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The Art of Flowers

Date: 5 May 2022

Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Venue: Mansfield Central Library

Ages: 19+

Cost: Free – £9

About this course

  • Learners will create a variety of floral designs using new techniques and skills shown.
  • Discover your creative side through flowers.
  • Each week take home your own floral arrangement.

This is a mixed ability course for learners with or without previous experience of flower arranging.

What will be covered on the course?  

  • Modern designs
  • Contemporary styles
  • Traditional flower arranging
  • Preserving and drying flowers
  • Bow making.

What will learners achieve by the end of the course?  

  • Create several different styles of  arrangements.
  • learn how to condition foliage and prepare flowers prior to arranging.
  • Identify and name flowers and  foliage’s used
  • List five mechanics used in flower arranging
  • Produce a bow.

What skills or knowledge do learners already need to have to attend the course? 

  • No prior experience necessary.

You will need:

  • Oasis, anchor tape, oasis fix, flowers, foliage, containers, florist wire, scissors, plastic table cloth.  All available from Amazon, eBay , The range.

Booking your place and fee information

If you are in receipt of certain benefits you will be offered the course for free, however if you have a financial barrier which may prevent you from enrolling on the course  please visit our webpage for further information  https://www.inspireculture.org.uk/skills-learning/funding-your-courses/

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

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