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Floristry Courses & Workshops


We offer an extensive range of courses - from fun, relaxed workshops, to courses for those looking for a career change, or classes for existing florists hoping to extend their skills
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As creators of luxury wedding flowers for over thirty years, the team at Jades Flowers are well equipped to offer advice from traditional floristry skills, to creative knowledge on the latest trends.   Beverley's love of floristry has led her to share her skills and knowledge with new florists and lovers of all things flowers!
 




Held in our pretty studio, set in the beautiful Essex Countryside, our range of classes are designed to suit all. From fun, taster workshops, to bespoke, 1:1 tutoring & professional, in-depth courses, we offer expertise to suit complete beginners, through to experienced florists.
 

Beverley Nichols, business director, has worked with several, top London florists, including Paul Thomas, Claridges, The Four Seasons & many others. These years of vast experience led to her establishing her own Flower School, in order to share her floral wisdom & love for teaching.
 

We teach to both City & Guilds and The Society of Floristry levels, offering core floristry skills & providing you with the knowledge, confidence and inspiration to go forward, to create your own designs & even start your own business.
 

Our classes are small & intimate, so that we can deliver a hands-on approach & offer extra support when required. We can, however, also accommodate larger groups for workshops. Our ‘Hand-tied Bouquet’ workshop is perfect for Hen Parties, or as a gift for Mothers’ Day, for example. Make flower crowns with a glass of bubbly, or create a beautiful gift bouquet to take home with you.
 

Have a browse through our courses and workshops. We’re sure that you will find a class that you’ll enjoy.
 




 

Our range of professional courses include the following:

 

Bouquet, Buttonholes & Headdress Taster Day

Create hand-tied bouquets, master spiralling & intricate wiring techniques. This mix of practical skill & design knowledge will enable you to design & create your own, unique work going forward

 

Venue Flowers Taster Day

Creating appropriate floral arrangements for different styles of venues is challenging & this class is the perfect introduction. Learn the practical skills necessary for creating table centrepieces & fireplace arrangements 

 

Funeral Flowers Taster Day

Master the core skills necessary for creating tributes, such as double ended sprays & wreaths, whilst also learning floristry fundamentals, such as Colour Theories and Principals & Elements of Design

 

One Week Intensive Course

Gain a broad & varied knowledge of floristry, whether for home use or for a future career. Plenty of theory will be covered to demonstrate the designs of weddings, funerals, contracts & gifts, as well as business insights & tricks of the trade

For a full overview, see our ‘Courses’ section on our website

 

Professional Floristry Course

An intensive, six-week course, offering a comprehensive, detailed knowledge of floristry that will enable the start of a business. A broad range of theory will be covered to demonstrate the designs of weddings, funerals, contracts, insights & costing, conditioning, plus extensive tips of the floristry trade

For a full overview, see our ‘Courses’ section on our website

 


 

Relaxed, Informal Workshops:

For those with little, or no prior floristry knowledge

 

Spring Flowers Workshop

Learn some fundamental floristry skills, using beautifully delicate, Spring flowers

 

Summer Flowers Workshop

Create an elegantly summery, hand-tied bouquet & a luxurious bowl of seasonal flowers

 

Hand-tied Bouquets

This relaxed workshop is perfect for those with little or no experience who would like to create their own stunning designs. Take home your bouquet, along with the knowledge & confidence to design your own creations

 

Hen Parties

Learn how to create arrangements for your wedding, to decorate your home, or simply for some bubbly & floral fun with your bridal party
 


 



Courses can be tailored & adapted to each individual, suiting prior floral knowledge & the skills wished to learn. All materials will be included.

See our ‘Courses’ section on our website for more detailed information regarding each individual course & workshop.

Email flowers@jadesflowerdesign.co.uk for more information, or call Beverley on 07710 401474 to chat about which course may be best for you.

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