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:-

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:- To view the results sheet:- Results List Springtime 2021 To view images on all entries:-

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.


Katherine Kear, National Chairman invited each Area to submit one entry into her Chairman’s Challenge.  The title for March 2021 was ‘A Spring Bonnet’. Congratulations to the winner: Fleur White, Langport Flower Club, South West Area Second Place: Jane Ide, Grimsby Flower Lovers’ Club, North Midlands Area Third Place: Linda O’Toole, Clophill & District Flower […]


“Resilience and Spring Back” is a Filmed Full Staged Floral Art Demonstration show cased through Zoom, to inspire and entertain Flower Arrangers who are missing their normal Floral Art Club meetings. Different design styles, using diverse mechanics and a range of related Craft and Contemporary techniques are demonstrated to motivate and stimulate our floral design […]


The South Midlands Area have kindly shared their Virtual Festival titled ‘Flowers from the Heart of our Homes’.   To view the video please click on the following link:-