Footnotes, monthly Podcasts

  Podcast 15 – Join Richard Dove and Stuart Millson as they celebrate Advent and look forward to Christmas, at the Church of St. James the Great, East Malling – and at the King and Queen inn, another of that Kent village’s great institutions. Handel, mediaeval carols and a foaming pint of good beer make for […]

Chairman’s Challenge November 2021 Results

Over the past 12 months Katherine Kear, National Chairman invited each Area to submit one entry into her monthly Chairman’s Challenge.  The results of the final month, November titled ‘Remember, Remember 5th November’, are listed below. Congratulations to the winner: Caroline Troop, Woodhall Spa & District Flower Club, North Midlands  Second Place: Maddy Dymond, Liskeard […]

London and Overseas Contemporary Floral Art Competition

London and Overseas Area recently held a Contemporary Floral Art Competition and have kindly shared the images and results:- Class One “Nature’s Organics” – a horizontal layered exhibit:- Class one- first to third Class Two “Shadowy Reflections” – a screen exhibit:- Class two- first to third

Christmas Cards

By popular demand, The Flower Arranger Christmas Cards are back in stock. A pack of 10 cards costs £3.99 plus postage, sized at 150mm x 150mm and are suitable for UK standard letter post. To place an order please use this website, the order form in The Flower Arranger magazine or by telephoning 020 7247 5567. […]

Chairman’s Challenge October 2021 Results

Katherine Kear, National Chairman invited each Area to submit one entry into her Chairman’s Challenge.  The title for October 2021 was ‘Here Comes Autumn’.   Congratulations to the winner: Mandy Nicholson, Launceston Floral Art Club, Devon & Cornwall Second Place: Vicki Tuffen, Market Harborough Flower Club, South Midlands Third Place: Shirley Sexton, Greys Flora and Caversham […]

Footnotes, monthly Podcasts

Footnotes is a regular podcast exploring places, people and music with, so far, an emphasis on English composers.  It is presented by NAFAS supporter and former BBC producer Richard Dove and the Quarterly Review’s Classical Music editor, Stuart Millson.  They have been friends for many years and now their chat on musical matters goes public. […]

CHAIRMAN’S CHALLENGE SEPTEMBER 2021 RESULTS

Katherine Kear, National Chairman invited each Area to submit one entry into her Chairman’s Challenge.  The title for September 2021 was ‘Back to School’. Congratulations to the winner: Rose Joynes, Camborne/Redruth Floral Club, Devon & Cornwall Second Place: Marie Bradley & Amanda Drury, Future Concepts, North Midlands Third Place: Ann Allen, Northern Lights, SAFAS Thank […]

NAFAS NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION RESULTS 2021

This year the Photography Competition attracted 542 entries by 83 entrants from each NAFAS Area.  Once again the standard was extremely high.  Thanks to Chrissie Harten, Chairman of the National Photography Committee for organsing and overseeing the 2021 Competition. The Best Overall Image and South Midlands Trophy is awarded to Jayne Merriman, Grimsby Flower Lovers, […]

NAFAS WINS GOLD AT CHELSEA

We are delighted to announce that our eight members of NAFAS have won a Gold Medal for their combined entry at this years Chelsea Flower Show.  Wendy Parsons, Sussex Area Linda Porrett, Sussex Area Stephen McDonnell, Sussex Area Margaret McSheehy, Sussex Area Jane Belcher, BB&O Area Ann Kennedy, Sussex and Surrey Areas Elaine Taylor, NIGFAS […]

CHAIRMAN’S CHALLENGE AUGUST 2021 RESULTS

Katherine Kear, National Chairman invited each Area to submit one entry into her Chairman’s Challenge.  The title for August 2021 was ‘A Picnic on the Beach’. Congratulations to the winner: Valerie Jessop, Northallerton & District Flower Club, North East Area  Joint Second Place: Fleur White, Langport Flower Club, South West Area and Madeleine Havell, Gillingham […]

National Demonstrator Test Results

We have great pleasure announcing the following new National Demonstrators – Sarah Fenton (Mercia & North Wales Area) Alison Penno (Devon & Cornwall Area) Cherie Nummy (NGFAS) Kathy Stangaard (London & Overseas Area) Vanessa Wellock (North East Area) Beryl Cotton (Cheshire Area) has become a Qualified Adjudicator. Many congratulations to them all.  

NAFAS 62ND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

To view the AGM on Tuesday 5th October 2021 at 10.30 am please use the following link:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDqBCgAOxlc   Please click on the following link to access the notice of the NAFAS 62nd Annual General Meeting:- Notice of 2021 AGM