CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS 2017
|Brampton Flower Club workshop in April|
2017 with visiting teacher Barbara Collins
(centre) at Brampton Memorial Centre.
- Our next workshop will be Christmas themed on 9th December with teacher Barbara Collins. If you would like us to run a workshop on a particular subject please ask our chairwoman Janet Dobie.
- For beginners flower arranging workshops in St Neots, contact Lyn Whittington 01480 731009.
- 'St Ivo Adult learning and Skills' run flower arranging classes suitable for complete beginners. Price includes flowers and materials. 'Fun flowers' 17 June 2017, £39. http://www.aclearning.org.uk/?cat=3
- Frosts of Brampton Garden Centre are running six flower arranging workshops in 2017. https://www.frostsgardencentres.co.uk/events#filter=%7B%22tags%22:%5B%22Country%20Living%20Workshops%22%5D,%22venue%22:%5B24%5D%7D&show=9
Wednesday 4th October 2017
Flower arranging demonstration by Wendy Goodlife Title TBD
A welcome to return to Wendy, who visited us in July 2016. Wendy is a florist working in Spalding, Lincolnshire.
Venue: Brampton Community Centre, High Street, Brampton, PE28 4TH.
Time: 7.30pm, doors open 7pm.
Non-members welcome, £6 on door includes tea, coffee and biscuits.
Raffle of flower arrangements, sales table.
Wednesday 1st November 2017
|Dr Pat Doody (on left)|
photo Wildlife Trusts
AGM and talk 'Wildlife in Huntingdonshire' After a short AGM Dr Pat Doody will give an illustrated talk on local nature reserves and wildlife. Pat is a keen photographer and Chairman of the Huntingdon Local Group of the BCN Wildlife Trusts. http://www.wildlifebcn.org/localgroups_huntingdonshire
There will also be another arrangement competition for members.
This time the theme is "A small arrangement using no flowers".
Maximum height is 30cms in a small round oasis bowl.
Venue: Brampton Community Centre, High Street,
Brampton, PE28 4TH.
Times: 7.30pm to 8pm AGM for members only.
8pm non- members welcome to the talk, £4 on door includes tea, coffee and biscuits.
9 - 11 November 2017
NAFAS National Showsome of the best flower arrangers in the country taking part.
|Julia Knights at Brampton Flower Club 2015,|
demonstrating 'Hello to Broadway'
photo Margaret Smith
Wednesday 6th December 2017, 7. 30pm.
CLUB OPEN MEETING
Flower arranging demonstration by Julia Knights
A welcome return to Julia who entertained us all so well when she visited us in 2015. Julia is a NAFAS national demonstrator, and comes from Great Yarmouth. She enjoys competing at events, has a flair for costume design and creates unusual containers to fit in with the theme of her demonstrations.
|Huntingdon Town Hall|
Venue: Huntingdon Town Hall.
Evening meeting with raffle, wine and refreshments, sales table. Visitors and guests very welcome.
Tickets: Members £7, visitors £12. This will be a ticketed event, Tickets will be available from the July club meeting onwards.
Saturday 9th December
This workshop will be suitable for complete beginners and experienced arrangers.
Christmas arranging taught by Barbara Collins
Venue: Brampton Memorial Centre, Thrapston Road, Brampton, HUNTINGDON, PE28 4TB.
Car park, good disabled access.
Time: 10am to 1pm
Booking: opens September 2017. Materials list supplied on payment. Cancellations: please note the payment is non-refundable unless we are able to find someone to take your place. 18 places available.
Cost for the workshop is £10
Wednesday 10th January 2018
CLUB ANNUAL LUNCH AT SLEPE HALLVenue: Slepe Hall, Ramsey Rd, Saint Ives PE27 5RB.
Cost: £22 includes a glass of wine or soft drink, main course, desert and coffee/tea.
Menu choices will be available at the September meeting
with forms for you to complete and hand in with your payment.
21st June 2018
CLUB OUTING'Kaleidoscope of Life'. This flower festival is being run by NAFAS East of England. We will be organising a coach outing for the club. More details available nearer the time.
The club will be creating one design for the festival.
For photos of the last festival at Ely
see our photo gallery page for 2013.