May 14, 2013

Rona Wheeldon in conversation with Shane Connolly…

Today, I’m thrilled to tell you about a very special event which I’m taking part in next month.

As part of Heal’s customer events programme, I will be interviewing event designer Shane Connolly.

Shane was the Artistic Director of Flowers for the wedding of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.


The details of the event are :

During my conversation with Shane, you will learn about his career to date in the world of flowers and horticulture, which started at a young age with a packet of vegetable seeds and his very own greenhouse.

The history of floral design, key figures who have influenced him and who inspires him today will also be discussed.

He will talk about his passion for using flowers and plants which are local, seasonal and recyclable when designing events for his clients.

And he will touch upon his breath-taking floral designs and the presence of trees at the wedding of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Shane will also give advice about how to arrange flowers for everyday living in your own home, as illustrated in his most recent book ‘A Year in Flowers’.

How to buy tickets

If you would like to attend the event, tickets are £5.00 and include a free glass of prosecco and canapes served by Heal’s Quarter Cafe.

Simply click here to purchase them online.

I’m really looking forward to the evening and would love it if you’d like to be there too.

Please do come and say ‘Hello’…and of course, feel free to bring along your own questions for Shane.

(Image : Shane Connolly)

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