Workshops

At Young Blooms, we love to nurture your creativity. Our workshops give you the ideal opportunity to be inspired and to learn floristry and flower arranging skills. You will experience expert tuition from our renowned professional florist, Grace Farrimond, who will give you hands-on teaching while revealing some of the hidden tricks of the trade!

Workshops take place at the idyllic setting of Hartley Farm, near Bradford-on-Avon in Wiltshire, and many workshops are in our very own flower-growing garden, the Not So Secret Garden. It is the perfect, peaceful environment to learn and be inspired. Many workshops also give you the unique opportunity to pick your very own seasonal British-grown flowers for our cutting garden for you to use in your arrangement.

Sessions take place throughout the year and are suitable for all ages, skills and abilities. They are ideal for someone interested in floristry as a career, for team-building, hen days, brides-to-be, or anyone who wants a fantastic experience and to learn new skills.

All materials are provided and – of course – you can take home your finished creations to enjoy. Coffee, cake and refreshments are included and we are happy to arrange private workshops at a venue of your choice, or one-to-one tuition.

Upcoming workshops are listed below, but places are limited. To reserve your place, either this online booking page, telephoning 01225 580271, email info@youngblooms.co.uk, or by visiting us at Hartley Farm! If you have any questions or specific requirements – please get in touch.

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Upcoming workshops

Description Price Remaining Quantity
Christmas Garland Workshop - Saturday 22nd December 2018, 11:00 - 13:00

There are few things more enchanting at Christmas time than coming home to the warming aromas of pine and laurel from a fresh festive garland. This brand new winter workshop will show you how to make a truly professional Christmas garland you can drape over bannisters, fireplace and picture frames or to adorn a dinner table. You will be using seasonal foliage and will be taught the techniques so that you can craft your own garlands at any time of the year!

Al material and refreshments, including coffee and cake (and maybe a mince pie or three!) are provided. Full tuition given throughout.
£60.00 10
Archway Workshop (lunch included) - Saturday 23rd February 2019, SOLD OUT!
Archway Workshop 2019
We are often asked what it takes to create the stunning floral archways that form the centrepiece of many weddings and events. Increasingly popular, these archways are utterly jaw-dropping and this workshop will show you how to construct a floral archway for any occasion, big or small. You will use seasonal flowers and foliage as you learn the skills and mechanics needed to make a free-standing archway in a beautiful church setting.

All materials and everything will be provided - including a a picnic lunch to enjoy while you work. There will also be lots of opportunity for some fantastic Instagram-tastic photos! Early booking recommended as places are limited.

Sorry, this event is now sold out. If you would like to be notified of any cancellations, please email: info@youngblooms.co.uk

SPECIAL CHRISTMAS OFFER: This workshop makes for a perfect Christmas gift - use coupon code XMASARCHWAY before Christmas day for a 10% discount.
£85.00 5
Luxury Flower Crown Workshop - Saturday 23rd March 2019, 14:00 - 16:00
Flower Crown example
There are few things more elegant and striking than a flower crown. In this workshop we will show you how to make your own utterly beautiful flower crown. You will arrive to a glass of fizz and some delicious cakes, provided by top cake-maker Sandra Monger. Full tuition and all materials will be provided, which will include gorgeous cottage garden roses and lovely spring blooms.

It's a perfect opportunity to enjoy a time of creativity with friends or family - or even as an early gift for Mother's Day!
£45.00 8
Spring Hand-tie Workshop - Tuesday 5th March 2018, 11.00-13.00

We are once again running this special spring workshop that will teach you how to make a professional, seasonal spring hand-tie. Your creation will be bursting with the natural elegance of anemone, ranunculus, hyacinths and the freshest spring tulips, alongside complementary foliage and other seasonal blooms.

You will also be shown the florists' technique of spiraling stems so that your bouquet will stand upright without the aid of a vase. You will learn how to gift-wrap your creation so that it an be presented as a professionally-finished gift to a loved one. After this workshop you will have all the skills that you need in time for Mothering Sunday! Refreshments and all materials will be provided, and attendees have the option of taking away their own hand-tie in a gift bag.
£45.00 10
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