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Flowers for Special Occasions

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Subject Area

Art and design


Bracknell & Wokingham College,
Church Rd,
Bracknell, RG12 1DJ

Start date





19 Apr 2021
8 weeks

- Fees subject to change
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You will make a variety of arrangements suitable for weddings. This is a mixed ability class suitable for beginners or those with some experience of flower arranging.  

The class will cover a variety of techniques and principles of flower arranging.

There will be demonstrations and practical work to give you the confidence to develop your own style and create a variety of arrangements suitable for weddings such as table arrangements, bridal bouquets, buttonholes and corsages.

Scroll down for details on the entry requirements and how you'll learn.

What I'll learn

You will learn the following:

  • conditioning and preparation of plant material
  • know the characteristics of fresh plant materials
  • wiring and taping techniques to create buttonholes and corsages
  • techniques and mechanics needed to create a variety of wedding designs
  • practical experience of constructing a variety of creative arrangements


How I'll learn

Teaching methods include:

  • Formal instruction
  • Discussion
  • Individual tuition
  • Practical demonstration
  • Practical experience

Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to develop your skills according to your own specific needs.


Entry Requirements

Some experience of flower arranging would be beneficial but not essential; you work at your own pace and level. All students are supported by the tutor throughout each project.

All costs are included in the price. Specialist materials and tools will be given out by the tutor if necessary.

You will need to bring:

  • one or two roses
  • ivy leaves or other small foliage
  • scissors 

If you would like to include other materials in your buttonhole such as other foliage, or small flowers, please bring some although not necessary.
Please ensure materials are long lasting.
Tutor can provide wire and tape for a small charge


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.