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.  

CHAIRMAN’S CHALLENGE JULY 2021 RESULTS

Katherine Kear, National Chairman invited each Area to submit one entry into her Chairman’s Challenge.  The title for July 2021 was ‘Happy Holidays’. Congratulations to the winner: Julie Taylor, East Preston Floral Club, Sussex Area Second Place: Sheila James, Offenham Floral Art Club, Three Counties & South Wales Area Third Place: Pat Penno, Launceston Floral […]

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. […]

WAFA COORDINATOR, VALERIE BEST

NAFAS is delighted to announce that Valerie Best, past National  Chairman and member of the London and Overseas Area has accepted the role of WAFA Coordinator With her wealth of knowledge Valerie is undoubtedly an asset and will act as liaison between the Trustees and WAFA on future events.  We very much look forward to […]

‘FLOWER POWER’ SUSSEX AREA DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY EVENT

To celebrate their Diamond Anniversary the Sussex Area of NAFAS have organised an extravaganza of floral design set in the beautiful Grade I listed Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens, Horsham, West Sussex on 9th to 12th September 2021 inclusive.

The Flower Arranger Magazine Autumn 2021 issue

Welcome to the Autumn edition of The Flower Arranger magazine.   What flower arranger doesn’t love Autumn? As garden start to go over the focus shifts to texture and the colour palette to browns, yellows and gold.  Enjoy the season. Subscribe via our On-Line Shop.

CHAIRMAN’S CHALLENGE JUNE 2021 RESULTS

Katherine Kear, National Chairman invited each Area to submit one entry into her Chairman’s Challenge.  The title for June 2021 was ‘Wedding Time’.   Congratulations to the winner: Heather Werkmeister, Kenwyn Valley Flower & Garden Club, Devon & Cornwall Area Second Place: Margaret Jeffries, Highworth & District Floral Art Society, South West Area  Third Place: Jill […]

WAFA NEW ZEALAND WORLD SHOW CANCELLED

It is with great sadness that we announce the cancellation of the WAFA World Show in New Zealand. The show had been moved back to 2024 because of the Coronavirus, but yesterday the WAFA committee released a statement which said: ” This is not a decision we have taken lightly but there are overriding concerns […]

CHAIRMAN’S CHALLENGE MAY 2021 RESULTS

Katherine Kear, National Chairman invited each Area to submit one entry into her Chairman’s Challenge.  The title for May 2021 was ‘May Day Celebrations’.   Congratulations to the winner: Irene Hickson, Colehilll Floral Arrangement Club, Dorset & Guernsey Area Second Place: Colleen Hamill, Ballymena Floral Art Group, NIGFAS Third Place: Julie Taylor, East Preston Floral Club, […]

NIGFAS SPRING VIRTUAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

NIGFAS recently held a Spring Virtual Photography Competition judged by Brian Hennessey a local Photography Judge and we share the results of the five classes below. Class 1 : Spring Joys  First : Betty Johnston Second : Cheri Nummy Class 2 : Wish You Were Here First : Colleen Hamill Second : Connie Blair Class 3 […]

LONDON AND OVERSEAS AREA OF NAFAS CONTEMPORARY FLORAL DESIGN COMPETITION

The London and Overseas Area recently held a Virtual Contemporary Floral Design Competition and have shared their results of two classes. Class One : Embellished (Pave/Tapestry) First : Pritesh Shah, Kenya FAC Second : Preeti Sarda, Pushpabitan Friendship Society Third : Shobha Thakrar, Kenya FAC Very Highly Commended : Celia Barnes, West Wickham Floral Art Group and Anita […]

NATIONAL FLOWER ARRANGING DAY – FRIDAY 7TH MAY 2021

This year, instead of handing out flowers to celebrate the event and to fit in with current guidelines, flower club members around the country will be using their homes to firstly mark the day but also more importantly to give a little cheer and sign of hope. They will also be building on the successful […]

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. […]

The Flower Arranger, Spring Demonstration

To view a demonstration by Helen Hare on how to make the design shown on the front cover of the spring issue of The Flower Arranger magazine please click on the following link:- https://youtu.be/rYrBh9S1yOc

NAFAS Virtual National Show Competition ‘Springtime’ Results

Welcome to  the NAFAS Virtual National Show. Thank you to all who entered the competition ‘Springtime’ the results can been seen using the following links:- To view the video of the winning competition images:- https://youtu.be/uc_xppq_lsk To view the results sheet:- Results List Springtime 2021 To view images on all entries:- https://www.facebook.com/NafasFlowers