FarmerFlorist - an exhibition by Tessa Bunney
May
3
to Jun 29

FarmerFlorist - an exhibition by Tessa Bunney

FarmerFlorist is a photography exhibition exploring a new movement in the UK for ‘fair trade in flowers’ and celebrates the domestic cut flower growers of Britain. In a series of stunning photographs, Tessa sheds light on the individuals who are contributing to this vibrant, artisan cut-flower industry.

Gallery opening hours run in conjunction with theatre opening times (12:30pm- 9pm) Monday - Saturday.  *Please Note: the gallery is multi-use and may sometimes be unavailable when being used for workshops, events or meetings, please check in advance if travelling

Admission is free. Visit www.orielcolwyn.org/farmerflorist for more information.

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How to hand tie a bouquet - using only British grown flowers and foliages.
Jun
9
10:00 AM10:00

How to hand tie a bouquet - using only British grown flowers and foliages.

Especially designed to kick start British Flowers week that runs 10th to 16th June. We will be supporting British growers and using solely seasonal flowers and foliage in this class.

In this class we will discuss care and conditioning methods of your materials. What flowers and varieties we have chosen and why. Demonstrate how to hand tie in a natural Wild Flowers country garden style, understanding principles and elements of design and applying them to our creation.

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Flower farming for beginners workshop
Jun
10
9:30 AM09:30

Flower farming for beginners workshop

  • Forever Green Flower Company, Grove Farm (map)
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If you are interested in turning your passion for flowers into a business this workshop will provide an introduction to the business of small scale, intensive flower farming. The course takes place on our one-acre flower farm in North Norfolk where I grow seasonal flowers for sale to florists and the public.

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Summer bouquet workshop at Howbury Farm Flowers
Jun
10
1:00 PM13:00

Summer bouquet workshop at Howbury Farm Flowers

Spend a relaxing afternoon exploring the beautiful walled garden at a Howbury Farm Flowers learning about the flowers that are being grown at this time of year. You will be given a bucket and set free to cut and collect the stems that attract you. Then in the workshop you will be shown how to arrange these chosen flowers by making a hand-tied bouquet.

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Cutting Garden Tour & Demonstration for BFW: Cotswolds
Jun
11
10:00 AM10:00

Cutting Garden Tour & Demonstration for BFW: Cotswolds

Join us as we celebrate British Flowers Week for a behind the scenes tour of our organic Cutting Garden with our Head Florist. Head into our 28 acre Market Garden at the heart of our Farm and hear how we plant, cultivate and harvest the seasonal British blooms which are featured on our floristry workshops, sold in our Garden Shop and used in stunning displays and bouquets throughout Daylesford. After exploring the garden with the chance to harvest summer flowers such as scented garden roses, dahlias, cosmos, phlox, sweet peas and verbena, you will return to the Garden Workshop for a demonstration focusing on creating a summer posy.

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SOLD OUT: Beginners' Floristry Course
Jun
12
9:30 AM09:30

SOLD OUT: Beginners' Floristry Course

Join us for this special version of our classic Beginners’ Floristry Course to celebrate BRITISH FLOWERS WEEK 2019. Using seasonal summer blooms from our organic Cutting Garden such as scented garden roses, dahlias, cosmos, phlox, wild carrot, sweet peas, verbena and scabiosa, this is a wonderful chance to work with our most loved summer blooms.

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Summer Gathering & Styling with Emily Scott and Miranda Hackett Flowers
Jun
12
10:00 AM10:00

Summer Gathering & Styling with Emily Scott and Miranda Hackett Flowers

With Miranda's direction we will create a summer tablescape using June-time flowers and fresh vibrant foliage, in celebration of British Flowers Week 2019.  With additional styling by way of candles, props and linens you will learn how to complete the look and style your own table for a gathering of friends.  Each guest will take home their arrangements and a head full of inspiring ideas!

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Rustic Meadow Flowers Workshop
Jun
12
10:00 AM10:00

Rustic Meadow Flowers Workshop

Wander around the beautiful cottage garden, flower fields, meadows and hedgerows at  Hay Lane Flowers,  With a guided tour you will be encouraged to pick your choice of flowers, foliage and grasses to create an airy table centre display that will make you dream of running free and barefoot through a meadow. We will show you how to create an eco-friendly table display using chicken wire in a rustic container  and also in jam jars that you can take home. 

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Seasonal Table Arrangements Floristry Course: Cotswolds
Jun
13
9:30 AM09:30

Seasonal Table Arrangements Floristry Course: Cotswolds

Join us for this special version of our classic Seasonal Table Arrangements Floristry workshop to celebrate British Flowers Week. Using seasonal summer blooms from our organic Cutting Garden such as scented garden roses, dahlias, cosmos, phlox, wild carrot, sweet peas, verbena and scabiosa, this is a wonderful chance to work with our most loved summer blooms.

Guided by our floristry team, you will gather the most eye-catching flowers and seasonal materials from our Cutting Garden before heading back to our bespoke Garden Workshop space. Here you will channel your personal creativity and style to make your very own floral table arrangement, perfect as a centrepiece for a dinner party or simply to enjoy at home.

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Flower crown workshop
Jun
14
1:00 PM13:00

Flower crown workshop

Spend a  relaxing afternoon in the beautiful walled garden at Howbury Farm Flowers .  Lucy or Jane will show you round and you will learn about the flowers that are being grown at this time of year.  You will be able to select a variety of stems from the garden or buckets on the terrace.  Then in the workshop you will be shown how to make a flower crown by taping flowers onto a wire crown. 

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Floral Crowns Cotswolds
Jun
14
1:30 PM13:30

Floral Crowns Cotswolds

Spend a morning making beautiful floral crowns using seasonal, natural materials – the perfect accessory for festivals, parties, hen parties, weddings and more.

Our floristry tutors will show you how to bend natural to form the base of your very own masterpiece, created using foraged flowers, stems and leaves from our organic Cutting Garden and Market Garden on Daylesford farm.

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Sweet Pea Masterclass: Cotsolds
Jun
15
9:00 AM09:00

Sweet Pea Masterclass: Cotsolds

To celebrate BRITISH FLOWER WEEK 2019 and the height of our sweetpea season, we are delighted to be hosting a workshop to showcase these beautiful blooms. Our knowledgeable floristry team will guide you through essential tips to grow sweetpeas successfully at home, as well as showing you how to create seasonal handtied bouquets using the spiral technique. This is a wonderful chance to work with our most loved summer blooms and harvest them by hand from our organic Cutting Garden.

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Vase Arranging Masterclass with Supper at Town Hall Hotel, hosted by Agent F
Jun
21
6:30 PM18:30

Vase Arranging Masterclass with Supper at Town Hall Hotel, hosted by Agent F

Join London Florist Agent F for a fun, floral evening to celebrate British Flowers Week in style. At this informal workshop suitable for all ability levels, you will learn how to make your very own Agent F-inspired vase arrangement to take home and enjoy, followed by a relaxed supper with wine at this fabulous five star art deco hotel. 

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Edinburgh British Flower Bomb
Jun
16
11:00 AM11:00

Edinburgh British Flower Bomb

  • Grassmarket Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2JU United Kingdom (map)
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Come get a selfie in front of a Best of British Blooms FLOWER WALL Pop Up in the Old Town of Edinburgh, created by PYRUS and members of Flowers from the Farm Scotland. Or find one of the lonely bouquets of local flowers hidden around Edinburgh.

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