may, 2025

2025sat17may10:00 pm1:00 pmFlower Arranging: Summer Wreath (MAY DAY SCHOOL)£60 - three hour practical and informative workshop to create a wonderful foam free wreathColeridge Community CollegeDay:Saturday length of course: half day


(Saturday) 10:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

half day


Course details

Brief Description

A lovely summer wreath for the table or door. All made without floral foam. All materials are included in the course fee.  

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

No prior knowledge required. Please notify the college of any plant allergies before attending.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Apply techniques to create a summer wreath without the use of floral foam
  • Know how to care for your completed floral work to maximise its life
  • Learn how to safely and securely include wired and glued accessories

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:

All materials required are included in the course fee.

For the session you will need to bring:

Strong scissors, (wire cutters if you have them), bin bag, notebook and pen if you want to record any information for yourself, camera (optional), apron. Also a crate or semi rigid bag (e.g. supermarket hessian bag) to transport your design. You may wish to bring protective disposable gloves for your hands or hand wipes as the plant material can get messy!

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

Look out for other flower arranging courses coming up.

The Adult Learn and Train team is also able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you. Adult Learn and Train offer courses through-out the year.
Try similar courses or maybe look at learning something completely new.
You will find provision on some Saturday and Sundays, you will also find courses available in the day and evening at different venues in Cambridge. Courses vary in length from one-off sessions to 10 weeks or more.


£60 – To book please call the office on 01223 712340 to pay with your card


Helen AllenHelen Allen has many years’ experience in floral design with her creations appearing in international magazines. She won ‘student of the year’ for her ANC floristry exam. Being freelance as ‘Verdila flowers’ she teaches to many different groups and is busy with wedding and event work especially in the summer months. @verdilaflowers

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