Floristy for Beginners Evening Course


Tuesday 30th January 2018 for 7 weeks                                                                      

6.30pm to 9.00pm

This course is for complete beginners with no previous experience of floristry.  The course is ideal for anyone considering a career in floristry or for students who would like to be able to design flowers for their own home, friends and family.

This course will give students a foundation in floristry skills and techniques to create popular designs . For anyone considering setting up a floristry business we highly recommend that this course is followed by Setting up a Floristry Business and Wedding Floristry for Beginners.

If you would like to discuss this course with us please call 01223 655661.

"I never thought I would love it as much as I have. It's given me a huge inspiration and I can't wait to come back and learn more. Tutors are amazing, venue is beautiful and I've loved my group"

Student: Stacey Grundy (September - November 2017)

"I've had a great time - a lively way to spend Tuesday evenings!  It has been so useful to learn all the basics and pick up lots of helpful tips.  I really want to continue with floristry and this course has been a fantastic starting point.  Thanks for all the help Sarah - and the delicious cakes!"

Student: Juliet McDowall (January - March 2015)

Fantastic course packed with information and experience in a really relaxed setting.  I enjoyed every minute and learnt a great deal.  Teaching superb.

Student: Sheila Parr (September - November 2015)


The core subjects covered on this Floristry for Beginners course are:

  • Care of cut flowers
  • Tools and equipment
  • Floristry design elements
  • Buying wholesale
  • Peak seasons
  • Hand-tied bouquets
  • Gift arrangements
  • Table designs
  • Wiring and taping
  • Gift wrapping

The course includes all the flowers and materials required to complete the course along with notebook and pen to take invaluable notes of everything you learn.  Everything you create on this course you take home.

You will also be provided with tools to use during the course.   If you wish to purchase tools, we have these available and can be purchased during the course.

We would recommend wearing  comfortable shoes and clothing that you don't mind getting wet or dirty (as flowers involve a bit of both!)

This course is held at The Cambridge Flower School, Newton Hall, Newton, Cambridge CB22 7ZE.


The full fee is £395.00. To reserve your place you can either pay a deposit of £175.00 or the full fee.  If paying a deposit the balance is due 14 prior to the start of the course.

You can book this course online or call us on 01223 655661.

Once you have booked your place(s) we will email you further details of the course including a location map with how to find the venue.