath is eco friendly and will self set into the ground once the plants are established for an arrangement that keeps on giving al long as you look after it.

We will be working with hardy trailing Ivy and succulents, along with

sustainably sourced moss and eco friendly materials, step by step design, create and after care advice is given by our expert tutor during the workshop. Price includes materials, step

by step tuition and refreshments

Wednesday 14th June at 6pm (limited space left)

Join us for an evening creating a statement, show stopping summer vase arrangement using high quality seasonal blooms with as much locally grown British flowers and foliage as possible. Your florals will be arranged into a stylish complimentary glass vase to suit the

flower choice.

Learn how to design and create a stunning floral display along with tips and tricks of flower care to extend vase life. Price includes tuition, tool use and refreshments

Saturday 17th June at 9.30am (limited spaced left)

Join us for a summer morning of creating a beautiful floral design using only the best British grown blooms from local flower farms such as The Walled Garden Flower Farm in Old Warden.

We aim to reduce our carbon footprint and support local growers by using British grown flowers rather then importing where possible.

Learn how to design and create a floral display using the best seasonal British summer flowers, all materials, tool use and tuition included in the price along with refreshments

Modern Calligraphy Workshop Guest Host Katy from Olive & Millicent Wednesday 21st June at 6pm ( limited spaces left)

Join us for an evening of modern calligraphy with Katy from Olive & Millicent. Katy will take you through the very basics of dip pen calligraphy, showing you how to get to grips with your pen and create beautiful lettering. Whether you want to DIY some elements of your wedding, or just want to learn a new creative skill, this workshop is perfect for you!

Ticket price includes refreshments, along with your very own starter kit to take away with you, so you can continue your practice at home. Calligraphy can sometimes be a bit of a messy business, so make sure you dress appropriately.

Tropical Vase Arrangement Tuesday 18th July at 6pm

Create a statement floral design in a vase using tropical blooms and leaf manipulation techniques for a long lasting floral design that will love the warmer summer days.

Price includes all materials needed, tool use and step by step guidance

£60 per person

Botanical Linocut Workshop Saturday 29th July at 9.30am Guest Host Kim Raymont from Kim Prints

Guest Host Kim Raymont from Kim Prints Learn how to use simple linocut tools to make your own botanical prints on paper during a printmaking workshop. You'll be taught step by step how to create your own cards and prints to frame, of a design based on real pressed flowers and vintage books or stencils. Relax and be inspired by nature as you carve your design into lino and print it by hand in coloured or black ink onto a selection of recycled cards and loose prints to take home.

No experience is necessary, and everything is included.

Price includes a starter kit

£45 per person

Dried Floral Wreath Workshop Thursday 17th August at 6pm

Join us to create a stunning on trend, everlasting dried floral wreath ideal to hang inside your home for a beautiful wall hanging that keeps on giving,

£55 per person includes all

material needed, tool use and tuition

So thats our floral and craft workshops for the summer.

To see all our workshops throughout the year, please visit our website

and keep yours eyes open for our Christmas Workshop announcements in the coming months

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