Flower Arranging - Spring Flowers - West Bridgford Library - Community Learning

West Bridgford Library, Nottingham

Key details

Date -
Sessions Mondays: 2pm - 4pm
No. sessions 5
Venue West Bridgford Library, Nottingham
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 15
Cost FREE - £45

About this course

Discover your creative side through flowers! 

This course is aimed at total beginners as well as learners with previous experience of flower arranging. Each week learners will create an arrangement discovering new styles and techniques, through step-by-step guidance.  

Seasonal flowers and garden foliage will be used where possible. 

What will be covered on the course?  

  • 5 basic floral designs 
  • Wiring Skills 
  • Bow making 
  • Leaf manipulation techniques. 
  • Advice about preparing and conditioning flowers and foliage. 
  • Plant names 
  • Botanical flower names. 

What will learners achieve by the end of the course? What are your learning outcomes? 

  • Produce 5 different floral designs 
  • Identify and name foliage used throughout the course. 
  • Create a bow  
  • List several suitable plants for flower arranging 

You will need:

  • Oasis, flowers, foliage, scissors, florist, anchor tape, oasis fix, wire, ribbon several floral containers all available from amazon, Ebay and the range, plastic table cloth

Suggested Reading for the course:

  • Judith Blacklock floristry 

Booking your place and fee information

If you are in receipt of certain benefits you will be offered the course for free, however if you have a financial barrier which may prevent you from enrolling on the course  please visit our webpage for further information  https://www.inspireculture.org.uk/skills-learning/funding-your-courses/

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

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