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Floristry for Occasions and Christmas


Start date: 2nd Nov 2022

Time: 19:00 - 21:00

Cost: £63

Day: Wednesday

Duration: 5 weeks

Tutor: Elaine Hadfield

Course code: 22AU084

This course is suitable for beginners and Intermediate levels. We will create a long shaped trailing table design. I will demonstrate how to make a garland suitable for a fireplace. Using on trend designs we will produce a Christmas table decoration.

 Develop your general floristry skills looking at colour and design and current Christmas floristry trends.

Students will be expected to purchase their own flowers and foliage each week. Seasonal materials from the garden or countryside( where permitted) are suitable. Please bring a pair of secateurs if you have some, wires and ribbons will be provided in the cost of the course. At the end of each week you will be briefed on what to bring for the following week.

This course aims to introduce students to a variety of skills, techniques and methods used in the professional industry covering recent trends. 

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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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