Flower Arranging Workshop:

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Level: Beginners and those with some previous experience

Duration: 1 day

Dates: 15 Mar; 29 Mar; 12 Apr 2014

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– Flower arranging workshop over 1 day; follow on to Cutting Garden Course

– Covers home-grown flower design principles including colour, shape, and flower and foliage combinations

– All tools and equipment provided

– Light lunch, tea/coffee/juice/water, fruit and tray bakes included

– Take home a beautiful hand-tied bouquet

Workshop description:

Attendees will learn how to create beautiful flower arrangements on this 1-day workshop. They will cover bouquet themes and design, colour, form and shape. Designs are based on home-grown flowers and foliage so that participants can replicate what they learn once back home. After the workshop participants will be able to take home a hand-tied bouquet.

Step-by-step instructions in a fun and hands on workshop enable participants to get to grips with the key techniques quickly.

Topics covered:

– Bouquet themes and design

– Flower and foliage combinations

– Colour and texture

– Cutting tips; shape

– Flower care; tips for keeping arrangements longer


The workshop is taught in a dedicated craft room at Le Manoir Saint Gervais as well as out in the cutting garden. Participants have the use of various tools and equipment. Tea and coffee making facilities are available throughout the day in The Study.

This workshop is for anyone wanting to create beautiful flower arrangements from the flowers they grow in their own garden. It is a great follow on to our Cutting Garden course, helping participants make the most of their home-grown blooms and foliage. If you have previous flower arranging experience you will benefit from seeing different flower and foliage combinations from your experienced tutor.

About us:

Le Manoir Saint Gervais is a haven for all things vintage/crafty/homely. The team runs workshops, courses and masterclasses throughout the year for individuals wanting to learn new skills while staying at a boutique B&B, or for expats and their visitors staying locally. We also create bespoke ‘crafty getaways’ for groups wishing to hire the whole house.

 Who attends courses at Le Manoir Saint Gervais?

–  Independent visitors to France wishing to explore the local area, learn new skills and meet new people while staying in quality accommodation

– Family groups or groups of friends celebrating a birthday or hen party and looking for activities that everyone can do together whatever their age or ability while staying in quality accommodation

– Groups looking to increase their skills while staying in quality accommodation

– Individual visitors staying locally with friends or family and wanting to learn new skills

– Expats and French nationals living locally wishing to learn new skills and meet new people

Note: partners, family and friends of course goers are welcome to stay at the house and enjoy the local area and what it has to offer.

Please visit our gallery and scroll through photos from recent courses.


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