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Floristry for Occasions and Christmas

Floristry Christmas 2

Start date: 5th Nov 2021

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Cost: £63

Day: Friday

Duration: 5 weeks

Tutor: Elaine Hadfield

Course code: AU21024

Please contact us for availability

This course is for: Beginners

We will look at colour, texture, movement and shape in our work.


Additional Costs:

Students are expected to purchase their own flowers and foliage each week. These can be purchased from florists, garden centres and/ or supermarkets. Seasonal flowers and foliage is suitable from gardens and where permitted countryside and hedgerows. Students will be briefed at the beginning of each week in what to bring the following week .

Included in the price of the course are the cost of wires/ ribbon and other floristry materials that will be supplied by the tutor.

Please bring a pair of secateurs if you have some at home

You will be creating the following arrangements

  1. Long table design.
  2. Front facing design.
  3. Candle arrangement.
  4. Wreath.
  5. Christmas table arrangement.


This course aims to:

Introduce students to a variety of practical skills, techniques and methods used in the professional industry. It will provide current information on the floristry industry.

Please note there will be no class on the 26th November

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Elaine Hadfield

Elaine Hadfield

Elaine has an honours degree in Primary Teaching and a Diploma in floristry from Askham Bryan College graded distinction. After working for a few years in a popular local florists shop learning all aspects of floristry she taught classes to both adults and children as well as successfully working as a freelance florist on weddings , events and working with a variety of florists. Wedding cake speciality work was undertaken designing floral decorations for a local company. Elaine is very excited about sharing her knowledge and enthusiasm with students at Rossett School.

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