Events & Workshops

Here are the next set of planned group workshops for 2020 from Chirpee's Floristry School

Group workshops are open to all, advertised locally and run when a minimum number of *8 people have booked.

* Please ask about availability during COVID 19. We are running small workshops only.

They are aimed at Beginners to floristry or for those with some experience.

A series of Bespoke Progression workshops can be arranged 

Book and pay in advance to secure your place today.

Please note all workshops are non-refundable if cancelled less than 7 days from chosen workshop date.

Hand tied and Design workshop
Give a Treat to Yourself! 

You will create a professional beautiful seasonal hand-tied of fresh fragrant flowers to take home

You will learn how to gift wrap your design like a professional and how to care and condition flowers

Refreshments will be provided during the workshop

A 2 hour workshop

Price: £55 including all materials and tuition

* Dates - run on demand when we have 8 enquiries registered.

Tel: 01273 951745 (Tim) or please complete form at the bottom of this page.


Floral arrangement - "East meets West"

Learn "Tricks of the Trade" from an International florist with a wealth of experience.

You will learn how to create 2 lovely designs - one traditionally British and one with an Eastern flavour. 

Ideas for vase decoration, different "holding" methods for arranging at home. We will be using floral foam and Japanese kenzans, which will be available to buy at the workshop. Tools and aprons supplied for use during the workshop.

You will learn innovative and creative ideas for floral design for the home as well as care and conditioning of cut flowers.

£55 including all materials and tuition - 2.5 hours

          Suitable for beginners or for those with a little experience 

                            This workshop is run when we have a minimum of 8 people registered                     

Creating a floral crown or head-dress for festivals, weddings or just for fun!
Hen Party Flower Crowns or Flower Bouquets

Dates: You choose a date  - 2 hour workshop - run on demand.

Have a fun workshop with friends - treat the Bride to be!

Create a fabulous flower crown of fresh or faux flowers to take and wear home

Alternatively create a small brides bouquet and learn how to make simple buttonholes

Price £35 - £45 p.p including all materials, and tuition 

Group minimum 8 in group Maximum 20 

Register your booking and then we can confirm suitable dates and venue for you
Tel 01273 951745 to book E:

Floral Hand Tied Bouquet Workshop - Perfect Mothers' Day present


For complete beginners and for those with a love of flowers. 

A perfect present for Mother’s day, Birthday,Anniversary or any other day to be honest!  

Make it extra special this year by attending this fun-packed workshop with your Mum to create a mixed flower hand tied bouquet to take home and enjoy!

First you will watch a demonstration, tips and techniques will be given on how to put together innovative and creative floral designs, then you will be hands on to try it for yourself.

Includes a complimentary drink kindly provided from The Friars Oak 


Sadly - cancelled due to Covid 19. Hopefully we will be able to offer in 2021!

If you can't see the date you would like - please call to register your interest. 

Call 01273 951745 today

Bridal flowers - 2 Day Course

Are you getting married? Is your daughter or son tying the knot and you have always dreamed of creating the flowers? Or maybe they have already asked you... and you are now panicking? Fear not!

Whatever the reason - here is the solution!

A beginners' guide to wedding floristry, or for those with some experience.

The course can be tailored to your needs and particular wedding plans and even colour themes.


We will cover: How to order flowers, calculating quantities and budget

How to condition and care for your flowers.

Durabilty of flowers - how to mix flowers successfully

The best seasonal flowers for your designs

Planning ahead - buying lists and market purchases

How to create time plans to make sure the event goes smoothly


Creating guests buttonholes, bouttonieres, corsages & wrist corsages

How to make a bridal hand tied design - suitable for Bride or bridesmaids

A cascade bouquet - in various mediums

How to create a top table or ceremony arrangement

Pedestal designs for Churches

The course includes expert instruction from a Chelsea Gold Medal winning florist to ease any stress. 

 Demonstrations and hands on practice of all the designs, which are yours to take home and enjoy.


Weekdays during the summer months at our Hassocks workshop 

Please register your interest or call to discuss your requirements. 

Tel 01273 951745 (Tim) or complete form at the bottom of the page please.

As with all our workshops - payment is needed prior to confirmation of your booking.


Price: £495

Your Very Own Private Workshop!

Is there something you would like to learn but can't quite find the right workshop?

We can tailor workshops to you - a half day, a whole day or a course of lessons.

Recent workshops have included: 

Bridal day

  • Flower jewelry

  • Floral chandeliers

  • How to create succulent wreaths

  • Living wreaths

  • Willow workshops

  • Planted containers and hanging baskets

  • Floral design to Intermediate or Professional level

  • New European techniques

One to one tuition days cost £275 for one day - inclusive of materials and tuition

As with all our workshops - payment is needed prior to confirmation of your booking.

Call 01273 951745 to discuss your requirements or complete contact form at the bottom of the page