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This year the programme is based on "The Planets" an orchestral musical suite by English composer Gustav Holst




(Planets:  Neptune & Uranus)


4th September

Talk by Shrewsbury Town Crier Martin Wood

(For Club Members & Guest)



18th September

Demonstration by


"Neptune The Mystic"













Column Flower Club is on summer Break from July 11th until September 4th.


We resume with Guest Speaker Martin Wood

(For Club Members plus a Guest)  Guest fee £3.




(7.30pm Start Unless Otherwise Stated)

Meetings held in "Mrs. Speake's" Laboratory.  This is in the building facing as you drive into the parking area. 


15th January        Meal                       New Inn, Hook-A-Gate, 7pm for 7.30pm

29th January       Demonstration      Pop the Cork, arrangements using a bottle

12th February     Practical                 Pop the Cork              

26th Feb              Demonstration     Techniques learned at Stimulus Contemporary Floral Art Group

12th March         Demonstration      Penny Wise. Modern arrangements.  Using flowers, driftwood and foliage. 

26th March         Practical                  Penny Wise + Plant Stall



16th April            Demonstration       Guest Demonstrator

30th April            Practical                   Crescent style Arrangement

14th May            Demonstration        Parallel Styles

21st May            Practical                    Parallel Style

11th June           Demonstration         Pedestal Arrangements -- Venue for this demonstration, Annscroft Church, Annscroft, Shrewsbury

25th June          7pm START              Workshop        Victorian Influence

9th July              Practical                     Pedestal Arrangement

23rd July           Trip                       Afternoon Tea at Dobbies Garden Centre  2.30pm for 3pm Tea



10th September  Demonstration         Due to cancellation one of our Trainee Demonstrators is taking the evening

24th September  AGM + Plant Stall  (Social evening).

8th October          Practical       A Hogarth Curve arrangement.  Using a theme from The Flower Arranger Magazine

22nd October       Demonstration       2 Placement Arrangements

12th November    Practical                  Arrangement with 2 Placements

26th November   7pm START            Workshop – Christmas Tree Decorations

3rd Decembe       Bring and Share supper PLUS Club Competition.

Competition entries to be brought in ready done.


Competition Subject – A Christmas Table Arrangement with one or more candles (your choice).


The arrangement can be made with fresh and/or artificial material and must include one or more candles, accessories also permitted.  The size NOT to exceed 20 x 20 inches (51cm).  Your arrangement can be placed on a suitable plate to go with your theme if you wish.  The arrangements will be displayed on a table covered with green material and will be placed on a measured square.