Join us for a journey into the creative world of floristry, hosted by the incredibly talented and award winning Prince of Plants, Mr Kenny Raybould.
Kenny is famous for his funky, floral, fabulosity and he will be joining us all the way from Devon to host what promises to be a delightful, insightful and down to earth exploration of all things floral.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
- Creative inspiration – how do the professionals come up with those ideas?
- Floral theory – what to grow, when to pick it and how to style it
- Secrets of the pro’s – tips and tricks to make your floral displays pack a punch
- Down and dirty – time in the garden studying what is growing and how best to use it for floral design and display
BE INSPIRED AND HAVE FUN
Kenny and the Northern School’s Dean Bolton-Grant are planning to deliver a relaxed, exclusive and inclusive, one-day floristry course. You will learn from their expertise, extensive knowledge and flair for creativity and design.
EXCEPTIONAL HOSPITALITY AND INCREDIBLE FOOD
As part of your Nidderdale gardening experience you will enjoy delicious food and friendly hospitality. Chef Michaela Hanna from WithM will be joining us for the day and will be creating something very special for this exclusive event.
Full menu details will be released nearer the time but guests will, as a minimum, be looking forward to enjoying:
- Refreshments on arrival
- Two-course lunch
- Afternoon tea
FLORISTRY ONE-DAY COURSE INTINERARY
Arrival and warm welcome with refreshments
10.15am - 12.30pm
Morning session of flower theory, creative design inspiration and garden planting
You will learn how to build and create a beautiful floral design and how to grow florals and plants in your garden for use in floristry
You will enjoy comfortable classroom theory as well as being outside in the stunning garden at The Yorke Arms
12.30pm - 1.45pm
Delicious two-course lunch
1.45pm - 2.45pm
Creating your floral masterpiece
Using supplied flora, fauna and materials from the garden as well as perhaps things you've brought from home that you would like to experiment with, you will bring your floristry design to life.
3.15pm - 4pm
Completing your work, experimenting with various shapes, textures, colours, photographing for your social media and time to ask questions about your floral art and creative practice.
SHOULD YOU WISH TO STAY OVERNIGHT - A REAL TREAT
Should you wish to enquire about an overnight package for the night of Tuesday 28th June 2022 and to join us for Yoga on the Lawn on Wednesday 29th June 2022 please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The package would include the Floristry Course and Yoga on the Lawn, plus an incredible two-course evening meal with Dean and Kenny and of course a nourishing breakfast to get you ready for a day of Yoga and gardening.
ADD NEW SHEARS OUR SECATEURS TO YOUR PACKAGE
Do you need a new pair of secateurs or shears for your gardening and floristry work? If so head over to Grant Horticulture our sister company where you will find a host of expertly curated gardening products to tempt you and make gardening ever more enjoyable.
Should you require any further details of have any questions please contact email@example.com
Please be aware that the itinerary can be subject to change and is provided as a guide for the day. For full terms and conditions click HERE.