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June 28, 2018

McQueens Flower School celebrates its 20th Anniversary!

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of attending a gathering at the McQueens Flower School to celebrate their 20th Anniversary. And what a wonderful evening it was! Set up in 1998, the school has attracted students from all over the world. It was founded to provide an opportunity to teach the McQueens…

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April 24, 2018

Karen Tran Floral Masterclass in London | March 2018

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful Gala Dinner hosted by floral designer Karen Tran (pictured above) at The Lanesborough in London. It took place on the final evening of The 3-Day Floral Experience course and showcased the amazing flower installations created by Karen and her stu…

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March 5, 2018

Interview with Brigitte Girling of Moss & Stone

I'm delighted today to feature an interview with Brigitte Girling from Moss & Stone (pictured left below), together with stunning images from her 'A Winter Gathering Workshop' with Kate Hargreaves from Tangle & Thyme (pictured right below), which took place last November. How did your worksh…

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January 17, 2018

Escape to South Africa on a Botanical Journey with Cape Lily & Passionflower | March 12th – 21st, 2018

I’m delighted to feature an interview with floral designer Sylvia Lukach from Cape Lily (pictured above) about a new kind of floral retreat she's calling a ‘Botanical Journey’ this March in South Africa. The emphasis being not just on floral design but also personal growth. And the incredibly tale…

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November 2, 2017

Christmas Classes at the McQueens Flower School in London

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending a special Christmas Preview Event at the McQueens Flower School in London. This year, for the very first time, they're running Christmas classes at their Bethnal Green HQ and the event was a taster of the kind of arrangements that will be part of the classes.…

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