december, 2023

2023sun03dec1:00 pm3:30 pmFlowers: Festive Long Lasting Arrangement (DECEMBER DAY SCHOOL)£50 - One Off Creative Flower Arranging session. Materials included in the fee.Coleridge Community CollegeDay:Sunday length of course: 1 afternoon


(Sunday) 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

1 afternoon


Course details

Brief Description:

Festive Table flowers sorted with this long lasting festive table piece. With no knowledge of flower arranging required, come along and learn how to create long lasting design including  pine and other long-lasting foliage with wonderful  decoration to mark the season. All materials are included in the course fee. Just bring your scissors.

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 this course you will be able to:
• Apply techniques to create a long lasting festive table piece for the home
• Know seasonal plant materials to use in your design
• Learn how to safely and securely include wired accessories

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

There is an allowance included in the fee for all plant material and sundries used.

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:

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.


£50 – Please call the office on 01223 712340 to book your place and make payment by 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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