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Flower Arranging - Summer School

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St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Mixed Level
10:00 - 12:00
3 weeks

This course will be taught in our St Faiths Centre, Maidstone.

This course will focus on the basic principles of flower arranging.

Over this three week course, you will look at structure, grouping, balance, recession and colour and well as looking at the underlying knowledge of sustainable Floristry.

All abilities are welcome, however this course will start from the absolute basics and work from there.

To find out more about our Floristry courses, watch this short video:

Who is the tutor?

About the Tutor: Jackie Brooks

Jackie Brooks is a very experienced teacher of Floristry and also runs her own floristry business. She specialises in contemporary and modern styles.

View all courses taught by Jackie Brooks here

How will I be taught?

Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques. The tutor will give you individual feedback throughout the course.

What do I need to bring with me?

One the first lesson please bring:-

- A small dish.
- Pin holder (Kezan) or floral foam.
- Scissors.
- Bunch of Roses (mine will come from the supermarket).
- Handful of flat leaves about the size of your palm.
- Handful of fluffy style leaves, (Lavender, Hebe, Rosemary style foliage).
- Twig approx. 18inches 45cm high, If it is twisted/curvey the better (this is not important though).

If you are a returning student, please bring 2 bunches of Roses and a larger pin holder or foam, plus one or two different types of foliage.

What can I do next?

The tutor will be able to give you advice. Alternatively please visit our website at for more details.

What do I need to join the course

This course is for beginners and those with some experience.

If you have always wanted to learn how to arrange flowers to a professional standard and make arrangements to be proud of, this course will take you step-by-step through the techniques required to give you confidence and develop your skills.

Getting to your course

Find us

St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
ME14 1LH

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code MAI/121111/M/LC.