Community Wellbeing: Summer Flower Arrangements
Under the guidance of our expert tutor learn how to create beautiful flower arrangements for your home or for a loved one. This course will involve using seasonal flowers and foliage in a variety of interesting and varied styles and is aimed at those with a keen interest and love of flowers.
Our Community Wellbeing programme* has been designed to include courses that will develop your skills, confidence and promoting a sense of wellbeing. Each workshop will be delivered at a gentle pace with lots of tutor demonstrations and support. Suitable for beginners and more experienced creatives.
*Please visit our Community Wellbeing page to see if you are eligible for a free place.
You will learn the fundamentals of flower arranging including:
- how to choose and condition cut flowers for optimal vase life
- how to bring a flower arrangement to life
- a step-by-step approach to creating a floral bouquet and vase arrangements
- how to choose, use and style a container
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 creations.
Please bring a notebook and pen.
All basic materials and flowers will be provided, but you may wish to bring additional items to personalise your creations, including foliage and bowl or vase 6-10” diameter. Your tutor will advise on the first lesson.
Materials provided include:
- flower scissors or secateurs
- garden twine
- a variety of flowers and foliage
- simple vase or bowl
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.