Community Wellbeing: Preserved and Dried Flower Arrangement
Our experienced tutor will guide you step-by-step on how to create a floral arrangement using preserved and dried flowers. At the end of this workshop, you will have the confidence to create beautiful arrangements from preserved flowers and take home your unique creation to admire for years to come.
This is a workshop for people of all levels, no experience is necessary.
Our Community Wellbeing programme offers a series of free*, government-funded courses to develop skills, knowledge, confidence and improve mental wellbeing for adults aged 19 and over (at the start of the course).
These courses are separate from our main adult learning courses and are tailored to support your wellbeing. *Please visit our Community Wellbeing page to see if you are eligible for a free place.
- The mechanics needed to make a preserved flower arrangement
- How to prepare your flowers for long lasting arrangements
- How to take care and make the most of your preserved /dried flowers when you take them home
The course will be taught onsite at our centre in Waingels College. The techniques will be demonstrated by our friendly and experienced tutor. You will be guided all the way until you are happy with your creation.
You will need:
- an apron
- notebook and pen
- flower scissors or secateurs (pruning clippers)
- a small knife
- a 5-8 inches square vase
- green floral tape
- selection of preserved and dried flowers including- roses, delphinium, chrysanthemums, carnations, gypsophila
- dry floral foam
- work gloves
- floral wire
- hot glue gun
Please note that this facility is located on Waingels College campus. Access to our building is via a black security gate located directly ahead when you enter Waingels campus. Press the button which says ‘ADULT ED’ on the buzzer and our receptionist will action the gate to open. Our building is on the right-hand side and is clearly marked with the Activate Learning Logo. There is plenty of parking near the building.
This workshop includes a tea break. There is a small kitchen area with tables and chairs, where refreshments and biscuits are available (small charge to cover costs)