NAFAS National Virtual 2022 ‘Chasing Rainbows’

To view videos from the NAFAS Virtual Show ‘Chasing Rainbows’, please use one of the following YouTube links:- Julie Pearson, NAFAS National Tutor – How to create a useful mechanic for your flower arrangements using floristry wire without using floral foam. Bronda Dossett, Wessex & Jersey Area Speaker – ‘Chasing Rainbows’ Katharine Lee, […]

NAFAS at Hampton Court Flower Show 2022

NAFAS is at Hampton Court Flower Show this week, July 4th – 9th   NAFAS members have been teaching visitors to the show how to make a small floral design, and the pictures show 5 winners with their designs with London & Overseas Area Chairman, Gill McGregor.  Our thanks go to Mig Kimpton for organising the […]

NAFAS National Virtual Show 2022

Congratulations to all who entered this year’s National Virtual Show ‘Chasing Rainbows’. Please click here to view the results list To view the video of winning competition images:- To view the images of all entries:-  

Sense of Place Flower Festival, 18th – 21st August 2022

In aid of The Friends of Lancing Chapel, the Sussex Area of NAFAS are hosting a flower festival titled ‘Sense of Place’ at Lancing College Chapel, Lancing, West Sussex BN15 0RW For further information and how to book tickets please click here


The second NAFAS Virtual Show ‘Chasing Rainbows’ takes place from 20th June 2022 to 1st July 2022 which will include competitions, talks, demonstrations and teaching ‘how to’ sessions – all will be available to view via our social media platforms and website. Please click here to listen to a message from Katherine Kear MDPF, National […]

NAFAS National Show, 12th & 13th May 2023

ECT Travel are busy planning three options for anyone wishing to attend the National Show in Gloucester:- Club or Area Groups from 20 persons – leaflets are prepared in readiness to send to group organisers, 2-3 nights accommodation, coach hire and one day entrance to the Show with outline prices per hotel.  After which tailored […]

Amazon Smile

In the age of online shopping, AmazonSmile has been introduced to increase revenue for selected charities.  At no extra cost to the customer 0.5% of every eligible purchase is donated to a charity of your choice.  If you have an Amazon account and are interested in supporting NAFAS further please click here to register for AmazonSmile

Gold for Devon & Cornwall

Congratulations to Chantal King and Christine Harrington of Liskeard & District Flower Arrangement Society for achieving a Gold at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival for “Wanderlust and Wonder”.  The successful duo also won the People’s Choice.

‘Together Again’, Presidents Weekend 9th – 11th September 2022 – Tickets available now!

The residential weekend for NAFAS members being organised by Michael Bowyer MBE, National President is proving popular. For more information click on the following link:- TogetherAgain_A4_Flyer Please don’t delay in securing your place at this enjoyable event by completing and returning the Event Booking Form below to or by post to Osborne House, 12 […]

London and Overseas – Festival of Flowers

London and Overseas are holding a Festival of Flowers titled ‘Nostalgia’ at Ingatestone Hall, Ingatestone, Essex CM4 9NR from 22nd to 24th July 2022. Please use the following link to access further details particularly on how to purchase ‘Early Bird’ tickets.  

HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Memorial Service

To commemorate the life of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh a service took place today, Tuesday 29th March 2022 at Westminster Abbey.   The service was conducted by the Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle, Dean of Westminster and sung by the Choirs of Westminster Abbey and Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace directed […]

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. […]


Katherine Kear, National Chairman was delighted to announce the overall results for the Chairman’s Challenge at the recent National Advisory Council meeting and  thanked everyone for their contribution over the past 12 months.  The standard of entries were extremely high;  the results being:- 1st Place : Devon & Cornwall 2nd Place : Dorset & Guernsey […]