Flower Workshops for the Festive Season 2019…….

3rd December – Pentillie Castle, Cornwall

4th December – St Tudy Inn, Cornwall with Emily Scott

5th December – Cotehele National Trust, Cornwall

11th December – Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard, Devon

……read on for full details

Please note – all wreaths use biodegradable materials and British grown foliage and wild touches (very occasionally supplemented with imported items)

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Wednesday 4th December – Festive Feasting & Wreathing

AT ST TUDY INN, BOMIN, with Emily Scott and Miranda Hackett

A series of gatherings focused on celebrating the seasons through creative flower workshops with Miranda Hackett, paired with seasonal cooking from award-winning chef Emily Scott, at the beautifully styled St Tudy Inn in Cornwall.

Each gathering will focus on simplicity, seasonality and beauty.  Flowers will be sourced from local growers and styled in a natural and whimsical manner.  Lunch will be prepared from seasonal ingredients and combined simply and artistically. 

Festive Feasting & Wreathing – Wednesday 4th December: 

Come and join us by the fire at St Tudy to create your own fragrant and natural wreath using fresh, locally sourced materials and dried festive touches, to display on your door over the Christmas season.  We will use generous quantities of foliage to make your wreaths handsome and lush.

Arrive from 10am for coffee and cake.  Workshop runs 10:30am to 12:30pm followed by lunch.  No prior experience is necessary and all tools and materials are provided. £85 pp per day to include welcome tea/coffee & cake, workshop, lunch, cocktail.  St Tudy Inn, St. Tudy, Cornwall, UK. PL30 3NN.  To book call or email St Tudy on 01208 850656 sttudyinn@outlook.com

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Thursday 5th December – Festive Wreathing

FOR THE NATIONAL TRUST AT COTEHELE

 We will be running a series of seasonal flower workshops in 2019 for The National Trust at Cothele, the Tudor ancestral home of the Edgecombe family, perched above the River Tamar in Cornwall.

The workshops will run from 10:30am to 12:30pm and will be held in the Edgecombe Tea Room at Cothele Quay where refreshments will be available to purchase before and after the workshop, or where you could enjoy a Cornish Cream tea after your morning’s efforts.

At each workshop Miranda will talk to you about the provenance of the flowers and foliage used before providing a demonstration in a natural and free-flowing style.  It will then be your turn to create a beautiful design to take home or give as a gift.

£60pp which includes all flowers, foliage, materials and containers.  No prior floral experience is necessary.  Refreshments will be available to purchase from the Tea Room.  The National Trust’s Cotehele, St Dominick, near Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6TA.

Bookings via Cotehele@ 01579 351 346 or cotehele@nationaltrust.org.uk

5th December – Festive Wreathing

Always very popular! Come and kick off festivities by creating a wreath decoration for your door using fresh and dried natural materials.

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Tuesday 3rd December – Festive Wreathing

AT PENTILLIE , SALTASH, CORNWALL

Come and create your own fragrant and natural wreath using fresh, locally sourced materials and dried festive touches, to display on your door over the Christmas season.  We will use generous quantities of foliage, much from the Estate and grounds, to make your wreaths handsome and lush.

Arrive at 9.30am for tea and coffee.  The workshop will start at 9.45am, followed by mid morning treats and mince pies, and lunch at 1pm. You are likely to be leaving by approximately 3pm.

£75pp to include – arrival tea/coffee, workshop, mid morning treats and mulled wine, a two course lunch, glass of wine.

To book: Please call the Pentillie Office on 01579 350044 or email contact@pentillie.co.uk

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Wednesday 11th December – Wild & Dried Alternative Wreath Workshop

FOR OCEAN STUDIOS’ PLANET CHRISTMAS AT ROYAL WILLIAM YARD, PLYMOUTH

As part of Ocean Studios’ ‘Planet Christmas’ this workshop focuses on using sustainable elements to create an eco-friendly decorative feature for your Christmas door.

We will be making festive door garlands using a wealth of dried and wild natural materials, with luscious velvet ribbons and interesting old hooks and rings gathered from reclamation yards.  Join us to create your own sustainable and reusable beauty on Wednesday 11th December 13:30-15:00/15:30 in The Emerge Space at Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard, Plymouth.

£60pp.  To book: miranda@mirandahackettflowers.co.uk or 07789 553 921

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Private Floral Workshops

Such an enjoyable and creative way to spend a couple of hours with your friends in the comfort of your own home. Why not make it a regular feature, a Flower Club, to mark the seasons? And wouldn’t it make a memorable hen party?!  Pricing varies depending on location and numbers in the group but is usually around £60 per person.