Floristry - Getting Started | Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Floristry - Getting Started at Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Floristry - Getting Started at Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Price: £81.00 Starts: 06/11/2019 Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Tutor: Linda Barton Ends: 27/11/2019 Location: Tonbridge Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: WED Duration: 4 weeks

About this course

A continuation of Getting started in floristry. Learn to create floral designs for around the home. Each week the tutor demonstrates the design, then the students create their own arrangements. The sessions will conclude with group discussion. Themes covered in the course include arrangements in various styles and with some emphasis on seasonal plant material.

How will I be taught?

Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, instructions, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques. It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity. Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors most of whom are practising craftspeople.
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What do I need to bring with me?

For the first session it is intended to produce a Vertical arrangement. Please bring scissors and secateurs suitable for cutting plant material, 5 to 7 single flowers (depending on size) such as single Carnations, Gerbera or single Chrysanthemums and some foliage to include some largish leaves in keeping with the size of the flowers. Container: a low bowl or dish, round or square (which may or may not be a visual part of the design), pen, notepad and table covering. A camera would also be useful. Floral foam and basic mechanics will be available to purchase in class. There will be the additional costs each week of providing materials for the practical arrangements.

What can I do next?

The Christmas flower arranging course

What do I need to join the course

No previous experience is needed.
For those with an interest in flower arranging and floristry the course will provide an excellent starting block to enable them to decide if they would like a career move, to go on to higher level courses and professional practice or simply have confidence to arrange flowers for their home and family.

About the Tutor: Linda Barton

Linda has worked in the floristry industry for 35 years having her own florist shop in London for 30 years.She holds her ICSF in floristry and Cert Ed qualifications. She starting her teaching career 10 years ago and enjoys passing on her knowledge to students. A typical comment from a student is: "Really great fun and I learned lots. Super tutor. Thanks."

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Getting there

Tonbridge Adult Education Centre
Avebury Avenue
Tonbridge And Malling

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code TON/75563/H/LC.
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