A FLORAL ADVENTURE IN BATH WITH NATIONAL CHAIRMAN, KATHERINE KEAR MDPF

        A wonderful way to see and spend time with Flower Friends Built for pleasure and relaxation, beautiful Bath has been a well-being destination since Roman times. Taking inspiration from this wonderful part of England and its history, NAFAS Chairman Katherine Kear will be hosting this special tour, with a  two-night stay in central […]

THE PRESIDENT INVITES: TRAVELS WITH MICHAEL BOWYER MBE

Join NAFAS National President Michael Bowyer on this wonderful trip to southern Ireland to see beautiful gardens in springtime and meet the designers behind some of the country’s best known gardens. NAFAS has teamed up with ECT Travel to provide this opportunity. You will visit Helen Dillon’s Garden, Powerscourt Estate, Hunting Brook Gardens, June Blake’s […]

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

Blenheim Palace Flower Show

The Blenheim Palace Flower Show is taking place 25th, 26th and 27th June 2021.  Entries to the Floral Art Competition close on 7th June 2021.  To download the Entry Form please click on the following:- Blenheim_Comp_A5_print  

HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The members of NAFAS send their deepest sympathy to Her Majesty the Queen and to the members of the Royal family on the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. To read the letter of condolence sent by National President, Michael Bowyer MBE please click on the following link:- HRH Prince Philip

The Flower Arranger Magazine Summer 2021 issue

Welcome to the Summer edition of The Flower Arranger magazine.   The beautiful front cover design is by NAFAS President, Michael Bowyer, MBE. We hope you enjoy our inspirational ‘garden-to-vase’ designs,  which you can develop over the summer months depending on what is coming up in your garden.  Subscribe via our On-Line Shop.