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Floristry-Dried flower arranging

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Canterbury Adult Education Centre, Canterbury
Mixed Level
10:00 - 12:00
4 weeks

This course has started, but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 22 22* and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running

Get right on trend with dried flowers. Worried about sourcing your dried flowers? You’re welcome to bring fresh flowers instead

You’ll need to bring your own scissors or secateurs, flowers, foliage and mechanics (that’s flower foam, containers and so on - some of these items will be available to buy from the tutor, by prior arrangement).

By the end of this course you’ll have created:

- crate/box dried flower garden
- simple hoop wreath
- hanging jar arrangements
- classic/vintage vase arrangement

There is no homework requirement for the course, but you will need to provide your own flowers for class each week.

This course is delivered in partnership with Julie Davies Flower workshops.
There is no qualification for this course.

There is limited parking on site, but there is a public car park nearby and on-street parking.

To find out more about our floristry courses, watch this short video:

Find out what to expect on our Floristry courses by watching this video.

Floristy video

How will I be taught?

You’ll be taught in person in a classroom setting. There will be a demonstration after which, you’ll be working on your own under the guidance of your tutor. There will be plenty of opportunity for questions and answers.
There will be group and individual tuition, and group and individual feedback.

What do I need to bring with me?

Students should budget £10-15 a week to buy their own materials. Some items (mechanics) will be available to buy in class (by prior arrangement), greenery and decorative materials will need to be provided by students.

For the first week you’ll need:

- dry flower foam block
- selection of dried flowers – you could use one type (eg wheat) or bring a selection - Worried about sourcing your dried flowers? You’re welcome to bring fresh flowers instead.
- box to put your foam inside – this could be a loaf tin from your kitchen, or a square basket

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What can I do next?

Further floristry courses with KAE.

What do I need to join the course

This course is for anyone with an interest in learning to arrange flowers.

Getting to your course

Find us

Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Canterbury High School
Knight Avenue

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code CAN/115034/K/NC.