february, 2020

2020sat08feb10:00 am2:00 pmFlowers: Arranging In A Vase (FEBRUARY DAY SCHOOL)Coleridge Community CollegeDay:Saturday length of course: 1 week

Flower Arranging in a Vase


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

1 week

Book a place on the course

£57 - Contact the office on 01223 712340 with any queries

Price £57.00

For how many people? -1 +

Total Price £57.00


Course details

Brief Description:

Do you plonk your flowers in a vase or wish they looked better? This session will show you how to arrange flowers in a vase to best effect. With tips on choice of materials plus a few practical tricks and interesting touches for that designer feel! All materials are included in the course fee to create a beautiful vase to take home and admire.
This session combines well with the bouquets and gift-wrapping day.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

None required. Just a love of flowers

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:
• Arrange a secure vase of flowers and foliage
• Learn tips to prepare and choose your flowers and prolong their cut flower life
• Investigate alternative ways of arranging flowers and foliage to best effect

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

All materials required are included in the course fee.

For the first session, you will need to bring:

Strong scissors (and secateurs if you have them). Bin bag. Something to wrap your design to take it home eg bubble wrap and a crate or supermarket bag. Apron.
Please notify the college of any plant allergies before the course. A light lunch. Drinks are available.

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

Flower arranging leisure course on Wednesday evenings at Coleridge
Further floral workshops eg, Bouquets and Gift-Wrapping on Sunday 9 February 2020 and Floral Foam Free workshop Saturday 16 May 2020.

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 Sunday’s , 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.


£57 – bookings open on 1st Juky


Helen AllenI have many years’ experience in floral design with my creations appearing in international magazines. I won ‘student of the year’ for my ANC floristry exam. Being freelance as ‘Verdila flowers’ I teach many different groups including sheltered schemes, and I am busy with wedding and event work especially in the summer months.


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