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July 5, 2021

Workshops, retreats and events

Welcome to July. It feels like summer has disappeared for a while ,but it’s been so lovely to plan some events and collaborations recently. As much as I love a friendly Zoom chat, it just isn’t like the feeling of spending the day with like minded creatives doing what we love. Below is some information on what’s coming up if you’ve been missing some real life creativity.

July 20 2021 A one day creative workshop with Artist Flora Roberts

Twickenham 10.30-4pm £195

Join my self and Leigh Chappell as we host a one day creative workshop with  textile artist Flora Roberts Her decorative, painterly florals and distinctive designs are inspired by the seasons and are highly sought after. Flora will be sharing her inspiration with us in an informal talk after which we will create a garden bouquet with Leigh. We’ll use seasonal flowers that echo Flora’s whimsical designs tied up with a botanical dyed ribbon. I will be there to photograph the arrangements alongside Flora’s art to create some images to keep. Lunch, ribbon and flowers included. Email or DM me on Instagram to book.

July 23 2021 A one day creative workshop with The Natural Dye Works

Twickenham 10.30-4pm £295

Join myself and leigh Chappell Flowers as we welcome colour alchemist Ros Humphries of  The Natural Dye Works She will be sharing her knowledge of botanical dying as we create a beautiful soft styling cloth. All will be revealed as Ros explains her natural dying techniques and how she creates her signature colours naturally. Afterwards, we will create a garden inspired bouquet with Leigh and enjoy a photography styling session using our new props with me. Lunch, cloth, flowers and ribbon included in the price. You can book through Ros’s website here

September 29 2021 A one day Dutch Masters inspired Retreat

Twickenham 10.30-4pm £250

Leigh and I are hosting a one day workshop at her home studio in Twickenham. Leigh will guide you through making a centre piece arrangement and  we will be exploring natural light to photograph our floral masterpieces. Seasonal flowers, vessel, lunch included. Email or DM me on Instagram for information and to book.

May 15-18 2022 A creative retreat with Eden Blooms

Old Basing, Hampshire

Prices starting from £350

I am so looking forward to this retreat in Old Basing at the home of Wedding Florist Hazel Steward @edenblooms

Hazel, an established wedding florist with many years experience in the business lives and works  from her 17th century,  thatched cottage recently renovated to offer luxury accommodation  to guests. This will be a relaxing, floral filled retreat with the chance to unwind, enjoy delicious food as well as have the opportunity to create with beautiful  english blooms with hands on advice from Hazel. We have a calligraphy workshop, a gin tour and some lovely flowery workshops lined up in her studio. There will be the chance to spend three nights at the retreat, the option to stay in nearby accommodation  or a day option (Monday only) For more details you can visit Hazel’s website here

October 8-10 2021 Strawberry Hill Flower Festival

I am so excited to be organising this event again with Leigh Chappel. Last year we had to take it all online, but we’re back this year with 30 amazing florists, designers and artists filling the house with stunning floral magic. We will be celebrating British florals and demonstrating and supporting sustainability within the flower industry. There will be talks, demonstrations and floral master classes to join. Tickets are on sale here

Moss and Stone Urn design from 2019 Flower festival

Do let me know if you’d like to find out any more details of any of these workshops.

Janne x


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