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BB&O Day Schools

Christmas Creations

Thu 4 Dec 2014:  10 for 10.30 - 15.30
Venue Benson Parish Hall, Sunnyside, Benson, OX10 6LZ
Cost £20 inc tea/coffee.  BYO lunch
Tutors and designs
Irene Manson
- Christmas Jewels
Jane Belcher
- Festive Spheres
Jackie Watson
- Long and Low
To book a place download the Application Form and send with your cheque to Jackie Page
Furlong, Sandford St Martin Road, Westcote, Barton, OX 7 7AD
For more information contact Jackie Page, Tel: 01869 340 407

Club Workshops

Clubs in the BB&O area often run workshops or have practical sessions at their meetings. Visitors are welcome at most clubs, but it is advisable to contact them in advance.

Caversham & Chiltern Flower Club have a number of learning session planned. Priority will be given to club members but others are welcome to come if spaces are available.
For further information please contact Shirley Sexton or phone 0118 941 2329

Deck the Halls

Tutor Nick Grounds
Thu 13 Nov 2014:  9.30 for 10.00 - 15.30
Venue Caversham Heath Golf Club
Chazey Heath, Mapledurham
Reading, RG4 7UT
Cost £25 . Lunch should be ordered from the bar on arrival

Christmas workshops

Tutors: Irene Manson & Jane Haas
3 Tuesdays starting 2 Dec, 7.30-9.30pm
Venue Caversham Heath Golf Club
Chazey Heath, Mapledurham
Reading, RG4 7UT
Cost 10 per session
Christmas Practical & Social Evening
Club meeting on Wed 10 Dec will include a low key practical session followed by a bring and share supper.
Venue Caversham Heights Methodist Church
Highmoor Road
Caversham, Reading, RG4 7BG

Spring Workshops

Tutors: Irene Manson & Jane Haas
5 Tuesdays starting 24 Feb 2015, 7.30-9.30pm
First session will be aimed at beginners and covers basics and a traditional design. The remaining 4 sessions will cover contemporary designs
Venue Caversham Heath Golf Club
Chazey Heath, Mapledurham
Reading, RG4 7UT
Cost To be decided




Other Learning Opportunities

Berkshire College of Agriculture based in Burchetts Green, Berkshire, offers a range of full and part-time Floristry and Floral Art & Design courses. 

Newbury College, Berkshire and East Berkshire College both offer a range of part-time leisure courses in Flower Arranging.

See above college websites for the latest on current and future courses.

Keri Harvey, The Florist at Walliingford runs 1 hour monthly workshops 7-8pm on Tuesdays. This ideal introduction to flower arranging is aimed at beginners.
£20 per session or £220 for all 12 sessions in 2014 - includes all fresh materials, sundries and light refreshments
Remaining sessions for 2014:
15 April - Easter
13 May - Summer Hand-ties
17 June - Garden Parties
8 July - Regatta
26 August - Bunkfest
16 September - Weddings
12 October - Halloween
4 November - Bonfire
16 December - Christmas Delights
For more information contact Keri on 01491 838 005

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