NEXT CLUB MEETING

TUESDAY 29th JANUARY 2019

For a Practical Session (See Programme for details)

Arrangement  by  Club  Member

COLUMN FLOWER CLUB of SHREWSBURY

Viv 

2018 ~~~ Interpretation of The Planets Suite by Gustav Holst into Floral Arrangements

Spring Term: Demonstrations depicting Mars, Venus & Mercury (16th January - 20th March)

Mars

Trish's Dem: Venus Bringer of Peace + Planet Venus - Regeneration.  

"The Birth of Venus".

Cupid:

Son of Venus & Mars

MERCURY

Donna's Dem -- Gustav Holst

The music of Mercury peaceful-tranquil.

Mercury's Chemical

Element in Silver-white

The Roman God

(Winged Messenger).

Modern Twists:

By Carol ~~ Mars and it's Moons.

By Suzanne's: Venus's

birth from the sea.

Suzanne on Venus ~~ A Dream Catcher

Venus By Suzanne on Venus

A Feminine Hand tie bouquet

Practical Work by Club Members depicting Mars & Venus (No Practical sessions for Mercury)

Summer Term: Demonstrations depicting Jupiter, Saturn & Pluto (10th April - 10th July)

Suzanne's demonstration - Jupiter.  "I Vow to Thee, My Country". 

SATURN

Barbara's Demonstration:

Saturn "The Bringer of Old Age"

PLUTO

Persephone, Pluto’s bride.

Barbara's Dem:Pluto the warrior of a hidden face.

Planet of profound change. Balance of 2 sides, underworld or heaven.

Pluto, A Cool Planet

9th From the Sun

Practical Work by Club Members depicting Jupiter & Saturn

Practical Work by Club Members depicting Neptune & Uranus

Mars
Barbara's Demonstration -- Depicting The Planet Mars and Mars The Greek God
Barbara's Demonstration -- Depicting The Crusades era 1095-1291
Barbara's Demonstration -- Depicting The War of The Roses (Houses of Lancaster (Red Rose) & House of York (White Rose).  Timeline - 1455 - 1487
Barbara's Demonstration -- Commemorating the 1st & 2nd World Wars
Venus (The Bringer of Peace)
Trish's Demonstration. Designs depict Planet Venus. Left - Lily & Gerbera (refers to the suphuric acid of the planet). Right - Half a Polystyrene sphere, painted & planted with spring bulbs & cyclmen. Refers to regeneration.  
Trish's demonstration.  
Trish's demonstration.  Another view of
Trish's demonstration.  The hearts to represent
MERCURY
Donna's Demonstration -- Gustav Holst (Pictured).  The music of Mercury is peaceful-tranquil.  Flowers: Jonquil, Daffodil & Gypsophila in tubes wrapped with printed music paper, also musical printed ribbon. 
Donna's Demonstration -- Depicting Mercury.  The music of Mercury is peaceful-tranquil. (Another view) Flowers: Jonquil, Daffodil & Gypsophila in tubes wrapped with printed music paper, also musical printed ribbon. 
Donna's Demonstration -- Depicting Mercury's Chemical Element.  Silver-white colours.  Flowers: Eustoma (Lisianthus), Spray Carnations, small Roses, Narcissus & Gypsophila
Donna's Demonstration -- Depicting Mercury as The Roman God (Winged Messenger). Patron god of shopkeepers-merchants, commerce-transporters of goods (Hermes), messages-communications, luck, thieves and tricksters and Presider over roads.
Planet Mars with a Modern Twist ~~~ Carol creating Mars and it's Moons.  Using red Carnations, White tulips and two wire rings bound with white wool.
Carol's Mars design completed
Mercury with a Modern Twist.  Sandie has used pink lily, Laurel & Phormium leaves + artificial white orchid. For the planet colour her dish & base are covered with foil & the design placed on a
Planet Venus with a Modern Twist. Suzanne's design for Venus's birth from the sea.  flowers - Stocks, Alstroemeria, Roses & Statice
Planet Venus with a Modern Twist.  Here Suzanne has made a Dream Catcher using artificial material.
Planet Venus with a Modern Twist.  Suzanne has created a feminine Hand tie bouquet forming the
Jupiter
Suzanne's demonstration - Jupiter.  Leisure time is one of Jupiter's pastimes. Sports of all kinds.  This arrangement interprets a Rugby Ball with the rose signifying the
SATURN
Barbara's Demonstration ~~ Saturn
Barbara's Demonstration ~~ Saturn
Barbara's Demonstration ~~ Saturn
Pluto
Barbara's Demonstration on Planet Pluto ~~~ Pluto, the planet of profound change, a balancing of 2 sides, the underworld or the heavens.

Mercury By Sandie

Chemical Element

Barbara's Dem:

The Greek God

The Crusades

1095-1291

War of The Roses:

1455-1487

Commemorating

1st & 2nd World Wars

gallery/pluto the warrior who has a hidden face.
gallery/persephone, pluto’s bride.
gallery/pluto, a cool plnet, 9th from the sun

Autumn Term: Demonstrations depicting Neptune & Uranus (4th September - 11th December)

MODERN TWISTS

on Mars, Mercury and Venus