Summer Workshops 2022

(No previous experience needed and

everything you need will be provided)

Thursday 2nd June- 1-4 pm
Turvey House, Turvey, MK43 8EL
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Eco-friendly table centre workshop

Create a gorgeous table centre full of seasonal flowers to celebrate the Queens Jubillee.   You will  be given a tour of the beautiful woodlands and walled garden at Turvey House and allowed to gather some stems from the grounds. Then on returning to the old stable blocks you will be shown how to arrange a selection of seasonal locally grown blooms in a low wide vase which you can take home . The workshop will last 2 and a half hours and finish with refreshments. 

£50 per person

Sunday 12th June - 3-5pm
British Flower Week Event

Turvey House, Turvey, MK43 8EL
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Summer Bouquet Workshop

Spend a  relaxing afternoon in the countryside surroundings of Turvey House. After a tour of the walled garden and grounds of the house you will then spend the afternoon in the old stable block creating a bouquet filled with seasonal locally grown blooms to celebrate British Flowers Week 2022.  

 

The workshop will last 2 hours and include refreshements.

£50 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 15th June- 10-1 pm
British Flower Week Event
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

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

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

Wednesday 29th June- 10-1 pm
Hay Lane Flowers, Stagsden, MK43 8TA
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Rustic Meadow Flower Workshop

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 and a half hours and include refreshments.

£50 per person

Monday 4th July- 10-4pm
Howbury Farm Flowers, Renhold, MK41 0JD
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Large eco installation workshop

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 learning how to create a beautiful natural displays that wou dbe 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.

£195 per person

Wednesday 13th July - 10-1 pm
Hay Lane, Stagsden, MK43 8TA
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Summer vase workshop

Spend a  relaxing morning exploring Hay Lane Flowers beautiful rural flower farm.  Jane will show you around and talk about the flowers that are being grown at this time of year.   You will  be able to choose and collect  a range of flower and foliage.  Then in the workshop you will be shown how to arrange these chosen flowers in a variety of style vases.  

 

The workshop will last 2-3 hours and include tea and delicious cake.

£50 per
person

Thursday 7th July - 10-12.30pm
Turvey House, Turvey, MK43 8EL
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Flowers for your home
Learn how to create a variety of table centres for your home in a different shaped vase sin 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 designs perfect for tables centres. The workshop will last 2-3  hours and include refreshments

£50 per person

Monday 11th July- 10-1 pm
Howbury Farm Flowers, Renhold
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Garden to vase workshop

Enjoy a tour of the historic walled garden and learn about the British flowers at that are growing in high Summer such as cornflowers, delphiniums, ammi, lavatera, larkspur, antirrhinums and sweet william. Choose your own bucketful of blooms and turn them into a gorgeous vase arrangement.  You will learn different techniques for different type and style vases that will help you create beautiful arrangement in your home.The workshop will last 2-3  hours and include tea and delicious cake.​

£50 per person

Wednesday 7th September-10-12pm
Howbury Farm Flowers, Renhold
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Late summer dahlia  workshop

Enjoy a tour of the historic walled garden and learn about the British flowers at that are growing in late Summer including dahlias, zinnias, cosmos, cornflowers, Astrantia, scabious, phlox and verbena. 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 hours and include tea and delicious cake.​

£50 per person

Monday 12th September- 10-4pm
Howbury Farm Flowers, Renhold, MK41 0JD
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Large eco installation workshop

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 wasy to keep the flowers fresh without the use of floral foam. You will forage for foliage, cut your own flowers and then learning how to create a beautiful natural displays that wou dbe perfect for a church or entrance to a venue or marquee.

 

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

£195 per person