Flower arranging courses are a brilliant way to introduce yourself to the life of a florist. These courses are so relaxing, as you find yourself twiddling around with beautiful flowers, surrounded by their scent, their leaves and producing gorgeous displays with them. Floristry in London has become a huge thing, with subscription services like Bloom & Wild and Freddie's Flowers putting flowers back on the map for some of us.
Those of us that are a little more hands-on though, or a bit more money savvy, might prefer the idea of growing their own, foraging through markets or parks and still creating to die for displays in their houses. For those, flower arranging courses are a brilliant bit of groundwork to introduce you to the world of floristry in London, the seasonal trends that it follows and the plants that you want to be working with as well as the ones you might want to avoid, so we've put together a list of the best flower arranging courses in London.
The Top 4 Flower Arranging Courses:
- Flower arranging with Lucy C Burton
- Create a bouquet with Blooming Flair
- Seasonal flower arranging with Your London Florist
- An insider's tour of London's Flower Market & workshop
This flower arranging class is held every Tuesday at the beautiful location of Pearl, in Hackney. This East London gem is a gorgeous coffee spot, food place and hang-out for creatives in the area Hackney Wick. Famous for its creativity, the backdrop is perfect for one of our best flower arranging courses. Lucy has worked with some of the most renowned florists across the city, including Rebel Rebel. P.s You also get a complimentary drink. Cheers to that!
Here is a chance to feel like a florist for couple of hours in this inspiring and creative workshop with seasonal and fresh flowers to wake up your senses. The workshop is for those who love flowers and have a hunger for a fun and creative way to spend a few hours. Blooming Flair run floristy courses with step by step instruction, so no previous experience is needed - just a passion for flowers and eagerness to learn is needed! Certainly one of the best flower arranging courses to create that epic bouquet.
In this flower arranging course led by your London Florist, you'll gain experience in the seasonal trends that affect floristry trends. Cut flowers are perishables, so cannot really be imported, it's much better to work with things that grow naturally in your area, meaning flowers are seasonal, and their influence of the trends in floristry are always changing. Your London Florist are a London-based start-up with tutors from all over the world.
This flower arranging workshop is an amazing experience, and certainly one of the best flower arranging courses in all of the UK. Starting early in the morning (as this is when flower market operate so they are at optimal freshness) you are first guided around New Covent Garden Flower Market. The experience can be really eye-opening as flower markets are loud, bustling with burly traders and savvy shopper bargaining deals. After you've navigated the markets and chosen your flowers, you'll learn how to arrange them, including all sorts of tips and tricks. This workshop is intended so that after you've completed it, you will be able to do it all again, but by yourself. Perfect if you are serious about making flower arranging a hobby or have been curious (but too shy to go) about flower markets for some time.
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Whether you're looking to learn how to arrange flowers for a specific occasion, or want to learn a new skill to help change your career, our list of the best flower arranging courses will certainly help you to get a little closer to your goal.
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