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Summer Workshops 2021

(No previous experience needed and everything you need will be provided)

Wednesday 7th July  - 10-12pm
Haylane Flowers, Stagsden,  MK43 8TA
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Meadow Flower Tablescape

Wander around the beautiful cottage garden, flower fields, meadows and hedgerows at a 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 wandering a peaceful meadow. We will show you how to create a table display using chicken wire  in a rustic container. The workshop will last 2  hours and include refreshments.

£45 per person

Sunday 4th July- 2-4pm
Haylane Flowers, Stagsden,  MK43 8TA
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Bring your own vase

Spend a relaxing afternoon at the rural countryside flower farm home to Haylane Flowers . You will have a tour of the farm exploring the seasonal flowers and foliage available.  In the workshop you will be shown how to arrange your chosen flowers in your favourite, this will include a hand-tied bouquet option or alternative method. The workshop will last 2 hours and include tea and delicious cake.

£45 per person

SOLD OUT

Friday 2nd July - 4-6 pm
Turvey House, Turvey, MK43 8EL
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Dinner Party Flowers
Spend a late afternoon  learning how to create a variety of table centres in the beautiful grounds of Turvey House. You will have an array of locally grown seasonal blooms and be shown how to create a number of low arrangements perfec for tables centres, before having a go yourself. The workshop will last 2 hours and include a glass of fizz and delicious cake.

£45 per person

Friday 16th July - 12.30-2.30pm
Haylane Flowers, Stagsden,  MK43 8TA
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Summer bouquet workshop

On this workshop you will get to explore a rural flower farm at Haylane Flower farm,  with a cottage garden, range of beds and fields of flowers. Jane will show you the large array of flowers that are blooming and you will then 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 in a hand-tied vase arrangement that you can take home.  The workshop will last 2 hours and include tea and delicious cake.

£45 per person

SOLD OUT

Date TBA
Turvey House, Turvey, MK43 8EL
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Eco-friendly footed bowl workshop

Spend a  relaxing afternoon in the beautiful grounds of Turvey House learning how to make an elegant table centre in cut glass footed bowl.  We will be using the old fashioned and eco-friendly method of chicken wire rather than foam, and lots of lovely locally grown British flowers and foliage. The workshop will last 2 hours and include refreshments.

£45 per person

Tuesday 7th September- 10-3pm
Howbury Farm Flowers, Renhold, MK41 0JD
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Wedding Flowers workshop

This workshop will give you the skills and understanding you need to create basic wedding flowers. You wll be able to pick your own flowers from the walled gardens at Howbury Farm Flowers, and then will be show how to create and finish a hand-tied bouquet, buttonholes, hairpieces and simple tablecentres. We will also cover how to store and transport the flowers to keep these as fresh as possible for the big day.

The cost of this workshop is £125 per person and includes a delicious lunch with produce grown in the grounds.


 

£125 per person

Monday 6th June- 10-4 pm
Howbury Farm Flowers, Renhold, MK41 0JD
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Wedding Flower Workshop

This workshop will give you the skills and understanding you need to create basic wedding flowers. You wll be able to pick your own flowers from the walled gardens at Howbury Farm Flowers, and then will be show how to create and finish a hand-tied bouquet, buttonholes, hairpeices and simple tablecentres. We will also cover packaging, transporting and pricing of these items.

The cost of this workshop is £140 per person and includes a delicious lunch with produce grown in the grounds.

£140 per person

Wednesday 21st July - 10-12pm
Howbury Farm Flowers, Renhold, MK41 0JD

 
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Summer Bouquet Workshop

Spend a  relaxing morning exploring  the walled garden at Howbury Farm Flowers learning about the flowers that are being blooming at this time of year.  Cut your own bucketful of flowers and learn how to turn them into a gorgeous hand-tied bouquet.   IT will make a wonderful gift, or you may want to keep it for yourself! The workshop will last 2 hours and include tea and delicious home made cake.

£45 per person

SOLD OUT

Monday 13th September- 10-4 pm
Howbury Farm Flowers, Renhold
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Eco installation masterclass

On this workshop you will learn how to create 2 different types of archway full of seasonal foliage and flowers and also a hanging hoop. You willl learn the mechanisms to create freestanding archways, and ways to keep the flowers fresh without the use of floral foam. You will forage for foliage, cut your own flowers and then learn how to create a beautiful natural displays that would be perfect for a church or entrance to a venue or marquee. 


The workshop will last 6 hours and will include a delicious lunch made from produce grown on the estate.


 

£180 per person

Wednesday 28th June- 10-1 pm
Hay Lane Flowers, Stagsden, MK43 8TA
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Summer bouquet workshop

Immerse yourself in a beautiful rural flower farm and early summer blooms for a  relaxing morning of creativity.  Explore the working flower farm at Hay Lane Flowers  and learn about the flowers that are being grown at this time of year.  You will  be given a bucket and allowed to choose a selection of flowers and foliag that attract you.  Then in the workshop you will be shown how to arrange these chosen flowers in a hand-tied arrangement that you can take home.  The workshop will last 2.5 hours and include tea and delicious cake.​

£50 per person

Saturday 25th June- 10-12 pm
IMPAKT Interiors, Arcade, Bedford
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Recycled Vase workshop

Welcome the Summer by creating beautiful display of British blooms in a recycled/upcycled container.  The workshop will take place at this fabulous charities environmental and recycling store  Impact Interiors in Bedford . Percentage of the ticket prices will be given to the charity who provide supported accommodation, domestic abuse refuges and support in other areas of social need across Bedfordshire.

 

 The workshop will last 2 hours and include refreshments and delicious cake.

£50 per
person

Monday 27th June- 10-1pm
Howbury Farm Flowers, Renhold, MK41 0JD
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Large eco urn workshop

This workshops will allow you to create you own large urn overflowering with seasonal foliage and flowers. You willl make your own chicken wire structure to use in water (as an alternative to foam), foraging for foliage, cut your own flowers and then learning how to create a beautiful natural urn that is perfect for a church or entrance to a venue or marquee. Will will also discuss how to transport arrangements and pricing.The workshop will last 3 hours and refreshments will be available. 

£95 per person

Thursday 16th June - 10-12pm
British Flower Week Event

Turvey House, Turvey, MK43 8EL
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Summer Vase Workshop

Celebrate British flowers week by learning how to create a vase arrangement full of beautiful British blooms. After a tour of the walled garden and grounds of the house you will then relax in the old stable block learning how to arrange flowers in a range of size and style vase. 

The workshop will last 2-3 hours and include refreshements.

£50 per person

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