Summer Workshops 2021

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

Friday 18th June- 10 am-12pm
Turvey House, Turvey, MK43 8EL

Dried Flower Crown / Wreath Workshop

Enjoy a relaxing session making a beautiful headpiece or door or wall hanging in the beautiful rural setting at Turvey House, Turvey.  You will be taught how to make a circular dried flower arrangement with dried flowers and foliage which could be worn as a headpiece or displayed on your wall or door. Enjoy a glass of fizz to get your creative juices going and savoury nibbles.

The workshop will last 2 hours and include refreshments and nibbles.

£45 per person

Monday 14th June- 10-12pm
British Flower Week Event
Turvey House, Turvey, MK43 8EL

Bring your own vase

Spend a  relaxing morning at the beautiful Turvey house celebrating British Flower Week with an array of locally grown flowers and seasonal foliage, including some from the grounds at Turvey.  In the workshop you will be shown how to arrange your chosen flowers in your favourite vase, 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

Wednesday 9th June- 10-12 pm
Hay Lane Flowers, Stagsden, MK43 8TA

Early Summer Bouquet Workshop

Spend a  relaxing morning exploring a rural flower farm 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 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

Wednesday 16th June  - 10-12pm
British Flower Week Event
Haylane Flowers, Stagsden,  MK43 8TA

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

Friday 18th June  - 12.30-2.30pm
British Flower Week Event
Turvey House, Turvey, MK43 8EL

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

Friday 2nd July - 4-6 pm
Turvey House, Turvey, MK43 8EL

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

Monday 21st June- 10-12 pm, 2-4 pm
British Flower Celebration
Howbury Farm Flowers, Renhold, MK41 0JD

British Flower Celebration

Celebrate the end of lockdown (we hope!) with a visit to Howbury Hall.  You will enjoy a tour of the historic walled garden and learn about the British flowers that are growing in the early summer. Choose and cut your own bucketful of blooms and turn them into a gorgeous vase arrangement. Bring your favourite vase or we can supply one at a small extra cost. The workshop will last 2 and a half hours and include homemade tea and delicious cake.

£45 per person

Sunday 4th July- 2-4pm
Haylane Flowers, Stagsden,  MK43 8TA

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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 13th September- 10-4 pm
Howbury Farm Flowers, Renhold

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