PLEASE NOTE THAT WHILST I AM A QUALIFIED FLORIST WITH A FLAIR AND ENTHUSIASM FOR TEACHING, I AM NOT A QUALIFIED TEACHER. I ENJOY HOLDING FRIENDLY, INFORMAL WORKSHOPS WHERE EVERYONE IS ENCOURAGED TO BE CREATIVE AND GAIN CONFIDENCE AND JOY IN WORKING WITH FOLIAGE AND FLOWERS.
THIS YEAR I WILL BE OFFERING WORKSHOPS CHEZ-MOI ENSURING ALL MEASURES ARE IN PLACE TO SECURE THE SAFETY OF MY STUDENTS. THE SALTY MONK IN SIDFORD ARE HAPPY TO HOST INDULGENT WORKSHOPS SHOULD YOU WISH TO SPLASH OUT AND TREAT YOURSELF(VES) - JUST PICK YOUR PREFERRED WORKSHOP FROM THE CHOICE BELOW AND GET IN TOUCH WITH ME TO DISCUSS THE OPTIONS OFFERED BY THE SALTY MONK'S AWARD WINNING KITCHENS.
ALL PRICES ARE PER PERSON FOR A WORKSHOP OF FOUR STUDENTS OR MORE. IF YOU PREFER TO HAVE AN INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOP FOR LESS THAN FOUR, THERE WILL BE A SUPPLEMENT.
FOR LARGER WORKSHOPS NOT IN MY HOME PLEASE CONTACT ME
NEW FOR 2020, I SHALL HAVE A POP UP "SHOP" FULL OF ARTISAN PRODUCTS FEATURING BEESPOKE OF DEVON, THE VEGAN ORGANIC SOAP CO. DEVON LTD, SABINE MACARONS, ANGELCHOPS (FOR PRE-ORDERED BAKES), DAFFYDOWNDILLY OF SIDMOUTH AND FLORALITIES. ALL CAN BE SWATHED IN CHRISTMAS WRAPPING ALL READY CHRISTMAS.
WITH EVER CHANGING COVID RULES ALL WORKSHOPS WILL NEED TO BE TWEAKED AS APPROPRIATE. THE SAFETY OF MY STUDENTS AND MYSELF WILL ALWAYS BE PARAMOUNT. IN THESE DIFFICULT TIMES, ALL WORKSHOPS WILL BE BESPOKE AND STRUCTURED TO INVIDUAL NEEDS AND SIZE OF POCKET.
BELOW ARE THE DATES AND TIMES I HAVE SET ASIDE FOR CHEZ-MOI WORKSHOPS IF THEY ARE ALLOWED TO GO AHEAD. ALL WORKSHOPS ARE FULLY REFUNDABLE IF COVID INTERVENES. FOR THOSE WHO WOULD RATHER DO A WORKSHOP CHEZ-VOUS, IN TEH COMFORT OF THEIR OWN HOME, BY THEMSELF OR IN A BUBBLE, WATCH THIS SPACE.
Traditional Christmas Wreath Friday, 4th December 10 am to 3 pm
Quick Make Wreath Saturday 5th December 10 am to 1 pm
Quick Make Wreath Saturday, 5th December 4.00 pm to 7 pm
Quick Make Wreath Sunday 6th December 10.00 am to 1pm
Traditional Christmas Wreath Sunday, 6th December 4.00 pm to 9 pm
Garland Making Tuesday, 8th December 2.00 pm to 5 pm
Garland Making Wednesday, 9th December 10 am to 1 pm
Quick Make Traditional Wreath Wednesday, 9th December 5 pm to 8 pm
Floral Table Centre Saturday, 12th December 11 am to 1 pm
Garland Marking Saturday, 12th December 2 pm to 5 pm
Floral Table Centre Sunday, 13th December 10 am to 12 noon
Garland Making Sunday, 12th December 1 pm to 4 pm
Floral Table Centre Wednesday, 16th December 10 am to 12 noon
Garland Making Wednesday, 16th December 3 pm to 6 pm
Floral Table Centre Wednesday, 16th December 7 pm to 9 pm .
Traditional wreath making - You will learn lots of traditional methods to achieve a stunning foliage wreath. From £60 per person - 4 -5 hours Quick Make traditional wreath making - Using lots of the same techniques but a quicker method to bind the foliage to the wreath ring. From £40 per person - 3 hours
Eco friendly wreath making - Designed on the quick make method but using a willow ring and sundries which make the whole wreath compostable after the festivities. From £45 per person - 3 hours
Optional extras will be available at all workshops some of which are included in the price of the workshop and others which have an additional charge. Please note you will only be able to decorate your wreath if there is enough time left - you may need to decorate them once home.
In this workshop, I will teach you how to construct foliage garlands and decorate them. Fresh garlands do not last very long in our cosy homes in winter but this one will be short enough to hang from your front door as an alternative wreath. Having learned the technique and taken home with you my detailed instructions to remind you, you will be able to creative garlands as long as you like to decorate your home during the festive period - from mantlepieces to staircases and beyond. From £60 per person - 3 hours
FRESH FLOWER TABLE CENTREPIECES
During this floral workshop, you will learn some floristry techniques and create a beautiful centrepiece for the Christmas table - you can bring your own bowl in which to make it or choose from a cost-effective oasis tray or a beautiful white and gold ceramic dish (which can just see in the photo which doubles up as a bonbon dish (making a superlative Christmas present, especially if you add some bonbons to the gift (I shall have a choice from DaffyDownDilly in Sidmouth to save you the trouble) - you can even choose economy flowers or luxurious ones - like the wonderful Naomi roses featured. You could learn the skill at an early December workshop and recreate another one, or two, nearer to the Big Day. From £40 per person - 2 hours