Workshops

Workshops are our specialty. They are a complete feast for the senses. A perfect day away from the stresses of everyday life. Do you want to:

  • Make a bouquet from beautiful flowers?
  • Create a table arrangement?
  • Learn how to make the perfect buttonhole; corsage; floral crown?
  • Make stunning Christmas wreaths and garlands?
  • Create your own wedding flowers?

Our workshops are relaxed and informative and are ideal for a small group of friends wishing to spend a day together or individuals wanting to experience something new but in a friendly environment.

Whether you are a newcomer to flowers or an aspiring florist looking for fresh ideas, we can provide the workshop for you.

If you are looking for a special way to celebrate a birthday, mothers day, hen party or a corporate team building event then one of our floral days could be just the thing to make it memorable.

In our spacious Lancashire workshop you will work alongside Sarah to make a beautiful, scented, floral creation to take home.

We provide all equipment. No previous floristry experience is needed but we guarantee that you will love what you make.

Delicious food and a very warm welcome is provided by Christie. From Fresh Coffee and cake on arrival to a 3-course lunch (with wine) in the dining room or on the lawn, Christie’s aim is to ensure that no one leaves hungry!

We are also able to host workshops at outside locations including corporate events and team building days.

We host evening workshops and afternoon tea workshops and we offer gift tokens.

One to One Workshops

Sarah spends time each year training with internationally recognised floral designers. Her philosophy for life is to ‘never stop learning’. Our bespoke workshops are ideal for anyone wanting to develop their floral skills, from complete beginners, to those who want to create their own wedding flowers and those who want to try out new designs- large or small. These workshops can be booked at any time by contacting Sarah.

Workshop Dates

  • 27th Feb 2017
    FLOWERS AT THE HARBOUR.
    Join us and The Garden Gate Southwold for a full day of winter flowers from The Harbour Inn, Southwold, Suffolk. Contact Sarah for further details.

    30th March 2017
    THE CUT FLOWER PATCH
    At our Yorkshire studio we will be joined by garden expert and author of The Cut Flower Patch, Louise Curley, for a full day of seed sowing, dahlia planting, guidance on how to start and grow a cut flower garden. In the afternoon we will create spring floral arrangements to take home. Each guest will also take away potted dahlias.
    Price £180. 4 places. Lunch.

    22nd May 2017
    DUTCH MASTERS WITH MODERN STYLE
    With Ed Chadwick, owner of Snug Gallery. A full day of spring floral design, photography and in depth discussion on presentation of images for today's Instagram world. Contact Sarah for further details.

    17th August 2017
    HERBS AND SCENT IN THE GARDEN
    A morning with garden expert Louise Curley on how to grow and propagate herbs for cutting. An afternoon of scented floral crowns and corsages.
    Price £180. 4 places. Lunch.

    14th September 2017
    BULBS AND WINTER FLOWERS
    Louise Curley will join us in Yorkshire for a morning of bulb planting, especially planting bulbs to force for indoor displays. An afternoon of floral designing with dahlias. Price £180. 4 places. Lunch.

  • Workshop Prices

  • Prices for full-day workshops (to include 3 course lunch and wine/champagne) are from £180 per person. Prices for half-day workshops (typically to include champagne afternoon tea) are from £65 per person.

    If none of the dates listed suit you then please contact us as it may be possible to arrange a ‘bespoke’ or one-to-one workshop.

  • With workshops in Lancashire and Yorkshire we are passionate about bringing fine flowers and food to the North of England.

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