Flower Arranging Workshops

We hold a variety of workshops during the year from half day sustainable wreath making to exclusive one-day wedding flower workshops; these workshop dates are listed below. During each floral workshop delegates will learn the essential skills, mechanics and techniques associate with each floral craft. Each class is suited for those with no flower arranging experience or even for those who wanted to refresh their skills.

Why learn with us? We hold qualified PGCE Adult Learning tutor status, throughout each workshop we aim to use sustainable seasonal materials and above all we hope you have fun! Our workshops include all materials, tuition, and your flower arrangement to take home.

We continue to adhere to and are following current Government advice about Coronavirus (Covid-19) and are practicing within the Department of Education Framework .

WORKSHOPS FOR BIG PEOPLE – 2022

WORKSHOP DATE TIME DESCRIPTION PRICE
Wedding Flowers Workshop @ Apley Farm Shop Thursday, 10th March 2022 Full day Join us for an exclusive one-day workshop to learn the essential skills and techniques for creating wedding flower party arrangements. The day will begin with a warm welcome from our tutor team - and an introduction to the beautiful display of seasonal flowers you'll be using to create your designs. The morning will be spent mastering the intricate art of wiring by creating a variety of buttonhole designs. During the afternoon, following our step-by-step demonstration, you’ll create an incredible hand-tied bridal bouquet under the watchful guidance of the tutors. Once grasped, the bridal bouquet technique is a process that can be applied to bridesmaid designs too. We'll discuss flower choices, ribbons, presentation, logistics during the day. We can also offer tailored advice to learn-led question. This workshop is fitting for a range of students - from those looking for an introduction to the industry or perhaps if you’re planning or helping to plan a wedding. £250.00
Sustainable Spring Wreath @ Apley Farm Shop Thursday, 17th March 2022 10am - 12pm Enjoy a relaxed and informal morning, embracing the Spring season and creating a beautiful foam-free door wreath. Led by our expert tutor team and using sustainable seasonal materials you'll learn the fundamental mechanics for creating an incredible Spring wreath. Materials may include Ranunculus blooms, rooted bulbs and moss. £65.00
Sustainable Floristry: foraged, forgotten found @ Apley Farm Shop Thursday, 12th May 2022 Full day Join us for an exclusive one-day workshop where you’ll learn about sustainable floristry and practical foam-free floristry techniques. This workshop is fitting for a range of students - from those looking for an introduction to ecofloristry or those looking to make their work more sustainable. £250.00
Floristry for Wellbeing Autumn 2022 Coming soon This course is designed to help you reconnect with nature and take you from your thinking mind to your sensing mind. Learn a series of relaxing techniques enabling you to create beautiful floral arrangements for your home while enjoy an experience akin to meditation. Further details to follow, please register your interest at hello@biglittlethings.co.uk
Autumn Wreath Workshop @ Apley Farm Shop Thursday, 6th October 2022 10am - 12pm Enjoy a relaxed and informal morning, embracing the autumn season and creating a show-stopping door wreath made using sustainable seasonal materials. Led by our expert tutor team, discover the fundamental mechanics for creating an incredible Autumn wreath. Materials may include dried English Oak foliage, Bunny Tails and dried miniature Pumpkins. £65.00
Christmas Door Wreath Workshop @ Apley Farm Shop Saturday, 26th November 2022 11.30am - 1.30pm Design & create your own Christmas door wreath to take home. £45.00
Christmas Door Wreath Workshop @ Apley Farm Shop Saturday, 26th November 2022 2.30pm - 4.30pm Design & create your own Christmas door wreath to take home. £45.00
Christmas Door Wreath Workshop @ Apley Farm Shop Sunday, 27th November 2022 2pm - 4pm Design & create your own Christmas door wreath to take home. £45.00
Christmas Door Wreath Workshop @ Apley Farm Shop Saturday, 3rd December 2022 10am - 12pm Design & create your own Christmas door wreath to take home. £45.00
Christmas Door Wreath Workshop @ Apley Farm Shop Saturday, 3rd December 2022 1.30pm - 3.30pm Design & create your own Christmas door wreath to take home. £45.00
Christmas Door Wreath Workshop @ Apley Farm Shop Sunday, 4th December 2022 10am - 12pm Design & create your own Christmas door wreath to take home. £45.00
Christmas Door Wreath Workshop @ Apley Farm Shop Sunday, 4th December 2022 1.30pm - 3.30pm Design & create your own Christmas door wreath to take home. £45.00
Christmas Door Wreath Workshop @ Apley Farm Shop Monday, 5th December 2022 10am - 12pm Design & create your own Christmas door wreath to take home. £45.00

Big Little Things flower shop offers floristry workshops throughout Shropshire, including Telford, Ironbridge and Shrewsbury. To enquire email hello@biglittlethings.co.uk

Due to limited numbers, a 50% deposit will be required to secure a booking. The remaining balance is payable at the event. Please note: deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE. If you cancel, you will not be refunded as per our T&C’s. If changes to Government guidance means we must cancel the event, we will look to rescheduling the event when it is safe to do so, or vouchers will be issued to spend in our shop.

We kindly request that if you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed below, that you do not attend the workshop:

  • a high temperature
  • a new or continuous cough
  • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste. 

Steps we are taking to minimise the risk of COVID-19:

  • Hand washing facilities and hand sanitising station will be available
  • Learners will remain in same small group of booking. 
  • All workshops are limited in learner numbers
  • Face coverings can be worn
  • Unless otherwise specified, we do not provide refreshments. However, you are welcome to bring your own and there are facilities to purchase your own if desired
  • Enhance hygiene and sterilising of equipment
  • Equipment will not be shared
  • All equipment is quarantined for 72 hours after use.

We specialise in corporate courses of floristry for wellbeing. Among our floristry qualifications, we are Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) certified by MHFA England. If as an employer you wish to honour your mental health responsibilities to you employees or wish to incorporate sensing-mind team building into a corporate event, get in touch and we can tailor make a workshop to suit your requirements. Cost start from £750 for a minimum of 10 delegates. Contact us for more details.