Make a Christmas Centerpiece December 15th, 1pm - 3pm
Friday 15 December, 1pm - 3pm
In this workshop with the Master Florist Katherine Kear, you will be using seasonal foliage and natural materials to make your own Christmas table centrepiece ready for the Christmas Day lunch. Using natural materials participants will be encouraged to add their own style as their choice of decorative materials is chosen. By the end of the workshop, you will have created your very own festive design which you will be able to place on a dinner table, on the mantelpiece, on a sideboard or in the hallway.
This workshop is suitable for complete beginners as well as those with some experience of flower and foliage arranging.
All materials are provided as part of the ticket and will cover: assorted evergreens, candles, spices, fir cones, long lasting flowers, festive decorations and a simple container.
- flower cutters and/or secateurs
- a hand towel
- any personal decorations you would like to use over and above those provided
- your own lunch (coffee and tea will be provided)
Katherine Kear is a national demonstrator, speaker and teacher for NAFAS (National Association of Flower Arrangement Socities), author, designer, folklorist and a British master florist. Katherine has been working with flowers for over 30 years and designs flowers for every occasion. She works regularly with several celebrity gardeners and published Flower Wisdom back in 2000. She was a consultant for The Usborne Little Book of Flowers and has edited Elements and Principles, and Flowers for Grand Occasions for NAFAS and five floristry syllabuses for ICS. Katherine is described as 'Gloucestershire's answer to Joyce Grenfell' and her audiences and students are promised artistic and refreshing presentations filled with humour and repartee. As well as teaching floristry and flower arranging, Katherine has been a regular contributor and researcher for BBC Radio Gloucestershire where her knowledge and expertise has been used on several television programmes.