Events & Workshops
Here are the next set of planned group workshops for 2019 from Chirpee's Floristry School
Group workshops are open to all, advertised locally and run when a minimum number of 6 people have booked.
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 14 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 6 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
If you would love to attend but cant make the published date - Register your interest in attending our workshop and we will contact you with confirmed dates and venue when we have 6 people registered. To enquire or to book scroll down to bottom of page.
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
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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 gorgeous Pink rose and mixed flower hand tied bouquet.
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.
This year we are delighted to have been asked to host this workshop at the historic Anne of Cleves House in Lewes. The price includes entrance to the House and Garden as well as tea/coffee and biscuits. A perfect Mothers day present!
If you'd love to attend, but can't make either of these dates, please email us or give us a call and we'll see what we can do to help. We also run private workshops with extra special one to one tuition. Call for details.
Thursday 28th March 2019 10am -12pm OR 2pm- 4pm
To Book - please click link here to Sussex Past/Anne of Cleves https://sussexpast.co.uk/event/mothers-day-flower-bouquet-workshops
Spring flowers for Easter Workshops
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.
Planning ahead - buying lists and market purchases
How to create time plans
Creating guests buttonholes and corsages
How to make a bridal hand tied design - suitable for Bride or bridesmaids
How to create a top table arrangement
The course includes expert instruction to ease any stress, demonstrations and hands on practice of all the designs, which are yours to take home and enjoy.
Cost £350 inclusive of all materials and tuition.
Weekdays during the summer months at local venues or at your home as a private workshop.
Please register your interest or call to discuss your requirements. One to one tuition can also be arranged at your own venue.
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.
Your Very Own Private Workshop!
Is there something you would like to learn but cant quite find the right workshop? We can tailor workshops to you - a half day, a whole day or a course of lessons. If you need us to find a venue please let us know or we can come to your location if it is local to us.
Recent workshops have included:
How to create succulent wreaths
Planted containers and hanging baskets
Floral design to Intermediate or Professional level
New European techniques
One to one tuition days cost £175 - £325 for a whole day - inclusive of materials and tuition
Call 01273 951745 to discuss your requirements or complete contact form at the bottom of the page