Community Learning – Summer Flower Arrangements

Course overview

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.

This is one of our Community Learning courses.

Our Community Learning programme offers a series of free, government-funded courses to develop skills, knowledge, confidence and improve mental well-being for adults.

Participation can help those managing mental health conditions that have a mild-moderate impact on their day-to-day lives. You need to be aged 19 or over (at the start of the course) AND:

•employed and earning an annual salary of less than £20,319 or
•unemployed, in receipt of state benefit and looking for work
•have a social or emotional difficulty, or challenges with mental health or emotional wellbeing

For further details and terms and conditions please view our Community Learning page.

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

Please note: 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: 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.

Course Starts in 62 Days
  • 24 April 2024 - 22 May 2024
  • 10:00 - 12:30
  • Wednesday
  • 5 Weeks
    • Free

      Funded places are available on this course. Read the course description for details.

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