Floristry Workshops

 
CHIRPEE FLOWERS FLORISTY SCHOOL

Chirpee Flowers Workshops are open to all, from beginners to those with some floristry experience. A series of Bespoke Progression Workshops can also be arranged. Book and pay in advance to secure your place.

How to book

Scheduled Workshops

We have confirmed dates for Christmas 2018 and Spring 2019 workshops. We will contact you to confirm your booking. Payment in advance will secure your place. If you would love to attend but can't make the published date - please register your interest and we will contact you with confirmed dates and venue when we have 6 people registered. Or give us a call and we'll see what we can do to help.

Run On Demand Workshops

Seasonal and themed workshops such as 'Hen Party Crowns' and 'East Meets West' are run on demand. Please register your interest in attending your chosen workshop and we will contact you with confirmed dates and venue when we have 6 people registered. Payment in advance will secure your place. 

Private Workshops

We also run private workshops for groups, or extra special one to one tuition. These take place at a local venue or at your home. As with all our workshops - payment is needed prior to confirmation of your booking. Call for details.

Refreshments will be provided during the workshops. Please note all workshops are non-refundable if cancelled less than 14 days from chosen workshop date.

 

Scheduled Workshops

Pine, Berry and Cinnamon Door Wreaths

Christmas Workshops 2018

Pine, Berry and Cinnamon Door Wreaths

 

Wednesday, 28th November

Saturday, 1st December

Wednesday, 5th December

Saturday, 8th December 2018

Make a fantastic hand made blue and green pine wreath for your door - delightfully scented, very long lasting.

  • All materials supplied to create a wonderful door wreath

  • Seasonal treats included

"I really loved making this- more please!"  

Sam ​

 

£35 pp including all materials and tuition 

2 hours​

Can't make the dates?

Please register your interest and we will contact you with an alternative date when we have 6 people registered. 

Luxury Door Wreaths Workshop

Christmas Workshops 2018

Luxury Door Wreaths

 

Dates to be confirmed

You will have a fun and creative workshop making a gorgeous festive door wreath to take home. 

  • All materials supplied to create a stunningly luxurious 5 star door wreath 

  • Small friendly class, with prosecco and seasonal nibbles

"Unique and creative designs, something really different from the usual holly wreaths - absolutely  beautiful "

J.Bates

£65 pp including all materials, tuition, and seasonal refreshments

2.5 hours

Can't make the dates?

Please register your interest and we will contact you with an alternative date when we have 6 people registered. 

Christmas Table Centre

Christmas Workshops 2018

Christmas Table Centre

 

Dates to be confirmed

All materials will be supplied for you to create a fresh fragrant seasonal design to take home, with slow burning Church candles, perfect for your Christmas table.

  • Small friendly classes , book early

  • Morning, afternoon or evening workshops

"My friends were SO impressed with my design!"

J.Naylor​

 

£45 pp including all materials and tuition 

2 hours​

Can't make the dates?

Please register your interest and we will contact you with an alternative date when we have 6 people registered. 

"Mum and Me"
Floral Design Workshop

Spring 2019

 

Saturday, 30th March 2019

A perfect present for Mother’s Day, Birthday, Anniversary or any other day to be honest! 
 
Make it extra special this year by attending this fun-packed workshop with your Mum to create a gorgeous spring arrangement and natural hand tied posy. 

  • For complete beginners and for those with a love of flowers. See Voucher Page.

  • First you will watch a demonstration, tips and techniques will be given on how to put together innovative and creative floral designs, then you will be hands on to try it for yourself. 

  • Take your designs home to enjoy and admire.

 

​If your Mother is not able to come you are of course VERY welcome to attend individually.

£95 for 2 people, £47.50 for one person, including all materials and tuition

Half day

Can't make the date?

Please register your interest and we will contact you with an alternative date when we have 6 people registered. 

Easter Floral Workshop

Spring 2019

 

Saturday, 20th April 2019

A fun and colourful spring flower workshop.

  • You will learn Easter ideas to style your lunch table and home.

  • Advice on spring flower care and conditioning and how to get the maximum life from your cut flowers, bulbs to plant later this year and spring plants for your garden.

  • You will watch a demonstration and then its down to you to get hands-on!

  • We will be creating a wonderful Easter box arrangement filled with fragrant spring flowers (and an egg or two!)

This workshop can also be booked as a private event - with a free place for the event organiser.

£45 pp including all materials and tuition

2.5 hours

Can't make the date?

Please register your interest and we will contact you with an alternative date when we have 6 people registered. 

 

Run On Demand Workshops

Hand Tied & Design Workshop

Dates

Run on demand when we have 6 enquiries registered.

Give yourself a treat! ​

  • Create a professional beautiful seasonal hand-tied of fresh fragrant flowers to take home.

  • Learn how to gift wrap your design like a professional and how to care and condition flowers.

£45 including all materials and tuition

2.5 hours

Floral Arrangement
"East Meets West"

Dates

Run on demand when we have 6 enquiries registered.

Learn "Tricks of the Trade" from an International florist with a wealth of experience.

  • You will create two lovely designs - one traditionally British and one with an Eastern flavour. 

  • Ideas for vase decoration, different "holding" methods for arranging at home. We will be using floral foam and Japanese kenzans, which will be available to buy at the workshop. 

  • You will learn innovative and creative ideas for floral design for the home as well as care and conditioning of cut flowers.

£45 including all materials and tuition

2.5 hours

Hen Party Crowns

Dates

Run on demand when we have 6 enquiries registered.

​Have a fun workshop with friends​ - treat the bride to be!

  • Create a fabulous flower crown of fresh or faux flowers to take and wear home

  • Group minimum 6 people - the organiser gets a free place

 

£35 pp including all materials and tuition 

2 hours

Outdoor Summer Floristry Workshop with a Picnic

Dates

Run on demand when we have 6 enquiries registered.

Enjoy the summer sun in the beautiful Sussex countryside, whilst creating a beautiful box of seasonal summery floral treats to take home.

 

Workshop will be combined with a picnic, weather permitting of course! 

£65 pp including all materials, tuition and a light picnic lunch​

2.5 hours

 

Private Workshops

Bridal Flowers

Two Day Course

Dates

Weekdays during the summer months at local venues or at your home as a private workshop.​

Are you getting married? Is your daughter or son tying the knot and you have always dreamed of creating the flowers? Or maybe they have already asked you... and you are now panicking? Fear not! Whatever the reason - here is the solution!

 

A beginners' guide to wedding floristry, or for those with some experience. The course can be tailored to your needs and particular wedding plans and even colour themes.

 

We will cover:

  • How to order flowers, calculating quantities and budget

  • How to condition and care for your flowers.

  • Planning ahead - buying lists and market purchases

  • How to create time plans

  • Creating guests buttonholes and corsages

  • How to make a bridal hand tied design - suitable for Bride or bridesmaids

  • How to create a top table arrangement 

The course includes expert instruction to ease any stress, demonstrations and hands on practice of all the designs, which are yours to take home and enjoy.​​

£350 including all materials and tuition

2 Days

Please register your interest or call to discuss your requirements. One to one tuition can also be arranged at your own venue.

Private Workshop

Dates

Register your interest and we will contact you to arrange a date.

Your very own private workshop!

Is there something you would like to learn but can't quite find the right workshop? We can tailor workshops to you - a half day, a whole day or a course of lessons. If you need us to find a venue please let us know or we can come to your location if it is local to us.

Recent workshops have included: 

  • Flower jewellery

  • Floral chandeliers

  • How to create succulent wreaths

  • Living wreaths

  • Willow workshops

  • Planted containers and hanging baskets

  • Floral design to Intermediate or Professional level

  • New European techniques​

£150 pp including all materials and tuition

1 Day (10am - 3pm)

Please register your interest or call to discuss your requirements.