Summer event flowers
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Enjoy a happy day of foraging for hedgerow & meadow plants with Zanna Hoskins from S P I N D L E. On this single day course you will make table centre arrangements for a special event using freshly cut and locally sourced flowers with additional wild flowers & foliage that you have gathered from a walk around our woodland.
The walk will be followed by a demonstration in the workshop, of how to make a variety of table centre arrangements, including a hanging arrangement for a special event. You will use your own favourite vase as well as fully biodegradable natural materials (maybe a bit of fishing line) moss & string to get creative, making the most of scent, colour, texture & form. At the end of the day you'll go home with something beautiful, natural, creative and totally unique to you.
It is the subtlety of the seed heads, tiny flowers & colours of the seasonal British flora that inspire the end result...
£90 - Tuition fees & materials
£30 of fresh cut flowers course materials
Tea, coffee and simple lunch included in your course price
We also offer accommodation & evening meals
This course is aimed at adults, aged 18yrs + and is suitable for beginners to those with experience
Zanna Hoskins from S P I N D L E is a Dorset based grower of British flowers and foliage, a forager and florist for wild & wonderful weddings and events. Her knowledge of field-grown, hedgerow & meadow plants is brought to her floristry.
Zanna now sells wholesale to florists around the country. She has learnt that what she is growing has value to florists with an eye for something with scent, movement and unusual colours. They want very different materials to what they can get from traditional suppliers, and now ask her to deliver.
S P I N D L E is about is scent, shape, freshness, texture, scale & unusual variety. As Zanna's business grows, she is providing an increasing range of beautiful, reliable, sustainably grown alternatives to imported flowers & foliage.
Stories from our students
This is the first time we have run this course so we hope you will create your own stories