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2013 Floristry Workshops at Bay Tree Cottage …Flower Arranging for Every Occasion and Every Ability!

This year we are delighted to welcome Amanda Punter from The Lavender Shed, a NAFAS Trainee Area Demonstrator and freelance florist to run a series of Floristry Workshops at Bay Tree Cottage.

Together we have developed a series of workshops to run throughout the year embracing all types of floristry work, teaching you how to design and create beautiful arrangements and accessories for every occasion, without going to flower arranging school or costing a fortune!

All of the workshops are designed to offer a fun combination of demonstration and theory with lots of hands-on practice! And at every session, with all materials and flowers provided, you will make at least one arrangement or accessory to take home with you.

Wedding Flowers (1 day @ £95) Sat 16 March, Sat 20 July & Sat 23 Nov
Learn how to create a range of bouquets, posies, buttonholes and corsages in a variety of styles, plus inspirational ideas for pew ends, chair backs and table decorations to give your BIG day a personal touch! Fabulous ideas to transform your wedding ...with a 'WOW' Factor!

'Say it with Flowers' (2 days @ £175) Fri 5 & Sat 6 April; Fri 16 & Sat 17 August
Whether you are an absolute beginner or looking to refresh and update your existing skills, then come and immerse yourself in flowers on this two day workshop as we show you how to 'Say it with Flowers' whatever the occasion!

Hand-ties & Bouquets (1/2 day @ £45) Fri 24 May
Join us for this half-day hands-on workshop and learn how to arrange a selection of flowers into either a flat gift bouquet or a hand-tied arrangement.

Vintage & Country Flowers (1/2 day @ £45) Fri 21 June
Trace the glamour of the vintage style to create shabby chic floral arrangements within your home using a selection of country and old-English flowers that can be grown and picked from your garden.

Alfresco Flowers (1/2 day @ £45) Fri 26 July
With inspiring ideas to decorate & adorn your outdoor space with beautiful floral designs, learn how to add the finishing touch to your 'Alfreso' entertaining this summer whatever the occasion!

Rustic & Rural Flowers (1/2 day @ £45) Sat 12 Oct
Learn how to incorporate all the wonderful floral materials on our doorsteps to create stunning rustic flower arrangements... perfect for Halloween, Harvest Festival, or an autumnal dinner party!

Christmas Flowers (1/2 day @ £45) Tues 17 Dec
Join us for this festive half-day workshop and discover how to create some beautiful Christmas flower arrangements for your home that will impress all your friends and family who come to visit over the festive season.

Finally, if like us you love cut flowers but don’t want to spend a fortune on them, come along to our ‘Cutting Garden Workshop’ on Thursday 7 March and we will show you how to design and create your own Cutting Garden, and explore the wonderful array of flowers that you can grow in your Cutting Garden, with top tips on growing and maintenance to ensure a bumper harvest throughout the year.

For further details, and to book your place, please visit our website , send an email ...or just give us a call!

Bay Tree Cottage

Maidford Road


Towcester, Northants

NN12 8HE

(01327) 361720

e-mail: jenny@btworkshops.co.uk








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