New Publication by Gill McGregor NDSF

NAFAS is delighted to announce an 8th publication from Gill McGregor is now in stock titled How to.. Festive Winter Foam Free Floral Design priced at £9.99 plus postage. If you are interested in purchasing this latest publication please click here and you will be directed to our online shop.  

Farewell & Thank You to Two NAFAS Trustees

Farewell to Katherine and Peter Our two retiring Trustees, Peter Mathers and National Chairman Katherine Kear, pictured here at their recent visit to the London office. Peter has served 6 years on the Board and Katherine 3 years, overseeing a huge period of change. They leave with our grateful thanks for all their time, dedication […]

NAFAS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The NAFAS Virtual AGM will be taking place on Wednesday 4th October 2023 at 10.30 am.   Please see below notice from Steven Lane, Chief Executive. Notice of 2023 AGM Please use the following link to view the Virtual AGM:- https://youtu.be/wySx-CE6JVw

NAFAS at the Interflora World Cup

Thursday 7th September is the first day of the Interflora World Cup being held in the Manchester Central Convention Complex.   Here are a couple of photographs, one depicting setting up of the NAFAS stand and the second showing members of the NAFAS team. L-R: Nicky Wylie, David Ryland, Louise Jones, Patti Dawson, Deb Davies and […]

Florilegium – A Gathering of Flowers Video

During the successful NAFAS National Show held in Gloucester Cathedral earlier this year, Yan Skates, Director of Bespoke Flowers recorded a video from a different aspect – setting up to seeing the final exhibits.  To view please click “Yan goes to the Nationals”

Helen Dyson Greetings Cards

NAFAS is delighted to announce that a small range of Helen Dyson greetings cards are now available to purchase from its online shop.  Each pack contains six blank cards (three cards of two designs), 150mm x 150mm square priced at £4.99 per pack plus p&p. If you are interested in buying these stylish greetings cards […]

WAFA Limited General Assembly

Notice is hereby given from the WAFA Board that the 14th meeting of the General Assembly will take place on the revised date of Wednesday 31st January 2024 in the National Museum of Oman.   If you wish to view the agenda please click on the following link:- Agenda  

National Speakers Test Results

NAFAS is delighted to announce that, following the National Speakers Tests held on Thursday 3rd August 2023 in Stockton on the Forest, York, five candidates successfully passed. Congratulations to:- Peter Mathers, North East Area Pip Bensley, Wessex & Jersey Area Bronda Dossett, Wessex & Jersey Area Karen Frew, Northern Ireland Cherie Nummy, Northern Ireland On […]

New Publication from Gill McGregor NDSF

How to .. Alternative Mechanics for Foam Free Floral Designs – Volume 2 Following the successful collaboration with Gill McGregor and NAFAS promoting and selling Gill’s books via its online shop, NAFAS is delighted to announce a new publication is now available – ‘How to.. Alternative Mechanics for Foam Free Floral Designs – Volume 2’.  […]

ECT Keukenhof Tour – 17th to 20th April 2024

For more details regarding this tour, please read the poster below and to register your interest use the following link to visit the ECT website:- https://www.ecttravel.com/tours/garden-holidays-nafas/nafas-keukenhof

RHS Co-Ordinator Vacancy

The voluntary role of RHS Co-Ordinator, Special Appointment becomes available this October.  Any member wishing to apply please complete the Application Form  and email it to  Katherine Kear, National Chairman chairman@nafas.org.uk – thank you. For details of the post please click on RHS Co-Ordinator Role Description 2023

NAFAS National Show Results

The NAFAS National Show took place in May 2023 at Gloucester Cathedral, this being the first National Show since 2019. It was, without doubt, a huge success on every level. With over 200 competitors and 3,500 visitors, the show filled the magnificent Cathedral for two days while the Penno & Price demonstration at he Guildhall […]

Interflora World Cup 2023

The Interflora World Cup Competition takes place 7th to 9th September 2023 at the Manchester Central Convention Complex. Amongst the talented florists competing from around the world will be Elizabeth Newcombe representing the United Kingdom.  A winner of the coveted Gold Medal at RHS Chelsea Flower Show and title of Best in Show, along with […]

Flower Quiz Results

For anyone who played the ‘just for fun’ flower quiz that was available from the National Judges Committee stand at  the NAFAS National Show recently held in Gloucester Cathedral, the answers are:- Periwinkle Hollyhock Cosmos Daisy Lavender Lily of the Valley Hyacinth Forget-me-not Carnation Snapdragon Petunia Water lily Catmint Black eyed Susie Geranium Wallflower Busy […]

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