Struggle to arrange the beautiful flowers you've bought or been sent? Learn 2 lovely ways to present them, which will include some of the basic principles of floristry, including flower care, colour harmony and how to balance your arrangements. During this fun day you will also create a gorgeous presentation bow.
By the end of the day students will be able to -
Create 2 arrangements
Explain how to condition and care for the flowers and foliage used.
Identify the flowers and sundries used
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Laura Follows
Laura has had a very colourful and varied floristry career over the past 21 years; from working for the florist appointed to HRH and being privileged to make the royal families flowers, to creating celebrity flowers for Hollywood stars and designers including Louis Vuitton and meeting a few famous faces along the way! Laura has worked in some very glamorous and beautiful locations in London over the years including the Lord Mayors show, banquets for the rich and famous, prestigious London hotels and companies and even Westminster Abbey. She has covered every step of the floristry career ladder from junior to head florist and managed prestigious London based flower shops.
Teaching since 2002 Laura is qualified through City and Guilds and has a passion for flowers in her genes! She is the 4th generation of florists in the family and loves teaching people and having the privilege of passing on her knowledge and skills to others.
How will I be taught?
You and your tutor will monitor and assess your progress throughout the day to ensure your learning needs are being met.
What do I need to bring with me?
Please bring -
a list of what to bring will be available shortly, please check we have your current email address to send this over.
There will be a 30 minute break for lunch and morning and afternoon refreshment breaks. Unfortunately there are no refreshment facilities on site but we can store items in a fridge for you if required.
What can I do next?
Floristry Beginners courses or a Level 2 NCFE course.
What do I need to join the course
Everyone is welcome.
Suitable for complete beginners with no experience in Floristry.
It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity. Students will need to participate fully to get the most out of the course. If you need to bring a carer with you,or be accompanied by another person please ask to speak to the Curriculum Leader before you enrol.
Getting to your course
Dartford Adult Education Centre
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code DAR/122720/M/LC.
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