Waingels Adult Centre,
Denmark Avenue, Woodley,
Reading, RG5 4RF
New and returning learners:
Please note that due to special measures we have put in place to make our sites COVID safe, we are asking all learners to enrol with us online. If you are unable to do so we can support you over the phone, simply call 0800 612 6008. Please do not enter our college sites without a prior appointment as we are managing the number of people on site at any time to comply with social distancing measures.
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By the end of this workshop, you will have a beautiful flower arrangement to take away!
Spend a fun and relaxed afternoon in the company of our expert tutor and create a unique and personal Easter flower arrangement, suitable for your home or someone special.
This class is for anyone with a keen interest in Flower Arranging and suitable for all abilities.
There are additional costs associated with this course, please refer to the ‘entry requirements’ section.
Activate Learning offer a range of learning for leisure flower arranging workshops and courses throughout the year!
What I'll learn
You will learn how to condition and prepare fresh plant material. Understand the techniques, tools and mechanics needed to create a flower design through practical experience.
How I'll learn
You will be taught via a combination of formal step-by-step instruction, practical demonstration, group discussion, evaluation and practical experience with one-to-one support.
You will need to bring the following:
- Notebook and pen
- Flower scissors or secateurs
- A long-handled flower basket
- A flower dish to sit inside
- Floral foam to come above the rim of the basket
- A variety of foliage plant material such as Eucalyptus, Privet, Buxus, Pussy Willow or Catkins, Chamelaucium
- 7/9 focal flowers such as Roses
- 3 stems of filler flowers such as spray carnations or chrysanthemums
- Small artificial Easter eggs on sticks or other Easter paraphernalia that you could include in your design
Floral foam will be available to buy from the tutor if need be.
How to Apply
You can register for this course online. Click on ENROL NOW and follow the steps below:
- Register your contact details online and verify your account
- Go to your desired course page and click again on ENROL NOW. Follow the link to pay for your course
Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible. If you prefer to enrol in person please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.
This course will be run subject to demand. If you wish to enrol within one week of the start date, please call us on 0800 612 6008 first to check the course is running.