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UP-COMING CLUB MEETINGS

TUESDAYS 7.30pm

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

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 22nd May

Demonstration by Barbara Evans

Saturn

"The Bringer of Old Age"

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5th June

Practical Session

Saturn

"The Bringer of Old Age"

 

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19th June

Demonstration by Barbara

"PLUTO"

“The Renewer”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018 

SPECIAL NOTICES: 

 

TUESDAY

10th JULY

Our Annual Open evening at Cross Houses Community Centre

Come and join us for a flower Demonstration with Guest demonstrator Ann Gater.

Her demonstration:

I Can See A Rainbow

 

TICKET INFO

£5 - Pre-Purchased £6 - On Night

Please contact us for further information and to buy your tickets.

 

 

PROGRAMME 2016

7.15pm for 7.30pm start (unless otherwise stated)

 

Edwardian

Unreal Loveliness 1890—1930  Edwardian

“The Character and cost of Flower decoration changed completely. Orchids replaced Begonia, Malmaison replaced Petunias—outsize Orchids, outsize Malmaison, outsize Lilies. The flower scents were stifling" 

  

Spring Term

The theme is Georgian Regency –1740—1850

In March 1767 ------- Mrs. Lybbe Powys wrote “ went to see the Queens Palace –every room was full of roses, carnations , hyacinths, etc. dispersed in the prettiest manner imaginable in Jars and different flower pots" ------

 

 5th January      Meet 7pm, Eat 7.30pm

New Year Meal ---- Coach & Horses Shrewsbury. ------ For Club Members and guest

 

19th January

Demonstration and Introduction to the Term by Barbara Evans

Natural and Haphazard, Flowers in Containers including a Pyramid Mound       

 

2nd February

Practical --- Flowers in Containers in a natural and Haphazard way.         

              

16th February

Demonstration by Donna Cieslik ----- Flowers in a basket for the Mantelshelf or Fire Place . + Cake & Goods Stall                                                                                                                                        

 1st March 

Practical ---- A Regency Style arrangement of your own choice              

 

15th March  7pm START

Workshop --- led by Trish Payne and Barbara Evans.       "Come Dine with me the Georgian Way".

The aim --- to create a range of different Georgian Table arrangements.

                                                   

22nd March

Practical ------ A Georgian Easter.                                                                

 

Summer Term

The Theme is Victorian

“Queen Victoria’s Private sitting room gave the impression of extreme simplicity and homeliness—on the broad mantelshelf are four vases containing flowers, some half dozen Cortes-de-visure in frames and a pair of fine light candelabra"

 

12th April

Demonstration and Introduction to the Victorian Term by Donna Cieslik of Two Tier Arrangements influenced by the Victorian Era.       

 

26th April

Practical ------ Two Tier Arrangement. (Your own interpretation but influenced from the demonstration by Donna)                                                                                                                             

10th May  7pm START 

Workshop with Trish. To make a piece of  Jewellery in Fabric.                  

 

24th May

Floral Demonstration of Victorian Style Baskets by Guest Demonstrator: Felicity Cooksey.                                                                                 

7th June         

Club Summer Event --- Tea in Barbara's Garden

 

21st June  7pm START

Workshop with Barbara –-- A banded Dish.                  

 

28th June

Practical --------  A Victorian Arrangement                                                   

          

12th July --- OUR ANNUAL EVENT EVERYONE  WELCOME

Our Guest demonstrator is Jane Pugh from Bishops Castle.

The title of her demonstration is "Through The Ages".  Flower arrangements influenced by the Georgian Regency, Victorian and Edwardian eras.

Venue:-   Cross Houses Community Centre (see here for venue details).

There will be a home-made cake stall and raffle "on the night".

Ticket information:- Pre-purchased tickets £5  -----  OR £6 on the door.

To apply for pre-purchase tickets please contact us here and our ticket sales member will contact you shortly. 

 

Autumn Term

Edwardian

Unreal Loveliness 1890—1930  Edwardian

“The Character and cost of Flower decoration changed completely. Orchids replaced Begonia, Malmaison replaced Petunias—outsize Orchids, outsize Malmaison, outsize Lilies. The flower scents were stifling"

 

6th September

Demonstration by Debbie ----- Flower arranging the Art Deco way.

                                                                                                

20th September

Practical ---- Art Deco Style Arrangement                                               

 

1st October (SATURDAY MORNING)

Open Morning Workshop for anyone interested in creating an arrangement from the Art Deco era.  Our Guest Tutor is Ros Anwyl.  The workshop will be at Cross Houses Community Hall (see here for venue details).  ---  The cost is £10 per person limited to maximum of 20 places, (first come first served).  9am for a prompt 9.30 start, finishing around 12 midday.

 

 4th October

AGM Followed by a demonstration by Barbara --- In The Style of Art Nouveau

                                                                                                   

18th October

Practical ----- In The Style of Art Nouveau                                              

 

 1st November 7pm START

Workshop led by Trish Payne & Barbara Evans ----- A Floral Magical Mystery Tour.

Trish & Barbara will be purchasing the flowers and containers to use.

All you will need to bring is floral foam, small amount of filler foliage and usual tools.

The flowers and containers will be provided free of charge to club members.

Vistors fee for the evening --- £12 (£5 visitor fee + £7 for materials)              

 

 

15th November 7pm START

Workshop led by Trish Payne & Barbara Evans -- "Christmas Come Early"

Trish & Barbara will be purchasing flowers and containers.  We will also be using the bottle holder.  For those who do not have the bottle holder or require more there will be some available to purchase.  Further information reference containers and approximate cost to follow.  All you will need to bring is floral foam, small amount of small filler foliage and usual tools.                                                                         

 

22nd November

Demonstration on "Rag Flowers" by Guest Demonstrator Stephanie Gaston

                                                               

 6th December

Demonstration by Trish Payne ---  "A Constance Spry inspired Christmas"                                                          

 

13th December  7pm START  (Last Meeting of 2016)

 

Christmas Bring and Share plus Club Competition.  Subject for Competition --- A kissing Bough.  (Competition pieces to be brought in ready done).  The Competition will be judged by Trevor Mainwaring.                                                     Refreshments -  Everyone

 

Home-made Christmas Cake will also be raffled.  Tickets £1 each.