Introduction to Floristry

This set of classes is aimed at anyone with an interest in flowers who would like to learn how best to arrange them. In this four-week introduction into floristry we will be exploring the floristry basics. How to make a handtied, create an arrangement, wiring and gluing techniques will all be covered in this course. Expert florist Emily will be on hand to give help and guidance to ensure you get the most out of the experience. This class is aimed at beginners but is suitable for people with varying levels of experience.

Start Date : Wed 21st Sep 2022
Time : 18:00 - 20:30
Location : Cirencester College
Duration : 4 Weeks
Spaces : 11
Code : 09/22_FLO_4W_IN
All materials and fresh flowers provided in cost of course

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What topics are covered?

  • Gluing
  • Wiring
  • How to make and wrap a handtied
  • How to create a container arrangement
  • How to Condition flowers to keep them looking fresh for longer.
  • Flower names and varieties
  • How to use your tools
  • Floriography of flowers used

How will I learn?

The sessions will comprise of both theory and practical elements. The theory will be covered by taught sessions with PowerPoint presentations and class discussion. There will be a strong practical element to this course with visual demonstrations to guide you through the steps before you give it a go yourself.

What do I need to bring?

Just yourself – please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting a little dirty and ensure you wear closed shoes or boots.

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A great introduction to Floristry

Rated 4 out of 5

I really enjoyed learning new techniques and working with beautiful flowers each week. We got to take home our creations and, I have to say, I even impressed myself!


Introduction to floristry course

Rated 5 out of 5

Really enjoyed this course. 4 evenings scheduled to last 2.5 hours but we finished early most evenings. Excellent quality products and surprised myself at how professional the results looked under Emily’s guidance!

Dawn Harper

Beautiful Flowers and a Great Teacher

Rated 5 out of 5

A very enjoyable and friendly class where you walk out after each lesson with something you never knew you could do that actually looks great!

Kerry Grimshaw

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